Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition

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Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition, focuses on Architecture, Building and Urban Design, and Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Furniture Design, Eco-Friendly, Sustainability, Urban Planning last date of submissions is: 11 / 05 / 2018
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Schedule at a Glance: • January 18 - Call for Entries Opens • March 16 - Early Bird Registration Deadline • May 11 - Final Deadline, 11:59pm PDT • June 6 - Semi-Finalists Announcement • July 23 - Full-Scale Model Due for Arrival • August 2 - Exhibition Opening, Announcement of the Top 3 Finalists • February 2019 - Street Seats Collection moves to Permanent Locations Design and Judging Criteria: A Jury of 30 people will base its scoring on the following considerations. It may awa [Read further].
 
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  SCORE   SCORE
· EVALUATION 15.19 · MAIN DETAILS 100.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 65.00 · FEES & COSTS 25.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 85.71 · JURY DETAILS 0.00
· SECONDARY DETAILS 29.58 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 65.34
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 76.62 · CONTACT DETAILS 100.00
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 78.89 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 84.17
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 92.67 · RESULTS 0.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 85.00 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 0.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 75.00
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
Design, Public, Urban, Eco, Outdoors, City, International, Furniture, Architecture, Construction
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
Street Seats: Urban Benches For Vibrant Cities Competition
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Architecture, Building and Urban Design
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Furniture Design, Eco-Friendly, Sustainability, Urban Planning
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
Outdoor public benches
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Generic Design Competition (Idea and/or Concept and/or Product etc)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Design Oriented
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
Designers, Engineers, Students, Creatives, Architects, Furniture Makers, Industrial Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Builders, Makers, Craftspeople, Artists
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
Yes, Designs must be focused on a specific thema.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.designmuseumportland.org/streetseats
CONTACT US PAGE
https://www.designmuseumfoundation.org/portland/co
CONTACT EMAIL
parker@designmuseumfoundation.org
SECONDARY DETAILS
LANGUAGES & ORIGIN
ORIGIN COUNTRY
United States of America
PRIMARY (NATIVE) LANGUAGE OF THIS COMPETITION
The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated.
DO THE COMPETITION HAVE AN ENGLISH WEBPAGE?
Yes
REPEATING FREQUENCY AND HISTORY
THE YEAR WHEN THE COMPETITION WAS ORGANIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2013
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 1 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
No
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Does not Repeat
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
Design Museum Portland
ORGANIZER TYPE?
Non-Profit Associations, Organizations or Clubs
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
2
SPONSOR #1
SPONSOR #1
World Trade Center Portland
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #1
https://wtcpd.com/
SPONSOR #11 TYPE?
Company or Business
SPONSOR #1 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
Sponsor
SPONSOR #2
SPONSOR #2
Portland General Electric Company
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #2
https://www.portlandgeneral.com/
SPONSOR #21 TYPE?
Company or Business
SPONSOR #2 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
Sponsor
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING
AGE RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition.
CAN PEOPLE SUBMIT MULTIPLE DESIGNS?
Yes (Requires Multiple Registration)
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON OR TEAM
The maximum number of submissions is not given.You can submit as many designs (infinite / unlimited) as you wish.
CAN PEOPLE JOIN AS TEAMS?
Yes, Both individual and team submissions are allowed.
MAXIMUM TEAM SIZE
The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people.
REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION
International
THE EXLUSIVE REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL AREA
There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated.
STUDENTS' OR PROFESSIONALS' COMPETITION?
This competition is Open to All
OPEN TO ALL OR MEMBERS ONLY?
This competition is Open To All
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS URL
http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
Thursday 18th of January 2018 (18/01/2018)
Registrations started 272 days ago.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
Friday 11th of May 2018 (11/05/2018)
Registrations have ended 159 days ago.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
Thursday 18th of January 2018 (18/01/2018)
Submissions started 272 days ago.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Friday 11th of May 2018 (11/05/2018)
Submission period have ended 159 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Ladder, Six Steps
SECOND PHASE START DATE
Monday 6th of June 2016 (06/06/2016)
Second phase have passed 863 days ago.
THIRD PHASE START DATE
Friday 18th of May 2018 (18/05/2018)
Third phase have passed 152 days ago.
JURY MEETING DATE
It is not clearly stated when the jury will meet. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO WINNERS AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be announced to winners. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
PUBLIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be made public. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
DETAILED TIMELINE URL
http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap
TIMELINE FOR DIFFERENT PAYMENT PERIODS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION DATE
Friday 11th of May 2018 (2018-03-16/03/2018)
Early-bird registration period have ended 215 days ago.
STANDARD REGISTRATION DATE
Friday 11th of May 2018 (11/05/2018)
Standard registration period have ended 159 days ago.
LATE REGISTRATION DATE
Friday 11th of May 2018 (11/05/2018)
Late registration period have ended 159 days ago.
FEES & COSTS
All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.
IS THIS COMPETITION FREE TO JOIN?
