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Looking for an opportunity to build your portfolio and have your work featured on DiscoverDesign? Join a competition! DiscoverDesign hosts competitions year-round that will challenge you to solve real-world design problems. In each competition, a jury of professional architects, designers and engineers select the finalists and winners. Earn the top prize, digital badges for participating or even get featured on the homepage.

COMMUNITY MARKET @ WEST PULLMAN. BORDERLESS (2016)

2018 National DiscoverDesign Competition: Design a Community Market for Social Good

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018

The National DiscoverDesign Competition is an annual ideas competition challenging high school students to design solutions to a real-world problem using the design process. The competition is hosted by the Chicago Architecture Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring people to discover why design matters.

This year’s challenge was developed in partnership with Borderless Studio, an architecture and urban design office that focuses on the future of cities and the roles that architecture plays in supporting healthy, vibrant and meaningful communities.

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