TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Eligibility

The HONOLULU CONNECTS competition is open to any and all students who are in a design focused program and recent graduates that are within one year of their graduation. The competition is open to students and graduates who are in the United States and its territories.

Building Voices organizers, members of the jury or their families, or those directly involved with the preparation or funding of this competition may not participate.


Anonymity

HONOLULU CONNECTS is an anonymous competition. No names of participants shall appear on graphic material or in file names. A unique 5-digit registration number is the only means of identification.


Ownership + Copyright

The intellectual property rights for each submission remain with the author of the submission.

Building Voices reserves the right to publish, exhibit, or present the work submitted to this competition in any format.

By submitting an entry, competitors grant Building Voices, its organizers, partners, and related events a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to copy, publish, exhibit, display, distribute, create derivative works, or use any part of the entry submitted to this competition in any format for any purpose, and to license third parties to copy, display, distribute or publish the materials in the context of promoting or reporting the competition and its results or any other Building Voices events.


Warranties

All competition entries must be the competitors’ original work created solely by the entrant, not previously constructed. The source of any clip or stock art, or other materials, incorporated in the design rendering or otherwise used in the entry should be identified. By submitting an entry, competitors warrant that their entry is original and that they possess sufficient rights in the entry to grant the rights to Building Voices. Competitors agree to indemnify Building Voices and all partners and competition jurors against any claims of intellectual property infringement relating to or arising from entrants’ entries.

Building Voices, AIA Honolulu, School of Architecture at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, AIAS Hawai‘i UH Manoa, University of Hawai‘i Community Design Center, and the City and County of Honolulu intend to publish the results of the competition online and present results in a public forum. By submitting an entry, competitors grant the above mentioned organizations a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to copy, publish, exhibit, display, distribute, create derivative works, or use any part of the entry submitted to this competition in any format for any purpose, and to license third parties to copy, display, distribute or publish the materials in the context of promoting or reporting on bus rapid transit or the competition and its results.

Because the purpose of this competition is to foster innovative urban designs for the public realm in Honolulu, by submitting an entry, competitors grant to the City and County of Honolulu and their Consultants a non-exclusive, transferable, irrevocable, perpetual right to copy, display, distribute, create derivative works, make, use, or incorporate any entry or any element of any entry in designs for infrastructure, without guarantee of payment to the competitor. The City and County of Honolulu and their Consultants, at their sole discretion, give credit to an entrant if the agency deems their work to have significant influence on any final designs that are built. However, the City and County of Honolulu and their Consultants are not obligated to utilize any entry.


Questions

Questions regarding the competition will be accepted until October 19, 2018.

Questions should be e-mailed to: 2018honoluluconnects@gmail.com.

Answers will be posted on the Q+A Tab of the competition website.


Additional Materials

HONOLULU CONNECTS is to be conducted solely via www.buildingvoices2018.com the competition website. This document will be the only resource for this competition. No additional printed materials are available. The official language of the competition is English. All drawings and architectural scales should be expressed in feet and inches.