Competitions

ACSA has a long precedence in creating and providing 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 with diverse backgrounds. Competitions also assist instructors with developing a range of design challenges for use in their courses.

2021 Steel Competition – Winners Announced

2021 Winners Announced

Student Competitions

2022 Timber Competition

TIMBER IN THE CITY 4, focuses on the interrelationship between housing, urban transit...

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2022 COTE Competition

The competition challenges students to use a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture,...

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2022 Steel Competition

This competition challenges students to explore the use of steel in design and construction.

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2022 Habitat: Design Competition

In response to the simultaneous crises of Equity, Climate and Housing, this competition...

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Faculty Prizes

2022 Timber Education Prize

CALL FOR COURSE PROPOSALS | DEADLINE: October 20, 2021

The Timber Education Prize seeks to recognize effective, innovative courses and curricula that create a stimulating and evidence-based environment for learning about timber.

2022 Course Development Prize

CALL FOR COURSE PROPOSALS | DEADLINE: October 20, 2021

A competitive call for a 2022 call for course proposals on the theme “Architecture, Climate Change, and Society”

Past Competitions