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2020 AFSF Design Ideas Collective

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2020 AFSF Design Ideas CollectiveExpired
  • OrganizerArchitectural Foundation of San Francisco
  • CategoryDesign/Architecture
  • PrizeCash
  • RegionGlobal
  • EligibilityHigh school Students
  • Deadline2020-11-20
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Awards will be given for the best proposals in each Design Challenge category. Judges may also award Honorable Mentions at their discretion.
Design Challenge 1 - Activism
1st Place | $100
2nd Place | $75
3rd Place | $50
Design Challenge 2 - Events
1st Place | $100
2nd Place | $75
3rd Place | $50
Design Challenge 3 - Learning
1st Place | $100
2nd Place | $75
3rd Place | $50
Design Challenge 4 - Streets
1st Place | $100
2nd Place | $75
3rd Place | $50

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco welcomes you to participate in its 2020
Design Ideas Collective. This exciting opportunity challenges high school students
to reflect critically about the world around us and enables participants to put their
creativity, spatial and analytical thinking and design sensitivity to the test. Students are
asked to conceptualize a design and communicate their solutions through of variety of
drawings, models, and writing. Open to all high school students across the world, young
thinkers are provided the chance to engage in what is a very unique learning project.
Entries into the Collective will be reviewed as a judged competition.

How can we use architecture and design to analyze our current predicament and create
solutions to better our collective standing moving forward?

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco is an educational nonprofit organization
that involves students in a mentored appreciation of the built environment. Students
engage with professionals in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry
while honing their design and critical thinking skills across multiple project typologies at
various scales.

For 51 years, there has been an architectural design competition for Bay Area high
school students and beyond. Established in 1969 by the American Institute of Architects
San Francisco Chapter, sponsorship of the Annual High School Design Competition was
transferred to AFSF in 2000.

Spurred by future-altering events we're all experiencing in 2020 and separate from
the Annual High School Design Competition, this Ideas Collective is the first of its kind
offered by the Architectural Foundation of San Francisco.

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