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spaces of struggle

Call for Papers: UCLA Critical Planning Journal – Spaces of Struggle

Submission: April 30, 2017
Registration: April 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Urban regions are catalysts of change. They foster pragmatic politics that enables more progressive governance. “Progress,” however, has to contend with histories and structures that grew from exclusionary logic, uneven development, and the systematic exploitation of labor. Progress does not happen on its own; it emerges from the continued efforts of activists, engaged citizens, intellectuals, and professionals that strive for a more just city.

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Planetarium competition

Planetarium: The Experience of Space

Submission: August 11, 2017
Registration: August 11, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: £2,000, Runner-Up: £400, 6x Honourable Mentions
Type: Open

 

Eleven has announced their latest ideas and design competition Planetarium: The Experience of Space. The magazine’s latest challenge invites creatives around the world to imagine a new typology of Planetariums, one that reflects today’s renewed interest in space new and emerging understandings of our world, and a new paradigm in the relationship between media and physical space; a new typology of Planetarium which allows architecture and design to play a central role in the experience of space, both architectural and outer.

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laka architecture competition 2017

Laka Competition ’17: Architecture that Reacts

Submission: November 02, 2017
Registration: November 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 2.500 $, 2nd Prize: 1.500 $, 3rd Prize: 1.000 $
Type: Open

 

We invite designers from around the world to submit their ideas of architecture that reacts. That means architecture which is able to respond and adjust dynamically to the current needs and circumstances. These circumstances are often unpredictable, but their consequences can be crucial. The architecture that reacts is the architecture that lives as a living organism, since it responds to the external stimuli and develops because of it.

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lanzarote music factory

Lanzarote Music Factory

Submission: June 14, 2017
Registration: June 14, 2017
Language: English
Location: Lanzarote, Spain
Prizes: 1st Prize: 10.000 €, 2nd Prize: 2.000 €, 3rd Prize: 1.000 €
Type: Open

 

From reTHINKING competitions we are happy to announce our new competition:“ Lanzarote Music Factory” It is a competition which pretends to create a collective space, where the domestic space is as important as the urban space.

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construction container facelift competition

Construction Container Facelift

Submission: November 03, 2017
Registration: October 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

As cities expand and construction continues, citizens have grown to accept the eyesore that accompanies it. Construction containers are often sighted blocking city views and crowding construction locations. We don’t think that the inhabitants of cities need to compromise their cityscapes with construction containers just in the name of progress.

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the new nomads

The Ghost Project 2017 “THE NEW NOMADS”

Submission: April 27, 2017
Registration: April 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Everyday commuting and transportation, intense tourist influx to global destinations, massive ecological, economic and war-instigated displacements of people across the entire continent are becoming inevitable challenges of our times. At the same time, mobility remains the ultimate ideal of creative people’s freedom and independence, inspiring visions of objects, spaces, services and technological solutions that support nomadic way of living.

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bob dylan competition

The Bob Dylan Center

Submission: May 12, 2017
Registration: May 12, 2017
Language: English
Location: Tulsa, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from agencies interested in submitting proposals for the development of a master plan, design and initial installation and exhibition components for The Bob Dylan Center (BDC) in an existing building in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This master plan will establish desired standards and best practices for building interiors, installations and exhibitions, as well as the agency’s plans to make the BDC’s assets accessible to its constituencies in meaningful ways through effective and innovative curatorial approaches and public programs. RFQ submissions must be received by May 12, 2017.

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Smart Signage Design Competition 2017

YoungBird “Halo” Smart Signage Design Competition 2017

Submission: May 26, 2017
Registration: May 26, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Shanghai, China
Prizes: 1st Prize: 100,000 RMB; 2nd/3rd Prize: 20,000 RMB; and more details below
Type: Open

 

In partnership with China Fortune Properties, a state-owned commercial property developer based in Shanghai, we are now launching the YoungBird “Halo” Smart Signage Design Competition 2017 and calling for entries from design firms and institutes of higher education the world over. Contestants are required to conceive an innovative, smart signage design scheme for a select array of outdoor spaces inside the Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park developed by China Fortune Properties. This new competition is meant to seek ways to blend working environment and a shared community. (more…)

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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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