National Pavilion Design Competition – Atlanta Beltline Westside Trail

Sponsor: AIA Atlanta; Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.; City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs

Type: Open

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Languages: English

Eligiblity: The competition is open to individuals with an architectural license and active AIA
membership or design teams of any size with at least one licensed architect having active AIA membership. Design teams are encouraged to be multi-discipline, and include a licensed landscape architect and an artist.

Entrance Fee: $50


First Place – $10,000
Second Place – $5,000
Third Place – $3,000


15 September 2015 – Submission Deadline


Michael Arad, AIA – Partner, Handel Architects LLP
Carol Ross Barney, FAIA – Design Principal, Ross Barney Architects
Elan Buchen – Art & Culture Project Coordinator, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Camille Russell Love – Executive Director, City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
Michael Rooks – Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, High Museum of Art
William J. Stanley III FAIA, NOMA – Founding Principal, Stanley Love-Stanley PC
E. Fred Yalouris – Design Director, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Design Challenge: The mission of this competition is to create an iconic landmark that energizes the Adair Park community strengthening the connection between this historic neighborhood, the Atlanta BeltLine, and the City of Atlanta.

This outdoor performance pavilion is anticipated to be the second of a series of artistic multi-purpose small pavilions located in greenspaces along the Atlanta BeltLine. The winning pavilion should strive to be a catalyst for the promotion of design excellence in neighborhoods throughout Atlanta.

The competition winner is expected to attend the award ceremony on October 29, 2015, and will have the opportunity to continue their involvement in the project beyond the competition.

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