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[SYDNEY] Container Vacation House Design Competition

[AC-CA] has just announced its newest international architectural design competition called [SYDNEY] Container Vacation House. The aim of it is to design a Container Vacation House overlooking the Bondi Beach waterfront in Sydney using used freight container.

Architects, architecture graduated, engineers and students are all eligible to compete. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter.

With this competition, [AC-CA] hopes to:

  • Encourage and reward design excellence at a small scale which integrates function, structure, details and the spirit of waterfront home.
  • Research and investgate the various combination possibilities for freight container units to meet the specified program.
  • Generate the discussion and ideas about the reuse of freight container modules and encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

Winning participants will receive prizes totaling US$ 6,000. Seven (7) honorable mentions will also be announced.

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird Registration: US$ 80 from 10th July to 31st August 2013
  • Late Registration: US$ 120 from 01st September to 31st October 2013