The Philadelphia Water Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Community Design Collaborative invite design professionals to enter Infill Philadelphia: Soak it Up!—an interdisciplinary design competition promoting the creative, innovative use of green stormwater infrastructure in Philadelphia. The registration deadline for this national Green Stormwater Infrastructure design competition is right around the corner – November 30th. Check out the details on the Green City, Clean Waters blog (http://www.phillywatersheds.org/blog), in the attached press release, on the Infill Philadelphia website (http://infill.cdesignc.org/ ) or on Dexigner (http://www.dexigner.com/news/25849.
The competition challenges collaborative teams of engineers, landscape architects and architects to develop new designs for green stormwater infrastructure, focusing on one of three sites in Philadelphia.
Nine finalists will be selected to present at an awards ceremony at the Academy of Natural Sciences on March 7, 2013. A jury will select one winning design for each of the three sites. The three winning competition teams will receive a cash prize of $10,000!
The Competition Packet<http://infill.cdesignc.org/participate-2/design-competition/competition-packet> with the full details is also available on-line: http://infill.cdesignc.org/participate-2/design-competition/competition-packet.
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012.
Submission Deadline: January 22, 2013.
If you know someone or an organization that may be interested in participating in the competition, we encourage you to forward this information along. Help us spread the word! Also, if you would like to stay in the loop, sign up to receive the Community Design Collaborative’s “Design Matters Digest<http://blog.cdesignc.org/design-matters-digest/> .”
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