Partiuclarly yes, free to join for members.
GALA / CELEBRATION NIGHT FEE
The gala-night fee for this competition is not stated.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION OF DESIGNS FEE
The exhibition fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & PR CAMPAIGN FEE
The pr-campaign fee for this competition is not stated.
TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP FEE
The transportation and set-up fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLISHING FEE
The publishing fee for this competition is not stated.
YEARBOOK (DESIGN INDEX, RESULTS BOOK) FEE OR COST
The yearbook fee for this competition is not stated.
OTHER FEES AND PAYMENTS URL
http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap
FEES AND COSTS STRUCTURE AND DETAILS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION FEE
The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 24 Euros (€) for the early-bird period.
STANDARD REGISTRATION FEE
The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 60 Euros (€).
LATE REGISTRATION FEE
The late-entry period enterence and processing fees for this competition is not given.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS AN INVOICE
No, the competition does not send an invoice.
PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK
Yes, Only the selected submissions and winners will be published as a book.
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED ONLINE
Yes, Only the selected submissions and winners will be published online.
IS THERE A GALA NIGHT / AWARD CEREMONY?
Yes there will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony.
GALA NIGHT & AWARD CEREMONY VENUE
The gala-night venue for this competition is : GALANIGHTVENUE.
IS THERE A PHYSICAL EXHIBITION?
Yes, there will be a temporary physical exhibition.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION LOCATION
The exhibition of this competition will take place in: EXHIBITIONVENUE.
DOES DESIGNERS PHOTOS GET PUBLIHED?
Yes, Pictures of participants will be published.
PRIVATE INFORMATIONS GET PUBLISHED?
No, Private information of participants are not published.
IS THE COMPETITION RESULTS BOOK SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED FOR FREE?
No, the result books / annuals are sold to all.
IS THERE A POST-PR CAMPAIGN FOR WINNERS?
Yes, there is a free pr-campaign for winners.
CONTACT DETAILS
ADDRESS TO SUBMIT
The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: 1355 NW Everett Street
CITY / COUNTRY
Portland, Oregon / United States of America
PHONE
1-888-287-0167
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
There are 15 types of awards in this competition.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
There is a fixed number of awards, number of participants do not change the number of awards.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 7000 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
No, The organizer will not realize winning designs under any condition.
DISTRIBUTION OF AWARD PRIZES AND MONEY
How are the award money are distributed? Please choose the correct answer..
Prizes/Money given only to awarded designs.
AWARD #1
AWARD #1 NAME
The Name of the Award #1 is Grand Prize.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is 4000 Euros (€).
AWARD #1 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #1 are: N/A.
AWARD #2
AWARD #2 NAME
The Name of the Award #2 is Runner-Up.
AWARD #2 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #2 is 1600 Euros (€).
AWARD #2 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #2 are: N/A.
AWARD #3
AWARD #3 NAME
The Name of the Award #3 is Runner-Up.
AWARD #3 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #3 is 1600 Euros (€).
AWARD #3 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #3 are: N/A.
AWARD #4
AWARD #4 NAME
The Name of the Award #4 is N/A.
AWARD #4 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #4 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #4.
AWARD #4 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #4 are: N/A.
AWARD #5
AWARD #5 NAME
The Name of the Award #5 is N/A.
AWARD #5 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #5 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #5.
AWARD #5 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #5 are: N/A.
AWARD #6
AWARD #6 NAME
The Name of the Award #6 is N/A.
AWARD #6 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #6 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #6.
AWARD #6 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #6 are: N/A.
AWARD #7
AWARD #7 NAME
The Name of the Award #7 is N/A.
AWARD #7 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #7 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #7.
AWARD #7 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #7 are: N/A.
REMAINING AWARDS
FULL AWARDS LIST URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS URL
http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap
PAGE / FILE NUMBER RESTRICTIONS
Minimum number of required pages or files is 1, and Maximum number of possible pages or files to submit is 1.
MAXIMUM FILE SIZE
Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 50000 KB.50000
REQUIRE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OR SOURCE FILES?
Yes, Technical Drawings or Source Files should also be submitted.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
Yes, Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
Submission is possible with any format.
SUBMISSION METHOD
Both physical and digital submissions.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF "HOW TO PRODUCE"?
Yes, a summary of how-to-produce / realization information should be submitted.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT, DESIGN OR IDEA?
The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated.
DIGITAL IMAGE PIXEL SIZE AND RESOLUTIONS
Pixel sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated.
PHYSICAL PAPER / PRINT SIZE AND RESOLUTION
Paper sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.
EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING
SCORING AND JUDGING DETAILS
EVALUATION CRITERIA & JUDGING URL
http://bit.ly/2mS2nap
DOES JURY MEET PHYSICALLY
It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process.
SELECTION SYSTEM
The selection is made by following a scoring-sheet and checklist.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
No, There is no public voting.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
Yes, detailed competition scores are available online only to the participants.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
Yes, detailed jury notes are available online only to the participants.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
No, Submissions are not given numeric score.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss or access them online.
