Competition :: Transformation 2030



Transformation 2030 is a global design competition that challenges architecture and engineering students to design a high-performance building that has a positive transformational impact on people and the planet.

Participants get real world experience designing a building based on existing industry needs and regulations, located in an actual community in need. The competition is hosted by AIAS.

Prizes
-Grand Prize- 5-8 week paid internship at Internationally renowned Perkins Eastman (Internship will be awarded to the best individual design) or $7500 cash award should a team win.
-2nd place- $5000
-3rd- $3000
-4th- $1500
-Faculty sponsorship award $500

Important Dates
December 31, 2013 - Complete BPA Certificate Program (see below)
January 1, 2014 - Registration deadline, contest submission site is live
April 1, 2014 - submission deadline, judging begins
May 1, 2014 - Winners announced

Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Certificate Program
The BPA Certificate is a pre-requisite (free online course that is live as of August 30th). The Autodesk Building Performance Analysis (BPA) Certificate Program is a free online course for architecture and engineering students that teaches necessary building science fundamentals for designing high performance buildings.

Through self-paced online tutorials, quizzes and Autodesk software exercises, the BPA Certificate Program gives students the skills required to help drive an industry-wide transition to performance-based sustainable design.

Participants do not have to complete the program to register, but must finish the program to submit,-- they will be asked to upload their certificate as proof when submitting their design.

Completing the BPA Certificate Program also earns 1500 Autodesk Student Expert Points which can either increase a current Student Experts Status or initiate a new standard membership for those just getting started. Registration is open through December 31st.

More Information
For more information about this competition, click here.