International Architectural Design Competition: Redefining Learning Spaces
Registration will begin when the website goes live on August 15, 2019 at ULlearninglab.org.
Stage One Submissions are Due October 1, 2019.
Requests for Proposals are Due November 15, 2019.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is excited to announce a call for submissions to a design competition for a new laboratory school on the University of Louisiana campus in Lafayette, Louisiana. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Learning Lab is looking for design concepts that support the core mission: leading education for all of Louisiana. The Learning Lab is a space which advocates for curiosity, creativity, connectivity, and collaboration among students, teachers, administrators, and the community.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
Three to five stage one winners will receive $1,000 USD
Three to five stage two winners will receive $12,000 USD
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), More than one stage (Winners selected after at least two selection phases)
Who can Participate
-Stage One is an open competition (designing three Learning Lab Spaces). Anyone can enter Stage One as long as they have a licensed architect on their team. The competition organizers encourage multi-disciplinary teams, especially with educators. Each entrant (or team) will be required to describe and present three learning spaces and its experiences in text and in renderings and/or storyboards. Three to five un-ranked winners will be selected by jury, each awarded $1,000.00 USD.
-Stage Two of the competition will be composed of joint ventures/partnerships/teams of architecture firms with a local architecture firm (located in Lafayette, Acadia, St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia, or Vermilion Parishes of Louisiana) as the prime contractor, selected by the jury based on Requests for Qualifications and subsequent interviews. Each of the three to five selected joint ventures/partnerships/teams will receive a $12,000.00 USD stipend for Stage Two. Only one winner will be selected by the jury in Stage Two and they will be required to enter into a Professional Services agreement with a fee established by the Louisiana State Fee Curve for Architects.
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes September 15, 2019
Deadline to Submit Project October 1, 2019
Winners announcement Date October 15, 2019
Location of Competition
Location of Project (if developed)
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