Calling all university architecture students—the International Tropical Architecture Competition has just opened its doors for submissions and there’s a USD$15,000 prize pool! Organized by the Singapore Building and Construction Authority, Singapore Green Building Council, and the Singapore Institute of Architects, this year’s competition centers on the theme “Urban Smart Green Office.” The competition seeks innovative and sustainable proposals for an eco-friendly office building suitable for tropical climates. The entries should include both active and passive design strategies, energy efficient features, and other environmentally friendly elements. The $15,000 prize pool will be divided amongst the five finalists, who will also be invited to Singapore with flight and accommodation covered for one representative per team. The registration deadline is June 30, 2015 and the submission deadline is July 31, 2015.
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