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Burningman 2013 Design Build Competition - Airport Terminal & Pilot’s Lounge - Wanna Fly!
Register: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Submit: Saturday, February 16, 2013


2013 Burningman Airport Terminal and Pilot's Lounge Design/Build Competition

Registration Deadline: 2/05/2013

Submission deadline: 02/15/2013

Open to: All

Entry Fee: None (We're Burners)

Awards: Award Ceremony Recognition at 2013 Black Rock City Municipal Airport Terminal and an air trip for two before, after, or during the Event from Black Rock City Municipal Airport to Soldiers Meadow for a soak and meal.

Panel of Judges : Thom Faulders, Eric Corey Freed, Thomas Rettenwender, and Michael Twing, Steve Ramseur (co-designers of previous Terminal) and 1-2 more judges to be announced.

Judging Criteria :  The projects will be judged according to the following categories : Feasibility, Creativity, Sustainability, Flow and Efficient Use of Space, Choice of Materials.

Vision and Description

Burning Man 2013 will be in its 27th year and is the largest and highest profile participatory Art Event and collaborative social living experiment in the World. Close to 60,000 people are expected to attend the weeklong event from August 25 to September 1, 2013. Some participants and almost all of the high profile attendees fly into the Airport at Burning Man called the Black Rock City Municipal Airport (BRCMA), which borders the enclosed event. During the Event it is the most active airport in Nevada. Estimated Construction cost limited to $20,000.


Tags for this entry:
usa, festival, airport, terminal, desert, nevada, burning man
James H. Gill
Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)
Saturday, February 02, 2013
I am working on a design that from above, looks like high aspect ratio bird wings.
Given the tight budget, and storage constraints, my design is primarily a "Feathered" roof structure that
defines the "Wings of a bird" with the runway as the birds body.

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