Design competition for Outer Hebridean schools

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

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Western Isles Libraries is running a design competition for primary and secondary school pupils in the Outer Hebrides in partnership with Architecture and Design Scotland.

The competition is part of the Climate Beacons project which is encouraging conversations and discussion about the climate challenge through a variety of creative activities.

There are two separate competitions, one for P4 to P7 pupils to design a home for the future, and the other for S1 to S4 pupils, to design a community for the future.

Pupils are encouraged to think about the challenges climate change is bringing and to think of creative ways to both mitigate them and adapt lifestyles so people can live more sustainably.

Any medium can be used to create the designs; an artwork, drawing, sculpture, Minecraft design, Lego or Tinkercad.

The deadline for entries is Saturday, October 30 2021.

For further information, please visit and click on the Design for the Future Competition.