Submission Deadline: January 16, 2014
Cost of Entry: Free
Fentress Global Challenge is an international competition created to stimulate students worldwide in the exploration of future design possibilities in public architecture. In its third annual competition, students are invited to envision Fentress Architects' concept of Upcycled Architecture.
Upcycled Architecture is defined as the art of redesigning an existing structure for purposes other than those for which it was originally intended. Upcycled Architecture additionally advances an existing building’s sustainable, dynamic, and programmatic uses.
Social and economic changes are creating phenomenal possibilities to upcycle our old structures. Buildings typically outlive their original purposes and today's architects face the challenge of creatively bringing new life and function to them. Upcycled Architecture offers the chance to embrace our past designs while looking to the future for more adaptive uses.
For more information, visit the competition site here.