Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities

New international design challenge for innovative outdoor public benches.Schedule at a glance: • january 18 - call for entries opens • march 16 - early bird registration deadline • may 11 - final deadline, 11:59pm pdt • june 6 - semi-finalists announcement • july 23 - full-scale model due for arrival • august 2 - exhibition opening, announcement of the

Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities
Category : Architecture, Building and Urban Design
Starts : Jan. 18, 2018 Deadline : May. 11, 2018
Cost : € 42.00 Awards : € 7.200.00
Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities

MAIN DETAILS

The main category for Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition is "Architecture, Building and Urban Design" and sub categories are: "Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Furniture Design, Eco-Friendly, Sustainability, Urban Planning" . The focus of Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition is "Outdoor public benches" and some keywords are: " Design, Public, Urban, Eco, Outdoors, City, International, Furniture, Architecture, Construction ". Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition is a Generic Design Competition (Idea and/or Concept and/or Product etc) competition. Design Oriented . Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition targets Designers, Engineers, Students, Creatives, Architects, Furniture Makers, Industrial Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Builders, Makers, Craftspeople, Artists. 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: 1355 NW Everett Street City: Portland, Oregon / Country: United States of America. Phone number: 1-888-287-0167.

 

Contacts for Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition
Website : http://www.designmuseumportland.org/streetseats
Contact-Us Page : https://www.designmuseumfoundation.org/portland/co
Contact Email : parker@designmuseumfoundation.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 2013. This competition was organized 1 times. This is a one-time competition that does not repeat. ( Does not Repeat ).

 

ORGANIZER & SPONSORS

Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition is organized by Design Museum Portland ( Non-Profit Associations, Organizations or Clubs ). There are 2 sponsors total. Sponsor #1: World Trade Center Portland. Sponsor #2: Portland General Electric Company.

 

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING

Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition. The maximum number of submissions allowed per each participation is not given. It is possible that there are no limits in number of entriesThere are not any restrictions for the number of submissions allowed per each participatnt; you can submit as many designs (infinite / unlimited) as you wish (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 to All. This competition is Open To All.

 

Eligibility Conditions
URL : http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap

 

PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY

Competition results will be published but only the selected submissions and winners will be included in the 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. The result books / annuals are not distributed for free, they are sold to all. Yes, there is a free pr-campaign for winners.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

There are 15 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: 7000 Euros (€). The organizer will not realize winning designs under any condition. Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs. Award details are as follows: Grand Prize, Runner-Up, Runner-Up, 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 1, and Maximum number of possible pages or files to submit is 1. Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 50000 KB. Technical Drawings or Source Files should also be submitted. Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required. Submission is possible with any format. Both physical and digital submissions. A summary of how-to-produce / realization information for the project should be submitted. 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. Paper sizes are not clearly stated. Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.

 

Submission Requirements
URL : http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap

 

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. Detailed competition scores are available online only to the participants. Detailed jury notes are available online only to the participants. 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 : http://bit.ly/2mS2nap

 

JURY DETAILS

The size of the jury is indicated as zero. Jury details are not given, it is possible that there is no jury and the judging is based on public voting. 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

All submitted designs become the property of the competition organizer. Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns. Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).

 

WINNERS OBLIGATIONS

Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 60 Euros (€). All Semi-Finalists will receive a 800EURO reimbursement grant for seat fabrication. Competitors may elect to spend more non-grant funds on seat fabrication. Designers are not required to participate in any events. The participants are not required to make advertisements for the competition. Winner designers are given a chance to work for the organizer or sponsors. Winners agree to transfer their designs to the organizer for free.

 

Winners' Obligations
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CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES

The competition does not send a hardcopy participation certificates for joining. The competition does not send a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners. The competition will send a physical trophy or an award winners. The winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier winning products and designs.

 

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: Design Museum Portland. What kind of institution wants us to design: Non-profit. The ultimate aim of the competition: Street Seats provides an opportunity to improve the visibility and livability of an urban area while being socially and environmentally conscious.. Who to design for: The public. Regarding what to design: Design a sustainable, outdoor park bench with a focus on reuse, using environmentally-friendly materials and innovative construction methods.. Technical restrains and methodologies to follow: See Call for Entry. Where to look for inspiration: http://bit.ly/2mS2nap..

