About the Competition

Mind the Gap is a public design ideas competition for the Detroit Design Festival (September 21-28, 2011).

The public is invited to submit ideas for Detroit's in-between spaces -- alleys, bridges, sidewalks, storefronts, surface parking lots, overpasses, vacant lots. Any site in the city that connects two places.

Anyone can submit an idea through this website or in person at Bureau of Urban Living. Submissions are due Monday, September 12, 2011, 5:00 pm EST.

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury, and a $100 cash prize will be awarded to the best idea. A selection of ideas will be displayed at a special Mind the Gap event during DDF:

Thursday, September 22, 2011
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Bureau of Urban Living
460 West Canfield Street
Detroit, MI 48201

For event info, click here.

For media inquiries, contact info@bureauliving.com.