• 2018 ReStore ReUse Contest Guidelines

Annual ReStore ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

ReStore ReUse Contest Guidelines

WHEN
The contest begins on July 1, 2018 and ends on August 31, 2018. Winners will be announced mid-September. THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.

WHO
Anyone!  (Except employees of Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity)

WHAT
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity (AAHH) is hosting the 7th annual ReStore ReUse Contest to showcase innovative building projects constructed predominantly of used building materials.

Winners will be selected in the following categories:

  • Best in Show: $500 ReStore gift card
  • Furniture: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Homesteading (i.e. chicken coop, raised bed): $250 ReStore gift card
  • Live and/or work space: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Home Decor: $250 ReStore gift card
  • Youth (age 16 and under): $100 ReStore gift card

Winners will be announced in a press release, on Asheville Habitat’s website and social media pages, and featured in the Asheville Habitat ReStore.

OTHER DETAILS

  • Projects must have been completed within the last 2 years.
  • You may submit up to three separate projects (individually).
  • Re-submission of a project submitted in previous years will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete entries will not be considered.
  • Question? Email Scott at sstetson@ashevillehabitat.org

JUDGING
There will be 5 judges, assessing entries based on:

  • Quality of design and execution
  • Replicability of concept
  • Clarity of description
  • Quality of photos (if we can’t see it well, we can’t judge it fairly)

HOW TO ENTER
The 2018 contest is now closed. Winners will be announced in mid- late September.

Need inspiration?

Watch this video interview with one of the 2017 winners.

Below are the 2017 winners. Click here to see all 2017 submissions.