The objective of the competition is to design a Campus Recreation Center and Sports Complex. This complex will include both indoor and outdoor facilities for a variety of sports including athletic courts, a rock-climbing wall, and group exercise rooms.  The project is to use metal building construction with a maximum of two stories.

Detail specifications for the complex are forthcoming. Check back later.

Sustainability Aspect
This new facility should embody the university’s commitment to environmental responsibility and incorporate sustainable strategies into the way that the building is designed and operated.  In particular, the new facility should take advantage of the sustainability benefits associated with using metal building construction. (See the Resource Tab for Sustainability Information for Metal Buildings).

Judging Criteria
Criteria for the submission will include:

  • Demonstrates understanding of metal building construction
  • Suitable proposal for the context and architectural design
  • Technical integrity
  • Constructability and practicality
  • Overall presentation – video, graphics, renderings

Intellectual Property/ Copyright
The creator owns copyright of the project; however, MBMA reserves right to publish all materials and to modify presentation of images to better suit any publication format.

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Work may be download and shared as long as the creator and competition are credit. The work may not be modified nor used commercially.