 

Brief Text
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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

Schedule at a glance: • january 18 - call for entries opens • march 16 - early bird registration deadline • may 11 - final deadline, 11:59pm pdt • june 6 - semi-finalists announcement • july 23 - full-scale model due for arrival • august 2 - exhibition opening, announcement of the top 3 finalists • february 2019 - street seats collection moves to permanent locations design and judging criteria: a jury of 30 people will base its scoring on the following considerations. it may award extra points for originality. the jury will not consider any optional or additional materials when judging entries. • sustainable design using recycled, reclaimed, and/or renewable materials 
 • aesthetically pleasing 
 • innovative design and construction 
 • safe for outdoor public use 
 • must fit within bench envelope (30’’ x 72’’ x 48’’) 
 • seat at least 2 people - hold 600 lbs of weight at various seating positions 
 • suitable for outdoor use (durable, robust, weatherproof, etc) 
 • stable and securable at the site once installed 
 • depth and quality of design process documentation prizes: all entries • all 1/8 scale model entries will be on view at a gallery exhibition in portland, or, and featured on the design museum portland website. design credits will include name, professional or academic affiliation (if any), city, state, country, twitter handle and website (if any). the gallery will be curated by design museum portland. semi-finalists • 15 semi-finalists will be selected by the jury from the entries and announced at the gallery opening on june 6, 2018. all semi-finalists will receive promotion from design museum portland, media coverage, and a mention in our national design museum magazine. semi-finalists will receive a us$1,000 reimbursement grant for use in fabricating their full-scale bench. all semi- finalists final designs will be installed at the world trade center portland as part of the public design exhibition, on view for six months. finalists • three finalists will receive trophies, promotion and media coverage, a feature in the design museum magazine, as well as cash prizes. grand prize (1 entry): us$5,000 cash prize. runners-up (2 entries) will each receive a us$2,000 cash prize. pge choice • five semi-finalists will be selected by portland general electric to be installed permanently on-site at world trade center portland. the other 10 semi-finalists will be installed around portland. fees & deadlines: early registration • january 18 - march 16, 2018 • design museum member: free! • non-member: us$30 general registration • march 17 - may 11, 2018 • design museum member: us$20 • non-member: us$75 submission deadline • may 11, 2018 11:59pmpdt *registration fees are due upon registration.

 

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

Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition, focuses on Architecture, Building and Urban Design, and Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Furniture Design, Eco-Friendly, Sustainability, Urban Planning last date of submissions is: 11 / 05 / 2018. Click on a scoring criteria to learn more.

 

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TOTAL QUALITY SCORE
· EVALUATION 15.19
· DATES & TIMELINE 65.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 85.71
· SECONDARY DETAILS 29.58
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 76.62
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 78.89
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 92.67
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 85.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00
· MAIN DETAILS 100.00
· FEES & COSTS 25.00
· JURY DETAILS 0.00
· ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 65.34
· CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 84.17
· RESULTS 0.00
· DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 0.00
· DESIGN BRIEF 75.00
· DESCRIPTION N/A
· REVIEW N/A
· WEBSITE N/A
· IMAGES, POSTER AND BANNERS N/A

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DATES & TIMELINE

This is a Ladder, Six Steps competition,Second Phase start date is Monday 6th of June 2016 (06/06/2016)(Second phase will end in 2457546 days) Third Phase start date is Friday 18th of May 2018 (18/05/2018)
(Third phase will end in 2458257 days) , further timeline details for Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition is given below. For a detailed time line check: here.

 

Detailed Timeline
Registrations Start : Thursday 18th of January 2018
Registrations End : Friday 11th of May 2018
Submissions Start : Thursday 18th of January 2018
Submissions End : Friday 11th of May 2018
Jury Meeting : N/A
Results Announced : N/A
Results Publicized : N/A
Early-Bird Entry* : Friday 11th of May 2018
Standard Entry* : Friday 11th of May 2018
Late Entry* : Friday 11th of May 2018

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

 

FEES & COSTS

This competition is free to join only for members. Non-members should pay. The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 24 Euros (€) for the early-bird period.The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 60 Euros (€).The late-entry period enterence and processing fees for this competition is not given.The competition organizers does not send an invoice. For more details on the fees and costs, click here

 

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

*All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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