National Design and Construction Competition
June 7, 2021
Elon Musk’s inspirational quote sets the tone for the upcoming
2021 CIRT National Design & Construction Competition
held in cooperation with ACE Mentor of America and the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC).
The 2021 CIRT National Design & Construction Competition Worthy Finalists!* have been selected! None of these ACE affiliates have EVER BEFORE been named to the presentation phase of the competition.
ACE Mentor Program of Southern Nevada/Las Vegas, Maverick Design Team for their entry: Manufacturing Center/Zone
ACE Mentor Program of Greater Milwaukee for their entry: Retrofit a School
ACE Mentor Program of West Michigan for their entry: Homeless Shelter
The competition will be live-streamed on Monday, June 7, 2021 beginning at 3:00pm ET. Read the full announcement HERE including what teams were named as national runner-ups.
*This year's "Worthy Finalists" are named in honor and remembrance of Ed Worthy, who
contributed to the success of the ACE Mentor Program for over 20 years.
The three project challenge options include the following:
Create a functional, modern, welcoming homeless shelter that addresses the various needs of its occupants (health, safety, treatment, nourishment, etc.)
Plan, develop, and create a local site/hub to attract manufacturing/supply chain resources to meet the needs of the United States.
RETROFIT A SCHOOL
Reimage, retrofit, or otherwise redesign and construct entire or portions of a school to meet the health, safety, and social needs in our current and/or post pandemic communities.