Nashville Designing Action Competition

Sponsor: Nashville Civic Design Center; National Endowment of the Arts

Type: Open, ideas

Language: English

Fee: $40 ($15 for students with proof of attendance)

Eligibility: Designing Action ideas competition is open to all interested entrants. Individuals, teams, professionals, students and artists from around the world are encouraged to submit their visions and designs. Entrants may submit multiple designs, but must obtain a unique ID number for each submission.


1 June, 2012 – Competition Announcement

27 July, 2012 – Registration Deadline

13 August, 2012 – Submission Deadline

August/September, 2012 – Jury Meets

September 20, 2012 – Outdoor Exhibition of Finalists


1st Prize – $5,000
2nd Prize – $2,500
3rd Prize – $1,000
People’s Choice – $500

Jury: TBA

Design Challenge:

The goal with this IDEAS competition is to generate innovative concepts that could enhance the future redevelopment of riverfront property, promote active lifestyles and increase the quality of life for all of Nashville’s citizens.

Participants in Designing Action are invited to envision the many possibilities for transforming a 75 acre industrial brownfi eld into a new vibrant, active district for downtown Nashville, with an emphasis on the inclusion of active recreation spaces that cater to a diverse array of sports and athletics.

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