Urban SOS Frontiers Student Competition $15,000 Prize

The AECOM Urban SOS competition is an opportunity for students of design, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, engineering and related disciplines to test their skills, address real-world challenges, and practice collaborative problem-solving.cid:image001.jpg@01CD2EC6.A7FED330

AECOM’s fourth annual student competition seeks integrated design, planning, environmental restoration and engineering responses that address border, gateway and edge or fringe conditions in cities worldwide.

Urban SOS: Frontiers is open to students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate fields of study worldwide. Submissions should present a feasible response to an urban site currently facing chronic livability challenges that relate to a physical, political, cultural or economic border.

Prize: At stake is a US$15,000 cash prize along with US$25,000 grant to charitable organization to help see the winning scheme implemented.

Finalists: Finalists will travel to Shanghai to present their submissions to a panel of judges.

Teams: Students may compete as individuals or in teams of up to four.

Deadline: Final submissions due August 31, 2012. Pre-registration must occur prior to the final submission. For full submission requirements and competition details, download the competition brief.

Follow competition news on the Urban SOS Facebook page or Twitter feed.

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