web_banner_sq_250x250_printULI has opened registration for the 12th annual Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition, which seeks multi­disciplinary teams of graduate students to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site. Teams of five students representing at least three disciplines have two weeks to develop solutions that include drawings, site plans, tables, and market-feasible financial data.

The ideas competition rewards the winning team with $50,000, and finalist teams with $10,000 each. The host city will be revealed in January 2014. Applications to participate are due by December 9, 2013. Details about the competition can be found at udcompetition.org.

Daniel Lobo is manager of awards with the ULI Education and Advisory Group.