2018 AWARDS SUBMISSION

We are pleased to announce this year’s winners and feature all the exciting submissions we received.

2018 MAINE MASS TIMBER DESIGN COMPETITION

This year’s Maine Mass Timber Design Competition is intended to generate design ideas and test implementation of an emerging technology that hold specific promise for the state economy.

Photo credit - John Orcutt Photography, Maine Huts & Trails

DESIGN ABSTRACT

Remote Mass Timber Wilderness Lodge - Open Ideas Competition

Maine Huts & Trails maintains a network of backcountry trails and remote wilderness lodges woven through the woods and mountains of western Maine that provide a unique opportunity to explore and discover this beautiful region. The goal of this year’s competition is to study and develop a design concepts for a new hut on a established backcountry site, as well as to explore the implementation of mass timber construction technologies, particularly Cross Laminated Timber construction, in a remote location. A detailed Design Brief is available here and response to questions will be posted to this site until the close of registration in August. 

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ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to Professionals and Students (US citizens or permenant residents)
  • Open to Teams of up to four members
  • Interdisciplinary Teams are encouraged

2018 JURORS

Jeff Kovel AIA - Principal - Skylab Architecture

Kurt Lango ASLA LEED AP - Principal - Lango Hansen Landscape Architects

Trevor Lewis AIA - Partner - William / Kaven

Corey V. Martin - Principal - Hacker

Eric McDonnell PE - Associate - KPFF

Thomas Robinson AIA - Principal - Lever Architecture