The construction industry is a vital contributor in the nation's economy. If you're a practical person and are interested in how things work - construction could be the industry for you.
From project management and planning, to surveying, design and on site management, construction is a huge sector with a wide variety of opportunities to create and to build.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is at the heart of a management career in construction. They are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.
Now the CIOB want to hear from you!
How to Get Involved
In teams, we want you to construct a brief for a leisure centre, focusing on how you would meet the needs and requirements of three key stakeholders:
Your proposal, can be delivered in any format, but it must be no longer than 500 words. You should include ideas of what you would change about this building. Think about your costs for materials and your expected turnover.
As an additional exercise you could also create a montage or model showing how the building would be eventually used.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
Demonstration of creative and original approaches to the delivery of the project
Clear presentation of information in written or visual format
How To Enter
Please register on the MyKindaFuture site, select "Enter Now" on the challenge page
Select the challenge and upload your entry directly to the MyKindaFuture website
This challenge is open to students aged 14 - 19. Entries should be undertaken by the students on a group basis (maximum 5 students per group)
A full resource pack is available online to download which will assist teachers on key points your students need to be covering as well as other links and materials for inspiration.
Winners will be invited to a finale ceremony in Manchester in March 2016 Each member of one winning group will win £100 As well as shadowing opportunity with an industry professional
The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.
They are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. They have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and they've been doing that since 1834. Their members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.