Live-Make: Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati


Sponsor: AIA Cincinnati

Type: Open, ideas

Language: English


All individuals and team members must be 18 years of age and over. Team and Firm Submissions must designate a primary contact person for communication purposes only. There is no limit to the number of members on a team, but an individual may only submit once as a member of a team or as an individual entrant.


Individual, Team, or Firm: $20

Academic Studio: $5 per submission


6 December 2012 – Registration deadline

21 December 2012 – Submission deadline


Grand Prize – $1200

First Runner-Up – $600

Second Runner-Up – $300

Community Choice – $300

Design Challenge:

LIVE•MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati is a call for architectural proposals of a membership based facility that will feature private residences, maker-in-residence studios, light industrial studios and a community workshop that will help shape a new economic opportunity for the city of Cincinnati. The proposed facility will offer access to a variety of industrial machines and tools for use by artists, designers, engineers or any other constituent to aid in the production of goods and crafts. Design ideas should embrace the neighborhood’s history of innovation and civic engagement in order to inspire the next generation to develop innovative ways of making that will impact the city’s future. This competition will provide an opportunity to showcase contemporary architectural solutions that embodies a modern means of living and making while existing within a dense 19th century fabric.