Category Archives: Architecture

Tri An Monument

Submission: August 28, 2016
Registration: August 15, 2016
Language: English
Location: Louisville, Kentucky USA
Prizes: Stage One- 3 Finalists awarded $4,000 USD each
Type: Open


The overriding purpose of this proposed monument is to honor and express deep gratitude for the millions of Americans and Vietnamese who fought side-by-side to stop communist aggression and give the South Vietnamese people a chance to live in freedom. To give meaning to this difficult struggle, it is important for many of the Vietnamese people who fled their country and escaped communist persecution, to show their appreciation to those that helped them during and after the war. (more…)

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PINarchitecture /// The Invisible Skyline

Submission: May 31, 2016
Registration: May 31, 2016
Language: English 
Location: Concept
Prizes: N/A
Type: Open


Skylines are symbols for the cities above which they hover. Yet, the majority of buildings in cities lie well below the pinnacles of skyscrapers. Are skylines appropriate billboards for cities when most of population lives, works, and shops in the bottom few stories? What if a skyline, while still physically there, was invisible above ten stories? How does the function of a skyline change when it can no longer be seen? How might architecture, technology, or natural phenomena hide such a large mass of buildings? What might be the functional or political purpose of hiding a skyline? What happens when a skyline becomes invisible?


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Submission: August 30, 2016
Registration: August 31, 2016
Language: English 
Location: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Prizes: 1st Prize: INR 1,00,000, 2nd Prize: INR 60,000, 3rd Prize: INR 40,000
Type: Open


The biggest sporting showdown of the world, Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016, will commence in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from August 5. Around 10,000 participants from 204 nations are expected to descend in Brazil, unleashing fierce competition and rivalries. (more…)

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Tverskaya Streetscape Concept Design

Submission: June 27, 2016
Registration: June 02, 2016
Language: English and Russian
Location: Moscow, Russia
Prizes: 1st Prize: 826 000 RUB, x2 2nd Prize: 354 000 RUB
Type: Open


Strelka KB announces the launch of an Open International Competition for Tverskaya Streetscape Concept Design. The design project covers Tverskaya Street (from Pushkinskaya Square to Triumfalnaya Square) and 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street in Moscow. The competition is aimed to attract young and emerging architects for the projects on the renovation of urban territories as a part of “My Street” programme. The winner will be announced on the 7th of July 2016. (more…)

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WATERLINE | Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea 2016

Submission: July 15, 2016
Registration: July 15, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: See details below
Type: Selected countries designers


The Trieste Contemporanea Committee announces the 12th edition of the International Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea with the aim of showcasing the most original design offerings from the countries of Central Eastern Europe. (more…)

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Design a Sky Garden System for the Chong Qing Skyline

Submission: July 03, 2016
Registration: May 27, 2016
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Chong Qing, China
Prizes: 1st Prize: 600,000 RMB, 2nd Prize: 200,000 RMB, 3rd Prize: 150,000 RMB
Type: Open

The design intent is to create a system/network of eco-green elevated sky gardens within a soon to be realised super high-rise residential complex, with the aim of drastically improving the living environment and lifestyle of urban dwellers. This competition seeks young architects worldwide to provide innovative ideas to break the existing typology of the super high-rise and isolated lifestyles associated with high density urban living. (more…)

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A house for …

Submission: June 14, 2016
Registration: June 09, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: €2,500, 2nd Prize: €1,000, 3rd Prize: €500
Type: Open


Fourth  edition of this international competition organized by OPENGAP, inviting participants to explore the boundaries and paradigms of house designing, inciting them to work in innovative and visionary proposals which can both, think in a basic housing program and in the relation of  identity between the customer and  the project. (more…)

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“Off the Rails” Design Competition

Submission: July 29, 2016
Registration: July 29, 2016
Language: English
Location: Colorado, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: $3,000, 2nd Prize: $1,500, 3rd Prize: $500
Type: Open


Fort Collins, Colorado is a small city located at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills along the Cache la Poudre River in northern Colorado with a rapidly-growing population numbering just over 161,000 at the start of 2016. Sitting at an elevation of 5,000 feet above sea level, the city enjoys a sunny four-season climate with mild winters. (more…)

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Call for Entries: SEE (Santiago Emergent Ecologies)

Submission: July 31, 2016
Registration: July 31, 2016
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Maipu, Santiago de Chile
Prizes: An honorarium of 5,000 USD
Type: Open


The competition starts from the necessity of implementing practices and visions for equitable development and a sustainable future of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago; involving private actors, institutions, and communities in a process of reflection and synergic action that combines urban development with quality of life. (more…)

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AlterEgo Art Battle

Submission: May 15, 2016
Registration: May 15, 2016
Language: English
Location: Berlin, Germany
Prizes: 1st Prize: 10,000 €, 2nd Prize: 5,000 €, 3nd Prize: 2,000 €
Type: Open – 2 round


The AlterEgo ArtBattle is your opportunity to create the next level of interior design in Europe’s trend capital – Berlin. We’re looking for innovative, exciting talent, who can create living spaces that let out an individual’s Alter Ego, luring the artist, philosopher, or bohemian among us all, and reflecting it within the four walls of a home. A home they’ve always dreamt of, but never had the courage to build. (more…)

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