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
0 people will judge the designs as jury. Perhaps it is based on public voting?
REMAINING JURY
OTHER JURY MEMBERS
The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given, although it is indicated that there are more than 15 jury members.
DESIGNERS' RIGHTS
DESIGN RIGHTS ARE
All submitted designs become the property of the competition organizer.
PUBLISHINGS OPT-IN & OUTS
Participants have to participate in all Publishings and Media Campaigns.
RETURN OF PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS
Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
TERMS & AGREEMENTS URL
http://www.bit.ly/2mS2nap
TOTAL DUE FEES AND REQUIRED PAYMENTS
Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 60 Euros (€).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
All Semi-Finalists will receive a 800EURO reimbursement grant for seat fabrication. Competitors may elect to spend more non-grant funds on seat fabrication.
DOES WINNER DESIGNERS HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT?
No, Designers are not required to participate in any events.
DOES DESIGNERS NEED TO MAKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE COMPETITION?
No, The participants are not required to make advertisements.
POST COMMISIONING, WORK OPTIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
Winner designers are given a chance to work for the organizer or sponsors.
TRANSFER OR SALES OF DESIGNS
Winners agree to transfer their designs to the organizer for free.
CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED JOINING CERTIFICATES?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy certificate for joining.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
No, The competition does not send a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
Yes, The competition will send a physical trophy or an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
Yes, the winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier products and designs.
PRESS RELEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.
DESIGN BRIEF
COMPETITION BRIEF URL
http://bit.ly/2mS2nap
WHICH INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
Design Museum Portland
WHAT KIND OF INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
Non-profit
THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THE COMPETITION?
Street Seats provides an opportunity to improve the visibility and livability of an urban area while being socially and environmentally conscious.
WHO TO DESIGN FOR?
The public
REGARDING WHAT TO DESIGN?
Design a sustainable, outdoor park bench with a focus on reuse, using environmentally-friendly materials and innovative construction methods.
WHAT ARE THE TECHNICAL RESTRAINTS AND METHODOLOGIES?
See Call for Entry
WHERE TO LOOK FOR INSPIRATION?
http://bit.ly/2mS2nap
RESULTS
NOTE: Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public.
ANNOUNCED DATE
Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.
DETAILS
FURTHER DETAILS
Schedule at a Glance: • January 18 - Call for Entries Opens • March 16 - Early Bird Registration Deadline • May 11 - Final Deadline, 11:59pm PDT • June 6 - Semi-Finalists Announcement • July 23 - Full-Scale Model Due for Arrival • August 2 - Exhibition Opening, Announcement of the Top 3 Finalists • February 2019 - Street Seats Collection moves to Permanent Locations Design and Judging Criteria: A Jury of 30 people will base its scoring on the following considerations. It may award extra points for originality. The Jury will not consider any optional or additional materials when judging entries. • Sustainable design using recycled, reclaimed, and/or renewable materials 
 • Aesthetically pleasing 
 • Innovative design and construction 
 • Safe for outdoor public use 
 • Must fit within bench envelope (30’’ x 72’’ x 48’’) 
 • Seat at least 2 people - hold 600 lbs of weight at various seating positions 
 • Suitable for outdoor use (durable, robust, weatherproof, etc) 
 • Stable and securable at the site once installed 
 • Depth and quality of design process documentation Prizes: All Entries • All 1/8 scale model entries will be on view at a gallery exhibition in Portland, OR, and featured on the Design Museum Portland website. Design credits will include name, professional or academic affiliation (if any), city, state, country, twitter handle and website (if any). The gallery will be curated by Design Museum Portland. Semi-Finalists • 15 Semi-Finalists will be selected by the Jury from the entries and announced at the gallery opening on June 6, 2018. All Semi-Finalists will receive promotion from Design Museum Portland, media coverage, and a mention in our national Design Museum Magazine. Semi-Finalists will receive a US$1,000 reimbursement grant for use in fabricating their full-scale bench. All Semi- Finalists final designs will be installed at the World Trade Center Portland as part of the public design exhibition, on view for six months. Finalists • Three finalists will receive trophies, promotion and media coverage, a feature in the Design Museum Magazine, as well as cash prizes. Grand prize (1 entry): US$5,000 cash prize. Runners-up (2 entries) will each receive a US$2,000 cash prize. PGE Choice • Five Semi-Finalists will be selected by Portland General Electric to be installed permanently on-site at World Trade Center Portland. The other 10 Semi-Finalists will be installed around Portland. Fees & Deadlines: Early Registration • January 18 - March 16, 2018 • Design Museum Member: Free! • Non-Member: US$30 General Registration • March 17 - May 11, 2018 • Design Museum Member: US$20 • Non-Member: US$75 Submission Deadline • May 11, 2018 11:59pmPDT *Registration fees are due upon registration.
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