GO BEYOND: SHIPPING CONTAINERS

This is an international Design + Engineering competition for architects, engineers, designers, inventors and innovators with the burning desire to go beyond the present and create new-to-the-world solutions that will pave the way for a better way of doing things in the future.

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea, Architect, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing
Country Singapore
Registration Deadline 30 June 2016 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 June 2016 (via Online)
Eligibility Your team consists of: 1 Architect, 1 Structural Engineer, 1 Mechanical & Electrical Engineer/ participants who are of ages 21 years and above

Description
Every year, about 2 million shipping containers are no longer used. What if these could be upcycled into sustainable architecture to reduce the total carbon footprint of global development?
How can used shipping containers be upcycled into a modular habitat?

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
Stage 1: USD 5,000 Prize Money
Stage 2 : Up to USD 15,000 for Prototyping
USD 10,000 upon completion of working Prototype

Entry Fee
None

Entries
5 pages of A3 landscape format in PDF

Timetable
Stage 1 Winners announcement: 1 SEP 2016
Complete prototype: 28 FEB 2017

Organizer
ONG Foundation

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