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.