THE DIG STUDIO URBAN GREENING CHALLENGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Dig Studio is hosting an Urban Challenge (DSUC) intended to encourage the exploration of what urban greening might look like at the urban street scale, if money, policy, and regulations were not a limiting factor. Within the arid climates of Colorado and Arizona, what opportunities exist for greening our streets, storefronts and rooftops that we are not capitalizing upon? How can our streets be adapted to today’s unique physical distancing environment to accommodate business, entertainment, and socialization within a street greening framework?
DSUC encourages students to explore contemporary urban challenges, so that we might introduce new ideas on how to make our communities more resilient, healthy, green, and economically viable. Dig Studio seeks to advance the practice of landscape architecture through the exploration of ideas to improve our communities.
The Dig Studio Urban Challenge is open to graduate and undergraduate students currently pursuing landscape architecture degrees in an accredited university program at University of Colorado Denver, Colorado State University, University of Arizona, or Arizona State University, as well as recent graduates (within the last year) with a degree in landscape architecture from any of these universities. Students must provide proof of active enrollment status: scanned copy of their student ID and current course schedule. Recent graduates must provide a scanned copy of their diploma.
To learn more, click here to access the competition brief, and here to access the application. Applications due June 15, 2020, and Submissions are due July 31, 2020.