Is it possible to apply to Winter Stations as a team?
Yes, you can apply as a team or individual. If you’re applying as a team, you only need to register one team member and if you have a collective name, put that in ‘Organization’. All team members will be properly credited when the winning teams are announced.
Can I submit more than one proposal?
Yes, you can submit more than one.
Does the design have to include a lifeguard stand?
Yes, every design must include and/or interact with the existing lifeguard stand in some way.
Does the proposal have to be submitted in a specific language?
Yes, please submit your proposal in English. The jury selection will be primarily based on your design and supporting visuals.
Can we temporarily remove the structure for the installation?
No, the intent of the design brief is to incorporate the lifeguard stands as part of the overall design.
Can every country participate in this competition?
Yes, this competition is open to everyone.
Is there a specific file name required for the submission?
Yes, please save your files with the first and last name and the name of your organization. For example First.Last.WinterStations. For multiple files, add a number at the end of the file name. For example First. Last.WinterStations1 and First.Last.WinterStations2.
If there is no organization just save with first and last name. First.Last.
Do I have to login in with the same email I registered with to submit the files?
No logging in is required to submit files to the Winter Stations Dropbox. Please follow the naming convention listed above.
Is registration supposed to provide a unique ID for submitting?
No. Registration is used to help us gauge interest in the competition and to collect contact info to cross reference with the naming convention listed above.
Is there a cash prize?
There will be an honorarium of $3500 for each winning artist. Travel expenses will be covered up to $1500. Please note Winter Stations will adhere to any travel restrictions that are in place due to Covid-19. Back up plans are in place if travel is restricted, with details to come.
Is the deadline for submissions before midnight on November 17th? Or just before, November 16th 11:59pm?
We have decided to extend the competition deadline by one week. The deadline for Winter Stations will now be November 24th at 11:59pm.
How important is the integration of the lifeguard stand in regards to judging criteria?
All designs must integrate an existing lifeguard stand. This is a key component of the judging criteria.
How much detail regarding construction does the proposal need to provide?
The proposal should take into account the construction budget and general feasibility of the design. Our fabrication team will connect with winning design teams directly to go over the construction in more detail following the competition.