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RED HOOK: The Bicycle Master Plan Design Competition


May 17, 2008
by Canadian Architect

The design challenge of this competition is to reimagine the neighbourhood of Red Hook in Brooklyn as the most bicycle-friendly neighborhood in all of New York utilizing three components: architecture, urban design and planning, and finance feasibility.

Sponsored by the Forum for Urban Design, this international competition is open to all. There is a cash prize of $4,000 for first place, $1,000 to each of four runners-up, and $500 to the crowd favourite. It costs $50 for individuals to enter, $100 for teams, and there is no entry fee for students.

The jury is comprised of: Alexandros Washburn, Philip Nobel, Vishaan Chakrabarti, Andrea White, Jonathan Marvel, Judith Kunoff, Ryan Russo and Aaron Naparstek.

The deadline for registration is June 2, 2008, followed by a submission deadline of July 31, 2008.

For more information, please visit www.forumforurbandesign.org/bikecomp.html.



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