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Auburn CADC Portfolio Competition 2012 Guidelines

1. Format Requirement 8 1/2” x 11”, portrait or lanscape single or double page spreads. 35 page limit. 1 page front and back = 2 pages 2. Submission Requirement All entries will be posted to ISSUU.com. Candidates will post pdf files of portfolio submissions to the Auburn CADC Portfolio Competition 2012 group. Only entries that are posted to the site will be juried. In order to post to the site candidates will need to sign up for an issuu account and follow instructions to post. 3. Suggested Criteria An architectʼs portfolio is a professional document that continues to evolve due to the changes in media and information technology. The primary use for the professional portfolio is in communicating the architects work in a clear and accessible way. The portfolio competition is an opportunity for the student to begin to develop a professional identity through the creation of a portfolio. This years competition seeks to host the entries in a web based medium that is accessible and easy to use. The judging criteria will be based on the quality of the work and the clarity of its presentation. 4. Suggested Resources Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Josef Muller Brockmann. Making and Breaking the Grid by Timothy Samara Portfolio Design by Harold Linton. portfoliodesign.com 5. To Enter 1. Create an account on issuu.com 2. Once logged in follow this link 3. Join the “AU CADC Portfolio Competition 2012” Group by clicking the Join button 4. Upload your pdf portfolio to issuu by clicking the “upload document” button at right side of the blue navigation bar 5. Title the document in this format “Last Name_First Name” ex. “Doe_Jane” 6. Enter all the required fields and click the upload button 7. Navigate back to the “AU CADC Portfolio Competition 2012” Group by clicking under “My Groups” 8. Click the blue “Add Something” Button and select your portfolio 6. Deadline Entrants may post as many versions of the document up to the deadline of 12:00 Noon, Monday January, 9, 2013. Please limit your entry to 1 document. In the event that more than one document is posted, only the most recent document will be considered. 6. Jury This years jury will be made up of members of the CADC Advisory Council including SOM principal Nick Holt from the New York office. 7. Prize A top prize of $2,500.00 will be awarded. Special prizes will be awarded at Jurors discretion.


Revised AU CADC Portfolio Competition 2012