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ONE PRIZE Competition


Registration Deadline has been extended from April 30, 2011 to May 31, 2011

Sponsor: Terreform ONE, Planetary ONE

Fee: $200 per entry from professional firms and teams $100 by students and student teams (Include copy of student ID)

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January 10, 2011: Registration opens; Question period opens
May 31, 2011: Registration closes
May 31, 2011 by midnight EST: Submission Due

Late registrations and submissions may now be sent through June 15, 2011, though they require an additional $50 fee for being after May 31, 2011

July 15, 2011: Finalists announced
July 28, 2011: Award Ceremony; Exhibition launched


– $10,000 grand prize
– Three honorable mentions: $1,500 each
– All finalists will receive prominent year-long exposure on the competition website, presentation of designs at the award ceremony and web symposium and will be featured in the media sponsors.

Design Challenge

The ONE PRIZE committee invites the most talented and imaginative architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, economists, artists, students, and individuals to propose ideas for the NYC Blue Network and The World’s Largest Clean Tech Expo in 2014.

These propositions must include: expanding waterborne transportation, linking the five boroughs with transit hubs, incorporating ferries, water taxis, bike shares, electric car-shares, electric shuttle buses, providing in-water recreation, educational events, cultural activities, pavilion halls, and climate resilience.

Submission Requirements

All teams must register by the official registration date utilizing the downloadable form ( Each entry has to focus on the NYC Blue Network and one zone of Clean Tech World Expo. Each entry should include:

Two 24” by 36” color boards (landscape orientation) presented as a single digital file in PDF format at 300 dpi. Total file size is 15 MB. These boards are the visual summary of the transformation each team envisions for its selected city. At a minimum, boards must include:

– A Plan for the Blue Network with series of green transit hubs incorporating ferries, bike shares, rickshaws, electric car-share and electric shuttle busses.
– A Plan for the Clean Tech World Expo 2014 and the 5 zones of concentrated activity, one for each borough.
– Five to ten color computer renderings from various vantage points. (Street-level and aerial views must both be represented.)
– Sufficient visual information to clearly communicate your design intent.
– Adequate annotations to guide viewers through the visualization.
– An abstract statement of no more than 150 words.

For more information and full brief, please go to:
Email: [email protected]

ONE PRIZE Competition Jury

Amanda Burden, FAICP, Chair, New York City Planning Commission; JURY CHAIR
Kate Ascher, Director of Development, Vornado Realty Trust in Manhattan
Adrian Benepe, Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Wellington Chen, Executive Director, Chinatown Partnership LDC
Michael Colgrove, Director of Energy Program, NYSERDA NYC Office
James Corner, Principal, James Corner Field Operations
Helena Durst, Vice President, The Durst Organization Inc.
David Gouverneur, Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, UPenn
Matthias Hollwich, Co-founder, Architizer and HWKN
Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Roland Lewis, President and CEO, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
Victoria Marshall, Director of Urban Design, Parsons the New School for Design
Roberta Weisbrod, Ph.D., Principal, Partnership for Sustainable Ports LLP

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