MIAMI RESILIENCY: ADAPTING RESIDENCES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
This competition organized by the University of Miami Chapter of the US Green Building Council Students is to develop strategies to adapt free standing homes in Miami to the natural environment. Participants will create renderings of one of two provided home sites representing Miami’s future as if adapted into a resilient community. This project aims to challenge Miami residents and community builders to thrive in the face of climate change. Registration is now open to individuals or teams up to 4. The submission deadline is November 11; winners announced on the 12th; and entries exhibited at AIA Miami’s new headquarters November 13. The competition, with $500 in prize money, is sponsored by AIA Miami, USGBC South Florida, the University of Miami School of Architecture, Florida International University, and High Water Line Miami. Registration and other competition
information is available through the website.
DESIGN FOR HABITAT HOMES FOR GREATER MIAMI
This competition is a collaboration between Habitat Young Professionals of Greater Miami and the students of the University of Miami School of Architecture organizations AIAS-UM, Student Council and USGBC-UM. The goal is to allow students from both University of Miami and Florida International University an introduction into the young professionals’ world to create awareness about our community’s needs, while providing possible solutions for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami. First prize is $750; Honorable Mention $250. An exhibit of all submitted work will be at the award winner ceremony. Registration is open now until October 25.
INVITATION TO APPLY FOR GENSLER GLOBAL INTERN PROGRAM
Gensler is a global architecture, design and planning firm with 44 locations and over 3,500 professionals on five continents. Through its Global Intern program, it invites eligible students from key countries around the world to join their US offices for an internship experience. Students available for full-time fall internships who match the criteria are encouraged to apply at this time.
INTERNATIONAL VELUX AWARD 2014 FOR STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE
VELUX America is pleased to invite students to participate in the International VELUX Award 2014 for Students of Architecture. This competition is open to any registered student of architecture, individual or team, worldwide. The Award, which encourages multi-disciplinary teams, challenges students to explore the theme of daylight in architecture. Registration is now open and runs through March 3, 2014. The deadline for submission is May 2, 2014.
LIVING CITIES: RESIDENTIAL TOWERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY DESIGN COMPETITION
Metropolis magazine, the Steel Institute of New York, and the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York invite you to enter the inaugural Living Cities: Residential Towers for the 21st Century Design Competition. Original entries must use a steel structural system with curtain wall enclosure and consider the needs of New York City’s growing and diverse urban population. The winner will be awarded $10,000 and invited to present their proposal at the Steel Institute’s conference in New York. Submissions are due January 3, 2014.