Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, announces the 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years past, the theme, consistent with the firm’s expertise in airport design and aviation, is envisioning an airport of the future.
Participants are encouraged to re-envision the terminal building in the year 2075 using one of 10 existing international airports, taking into consideration local context, technological trends, and project feasibility and passenger experience.
Curt Fentress, who founded this program to promote the advancement of innovative design in public architecture, said, “The Fentress Global Challenge is an incredible way for our firm to engage with students from, literally, all over the globe. It’s been thrilling to see and evaluate the ideas of the next generation of designers.”
The schedule for the competition is:
- Competition Announcement
May 30, 2017
- Design Submission Deadline
October 1, 2017
- Shortlist Announcement
October 31, 2017
- Winners Announcement
November 30, 2017
- Internship at Fentress Architects