Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 30, 2014
Construction company Hammer & Hand published a reminder today to architectural students and interns in the US and Canada that submissions for the perFORM 2014 House Design Competition are due Monday, March 24, 2014. The competition challenges participants to design a single-family house that fuses aggressive energy efficiency with beautiful design. A jury of leading Northwest architects, builders and educators will evaluate and select winners.
The perFORM design jury will judge entries based on two criteria: energy performance and design quality. Participants will submit an energy performance analysis of their entry using the perFORM Verification Tool, showing each design’s predicted Energy Use Intensity, or EUI. Design quality will be judged based on “resourcefulness, replicability, and beauty.”
The perFORM jury includes:
See bios of jury members at http://hammerandhand.com/perform-design-competition-jury.
“Interest in the competition has been great, with registrants from all over the United States and Canada,” said Daniel Thomas, Co-Owner of Hammer & Hand. “We’re eager to see the high design, high performance building solutions that these emerging architectural professionals propose.”
Guidelines, resources, downloads and a link to register for the competition (FREE) are available at http://hammerandhand.com/perform-design-competition. Winners will be unveiled on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 at Hammer & Hand’s Seattle office in the Bullitt Center: 1501 E Madison Street, #250, Seattle, WA 98122. Winning entries will be exhibited in Portland, Seattle, and online. Cash awards range from $500 to $2000.
About Hammer & Hand
Hammer & Hand is a construction company dedicated to inciting evolution in building through service, science and craft. The firm collaborates with clients and architects to build the best of the Northwest.
Hammer & Hand Portland
1020 Southeast Harrison Street
Portland, OR 97214
Hammer & Hand Seattle (at the Bullitt Center)
1501 E Madison St, #250
Seattle, WA 98122