Competition Archives

ACSA continues its long precedence in creating and providing design competitions for students and faculty. ACSA competitions are national and international in scope, offering unique opportunities to investigate, develop, and challenge systematic approaches to design. Entries are critiqued and judged by a jury of experts. Competitions also assist instructors with developing a range of design challenges for use in their courses.



    

2014 ACSA / AISC
Steel Competition

The program challenges students to explore a variety of issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. 

Category I 
BORDER-CROSSING STATION

Category II 
OPEN

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2013 Timber Competition

The design challenge is to envision a wood mid-rise, mixed-use complex with affordable housing units in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a neighborhood in-flux, yet increasingly vibrant.  

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2013 Steel Competition

The program challenges students to explore a variety of issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. Category I proposes a pedestrian bridge, and Category II is an open program. 

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2013 Preservation Competition

The program challenges students to rethink Castle Pinckney, an abandoned 19th century fort, situated on an island within the Charleston, South Carolina harbor.

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2013 Fabric Competition

The program challenges students to explore a variety of issues related to the use of fabric in design. Students are invited to investigate how fabric structures can be integrated in the design of a resort hotel.     

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