Cleveland Design Competition is…
…an annual single-stage ideas competition that generates architectural designs to transform urban sites and public spaces in Cleveland, Ohio. It is the intent of the Cleveland Design Competition for its submissions to become a resource to influence better design solutions for projects that impact the city’s built environment.
…to influence better design solutions for projects that impact the city’s built environment.
In its first year in 2007, the competition saw 200 designers in 10 countries submit ideas for Irishtown Bend in Ohio City. In 2008, over 235 designers from 15 countries submitted ideas for an Intergenerational Playscape in Detroit Shoreway. In 2009, over 175 designers from 16 countries submitted ideas for a state-of-the-art multimodal transportation center planned for Cleveland’s Lakefront. In 2011, 238 designers from over 20 countries submitted visions for a new kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) public school in Downtown Cleveland. At the conclusion of each competition, the winners are announced at a public exhibition of the entries by representatives of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy including Kathryn Lincoln, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and Armando Carbonell, Senior Fellow and Chair of the Department of Planning and Urban Form.