§ Open to Interior Design or Architecture students; undergraduate (in a 4-year program) or graduate students (must be enrolled in an accredited college).
§ Student must have $7,500 in current/upcoming debt through college for tuition or program approved books/supplies (awarded funds are made payable to college) or student forfeits award.
§ Students (2) may work together on a team submission (splitting the $7,500 scholarship if awarded); each student receiving paid airfare and lodging to the awards event.
§ Instructors may use competition as a class project evaluating all class projects and submit no more than (5) top projects for consideration (a submittal form must be included with each project).
§ Winners must attend the May 2, 2018 awards event in Las Vegas, NV (airfare/lodging provided).
§ Submissions must include a Project Submittal Form for each person; projects due 1.2.2018
§ firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.800.593.6394 UK: 0800.404.7104
§ Submissions are judged on competition criteria and professional appearance by NEWH, Inc. scholarship committee.
§ Selected (top 5) finalists (undergraduate/graduate) will move on to be judged by a panel of professional industry judges.
§ Final winners are selected from the judges’ recommendations and criteria scores.
§ All applicants will receive an email stating their application status prior to February 2018.
Adaptive Reuse Hotel - Project Requirements:
§ Scout and use an existing building, not currently a hotel (use Google Earth).
§ Convert your building/site into a hotel.
§ To improve building shape/size add shipping containers to the venue and space.
§ All projects should encompass basic ecosystems of a sustainable project - Air | Water | Energy.
§ No budget required, have fun!
§ We encourage the use of rapid visualization sketches (actual/virtual) and perspectives to communicate your design story.
§ Actual work may be completely created virtually or photographed.
§ Students are encouraged to research their selected certification system and project criteria, research building and finish materials and new advances in sustainable buildings.
§ Building must be located anywhere on earth within a Secondary or Tertiary City.
§ Provide a narrative (500 words or less) on the building and city selected; describe why a developer might be interested.
Provide Design Development of 3 spaces within the building:
1. Main Lobby - Front of House only (back office and administration not included) maximum 1,200 SF
2. Rooftop Bar, Max. 5,000 SF; Show entry/exit flow and 1/3 of floor plan reserved for the kitchen.
Rooftop restaurant/bar needs to have a minimum of 25% open air/to the elements so that the students can design shading etc. The kitchen and actual bar should be in an enclosed space so that the equipment is in a controlled environment.
3. Guest Suite - This program must be space planned into the added shipping containers*- maximum of 3 shipping containers (approx. 900 SF)
*Shipping Container sizes will be standardized project wide as:
Exterior Dimensions: 40'L x 8'W x 8'-6"H | Interior Dimensions: 39'-5"L x 7'-8"W x 7'-9"H
Design MUST include (but is not limited to):
§ Building location and orientation on a site plan
§ Give reasoning for selection and orientation of additional shipping containers
§ Sustainable relationship to surrounding community and culture
§ Select EITHER LEED or WELL certification to pursue for your project (do not combine LEED & WELL)
§ Provide material and furniture specifications to meet the selected certification process
Submit in (1) combined PDF file:
¨ Design Intent narrative - max 500-word essay describing design intent and project description
¨ Biography about you, the designer – max 500 words
¨ Student Resume
¨ Project Submittal Form
¨ Optional: 10 (ten) Minute video presentation about your concept.
Select EITHER LEED or WELL certification to pursue for your project (do not combine LEED & WELL)
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