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Grace Arts Center Entryway and Backlot Ideas and Design Competition–2013

Location :
Registration Deadline :
Award :
See body of post
Jury Members :
James Archer, Corey Kissell, Henning Haupt,and more
Type :
Open to all, International
Admission fee :
50.00 USD

Grace Arts Center of Dania Beach, Florida, is a non-profit organization providing education and venues for the performing and visual arts, besides being co-located with an art gallery and the dogoodhere café.


The organizers are looking for ideas and creative designs for the façade treatment of the rear façade of the warehouse building, a canopy for the entryway, including the door (which swings outward, (as per the building code), into the Grace Arts Center, off of the alleyway access, and a general plan for the parking area. Competition entrants may choose at their discretion to submit proposals either for the entryway/canopy and façade treatment of the building alone, or include ideas and designs for the general plan of the parking area.


  • January 10, 2013—Public announcement
  • February 11, 2013—Questions to the competition coordinator due
  • February 18, 2013—Registration due
  • March 15, 2013—Submittal due
  • March 22, 2013—Judging of all entries
  • March 25, 2013—Announcement of awards
  • March 29, 2013–April 1, 2013—Exhibition of entries
  • March 30, 2013—Reception and colloquium on competition at Grace Arts Center

Submittal Requirements

A Maximum of two presentation boards, either chipboard, foamcore, or similar, size 18 x 24 inches (imperial), and oriented vertically. All questions concerning the competition should be addressed to clare.m.vickery@att.net. The required illustrations and text:

  • 1 context plan at 1” = 200’
  • 1 site plan at 1” = 20’
  • 3 or more site elevations/sections at 1” = 20’
  • 1 partial detailed plan at 1” = 10’
  • Explanatory diagrams explicating your ideas and design concepts and design details
  • Text explicating your ideas and design concepts so that the jury can precisely assess what you intend by your
  • ideas and concepts, how you propose to achieve these intentions, and a summary budget estimate
  • Please include a DVD, CD, or flash drive with 2 pdf files of your entry for publication
  • Optional: a perspective, axonometric, or other type of 3D illustration at any scale

Admission fee:50.00 USD


  • James Archer
  • Corey Kissell
  • Henning Haupt
  • Ned Murray
  • Clare Vickery
  • Zack Spechler
  • Grace Kewl
  • Marc Laferrier
  • Lena Luckey
  • Randi Shane
  • Competition Coordinator David Benjamin


  • A first, second, and third place will be awarded as well as honorable mentions.
  • The winners will be published on the GAC website.

Download the Competition Description PDF 
For more information click here

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