ONGOING CHALLENGES

  • Current Challenges

Description

This studio proposes a real-world challenge to design a Child Care Center that can harvest natural resources under different environmental climates. The goal of the studio is to utilize computational techniques and performance-driven approaches to design a responsive architecture.

Deadline

Studio Schedule January 9th, 2017 through April 24th, 2017

  • Design Studio | Monday and Wednesdays 1 PM to 6 PM
  • Lectures  | Friday from 2 PM to 4 PM
  • Design Studio | Friday from 4 PM to 6 PM

Status

Complete

Description

… Forthcoming

Workshop runs October 24-26, 2016

Status

Active

Description

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) is engaging undergraduate students, graduate students, and university faculty to become part of a new leadership movement to achieve truly sustainable homes.

Deadline

Registration deadline: November 12, 2015

Submit Final Project: March 24, 2016

Status

Active

SFO Admin Campus
Path to a Net Zero Energy Capable Campus

The new office and museum buildings must achieve LEED Gold certification in order to meet the San Francisco Green Building Code. In addition, SFO has provided an Energy Use Intensity (EUI ) target of 20 – 30 kBtu/sf/yr for the new office buildings.

May 31, 2016

Active

Vancouver Twin Tower

TBD

May 31, 2016

Active

  • Previous Challenges

Description

Architecture at Zero 2015 is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.

Deadline

September 25, 2015, 1:00pm PST

The Solar Decathlon

In the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, collegiate teams design and build energy-efficient houses powered by the sun.

October 12th, 2015

The Race To Zero 2015!

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) is engaging undergraduate students, graduate students, and university faculty to become part of a new leadership movement to achieve truly sustainable homes.

March 1st, 2015

Transformation 2030 is a global design competition that challenges architecture and engineering students to design a high-performance building that has a positive impact on a real community in New York City. Presented by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and Autodesk, in partnership with Architecture 2030, Majora Carter Group, and Perkins Eastman, the Transformation 2030 competition asks students to design a mixed use development with live/work space and community services on the site of the notorious former Spofford Juvenile Center in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx, New York City.

February 1st, 2014