Eligibility Requirements

•  This competition is open to students, emerging professionals and professionals. Multidisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged (see definitions below).

•  Teams are limited to a maximum of six (6) members (not including faculty/senior-professional advisors).

•  Each team must submit an application during the registration period noted above, including a list of the team members who will contribute to the final submission.  Teams should also include a separate list of faculty/senior-professional advisors, if any.

•  There is no limit to the number of teams with which an individual may participate.

•  There is no limit to the number of teams which may participate from each school or firm.

•  Submission materials must be original in content.

•  Each team must submit all entry materials in a single package and only completed submissions received prior to the submission deadline noted above will be considered.

Definitions / Disciplines:

 Student – must be currently enrolled in a full-time, accredited undergraduate or graduate program. Students must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.

Emerging Professional – Emerging Professionals (“EPs”)
are defined as individuals 30 years old or younger at the time of registration OR individuals
that have completed a higher education program within the past 5 years in one of the following fields:

  1. architecture
  2. landscape architecture
  3. building design
  4. interior design
  5. urban planning
  6. construction
  7. construction management
  8. engineering
  9. public policy/ administration
  10. real estate development
  11. sustainability
  12. marketing/communications
  13. energy