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Shore to Core Design and Research Competition

Submission: August 21, 2016
Registration: August 21, 2016
Language: English
Location: West Palm Beach, USA
Prizes:  x2 1st Prize: $45,000 to develop winning projects
Type: Open

 

Van Alen Institute and the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency are launching Shore to Core, a design competition and a research competition that uses West Palm Beach as a model to reimagine our waterfront cities and better understand individuals’ relationships to the built environment. (more…)

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A HOUSE FOR MARINA TSVETAEVA

Submission: October 08, 2016
Registration: October 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, exhibition
Type: Open

 

How many mothers had to place their daughters in an orphanage, in order to save them from starvation, and how many lost one of them, nevertheless, to hunger…? How many women had their husbands executed, and how many of them lived in the terrible poverty Martina Tsvetaeva lived in, towards the end of her life…? (more…)

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COSTA DEL SPRAWL ideas competition

Submission: August 08, 2016
Registration: August 08, 2016
Language: English
Location: Costa del Sol, Spain
Prizes: Exhibition and publication
Type: Open

 

This open ideas competition forms part of a wider research project and seeks designs which encourage and facilitate cultural exchange and integration between immigrant and native communities. Spain’s Costa del Sol has been permanently transformed by the construction boom of the late 20th and early 21st century and its abrupt end with the European financial crisis. Inward looking private residential complexes and commercial facilities sprawl incoherently to form communities inhabited predominantly by immigrants from Northern Europe. The financial crisis brought almost all construction to an abrupt halt. Abandoned structures remain on the periphery of the sprawl as if monuments to the boom and crash. (more…)

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The Trans Siberian Pit Stops

Submission: October 19, 2016
Registration: September 28, 2016
Language: English
Location: Russia
Prizes: 1st Prize: $3,000, 2nd Prize: $1,500, 3rd Prize: $500
Type: Open

 

The Trans Siberian Pit Stops architecture competition is calling for submissions for a tourist centre that can be replicated along the world famous train route. Organised in cooperation with CDS NORDproperty developers, the Trans Siberian Pit Stops architecture competition is looking for designs for an instantly recognisable structure that would become a part of this iconic attraction, fitting in with the history and identity of one of the most well-travelled routes in the world. (more…)

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SUSTAINABLE MONTPELIER 2030

Submission: September 09, 2016
Registration: August 19, 2016
Language: English
Location: Montpelier, Vermont, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: $10,000
Type: Open

 

Net Zero Vermont, Inc., an independent nonprofit dedicated to fostering a sustainable future for Vermont, is launching a nationwide architectural design competition to envision what a sustainable Montpelier might look like in 2030. Offering a $10,000 prize for the winning design submission, this project hopes to attract top talent to the challenge of creating a concrete vision of a low-carbon, small-city of the future. Such a vision could inspire the work which will allow Montpelier to a Net Zero model city for the U.S. (more…)

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OPEN CALL: FOR ARCHITECTS/ARTISTS_”SECOND NATURE”

Submission: August 31, 2016
Registration: August 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Paphos, Cyprus
Prizes: 7 monetary prizes will be awarded
Type: Open

 

The European Capital of Culture – PAFOS2017 announces the architectural/artistic project entitled “SECOND NATURE”, for the creation of light, small scale structures that will be placed in the Municipal Garden, in the centre of Pafos. The open call is open to professional architects, artists, designers and students of architecture schools of member states of the International Union of Architects (UIA). (more…)

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Melbourne Tattoo Academy

Submission: October 12, 2016
Registration: September 21, 2016
Language: English
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Prizes: 1st Prize: $3,000, 2nd Prize: $1,500, 3rd Prize: $500
Type: Open

 

As the second most populous city in Australia, Melbourne was originally established in 1835 and grew dramatically during the goldrush of the 1850s, transforming itself into one of the world’s largest and wealthiest cities at the time. To this day Melbourne constantly ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world, ranking highly in education, entertainment, healthcare, research and development, tourism and sport, taking the number one spot every year from 2010 – 2015. (more…)

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“RUINS•REBIRTH” Dongjingyu Village Regeneration Landscape Competitions

Submission: October 20, 2016
Registration: September 30, 2016
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Dongjingyu, China
Prizes: 1st Prize: 100,000 CNY, 2nd Prize: 50,000 CNY, 3rd Prize: 30,000 CNY
Type: Open

 

The “RUINS•REBIRTH” Dongjingyu Village Regeneration International Landscape Design Competitionis co-organized by China Building Centre (CBC), Yuyang Township Government and Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute. As a point of departure for Dongjingyu Village’s regeneration masterplan, this competition seeks to respond to the rural revival movement across China and explore the local culture and charm of the Village. (more…)

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The City Above the City – Architects’ competition

Submission: September 30, 2016
Registration: September 30, 2016
Language: English
Location: Preferred cities London, Berlin, Paris, Washington, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Istanbul and Shanghai
Prizes: 1st Prize: €10000,  x2 2nd Prize: €5000, x5 3rd Prize: €2000
Type: Open

 

The City Above the City international wood design competition invites architects and students from all over the world to solve the challenges of urbanisation in both sustainable and humane ways. (more…)

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CAREfully designed

Submission: October 17, 2016
Registration: October 17, 2016
Language: English
Location: Horst, Netherlands
Prizes: 1st Prize: €2.200 and chance to work with us on the project
Type: Open

 

Dichterbij (a Dutch care institution that supports children and adults with intellectual disabilities) is looking for a new design for the Mikado site. Where formerly the care institution cared for about a hundred clients under intensive care, the number has now dropped to under fifty. (more…)

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