San Antonio River Barge Design Competition

San Antonio River – photo courtesy AIA San Antonio

In celebration of San Antonio’s upcoming 300th anniversary in 2018, the City of San Antonio and AIA San Antonio have launched the River Barge Design Competition. The competition challenges designers to "reimagine the ‘river barge’ experience as a quality transportation option with a newly designed, more sustainable and modular fleet using innovative technology to meet the needs of both tourists and residents." Local, national, and international teams are invited to submit their innovative designs. 

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finalist teams: $20,000 for first place; $10,000 for second place; and $5,000 for third place. The selected team will be awarded a professional services contract with the City of San Antonio.

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