Students are encouraged to research references that are related to the topics of the competition and precedent projects that demonstrate innovative use of materials and solutions. An intention of all ACSA competitions is to make students aware that research is a fundamental element of any design solution.
+ Learn more about Habitat for Humanity at www.habitat.org
+ Learn more about Habitat for Humanity Construction Technologies at http://www.habitat.org/env/default.aspx
+ Learn more about sustainable design with the Habitat for Humanity, Sustainable Construction Standards (PDF)
+ Check out the Innovative Uses for Vinyl at www.vinylindesign.com
+ Learn more about accessible design at www.access-board.gov
VINYL IN DESIGN
In addition to providing some new thinking and design ideas to Habitat for Humanity, one of the objectives of the competition is to give participants an opportunity to learn something about a material with which they might not be very familiar. Watch a short educational presentation titled “Vinyl In Design” created by the Vinyl Institute.
The Sustainable Home Competition Program (PDF)
The Sustainable Home Competition Poster (PDF)