PALISADES GLACIER MOUNTAIN HUT COMPETITION
Type: Open, anonymous, single-stage.
Sponsor: University of California, Berkeley School of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design.
Client: The David Brower Memorial Mountain Hut at Palisades Glacier Foundation & The United States Forest Service.
Eligibility: There are no restrictions on eligibility to enter the competition. Winning team will be required to include at least one architect licensed in the State of California.
1 April, 2003 Competition registration materials are made available
5 Dec 2003 Competition entries due by 5:00pm at UC Berkeley Deanâs Office
12 Dec 2003 Exhibition of entries begins
19 Dec 2003 Judging of competition is completed, winners announced
15 Jan 2004 Design contract executed with winning team
1 May, 2004 Construction documents complete, building permit application, bidding
1 June, 2004 Permits issued, construction ready to begin
Awards: There will be an award of $25,000 to the team of the winning entry as selected by the jury, and additional awards at the discretion of the jury. It is expected that the design that is chosen by the jury as the winning entry in the design competition will be built.
Project: This competition is intended to lead to the construction of the Palisades Glacier Mountain Hut - a 60 to 80-person wilderness base camp facility for overnight stays. In addition to the competition prize money, it is expected that the winning design team will enter into a contract offering professional compensation for this commission. The expected construction budget will be in the range of 1.5 million dollars.
Registration: $35, payable in U.S. funds, must accompany the completed registration form. Each entry must have an individual registration fee and form. There is no limit to the number of entries per person, or the number of teams in which an individual may participate.
For additional information on how to enter, go to the competition website: www.ced.berkeley.edu/competitions