Posted by on Mar 17, 2009
Related program: 2009 Open Architecture Challenge
The Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom has received an amazing reception from designers, teachers, and students as they focus their creative expertise on designing the classroom of the future. The best part about this challenge is that ANYBODY can get involved. For those who are still contemplating taking part in the competition, take a look at the video for a glimpse into classrooms around the world.
Architects and designers, there are many schools out there that need your help! For example, Multicultural High School located Queens/Brooklyn New York, Westmount Charter School located in Calgary Alberta Canada, and South Plantation High School located in Plantation Florida are all looking for designers to partner with. Please contact us to let us know if you would like more information about these schools.
Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, CA is looking for a Bay Area pro bono architecture to help design a green house learning environment that could be entered into the competition. Contact us and let us know if you're interested.
Translators needed! In order to make this competition truly international, we are looking for your help to translate the briefs into as many languages as possible. We already have a couple of the briefs translated, but we are looking for more, including Chinese. Contact us and let us know what language(s) you speak.