Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park | 2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge

How would you transform an abandoned inner-city rail tunnel into a vibrant community park, trail, and destination?

Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park | 2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge
Category : Architecture, Building and Urban Design
Starts : Oct. 7, 2016 Deadline : Oct. 28, 2016
Cost : € 23.00 Awards : € 4.450.00
Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park | 2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge

MAIN DETAILS

The main category for Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge is "Architecture, Building and Urban Design" and there are not any sub-categories indicated. . The focus of Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge is "Urban Planning and Design" and some keywords are: " Philadelphia, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape, City ". Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge is a Total Design Competition (Idea + Concept + Product + Service etc) competition. Design Oriented . Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge targets University Students. While designing, Designs must be focused on a specific thema.

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CONTACT DETAILS

The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: Online City: Philadelphia / Country: United States of America. Phone number: (215) 569.3186 x107.

 

Contacts for Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge
Website : http://www.PhiladelphiaCFA.org
Contact-Us Page : There is not a contact page for this competition.
Contact Email : david@philadelphiacfa.org

 

SECONDARY DETAILS

The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated. The competition has an English website. This competition orginates from United States of America. The competition was first organized in 2006. This competition was organized 11 times. This competition is annual, it repeats every year. ( Repeats Annually ).

 

ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge is organized by Center for Architecture and Design ( Non-Profit Associations, Organizations or Clubs ). There are 25 sponsors total.

 

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING

Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition. Maximum number of submission allowed per participant is 1 (Multiple submissions requires multiple registrations). Both individual and team submissions are allowed. The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people, but you should re-confirm it. This is an international competition, participants from all over the world can join. There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated. This competition is open only to University Students. This competition is Open To All.

 

Eligibility Conditions
URL : Webpage address link (URL) of the complete eligibility conditions of the competition is not given.

 

PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY

The competition results are not published as a book. Competition results will be published online, but only the selected submissions and winners will be published online. There will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony of the competition. The gala-night venue for this competition is at GALANIGHTVENUE. There will be a temporary physical exhibition of winners. ( The exhibition of this competition will take place in: EXHIBITIONVENUE. ). Pictures of participants will be published. Private information of participants are not published. We do not believe that the competition results books are distributed free to all, this information is not given. Yes, there is a free pr-campaign for winners.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

There are 3 types of awards in this competition. There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards. The total award prizes sum to: 4450 Euros (€). Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs. Award details are as follows: First Place, Special Jury Prize, Special Jury Prize, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A. The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS

Minimum number of required pages or files is 11, and Maximum number of possible pages or files to submit is 11. Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 20000 KB. Technical Drawings or Source Files do not need to be submitted. Physical entries are not required to be submitted. Only PDF Pages are accepted Only digital submission using online form. There is no need to submit how-to-produce / realization information for the project. The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated. Pixel sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated. The paper should be 999 MM for Width (W), and 999 MM in Height (H).

 

Submission Requirements
URL : http://www.PhiladelphiaCFA.org

 

EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING

It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process. The selection of winners is made by following a scoring-sheet and checklist. There is no public voting, winners will be voted by the jury. The participants will not recieve a printed score sheet or see their scores online. The participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online. Submissions are not given numeric score. The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss nor access them online. Judging criteria are not stated.

 

Evaluation Methodology
URL : The webpage address (URL) of the document that explains how the designs are evalauated is not given.

 

JURY DETAILS

5 people will judge the entries as the jury. Detailed list of jury members are not indicated for this competition.

 

Jury Members
URL : The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given.

 

DESIGNERS' RIGHTS

Designer keeps all the rights to the designs. Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns. No information is available for the return of physical submissions.

 

WINNERS OBLIGATIONS

Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 23 Euros (€). The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated. Designers have to participate in a gala night. The participants are not required to make advertisements for the competition. It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors. Winners are not obliged to sell their designs to the organizer.

 

Winners' Obligations
URL : The webpage address (URL) of the complete general terms of the competition is not given.

 

CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES

The competition does not send a hardcopy participation certificates for joining. The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners. The competition does not send a physical trophy or an award to winners. There is not a winners-logo for this competition.

 

PRESS RELEASE

A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.

 

DESIGN BRIEF

The design brief is as follows: Which institution wants us to design: Center for Architecture and Design. The ultimate aim of the competition: To encourage young design students to pursue careers in Urban Planning and Design, especially in Philadelphia..

 

Brief Text
URL : http://www.philadelphiacfa.org/sites/default/files/bpc_2017_competitionbrie

 

RESULTS

Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public. Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.

 

Results & Pages
Winners :
PR Results :

 

DESCRIPTION

A Detailed description was not provided.

 

REVIEW

We do not have an editorial review of this design competition.

 

WEBSITE

We do not have a website excerpt for this competition.

 

IMAGES, POSTERS AND BANNERS

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SCORE SHEET

Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge, focuses on Architecture, Building and Urban Design, and last date of submissions is: 28 / 10 / 2016. Click on a scoring criteria to learn more.

 

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TOTAL QUALITY SCORE
· EVALUATION 16.61
· DATES & TIMELINE 55.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 92.86
· SECONDARY DETAILS 38.73
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 63.64
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 45.56
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 59.33
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 80.83
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00
· MAIN DETAILS 88.00
· FEES & COSTS 17.19
· JURY DETAILS 8.25
· ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 57.39
· CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 3.33
· RESULTS 0.00
· DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 70.00
· DESIGN BRIEF 33.33
· DESCRIPTION N/A
· REVIEW N/A
· WEBSITE N/A
· IMAGES, POSTER AND BANNERS N/A

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DATES & TIMELINE

This is a Straight, Single Step competition, , further timeline details for Transforming The Tunnel: The Rail Park-2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge is given below. Webpage address link (URL) of the detailed timeline for the competition is not given.

 

Detailed Timeline
Registrations Start : N/A
Registrations End : Thursday 6th of October 2016
Submissions Start : Friday 7th of October 2016
Submissions End : Friday 28th of October 2016
Jury Meeting : N/A
Results Announced : N/A
Results Publicized : N/A
Early-Bird Entry* : N/A
Standard Entry* : N/A
Late Entry* : N/A

* End-of-period dates for paid competitions only.

 

FEES & COSTS

This is a paid competition. The early-bird enterence and processing fees for this competition is not given.The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 23 Euros (€).The late-entry period enterence and processing fees for this competition is not given.The competition organizers does not send an invoice. Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.

 

Fees and Costs
Gala Night Fee : N / A
Exhibition Fee : N / A
PR Campaign Fee : N / A
Transportation Fee : N / A
Publishing Fee : N / A
Yearbook Fee : N / A

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