Architecture at Zero 2013

Competition for Zero Net Energy Architecture

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consegna entro il 1 ottobre 2013

Architecture at Zero 2013 is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.  

The challenge is to create a design for a new, roughly 150 unit mixed-use residential apartment building located in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco, California.  The building must be a mix of affordable and market rate housing units, include a full neighborhood-serving grocery store on the ground level, and be plausibly designed as close to zero net energy as possible.

Each entrant or team will produce a building design for an approximately 150 unit/up to 14 stories affordable, residential apartment building with a ground floor grocery store that is as close to zero net energy as possible.

This competition is open to students, architects, engineers and designers anywhere in the world.

Awards and Prizes
$25,000 in total prize money will be awarded. There will be at least two awards given, one for a student entry and one for a professional entry. Final decisions and prize money distribution will be made solely by the jury.

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