San Francisco Affordable Housing Challenge-Competition

Registration Deadline:  Thursday, May 21, 202011:59 PMBST

Submission Deadline:  Friday, Jul 3, 202011:59 PMBST

 

San Francisco is among the trendiest and most-popular cities in the US, which additionally occurs to make it probably the most costly cities on this planet. Residence of Silicon Valley, San Francisco has change into the go-to metropolis for tech firms inside the US, and with numerous tech workers flocking to the realm with size-able paychecks, it’s not laborious to see why the costs within the Bay Space have skyrocketed within the earlier a long time.

Add to this the strict zoning legal guidelines inside the metropolis limits and the higher Bay Space, San Francisco has seen an ever-increasing hole between the provision and demand for housing. Zumper, a platform that tracks nationwide rents, not too long ago recorded the best ever median hire for a one-bedroom condo. At $3,700 per thirty days, San Francisco is now formally the most costly metropolis within the nation.

The San Francisco Affordable Housing Challenge is the most recent within the Bee Breeders Reasonably priced Housing competitors series. In partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS, this inexpensive housing problem is tasking contributors with conceiving an answer to the town by the bay’s housing disaster.

There aren’t any particular necessities for this competitors, and so contributors are inspired to be as inventive as potential with their proposed options. Venture designs must be versatile, enabling them to accommodate totally different inhabitants and their various necessities. e.g. households, single professionals, {couples}, and so on.

The jury may also be on the lookout for designs that problem typical concepts of housing, design, and the neighborhood as a complete, whereas on the identical time incorporating a sensible ingredient that would see these initiatives providing an actual, legitimate resolution to the town’s inexpensive housing disaster.

Chosen profitable designs won’t solely obtain prize cash, however may also be featured within the subsequent ARCHHIVE BOOKS publication on the subject of inexpensive housing, scheduled for publication in Winter 2020.

 

MORE: sanfranciscochallenge.beebreeders.com

 

PRIZES

Three profitable proposals and 6 honorable mentions can be chosen. Bee Breeders will award a complete of US $6,000 in prize cash to competitors winners as follows:

  • 1st Prize – US $3,000
  • 2nd Prize – US $1,500
  • 3rd Prize – US $500
  • + 6 honourable mentions
  • BB Scholar Award – US $500
  • BB Inexperienced Award – US $500

COMPETITION SCHEDULE (extended)

  • Deadline for registration: MAY 21, 2020 
  • Deadline for submission: JULY 3, 2020 (11:59pm GMT) 
  • Announcement of the winners: JULY 23, 2020

Chosen profitable designs won’t solely obtain prize cash, however may also be featured within the subsequent ARCHHIVE BOOKS​ publication on the subject of inexpensive housing, scheduled for publication in Winter 2020.