Young Designer’s Design Competition:

In a team of maximum 4 people, take an existing bridge or structure and reuse its elements to create something new. This can be anything from a sculpture to a new bridge with an alternative purpose. Submissions should be presented on a single A2 size board. Further information is in the file below.

Shortlisted entries will be presented at the conference on 9th April 2024, where final judging will take place.



Judges Winner – £200 Cash Prize + More

Judges Runner-up – £50 Cash Prize + More

Audience Vote Winner – £50 Cash Prize + More


27th February 2024Design Brief issued
22nd March 2024End of questions period. Any questions about the brief or the competition should be sent to Answers will be made available to all competitors and published on the IABSE UK website.
5pm, 2nd April 2024Deadline for competition submission
5th April 2024Shortlisted entries notified
9th April 2024Judging and Presentation at the IABSE FoD Conference