Senior Housing Architecture and Design Challenge

Ages:Undergraduate, Graduate

Type:Submission

Categories:Architecture, Art, Design

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The Senior Housing Architecture and Design Challenge gives students an opportunity to create industry-specific work and gain feedback from industry professionals. The senior housing sector faces incredible challenges around housing and caring for elderly individuals worldwide. This program will expose students to the design criteria and thought processes needed in developing housing solutions for this growing population.

The intent of the competition is to provide a practical design challenge for use in an architecture design studio or course. Any class or school participating shall be responsible for students’ participation and decisions relating to participation in the competition.

The competition has two categories in which students can submit entries:

  • Architecture Design
  • Interior Design
Students work to create a submission for a "client" each year of the awards. The client changes with each year, and students are provided with a specific design brief with each new year's competition. All submissions must be completed by an individual student, group, or class with a faculty sponsor. If working in a team setting, no more than 5 students should be part of each team. Projects are meant to be incorporated into the curriculum for the school year and should principally be part of a specific program, design studio or related class.

Judging will be comprise 4 industry professionals and two professors from universities. Submissions can include but are not limited to:
  • 2-D and 3-D renderings that show the character of the project (Minimum of 2, Maximum of 8)
  • Site Plan with buildings and natural elements with scale elements
  • Building and site sections that illustrate program elements
  • Floor plans to exhibit spatial arrangement and program elements
  • Elevations with specific reference to other material
  • All submission material must be submitted as PDF or JPEG files
  • See individual brief for specific category detail
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://shnawards.com/student/

Managing Organization: Senior Housing News

Contact:

info@shnawards.com
312-268-2420

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate, Graduate.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Senior Housing Architecture and Design Challenge gives students an opportunity to create industry-specific work and gain feedback from industry professionals. The senior housing sector faces incredible challenges around housing and caring for elderly individuals worldwide. This program will expose students to the design criteria and thought processes needed in developing housing solutions for this growing population.

The intent of the competition is to provide a practical design challenge for use in an architecture design studio or course. Any class or school participating shall be responsible for students’ participation and decisions relating to participation in the competition.

Process

The competition has two categories in which students can submit entries:
  • Architecture Design
  • Interior Design
Students work to create a submission for a "client" each year of the awards. The client changes with each year, and students are provided with a specific design brief with each new year's competition. All submissions must be completed by an individual student, group, or class with a faculty sponsor. If working in a team setting, no more than 5 students should be part of each team. Projects are meant to be incorporated into the curriculum for the school year and should principally be part of a specific program, design studio or related class.

Criteria

Judging will be comprise 4 industry professionals and two professors from universities. Submissions can include but are not limited to:
  • 2-D and 3-D renderings that show the character of the project (Minimum of 2, Maximum of 8)
  • Site Plan with buildings and natural elements with scale elements
  • Building and site sections that illustrate program elements
  • Floor plans to exhibit spatial arrangement and program elements
  • Elevations with specific reference to other material
  • All submission material must be submitted as PDF or JPEG files
  • See individual brief for specific category detail

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://shnawards.com/student/

Managing Organization: Senior Housing News

Contact:

info@shnawards.com
312-268-2420

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate, Graduate.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.