Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Global Architecture Competition

I've been meaning to post this ever since I read about it at ArtDaily: Guggenheim has teamed with Google in a global design competition inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Between June 8 and August 23, 2009, everyone from students to amateur designers to design and architecture professionals can visit the Design It: Shelter Competition Web site for information on how to enter the competition and download Google Earth and Google SketchUp.

After choosing a location on Google Earth, participants can use SketchUp 3-D modeling software to create original designs for 100-square-foot structures in which to live and work.

Completed designs are then uploaded to the Google 3D Warehouse and submitted via the Design It: Shelter Competition Web site where site visitors will be able to browse through all of the entries.
If any readers design something of note, leave a comment here. I'd be happy to see it!

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