Container Vacation House Competition
AIM OF THIS COMPETITION
The aim of this International Competition is to design a Container Vacation House overlooking the Bondi Beach waterfront in Sydney using used freight container. This competition hopes to achieve the following:
_Encourage and reward design excellence at a small scale which integrates function, structure, details and the spirit of waterfront home.
_Research and investgate the various combination possibilities for freight container units to meet the specified program.
_Generate the discussion and ideas about the reuse of freight container modules and encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.
This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifing the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.
THOSE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE
Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition.
Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit.
_Competition Officially Announced - 06th July 2013
_Start of Competition and Early Bird Registration - 10th July to 31st August 2013
_Late Competition Registration - 01st September to 31st October 2013
_Deadline for Questions - 15th October 2013
_Closing Date for Submissions - 05th November 2013
_Jury Evaluation - 10th November - 17th November 2013
_Announcement of Winners and Publication at www.ac-ca.org
- 20th November 2013
Early Bird Registration: US$ 80 from 10th July to 31st August 2013 Current
Late Registration: US$ 120 from 01st September to 31st October 2013
Entrants may register by filling the form and submitting with payment by Debit/Credit card through a secure gateway.
Winning participants will receive prizes totaling US$ 6,000 with the distribution as follows:
1st PRIZE: US$ 3,500 (THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED US DOLLARS)
2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,700 (ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED US DOLLARS)
3rd PRIZE: US$ 800 (EIGHT HUNDRED US DOLLARS)
There will also be 7 honorable mentionshttp://www.ac-ca.org/en/project08