Tenting Competition New York, NY Design Contest, Deadline
Tenting Competition : Festival of Ideas for a New City
New York Architecture Contest
14 Jan 2011
Streetfest Competition Manhattan
STREETFEST COMPETITION TEMPORARY OUTDOOR STRUCTURES FOR THE FESTIVAL OF IDEAS FOR THE NEW CITY
For the occasion of the Festival of Ideas for a New City, a major new collaborative initiative this spring, Storefront for Art and Architecture jointly with the New Museum and New York City’s Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) are launching the StreetFest competition for the design, management, and construction of temporary outdoor structures.
Due to public demand, here it is, Our New Year’s Resolution:
We extended deadlines, expanded eligibility, and require less documentation!
Here are the new and improved highlights:
Each team must have an architect as a project leader that has graduated or has started an independent practice within the last ten years and either an artist or an engineer.
One of the team members must be living and practicing in NYC or its boroughs.
Total tent design should cover 2,000 sq. ft., resulting in 10-20 actual tents.
Submission Requirements: Two portrait panels and a booklet that describes the project, minimum five pages, maximum thirty pages.
Registration Deadline – January 21, 2010
Deadline to Submit Questions – January 24, 2011
Common Answers Publication on Website – January 26, 2011
Registration Confirmation E-mails Sent – January 23, 2011
Competition Submission Deadline – February 6-7, 2011
Winner Announcement – Mid-February, 2011
Design-Management-Construction period – Mid-February-May1st
StreetFest Date – May 7, 2010
For the full updated competition brief, please go to www.storefrontnews.org
9 Dec 2010
Tenting Competition Manhattan
Tenting Competition for Festival of New Ideas Launched by Storefront and New Museum
STOREFRONT FOR ART AND ARCHITECTURE AND THE NEW MUSEUM LAUNCH COMPETITION FOR TEMPORARY OUTDOOR STRUCTURES FOR THE FESTIVAL OF IDEAS FOR A NEW CITY
New York, NY…The Festival of Ideas for a New City is a major new collaborative initiative between scores of downtown organizations, from large universities to arts groups and community organizations, working together to affect change. The Festival is a first for New York and will demonstrate the power of the creative community to imagine the city of the future. The Festival will serve as a platform for artists, architects, designers, and other thought leaders to exchange ideas, propose solutions, and invite the public to participate in improving urban life.
For the occasion of the inaugural Festival of Ideas for a New City in New York City, Storefront for Art and Architecture jointly with the New Museum and New York City’s Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) are launching a competition for the design, management and construction of temporary outdoor street tents that produce new ways for collective gathering and city engagement. These structures will be part of an innovative outdoor “Streetfest” and accommodate a variety of activities including vendors, workshop areas, outdoor classrooms, demonstrations, installations, music, and other performances and exhibitions. For more information on the competition, visit storefrontnews.org/exhibitions_events/.
The Festival of Ideas for a New City will take place the weekend of May 7 and 8, 2011, and in addition to the Streetfest, the festival will include panels, roundtables, symposia, workshops and dozens of projects, performances and events opening simultaneously at multiple downtown venues.
The Bowery will serve as the spine of the Festival, with Cooper Union and the New Museum acting as anchors and hubs for conversation, discussion, learning and action. The New Museum conceived the Festival over a year ago, and quickly involved a core group of organizing partners (listed below). Together, they have been developing the Festival and have expanded it to include a wide range of participants. The Festival is partially funded through generous grants from the Rockefeller Foundation and Brookfield.
6 May 2011 – Submission Deadline tbc
Organizing Partners, alphabetical:
The Architectural League
Bowery Poetry Club
C-Lab, Columbia University
Center for Architecture
The Cooper Union
The Drawing Center
New Museum, Founding Partner
New York University/Wagner School Public Policy
Storefront for Art and Architecture
Location: The Bowery, New York City, NY, USA
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