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2018 CIRT Design & Construction Competition
Submission Deadline: March 7, 2018
The 2018 CIRT National Design & Construction Competition invites ACE Mentor Affiliate teams (student and mentors) from across the country to design solutions for one of three challenges: an ultra-flexible home, an ideal high school or revitalize an urban block. The competition is maintained, coordinated and juried by the Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), in coordination with ACE Mentor National and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The 2018 theme celebrates the innovations and contributions the design and construction community makes to the quality of American life, while understanding the issues and challenges the industry faces to deliver on this legacy.
2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition
Design a Library + Community Space.
2017 CIRT Design & Construction Competition
This competition celebrates the innovations and contributions the design and construction community makes to the quality of American life...
2016 National DiscoverDesign Competition
Design an affordable housing prototype for your local town/city or location of your choice.
2015 BP Design Challenge
Design a pocket park that is less than a half acre in size that will improve access to public open space by...