USF Bike Shelter Design Competition Judging

Architecture and Community Design students at the University of San Francisco will present design concepts for the covered and secure bicycle parking facility USF officials intend to build between in 2013. A panel of judges that includes professional architects and bicycle planners will evaluate the presentations. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend to ask questions and provide feedback that will help inform the judges.

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