The Chicago Architectural Club has announced the launch of the 2014 Emerging Visions portfolio competition. For this seventh edition of the competition they have partnered with the Graham Foundation and AIA Chicago, this competition seeks to provide a forum for young designers to be recognized and to share their visions, inventions and ideas. The award promotes significant architectural endeavors by young architects, designers and new practices yet to be acknowledged.
The selected winner will be invited to present their work at a public event to be held at the Graham Foundation on March 13, 2014 and will have their work exhibited at the 2014 AIA National Convention from June 26-28, 2014.
February 10- Competition Launched / Online Registration Opens. March 09 - Online submissions are due by 10pm CST. March 13 - Public Event at the Graham Foundation (Announcement, Lecture and Jury Round Table) June 26-28 - Exhibit at 2014 AIA National Convention.
The Emerging Visions portfolio competition was founded by Elva Rubio (CAC President 2002-2003) and Dan Wheeler in 1998 in an effort to draw attention to the significant design contributions of rising talents based in Chicago. Previous winners include:
1998 Michael Wilkinson 2000 Jeanne Gang & Mark Schendel (Studio Gang) 2003 Sarah Dunn & Martin Felsen (UrbanLab) 2005 Tristan d’Estree Sterk (ORAMBRA) 2007 Karla Sierralta & Brian Strawn (Strawn.Sierralta) 2010 Iker Gil (MAS Studio)
Entry information, including a complete set of rules, can be found here.