EVENTS
2x8 STUDENT EXHIBITION, COMPETITION, AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
PHOTO: 2x8 Exhibition 2017. Photo by Tom Bonner. Courtesy The BLOC

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.


KEY DATES FOR 2x8 2019

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

 

DESIGN COMPETITION FOR EXHIBITION*

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.


DESIGN COMPETITION
Design the 2X8 Exhibition Space
Design, build, and install the physical manifestation of the 2019 2x8 exhibition to showcase up to 32 student projects.

Register by 02.01.19 | Submissions Due 02.12.19
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Recognize Outstanding Student Work
Schools of architecture & design nominate the projects to be considered for scholarship/award by the 2019 2x8 Jury.

Register by 03.01.19 | Submissions Due 03.29.19

2X8 AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

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.

CONTRIBUTE TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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.


CREDITS
PHOTO: Banner: 2x8 Exhibition 2017. Photo by Tom Bonner. Courtesy The BLOC