2010-11 Steel

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) is pleased to announce the eleventh annual steel design student competition for the 2010-2011 academic year. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the program is intended to challenge students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. Steel should be used as the primary structural material with special emphasis placed on innovation in steel design.

THE CHALLENGE
The 2010-2011 Steel Design Student Competition will offer architecture students the oppor tunity to compete in two separate categories.

CATEGORY I HOMELESS ASSISTANCE CENTER
Category I, Homeless Assistance Center calls for students to:
1. Develop a program for a homeless assistance center that acts as a bridge to preparing residents for reentrance into society; and
2. Execute the program in the design of a facility on an urban site of the student and/or faculty’s choosing.

CATEGORY II OPEN
Category II, Open submission design option will permit the greatest amount of flexibility for any building type.