The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is intended to enlighten students and engineering, design, and architecture professionals about aluminum extrusions' superior advantages and many applications.
Enter your unique designs in the 2020 Aluminum Design Competition! Show off your talent, ingenuity and creativity by designing components, systems and/or products that feature aluminum extrusions.
The ET Foundation is grateful to Bonnell Aluminum for their sponsorship of the
2020 Student Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition awards.
The 2020 Design Competition offers two possible tracks to compete in:
The Student Class is open to students currently enrolled in high school, college/university, technical school, or graduate school.
Go to the Student page to learn more.
The Professional Class is open to designers, engineers, architects, manufacturers and others who design components and systems.
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Learn more about the 2020 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Judging Criteria and Competition Rules.
Scholarships totaling $15,500 will be presented as cash awards to the best student designs submitted. Winning entries in the Student Class will be awarded in the following amounts:
Sustainable Design Award
A First-Place Prize may be awarded for the best design in each of the four categories:
Structural / Architectural
Grand Prize - $3,500
Awarded to the best entry overall regardless of Competition Class (Student or Professional)
The right shape using the right alloy can then be enhanced through additional fabrication and finishing steps to yield an effective product design solution. Aluminum profiles can:
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