Call for entries: The shopping center of the future

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) wants your visions of the shopping center of the future (2029 to 2059, specifically) for its Future Image Architecture Competition.

The competition is open to all architectural professionals worldwide who are members of ICSC. Ideas of the future shopping center can address any aspect, specific or general, of the retail environment.

Entries are due by 5 p.m. on April 20, and will be judged by a panel included Barry Bergdoll, the Philip Johnson chief curator of architecture and design at The Museum of Modern Art and professor of architectural history at Columbia University; Allison Arieff, New York Times "By Design" columnist; and Reena Jana, Business Week "Innovation Department" editor. 

Winners, to be announced May 19, will be chosen in the following areas: the mall environment; the shopping experience; the merchandise mix; dining and entertainment; parking and transit; green; and general brilliance and innovation. All submissions will be exhibited in a gallery at the ICSC's annual convetion in Las Vegas in May.

Entry details are here.

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