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Opportunity for Neighborhood Students—Chicago Architecture Biennial's Student Ideas Competition: FREE to enter, CASH prizes


Registration is now open for the 2019 BP Students Ideas Competition at the Chicago Architecture Biennial! This year’s competition invites students to respond to the question, How would you transform a vacant or underused space in your community?

 We’re asking Chicago students to create and share ideas about how design can play a role in creating shared spaces and improving communities. Student projects can explore ideas about architecture and the built environment from a wide range of disciplines — including design, the humanities, visual and performing arts, and STEM fields.

As a leading voice in your community, would you be willing to promote this opportunity to students and families in your area?

  • Accepting submissions January 28 - April 12, 2019

  • Open to Chicagoland students in grades 7-12

  • Free to enter

  • Winners will receive cash prizes up to $500 and be honored in a ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center

  • Teacher sponsoring first place winning submissions will receive a gift certificate

For more information and resources visit:

Below I’ve included some content you could drop into your newsletter, website and social media channels to inform your youngest constituents, their parents and educators. For photos from last year’s competition and our poster graphic, download here:

Thank you for considering and sharing with your neighbors!

Christine Pundavela
Manager of Communications & Marketing
Chicago Architecture Biennial
78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
Office 312.854.820

Keywords: Architecure, Biennial, Contest, students

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