Professional Class - Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition
The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition strives to challenge and empower the next generation of designers to think about how aluminum extrusions can shape a better, more sustainable world.
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and its educational and research organization, the ET Foundation, are inviting designers and engineers from around the world to share their vision for the future using aluminum extrusions.
The competition is FREE to enter and is open to entries from designers, architects, engineers, and others who design products and systems that utilize aluminum extrusions. Manufacturers are invited to enter the competition in partnership with their extruder. Entries are due no later than February 26, 2024.
Professional team and individual designers and manufacturers are eligible to enter the ET Foundation Professional Design Competition. Students compete in their own class.
Call for Entries
Entry Due Date: February 26, 2024
First Place cash awards are available for the best aluminum extrusion design in each of the four categories:
- Architectural/Structural: $2,500
- Transportation: $2,500
- Engineered/Industrial Products: $2,500
- Alternative Energy: $2,500
Professional Prize Categories
Individual designers and companies are eligible to enter the ET Foundation Design Competition Aluminum extruders and their customers are encouraged to team up to enter their extrusion design in the competition. Prizes may be awarded in the following four categories: