SKIN Competition


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SKIN asks designers and researchers to speculate, or if they so choose - to present existing research - on the role of the building envelope by exploring new methods to enable the performative and aesthetic qualities of a façade.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Idea, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Technology
Country United States
RegDeadline 30 June 2013 GoogleCal iCal
30 June 2013 (via online)
Eligibility All

Phil Anzalone, Atelier Architecture 64
Maria Mingallon, Arup
Gregg Pasquarelli, SHoP
Randy Stratman, ZAHNER
Skylar Tibbits, SJET

In the first stage a total of 4 selections that will be awarded a 1000 USD stipend to further develop their project in a scale mode. Each winning team will have the opportunity to work with a nationally recognized metal fabricator for research and prototyping purposes. For the second stage, the models with revised boards will be exhibited October 24-­‐ 27 at *ACADIA 2013, (a shipping fee stipend of 250 USD will be provided), during which the second round jury will announce a winner made public during the conference. The final winning proposal will be paid a 1,000 USD and exhibited in Austin, Texas for the TEX-­‐FAB 5.0 event in February 2014.

Entry Fee

Digital image: Board size is set at 24” x 36”

Announcement of Winner: October 25, 2013


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