Beginning December 16th and ending January 20th we are holding an international design competition for students. The winner will be awarded a two-week externship at LUXIGON Aloha Jacta Est in Los Angeles.
Entrants will choose from the following categories and create a sectional representation of their architectural interpretation of the space:
- Section through a well-lit cemetery
- Section through the New York sewer system
- Section through the mind of your professor
- Section through the seven rings of studio hell (Rings TBD by entrant)
Although an entrant may enter under one category, they may incorporate as many of the other categories as they wish. (ie: the mind of your professor in the nyc gutter).
Entry is free. To enter, email competitions[at]buildingsatire.com with your “.edu” email address, full name, and the category you wish to enter in by January 17th 2012.
You will be given an entry number that must be placed on your submittal in a 1″x1″ box in the lower right corner. Please allow up to 48 hours to receive entrant number.
Entries with entrant names or without entry numbers will be disqualified.
You may use any media to construct your sections including but not limited to drawing, painting, physical/digital models, photographs, existing drawings and projects, etc.
Submissions must be displayed in a 24″ x 36″ (orientation up to entrant) pdf no larger than 5mb in size.
Each entry requires a maximum of 500 words explaining your perceptual intent. (If you choose to incorporate existing drawings and projects, explain this in the text and cite the source of your images). As writers, we are just as interested in your linguistic narrative as your graphics.
Although this is a section competition, we do not discourage incorporating plans, perspectives, elevations, etc. to represent your work.
This is not a team competition.
Submissions must be emailed to competitions[at]buildingsatire.com no later than January 20th 12:00AM GMT-8
Be sure to send only ONE email submission understanding that we will only judge the first submission we receive from you. Duplicate emails will be deleted.
Winners will be announced the beginning of February. We will award the top 3 and post the top 20 here at BuildingSatire (we may also physically publish your work in a future anthology — we’ll be sure to send you a copy). Only the first place entry will be awarded a two-week externship at LUXIGON. The dates for the externship will be negotiated to best fit the schedule of both the winner and LUXIGON. BuildingSatire will not cover any travel expenses and the externship will be unpaid.
For additional questions, email competitions[at]buildingsatire.com
Juanito Olivarria // LUXIGON Los Angeles
Karen Lange // Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Architecture, Studio 400
Thomas Fowler IV // Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Architecture, DPACSA, AIA, NCARB
Kyle J. Miller // Kentucky College of Design, eightyeight-west
Carolina Dayer // Virginia Tech A+D, PHD Candidate
Graham Gordon // SHoP Architects
Ilias Papageorgiou // Solid Objectives – Idenburg Liu
*Staff // BuildingSatire
*Offical Jury votes weighted 2X that of Staff votes.
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