Sustainable and Modular School for Burmese Refugee Children UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE

Sponsor: Building Trust International
Type: Open, international, single stage
Location: Burma
Languages: English
Professional Registration: £95.00
Student Registration: £25.00
Eligibility: Architects, architecture graduates or architecture students.
October 1, 2011 – Registration deadline (registration fees due)
October 22, 2011 – Submissions deadline
Awards: *
Professional Category:
1st prize: Design will be used to construct planned school on site
There will also be 9 honourable mentions
Student Category:
1st prize: Opportunity to help with the build of winning professional design
There will also be 4 honourable mentions
*It is unclear whether or not expenses will be covered
Jury: To be announced
Design Challenge: The aim of this competition is to design a modular free standing school that will;
Encourage and reward design excellence at a small scale which integrates function, structure, details and the need for education.
Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing a school with the constraints of the site.
Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

For more information, see PDF: sustainable.pdf