Round Building Reuse: 360


First Place
Jürgen Lehmeier and René Rissland / Nuernberg, Germany

Second Place
Matthew Hutchinson / San Francisco, California

Honorable Mention - Architecture
Fielding W. Featherston, AIA and Rebecca Talbert, AIA / Orlando, Florida

Honorable Mention-Sculpture
L2 Studios / Orlando, Florida

Honorable Mention- Site
JEFRË Figueras Manuel / Orlando, Florida

Honorable Mention- Organizer's Choice
Kim Headland, Giancarlo Giusti, Eric Rice, John Thompson and Larry Wilder / Tampa, FL



RBR:360 asks the applicant to develop their own program and locate a site or sites to reuse the brise soleil of the iconic Round Building in Downtown Orlando.

Category Idea Competition / Competition Result / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Public, Renovation
Country Orlando, United States
Registration Deadline 8 August 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 8 August 2008 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Downtown Orlando is changing. The citizens of Orlando and Orange County have approved the much needed and highly anticipated 3 Venues projects, Including the Orlando Events Center, The Citrus Bowl expansion and modernization and the Dr. P. Phillips Performing Arts Center (DPPAC).
The American Federal Building (The Round Building) occupies the southwest corner of the site of the DPPAC and is scheduled for complete demolition.

It is our objective to have the competitors develop an innovative reuse of the Round Buildings precast concrete brise soleil on another site or sites.
Competition entries will provide valuable creative material to support the preservation effort of Central Florida Modern. Designs and Ideas will be used to create excitement, support, funding and a new purpose to a vestige of Central Florida’s Modern heritage.

The Jury will be composed of Design professionals, Central Florida Modern directors and several practicing architects who will select the winning entries.

Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee

One 30" x 42" board and a CD with the digital data and a statement (maximum 250 words)

Jury deliberation: August 09. 2008 - August 16. 2008
Public Display/ Winner Announced: to be determined

Nils M. Schweizer Fellows

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