2008 Metal Construction Association Student Design Competition

Son Başvuru Tarihi: 10 Kasım 2008
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This unique metal in construction competition challenges the entrant to design a new "Maritime Museum and Historical Center of Chicago". The facility will serve Chicago-area residents and visitors of all ages by providing interactive displays and programs, classrooms, a research library, and a restaurant. This facility will be a visitor center to Chicago’s beautiful lake shore park system and an education and research center. It will highlight the remarkable maritime history of Chicago and Lake Michigan and the adventure of seafaring on the Great Lakes.

The center will include exhibits about small craft and displays for salvaged parts of large historic vessels. In addition, Lake Michigan’s geographical, anthropological, and economic history will be displayed.

Finally, the center will include programs utilizing its location on Northerly Island as a resource for interactive research and teaching.

Competition is open to upper-level (third year or higher) and graduate students in accredited schools of architecture. Each entrant must have a faculty sponsor. Submissions are to be principally the product of work by students in a design studio or related class.

Projects may be the work of an individual or team. Faculty members may wish to enroll all or part of their studios orclasses in the competition. Students who wish to enter on their own must have a faculty sponsor.

Cash prizes totaling 8.600 Dollars will be awarded to the winning students, the faculty sponsors, and their schools.

First Prize
Team/Individual: 2.500 Dollars
School: 1.500 Dollars
Faculty Sponsor: 750 Dollars

Second Prize
Team/Individual: 1.500 Dollars
School: 1.000 Dollars
Faculty Sponsor: 500 Dollars

Third Prize
Team/Individual: 500 Dollars
School: 250 Dollars
Faculty Sponsor: 100 Dollars

The jury comprises respected architects who are experts in the design of structures that use metal. Architects and planners from the Chicago Park District and representatives of the following firms have been invited to participate:
Legat Architects
Nagle Hartray Danker Kagan McKay Architects Ltd.
OKW Architects, Inc.
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Submission Address: MCA Student Design Competition Metal Construction Association 4700 W. Lake Avenue Glenview, IL 60025

Submission Deadline: 10 November 2008, 17:00
Winners Selected: 17 November 2008
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