Boulder Civic Area Ideas Design Contest, Colorado Building

Boulder Architecture Competition : US Design Contest

Boulder Civic Area Ideas Competition, Colorado

19 Dec 2012

Boulder Civic Area Ideas Design Competition

Boulder Civic Area Ideas Competition, Colorado, USA

14 Jan 2013 – extended registration closing date

The city of Boulder invites designers, artists, architects, planners, and landscape architects (professionals and students) to participate in the Boulder Civic Area Ideas Competition. This architecture competition is being hosted by Crowdbrite.

The Boulder Civic Area is 26 acres of downtown along Boulder Creek. The goal is to transform this area into Boulder’s social, civic, and environmental heart; one that prioritizes purpose per square foot over price per square foot. The city needs YOUR creative ideas to bring the community’s vision to life! The public has been engaged for months and have helped to shape guiding principles for the area.

Help us build on their work by entering one of two Categories:

• A Long-Term Vision for the area or a Catalytic Project

Why Participate:

• Up to $19,000 in cash and prizes;
• Winning proposal to featured as a special ULI Colorado event;
• Judged by local and national experts;
• Potential for your design idea(s) help shape the Civic Heart of Boulder for generations to come!

Important details:
• Design brief available at
• Q&A webinars will be held on Dec 20 + Dec 27 at 3 pm (MST)

Please forward to any designers who may be interested. This is your chance to participate, and help us create a brighter future.


• Sign up for one of the info webinars:
Dec. 20 + Dec. 27 Webinar

• Post questions on the interactive project canvasses:

– Vision Project
– Catalytic Project


Location:Boulder, Colorado, USA

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image from competition organisers
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picture from design competition organisers
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picture : Santiago Calatrava LLC
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Comments / photos for the Boulder Civic Area Ideas Design CompetitionColorado Architecture Contest page welcome

Boulder Civic Area Ideas Competition

Website: Boulder USA