Category II: Open


The Challenge

The ACSA/AISC 2015-2016 Steel Design Student Competition offers architecture students the opportunity to participate in an open competition category with limited restrictions. 

This category will allow the students (with the approval of a faculty sponsor) to select a site and building program of anything other than a tall building. Tall buildings, are defined in this competition, as a building that exceeds 12 stories in height. The design should be guided by the principles of innovation, creativity, identity, sustainability, functionality and efficiency. 

Students may not enter both categories of the competition.

Download the full 15-16 Steel Competition Program (PDF)