The AIAS and American Galvanizers Association (AGA) are looking for members to share their sketches/renderings/models to showcase the use of galvanized steel in a unique way! This competition is open to all years and skill sets – show us what you’ve got!

This competition asks students to research the design and fabrication properties of hot-dip galvanizing and then sketch/model a sculpture, building façade, parking garage, outdoor recreation/entertainment structure, etc. that could be physically built out of hot-dip galvanized steel.

Submissions will be judged on constructability, design, and ingenuity.

How to Enter

  • Share your sketches/renderings/models on your Instagram account between August 1 to November 1, 2020, to enter the competition
  • Tell us (in 1-2 sentences) how your sketch/rendering/model is utilizing galvanized steel (or how it is taking advantage of hot-dip galvanized steel’s benefits)
  • Tag the AIAS National Office and AGA on Instagram – @aiasorg @agagalvanizeit
  • Follow the AIAS National Office and AGA on Instagram – @aiasorg @agagalvanizeit
  • Use the following hashtags: #AIASInStudio, #InStudioMade and #galvanizeit
  • The top submissions will be promoted bi-weekly on the AIAS National Instagram account.

Three winners will be selected and may have their project(s) physically built at the AGA’s discretion.

Winners will be announced at AIAS FORUM.

*Note: You must be an active AIAS member to participate*
**You must have a public Instagram account to participate**
***There is no limit to the number of sketches and renderings you can submit, but please choose your best!***

Prizes: Three winners will be selected and their work will be showcased at AIAS FORUM.

The winning cash prizes are as follows:

  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $250
  • 3rd Place: $100

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