Natural Systems Competition

Sponsor: d3 – under the direction of director Gregory Marinic and curator Mary-Jo Schlachter

Professional: $50 (USD)
Student: $25 (USD)
30 May 2009        Submission Deadline
early June 2009        Jury deliberations
early June 2009        Winners notified

Eligibility: All architects, landscape architects, interior designers, engineers, and students are invited to participate. d3 encourages submissions by interdisciplinary design teams.

1st Prize – $500
2nd Prize – $250
3rd Prize – $125

Jury: To be announced

Competition categories:
CATEGORY 1: Sustainable Worldwide
Open category that calls for sustainable design proposals envisioned for worldwide site locations. All projects will be entered into this category.
CATEGORY 2: Sustainable Brooklyn
Special category that calls for sustainable design proposals envisioned for Brooklyn. All projects based in Brooklyn will be entered into this category as well.

Design challenge:
The d3 Natural Systems Competition allows designers freedom to approach their creative process in a scale-appropriate manner – from large-scale master planning endeavors, to individual building concepts, to notions of interior detail.  Accordingly, there are no restrictions on site, scale, program, or building typology.

Submission requirements:
Include your entrant number in the message title: (example) Submission #9999. The submission must contain the following electronic files:
1. Two Presentation Boards in PDF Format
Presentation boards should be 24” x 40” (60cm x 100cm) in vertical or horizontal format and may include process, plans, sections, perspectives, diagrams, renderings, and descriptive text. Participants are encouraged to submit all information necessary to graphically illustrate their concept. Each board must be tagged in the upper right corner with the entrant number.  Apart from the entrant number, no other form of identification is allowed. Your two (2) PDF presentation board files must be named with the following convention: entrant number followed by the board sequence number.
(example) board 1: 9999-1.pdf, board 2: 9999-2.pdf
2. Contact Information as PDF (.pdf) 1 page
3. Statement of Design Intent as PDF (.pdf) 1 page

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