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280 Freeway Competition

  • 01:00 - 7 June, 2013
280 Freeway Competition
280 Freeway Competition, Courtesy of Center for Architecture and Design + the Seed Fund
Courtesy of Center for Architecture and Design + the Seed Fund


This past spring, Mayor Ed Lee announced an exploration of the potential of removing Highway 280 north of 16th Street in San Francisco. Presented by the Center for Architecture and Design + the Seed Fund, and co-sponsored by AIA San Francisco, the 280 Freeway Competition asks entrants to create hypothetical project designs for space in and around Highway 280. Open to architects, designers, planners, students, artists, landscape architects, and academics, participants are welcome to submit concepts that explore any aspect of the transformative opportunities introduced by the freeway removal. Entry is free, and up to $10,000 in prizes will be awarded. The registration and submission deadline is July 31. For more information, please visit here.

Cite: "280 Freeway Competition" 07 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/383832/280-freeway-competition/> ISSN 0719-8884