Category Archives: Young architects

TOURIST SETTLEMENT IN PRCANJ

Submission: September 26, 2016
Registration: August 22, 2016
Language: English and Montenegrin
Location: Prcanj- Kotor , Montenegro
Prizes: 1st Prize: 16.000€, 2nd Prize: 8.000€, 3rd Prize: 4.000€
Type: Open

 

The Municipality of Kotor,Montenegro announces  the international single-stage anonymous competition for conceptual, architectural and urban solution for 4 star tourist settlement  on urban lots up26 and up 138, within the scope of detail urban plan ‘ Prcanj ‘.  (more…)

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Urban SOS: Fair Share

Submission: September 12, 2016
Registration: September 12, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize $7,500, 2nd Prize $5,000, 3rd Prize $2,500
Type: Open

 

The so-called “sharing economy” has changed the way we live, work, get around, take care of daily tasks and interact with each other. But even bigger transformations are possible. It’s time to imagine a new generation of digital innovations combined with physical design strategies to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing cities today. (more…)

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Race to Zero Student Design Competition 2017

Submission: April 04, 2017
Registration: November 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Golden, CO, USA
Prizes: N/A
Type: Student Competition

 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) inspires collegiate students to become the next generation of building professionals prepared to meet the growing imperative for environmentally responsive buildings. Specifically, this competition will help provide future architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs with the skills and experience to fully integrate building science in ultra-efficient buildings. After all, building science is vital to whether buildings will work or fail. That’s why, as part of DOE’s Building America and Zero Energy Ready Home programs, the Race to Zero is also designed to advance and enhance building science curricula at collegiate institutions. (more…)

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Digital City Kokura

Submission: November 13, 2016
Registration: November 05, 2016
Language: English
Location: Kokura area, Kitakyushu (Japan)
Prizes: 1st Prize: 50,000 Yen,  2nd Prize: 30,000 Yen, 3rd Prize: 10,000 Yen
Type: Open

 

The Asia Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the sixth AILCD International Student Design Competition. The theme of this year is “Digital City Kokura”. The competition addresses the problem of future developments of the Kokura City Center. The competition asks the students to make a proposal for a digital city within the Kokura area. The Kokura area should be considered as a real problematic area for the city of Kitakyushu. (more…)

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A HOUSE FOR ANNA AKHMATOVA

Submission: October 05, 2016
Registration: October 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, exhibition
Type: Open

 

We can only begin this invitational text by apologizing that we are a little late: on March 5th there were 50 years since Anna Akhmatova’s death. Fatally, it seems in cultural matters women still, despite occasional good intentions, come second… But we launched the competition for Alberto Giacometti late too… and just “by accident” we learned about Akhmatova’s commemoration this year. (more…)

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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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