2018 National DiscoverDesign Competition

The National DiscoverDesign Competition is an annual ideas competition challenging high school students to design solutions to a real-world problem using the design process. The competition is hosted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring people to discover why design matters.

amarts Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:46
2018 CIRT Design & Construction Competition

The 2018 CIRT National Design & Construction Competition invites ACE Mentor Affiliate teams (student and mentors) from across the country to design solutions for one of three challenges: an ultra-flexible home, an ideal high school or revitalize an urban block. The competition is maintained, coordinated and juried by the Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), in coordination with ACE Mentor National and the Chicago Architecture Foundation

CAFedge Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:53
2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition WInners

The 2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition challenged students across the country to design Design a Chicago public library in the Little Italy neighborhood. This year 436 students participated in the competition challenge....

CAFedge Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:07
2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition

The 2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition: Design a Library + Community Space in Chicago opens Sep 1st. Deadline is Nov 17th.
CAFedge Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:20
2016 DiscoverDesign Competition Winners Announced

CAF is pleased to announce the student winners of the 2016 National DiscoverDesign Competition. The competition invited youth from classrooms all over the United States to design an affordable housing prototype for a local town, city or location of their choice.

CAFedge Tue, 12/20/2016 - 12:18
Introducing the NEW DiscoverDesign

Just in time for our 2016 National Design Competition, the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) is excited to unveil the new DiscoverDesign.org, an online platform where students and teachers come together to design solutions for real-world challenges.

CAFedge Mon, 09/19/2016 - 18:18