NEWH Sustainable Hospitality Design Competition
NEWH is proud to host its annual Sustainable Design Competition. The NEWH Sustainable Design Competition will provide students with the opportunity to showcase their design skills while utilizing the very best in sustainable design products and practices. The competition guidelines change year to year; current guidelines can be found on our website.
$5,000 JLF/lone meadow Scholarship Award to an undergraduate student
$5,000 Valley Forge Fabrics Award to the respective interiors program of the winning undergraduate student
$5,000 NEWH Scholarship Award to a graduate student
The student awards will be distributed to the student through the respective school. Student monies may be used for tuition, books or supplies needed for his/her education. The award to the school must go to the INTERIORS PROGRAM and not to the general funds of the school. The program may utilize this award to enhance the educational needs of the students i.e., purchase of computers or software for the design program, purchase of materials to help the design studio. Our winning student and school shall be honored at HD Expo in May in Las Vegas.
Description of competition:
- Open to ALL interior design students (junior level and above) enrolled in an accredited program (Accredited programs include those which are deemed to be properly accredited per the U.S. Dept. of Education guidelines as well as those which have been accredited by the CIDA)
- All student intent applications must be signed by the school advisor, dean or program director.
- Instructors wishing to use the competition as a class project may do so and submit one intent application which must list all participating students and student info (name/address/email/phone). Instructor must evaluate class work and may submit no more than five of the best projects to NEWH by the February 15th deadline. All work submitted must follow the guidelines as outlined for individual submissions.
- Students must execute a dynamic, creative, cutting edge design utilizing the very best products and technologies which encompass sustainable products/materials and construction practices. In addition to the physical aspects of design, the functional daily use of the space in a “green” sense should be considered as the design of a space can encourage recycling and reuse by all occupants.
This year’s competition is “The Sustainable Guest Experience.” Through the use of story boards, animation, rapid visualization and/or perspectives the student shall tell a sustainable story of a guest stay in a resort hotel. Project site to be in your choice of one of these locales.
Please complete an “Application of Intent” to participate and email, mail or fax to the NEWH, Inc. office. Please visit our website for additional information.