Re:Construct

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS AND BUILDING PRACTICES

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Material, Structure, Sustainability
Country United States
Registration Deadline 15 September 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 15 September 2008 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility All

Description
Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Are you willing and able to rebuild a sustainable foundation for the future? It's time for a change in the way we see things, in the way we do things. It's time for what we build to reflect who we are and what we're made of. It's time to Re:Construct the ideas and realities of sustainable building.
We're looking for your inventive ways to create new types of structures and techniques- or renovate old ones. From planning codes to toilets, dry wall to movable walls we want your help in re-imagining the building industry.
Change the parts of construction and you'll reinvent the act of construction itself. You are what you build. Re:Construct is your chance to reinvent yourself.

Jury
We are currently forming our jury panel and will post their bios in the coming weeks.
Advisor: Eric Corey Freed (Architect, Recognized pioneer in the tradition of Organic Architecture)

Prize
3 finalists: $2,000
7 honorable mentions

Entry Fee
$25 (usd)
Administering Sponsor may provide further details regarding the formatting of entries following registration.

Entries
Digital data (pdf, jpeg, tiff, or giff format and no larger than 5mb) and an approx. 100-200 word essay

Timetable
Winners Announcement: September 25th, 2008 (at the West Coast Green Conference)
Online Exhibition: October 1st, 2008

Promoter
Urban Revision, LLC

Official Website
http://www.urbanrevision.com/competition_detail.php?re=construct