Registration + Schedule


August 21, 2017
Registration (free) Site Opens

December 6, 2017
Registration Deadline (free) + Submission Site Opens

January 17, 2018
Submission Deadline

Spring 2018
Jury Convenes

April 22, 2018
Winners Announced
Earth Day

June 20, 2018
Design Futures Council (DFC) round table with jurors and faculty

June 21–23, 2018
Reception and display at the 2018 AIA Convention in NYC


The competition is open to students from ACSA Member Schools from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The competition is open to upper level students (third year or above, including graduate students). Students are required to work under the direction of a faculty sponsor. Submissions will be accepted for individual as well as team projects. Teams must be limited to a maximum of three students.

Students are invited to submit their studio projects. Entries must be buildings, but can be of any program, at any scale, in any location. Projects can be a remodel or adaptive re-use.

Work should have been completed in a design studio or related class from January 2017 – present.


A faculty sponsor is required to enroll students by completing an online registration form (available on August 21, 2017 at by December 6, 2017. Complete an online form for your entire studio or for each individual student or team of students participating. Students or teams wishing to enter the competition on their own must have a faculty sponsor, who should complete the form. There is no entry or submission fee to participate in the competition. Please add the email address to your address book to ensure that you receive all emails regarding your participation in the competition.

During registration the faculty will have the ability to add students, add teams, assign students to teams, and add additional faculty. Registration is required by December 6, 2017, but can be changed, edited, and added to until a student begins their final submission.

Register Here