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Off the Grid MS


Participants conduct research on a sustainable architectural design for a home in a country of the team's choosing other than the team's resident country. Teams will create a display and a model. The model can be of the home designed by the team, or of a specific aspect of their design. Semifinalists demonstrate competency by presenting and responding to questions about their design.

2021-2022 Challenge


Design Challenge: Design a home for a family of three (3) in an economically developing country of your choice. The house must be designed for an area that does not have access to a power grid. In addition, the house must include a passive solar system, water collection system, and solve one (1) problem that is specific to the area.

​Oklahoma Eligibility

Three (3) teams per chapter may participate; a team of one (1) is permitted.

Contact Information


The individuals listed below are familiar with the event and available to give guidance. Please email them if you have questions regarding this event.

Rachel Christy

Event Coordinator

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Careers Associated

  • Appraiser

  • Architect

  • Construction Manager

  • Interior Designer

  • Urban and Regional Planner

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