Thursday, May 28, 2015

Entries sought for school design competition

Attendees view the EEE at the 2015 JAC.
IASB invites participation in the Exhibition of Educational Environments (EEE), which is sponsored by IASB Service Associates and will take place in conjunction with the 2015 Joint Annual Conference. This annual awards program is intended to encourage top design competition through peer recognition.

EEE features a juried competition, open to firms engaged in any aspect of designing public school facilities. Eligible projects include new or renovated facilities owned or operated by or for Illinois public school districts. Facilities may be for instructional, recreational, administrative, or other use and must be completed in time for occupancy by the start of school in the fall of 2015.

Entry deadline is July 17.

Entries will be selected for exhibition in the following categories:
New Building
Major Addition
Minor Additions (under 10,000 gsf)
Major Renovation or Adaptive Reuse
Special Project — Historic Preservation or Sensitive Rehab
Special Project — Small Projects under $4 Million or Single Spaces

Entries must be submitted by — or with the written permission of — the author/owner of the project design documents. Each entrant is limited to no more than two project entries per year, and no project may be entered more than once. There is a $300 fee for each entry.

Service Associates is a special arm of the Association comprising private firms that have demonstrated an exemplary record of providing quality products and services to schools.

Results from the 2014 EEE are available here: www.iasb.com/jac14/eee.cfm.

Complete entry and exhibition information is available at www.iasb.com/jac15/pdfs/EEE2015.pdf.