National Design and Construction Competition
June 7, 2021

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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.

 

They are:
 

  • 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:
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HOMELESS SHELTER

Create a functional, modern, welcoming homeless shelter that addresses the various needs of its occupants (health, safety, treatment, nourishment, etc.)

Shopping Mall Escalators

MANUFACTURING CENTER

Plan, develop, and create a local site/hub to attract manufacturing/supply chain resources to meet the needs of the United States.

High School Exterior

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.

THANK YOU TO OUR COMPETITION SPONSORS

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