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architecture competition berlin

School without Classrooms Berlin

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Berlin, Germany
Prizes: 1st Prize: INR 1,00,000, 2nd Prize: INR 60,000, 3rd Prize: INR 40,000
Type: Open

 

We seem to have forgotten that schools are the real ‘Temples of Innovation’ that shape children of the future. Schools are supposed to be ‘fun’ places that inspire wonder, creativity and innovation through the teaching and learning. Schools should offer welcoming environments that instil in us confidence to pursue our dreams and interests. Pedagogy i.e. the art of teaching faces a real test in today’s times for it has remained very stagnant and rigid in its discourse. Innovation in methods and practices of education has been slow and very limited.

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arquitectura del equilibro

THE ARCHITECTURE OF BALANCE

Submission: May 08, 2017
Registration: May 08, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

PIAM is an international architecture contest for professionals and students who use Fiandre Iris Ceramica Group materials to develop a project concept or submit a project prepared previously which have been changed with use of Fiandre Iris Ceramica Group materials. This third edition of PIAM focuses on reflection about: “THE ARCHITECTURE OF BALANCE”.

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hotel room design challenge

Hotel Room of the Future Design Challenge

Submission: April 02, 2017
Registration: April 02, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $2500, 2nd Prize: $1500, 3rd Prize: details below
Type: Open

 

The weary traveler isn’t looking for just any place to lay their head; hotel guests today are more tech-savvy, design-aware and sensitive to their surroundings than ever before. What would make their stay more comfortable? Let your imagination run wild and design the hotel stay of the future by demonstrating innovation in guest experience (comfort, entertainment and information) integrating at least 3 innovative appliances (can be ideas, projects or products currently on FirstBuild, or brand new concepts).

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3D printing award

International competition for additive manufacturing technologies 2017

Submission: March 31, 2017
Registration: March 31, 2017
Language: English, German
Location: Concept
Prizes: Prize money of EUR 15.000
Type: Open

 

Already for the second time the Challenge seeks to uncover specialists from around the world who are thinking outside the box and – pushing boundaries! 3D-Printing has the potential for the digital world to become real. Where do the developments of additive manufacturing lead to and which opportunies do they offer?
Interdisciplinary teamwork causes chances for creative new paths – because innovation needs a view from the top.

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photography competition

International Photography Competition “Cities without Architecture”

Submission: March 24, 2017
Registration: March 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Up to €3000 for the winner to develop a photographic project
Type: Open

 

According to the Un-Habitat (United Nations) Urban Observatory, it is estimated that fifty million people will move from rural areas to the cities in western Africa over the next ten years. In Mumbay, the population has recorded a four-fold increase. Half of the population live in slums, 700.000 spend the night on the streets, 100 million people in the world, mostly kids, have no permanent home. More than half a century has passed already since Bernanrd Rudofsky exhibited at the New York MOMA a collection of pictures he took during his trips.

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lasztownia competition

Łasztownia – the New Heart of the City

Submission: September 20, 2017
Registration: March 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Szczecin, Poland
Prizes: 1st Prize 150,000 PLN (about 34,600 EUR), 2nd Prize 75,000 PLN (about 17,300 EUR), 3rd Prize 50,000 PLN (about 11,500 EUR), up to 6 distinctions 25,000 PLN (about 5,800 EUR) each
Type: Open

 

Szczecin – a city in north-western Poland, inhabited by over 400,000 people, is searching for an original idea to develop an area of 200 ha located in the very heart of the City. To this end, its authorities have just announced the international urban and architectural competition “Lasztownia – the New Heart of the City”. The record-breaking prizes, totalling EUR 97,900, clearly shows how serious the Mayor of Szczecin is about the Competition results.

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international competitions in architecture

A HOUSE FOR CHUCK BERRY

Submission: July 01, 2017
Registration: June 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, Exhibition
Type: Open

 

What is life…?

Maybe nothing more than a piece of rock and roll…

And the stone of life is still rolling…

And the rolling of life is still rocking…

C’est la vie… (more…)

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xinguang village competition

Xinguang village competition

Submission: March 23, 2017
Registration: March 23, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Xinguang village, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL) and AzuKo are inviting submissions to a new design and ideas competition – reimagining the forgotten buildings of Xinguang village in China. (more…)

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Complicity and Defiance in Architecture

Complicity and Defiance in Architecture

Submission: April 15, 2017
Registration: April 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $1000, 2nd Prize: $500, 3rd Prize: $250
Type: Open

 

Architecture is historically complicit with the policies of those in power, both symbolically and functionally. It offers not only representations of power, but also vehicles for enacting power in its most grandiose, oppressive, and physically enduring expressions, from palaces and corporate skyscrapers to border walls and prisons.

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quad competition

The Quad: Sustainable Social Space

Submission: May 03, 2017
Registration: May 03, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $7,000 USD award towards the final execution
Type: Open

 

The Quad Competition is an international call for a social space installation. The competition is hosted by WHAT’S IN, a multi-disciplinary research initiative that advocates for urban density and housing affordability through design and policy.

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