Place by Design Entry Information

Place By Design 2013 Entry - Photo courtesy 72 Hour Urban Action

Submissions now closed for 2014.

Eligibility

Place by Design considers projects in four stages of development:

  • Ideas: Projects that exist only in a conceptual form
  • Projects in Planning: Projects in the process of implementation
  • Completed Projects: Finished projects that have been physically installed on a site
  • Student Projects: Can be in any of the above stages, do not have to be for academic credit

All Types of Projects are Welcome:

ArchitectureTemporary Urban Interventions
Participatory Public Art Landscape Design
Urban GardensPop-Up Concepts
Digital InitiativesStreet Art

Criteria for Judging

  • Originality: Does it surprise?
  • Interactivity: Does the design invite participation?
  • Spread-ability: Does the design have “viral” potential?
  • Sustainability: Does it have a minimum environmental impact?
  • Accessibility: Is it easily accessible?
  • Community impact: Was it designed for community needs and wants?

Questions or comments? Contact designawards@sxsweco.com.

Place By Design 2013 Entry - Photo courtesy 72 Hour Urban Action