RED HOOK: The Bicycle Master Plan Design Competition

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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