Wednesday, August 23, 2017

UrFU seeks student designer for new university building

Ural Federal University announced recently the opening of a campus-wide competition for the preliminary design of a new academic building.

Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 6, university students are encouraged submit designs for the university's new Nanotech Center on Sofia Kovalevskaya Street. Designs must be up to international building standards and contain sound aesthetic choices. The winner will receive a cash prize of $200,000.

Submissions will be evaluated by a committee that will then select 10 finalists. The top 10 designs will be evaluated by a team of top architects before the winner is announced on Dec. 27.

Parties interested in submitting a design must provide sketches complete with technical specifications.