Solar Structures Design Competition 2011

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Overview

Solar integrated design is no longer just a buzz phrase; it is happening. And the time is ripe for taking it to the next level by elevating form and function.

Category Idea Competition / Competition Result / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Project, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Pavilion, Storage
Country United States
Registration Deadline 23 July 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 26 August 2011 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Architecture students and practicing architects

Description
Solar integrated design is no longer just a buzz phrase; it is happening. And the time is ripe for taking it to the next level by elevating form and function.
This is not a typical competition, all winning designs are expected to be utilized in built projects within a year of the competition completion.
Participants may choose to design all four prototypes as pieces belonging to one cohesive product line.
A: PAVILION
B: BIKE RACK
C: CARPORT [with integrated EV Charging Station]
D: AWNING [attach to building]

Jury
Rick Hunter (Microgrid Energy)
Marc Lopata (Microgrid Energy)
Professor Paul Donnelly with the Sam (Fox School of Design at Washington University in Saint Louis)

Prize
PAVILION:
- $1,000 prize
- The winner of the pavilion will have their prototype constructed by Microgrid Energy.
BIKE RACK: $500 prize
CARPORT: $500 prize
AWNING: $500 prize

Entry Fee
None

Entries
One 18”x 24” PDF

Timetable
Seminar Date: To Be Announced after registration deadline
Deliberation: September 2, 2011

Organizer
Microgrid Energy

Official Website
http://solarstructures2011.com/