MBMA Introduces 2021 Student Design Competition with $15,000 in Prizes
Registration is open from July 1 to October 1 with submissions due December 1, 2021. All submission details may be accessed at www.mbmaeducation.org.
"Graduate and undergraduate participants will be full-time registered architecture students and each is required to work under the direction of a faculty sponsor through either a design, technology, structure or construction class," says W. Lee Shoemaker, Ph.D., PE, MBMA director of research and engineering. He emphasizes that no entry fee is required.
A total of $15,000 in awards will be made to students and faculty sponsors. "For student teams, the award amount for 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize will be divided and distributed equally to each member of the registered team," Shoemaker says.
Jurors were named based upon their credentials, body of work, passion for innovation and design expertise. The 2021 jury consists of:
Eric F. Pros, AIA, Director of Design, DS Architecture
Terri Meyer Boake, LEED AP, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Waterloo
Lauren Gwaltney, AIA, Senior Associate, Williams Blackstock Architects
John Underwood, PE, Consultant, Behlen Manufacturing Company
Robert Tiffin, National Accounts Manager, Silvercote
Registration is open from July 1 to October 1 with submissions due December 1, 2021. Winners will be announced on February 15, 2022. All submission details may be accessed at www.mbmaeducation.org and questions can be addressed to Lee Shoemaker at email@example.com.
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