How can exciting new forest-based bio-materials contribute to green, high-performance building systems of the future? The BioBuild Challenge is an online collaborative event that will take place over a 12 week period. Participants with varied backgrounds such as wood science, engineering, design and chemistry are invited to work together to explore the use of novel wood-based bio-materials to produce the next generation multi-functional building panels. While this challenge is mainly about collaboration and exploring new ways to use renewable materials, The BioBuild Challenge will be awarding a $5000 CDN cash prize to the grand prize entry.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:May 17th, 2013
SUBMISSION DEADLINE:May 17th, 2013
The concepts generated in this challenge must; include some element of a new bio-material though it may also include traditional wood products such as dimensional lumber, wood panels or non-wood materials and have multiple attributes (more than one) that solve important building performance issues of the day or in the foreseeable future.
The concepts generated in this challenge may; be for the interior or exterior, including floors, walls, interior partitions or roofs and be structural or non-structural.
Submit concepts online.
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