CTBUH 2020 student design competition
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is now accepting submissions for its 9th International Student Tall Building Design Competition – culminating with the top finalists presenting in for winning distinctions at the CTBUH 2020 International Student Design Competition Virtual Presentations in mid-late October (to be determined soon).
The goal of the competition, which is open to all students who are currently enrolled at the university level, is to shed new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in modern society. Participants should engage with the exploration and resolution of the synergistic relationship between a tall building and its urban setting; how that tall building can be inspired by the cultural, physical, and environmental aspects of its site; how the program of the building is influenced by the micro and macro site/urban conditions; and how the building responds to global issues. Proposals should show evidence of a clear understanding of how considerations of structure, environment, servicing, etc. are as vital to the success of a tall building as the form, materials, aesthetics, etc.
Submissions are due by July 20, 2020 (12:00 p.m. CST), and participants must register their participation by July 13, 2020 (12:00 p.m. CST).
Questions may be directed to [email protected].
2020 KEY DATES
The competition consists of two juries. The first-round jury will narrow the submissions down to 30 Semi-Finalists. The second-round jury will then select the five Finalists from the Semi-Finalists. The members of the second-round jury will consist of prominent professionals, creating an international, multi-disciplinary group of tall building experts. The final jury selection announcement will be made closer to the start of the CTBUH 2020 International Student Competition Virtual Presentations.
submission requirements / criteria / procedures
Full details of the Student Design Competition, including submission requirements, criteria, and procedures can be found in the Competition Brief.
Past Student DESIGN Competition WINNERS:
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