4th Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition

Sponsors:  Ed Bacon Foundation and the Philadelphia Center for Architecture

Type: open, international (North America), 1-stage

Language: English

Eligibility:  College and university level students

Registration fee: None

First Prize: $2,000
Second Prize: $1,500
Third Prize: $1,000
Three Honorable Mentions: $500 each

16 October, 2009 – pre-registration deadline
30 October, 2009 – submission deadline
08 December, 2009 – awards ceremony

Elinor Bacon, President, E.R. Bacon Development, LLC
Gerard H. Sweeney, President and CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust
Joseph Syrnick, President and CEO, Schuylkill River Development Corporation,
Acting Chairman, Philadelphia City Planning Commission
Additional judges may be added, and changes in the composition of the jury may occur

Design Challenge:
The 4th Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition challenges students to develop a sustainable urban design solution for Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry Crescent, a soon-to-be vacated light industrial site along the Schuylkill River in South Philadelphia.

For more information, go to: http://www.edbacon.org