ITAD Competition 2017 International Tropical Architecture Design Competition

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Competition 2017 | This International Architecture Competition is organized by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), opened for submission until July 07, 2017. ITAD Competition 2017 is an International Tropical Architecture Design Competition which was launched firstly in 2011 aimed to reach out to students in sustainable developments and raise awareness in the areas of sustainability and mitigating climate change. The ITAD Competition encourages students to explore vast realms of knowledge revolving around sustainability, and provides a platform for them to showcase their innovative sustainable design ideas. This year, ITAD Competition 2017 seeks innovative, impactful and practical design solutions to integrate Zero Energy buildings in an urban city of participantís choice, with due consideration to combat global challenges in areas such as energy resilience, environmental sustainability and rapid urbanisation.

ITAD Competition 2017 International Tropical Architecture Design Competition

DEADLINE: July 07, 2017

Registration: June 09, 2017
Submission: July 07, 2017

Jointly organised by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC), the ITAD Competition is part of the annual Singapore Green Building Week and co-located with the International Green Building Conference (IGBC) in Singapore. With a focus on tropical green architecture and sustainable building design solutions,†the ITAD Competition†is opened to students from institutes of higher learning around the world.†

Launched in 2011, the ITAD Competition aims to reach out to students Ė the leaders of tomorrow, in sustainable developments and raise awareness in the areas of sustainability and mitigating climate change. The ITAD Competition encourages students to explore vast realms of knowledge revolving around sustainability, and provides a platform for them to showcase their innovative sustainable design ideas.

AIM

This yearís competition seeks innovative, impactful and practical design solutions to integrate Zero Energy buildings in an urban city of participantís choice, with due consideration to combat global challenges in areas such as energy resilience, environmental sustainability and rapid urbanisation. The buildings and the communities which they house should promote sustainability and urban resilience in times of natural disasters and socio-economic challenges. Considerations should be given to the cohesive integration of the building in the community and how occupants/users can be influenced/engaged to play an active role towards the sustainability of the building. There is no restriction on building typology, but it has to be a medium-rise (between 6-12 storey) or a high-rise (above 13 storey) building.

DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

Entries should:

  • Be applicable for the tropical/sub-tropical climate
  • Identify a city for the design of the building to be based on
  • Incorporate both active and passive design strategies, energy efficient features and other green building features
  • Be based on BCA Green Mark assessment tool to validate their sustainable design concepts.
  • Justify how the features and strategies contribute to the sustainability of the building
  • Include the engineering feasibility of the design solutions proposed, where possible
  • Other than the exterior building design, considerations should also be given to the building interior on how user-centric sustainable features and practices can be incorporated, including an evaluation of the effect on the overall well-being of building residents/users
  • Design should also show how the proposed building can integrate with the surrounding environment and landscape
  • Incorporate design concepts/elements that will encourage/guide residents/ end-users to cultivate green behaviours or practices in the tropical climate
  • Present a practical, feasible direction for future residential buildings, based on resources available in present day
  • Design board should include site plans and cross-sections perspectives

Registration for ITAD Competition 2017 is open now! -†Click here

Results of ITAD Competition 2016 -†View here

Prizes:
1st Prize: 5,000 SGD
2nd Prize: 3,000 SGD
3rd Prize: 2,000 SGD
2 Merit Prizes 800 SGD each
Special Mention

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