2×8 Student Competition, Exhibition and Scholarship program showcases exemplary student work from architecture & design institutions throughout California. Celebrating the state’s unequaled diversity in pedagogical directions, each of the participating academic programs select two student projects that epitomize their core vision. As many as 16 schools participate in the annual show.
Participating students exhibit their work at a public venue and have the opportunity to potentially receive scholarships to further their education as tomorrow’s architects.
School Participation Registration Opens / January 2019
School Participation Registration Closes / Friday, March 1
Schools Nominate Student Projects / Feb-March
Jury Day for Student Scholarship Awards / TBA
Exhibit Opening + Scholarship Awards Ceremony / Thursday, May 9
Exhibit Design RFP Posted / Friday, January 11
Registration Opens / Friday, January 11
Registration Closes / Friday, February 1
Submissions Due / Tuesday, February 12
Jury Day / Friday, February 22
Exhibit Opens / May 2019
*Adjunct to the 2×8 Student Scholarship Program, a second competition, open to architects & designers, is held to determine the physical design of the exhibition itself.
Register by 02.01.19 | Submissions Due 02.12.19
Register by 03.01.19 | Submissions Due 03.29.19
In 2018, 2×8 program sponsors awarded $13K in scholarships, to students with winning projects from East LA College, USC School of Architecture, CA College of the Arts, Woodbury, UCLA, Cal Poly Pomona, and Otis College of Art & Design.
This year’s goal is to raise $25K for the 2×8 student project exhibition and scholarship program!
To sponsor the 2019 2×8 Student Scholarship Program click here.