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2018 Carbon Cup - Sustainable Design Competition

HIGH PERFORMANCE DESIGN COMPETITION

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1st place: $1,500

2nd Place: $1,000

3rd Place: $500

5 Honorable mentions


The Details:

Detailed competition brief here.
Site plan here.
Weather file: Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India

Teams or invidividual with team size max of 5 persons

Registration Link for the competition. Last date of registration: Sep 30, 2018.

For more information, write us at [email protected]. Please write us (after registration) if you need us to match with either Architects/designers contestants or Building Science specialist contestants for competition collaboration

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COMPETITION DETAILS (High performance design)

RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTER


All contestants are required to design a visitor center to visit the nature park.
This visitor center requires a site NET zero design for:
  • An information area (around 500 sqft)
  • Exhibition spaces to accommodate 50 people (around 3,000 sqft)
  • An auditorium for documentaries (25 people)
  • A restaurant/café for 50-60 people (with kitchen & amenities – around 2,500 sqft)
  • Ticket booth & related office spaces (around 250 sqft)

Additional Requirements:

- Vista points/decks
- a protected camping site for approximately 40 people
- Showers & toilets with hot water supply
- open protected space for picnic&children,
- car park for 25 cars & 5 buses.
- indoor areas should have efficient heating/cooling
- Local materials & construction techniques can be used to make the project more eco friendly
- The greatest emphasis should be placed on high performance design.
- Analysis like energy calculations, water usage reduction strategies, daylight analysis can be done to understand thermal, visual & user comfort.
- The design must not interfere with the existing wildlife on the site.
- Project must be operational year round from 8am to 6pm excluding public holidays.
- Height limitation – 40 feet.
- No setback limits
- On-site energy generation technology should not be installed outside the roof area. - No separate installation on the ground permitted.
- REMEMBER, any equipment outside of protected grounds must be kept safe from wild life, and present no harm to the environment.