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International competition in architecture – Jacques Rougerie Foundation

Submission: November 19, 2017
Registration: November 19, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The first action of the Foundation is to encourage a different view for tomorrow’s world, while taking into account requirements linked to the worlds of Sea and Space. The Foundation aspires to promote the development of highly innovative and promising projects by providing awards of € 7 500 for the Grand Prix and € 2 500 for the Focus, creating synergies between initiatives and skills. (more…)

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barcelona social housing competition

Barcelona Social Housing

Submission: December 04, 2017
Registration: November 19, 2017
Language: English and Spanish
Location: Barcelona
Prizes: Publications, Exhibitions and prize money
Type: Architecture competition

 

ARCHmedium we invite students and young architects to explore new typologies about social housing in a consolidated environment in the center of Barcelona. We propose the transformation of an existing office building from the 20th century to social housing. The existing 18.000m2 will house 160 homes and small scale businesses. The objective of the competition is to guarantee the social function of housing through rethinking the housing space. Proposals must explore new typologies and urban ways to respond to the program and improve the scope of intervention. The intervention must meet the highest environmental criteria, seeking a low energy consumption.

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International Masonry Institute Competition

Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Design Competition

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $30,000 in prizes — see award category & prize details below
Type: Open

 

The inaugural 2017 Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Design Competition challenges architects, engineers, students, and firms to imagine the future of masonry design.

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indigenous housing competition

Indigenous Housing Canada Ideas Competition 2017

Submission: November 14, 2017
Registration: November 14, 2017
Language: English
Location: Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Indigenous Housing Competition Canada invites everyone, students and professionals, to submit ideas for remote access Indigenous Community housing in Canada.

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low carbon city

Low Carbon City Yahata

Submission: November 12, 2017
Registration: November 05, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Yahata area, Japan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

The NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the 7th AILCD International Student Design Competition. The theme of this year is “Low Carbon City Yahata”. (more…)

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Shelter 48 architectural competition

Eleven’s Shelter 48 Competition – Call for Entries

Submission: November 11, 2017
Registration: November 11, 2017
Language: English
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Eleven has announced their latest ideas and design open competition: ‘ Shelter 48: Emergency Life Support Design ’. The magazine’s latest challenge calls on creatives from all around the world to design innovative concepts for an emergency life-support system capable of being deployed rapidly in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster.  (more…)

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Race to Zero Student Design Competition 2018

Submission: April 03, 2018
Registration: November 07, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Student

 

The Race to Zero is an annual competition, open to students and faculty from any interested collegiate institution. The competition challenges collegiate teams to design zero energy ready buildings that are so high performance and energy efficient that all or most annual energy consumption can be offset with renewable energy. Through this competition, future architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs gain the skills and experience to start careers in clean energy and generate creative solutions to real-world problems.

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SITE THEATRE Architecture Competition

Submission: November 11, 2017
Registration: November 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Peniche, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

ARKxSITE is pleased to announce the ‘SITE THEATRE’ international architecture ideas competition for architecture students and young professionals  (≤ 40 years old).

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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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infinity box architectural competition

INFINITY BOX COPENHAGEN

Submission: November 01, 2017
Registration: October 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Danish Capital Copenhagen is World renowned for being the most happiest and livable city in the world. If you ask the locals regarding the reward they all will sum-up to one thing and that’s the hygge which generally means coziness, but encompasses far more. The city is well crafted with bike friendly streets, hued town houses and craft studios, Freetown Christiania aligned with Copenhagen is attracted by the concept of collective business, workshops and communal living. (more…)

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retail design contest estee lauder

Call for entries: Estée Lauder – Night Time is the Right Time

Submission: October 23, 2017
Registration: October 23, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Total Awards : €4000
Type: Open

 

New retail design contest on Desall.com: Estée Lauder and Desall.com invite you to design a new visual merchandising concept for celebrating and highlighting the Advanced Night Repair serum across various retail settings.

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nuclear competition

NUCLEAR – landmarker for a waste isolation site

Submission: October 22, 2017
Registration: October 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: New Mexico, United States
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Since the Cold War, one of the most challenging and urgent tasks facing governments around the world has been the disposal of transuranic nuclear waste.  As a by-product from nuclear weaponry production, transuranic waste is not only harmful, but also boasts a formidable decay process lasting thousands of years. To address this issue, millions of barrels of highly radioactive waste have been buried in repositories deep beneath the earth’s surface. One such disposal site  is the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico, United States. To ensure public safety, it is imperative that the site remain undisturbed for the duration of the waste’s decay process. (more…)

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biomimetic architecture competition

24h competition 20th edition – biomimetic

Submission: October 22, 2017
Registration: October 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes.

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futuristic city architecture competition

Yilong Futuristic City International Design Competition

Submission: November 15, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Yilong District, Guizhou, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

City is the habitant for human. However, with global urbanization going on, city problems have been arising ever more, such as air pollution, water source shortage, traffic congestion, worse public security and urban homogenization. Decision-makers and citizens begin to reflect: can cities bear our simple and magnificent dream of a better life? where is the future of city? and where is the future of human beings? Nowadays, Chinese urbanization is progressing in a more rational way. Competition focus in many cities has changed from scale which based on low public service cost to utility which based on high specificity. Urban pattern is changing. During this process, future city has embodied infinite possibilities. (more…)

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waterproof competition

Waterproof – International design competition under 40

Submission: November 03, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Venice, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: 10.000€, 2nd Prize: 4.500€, 3rd Prize: 2.000€
Type: Open

 

The aim of the contest is to create a link between the world of design and production, and stimulate innovative solutions that start from the knowledge and from the eventual customization of materials used for the project. The design theme is Palazzo Ca’ Tron, location of undergraduate degree programme in Planning and Urban Design at Università Iuav di Venezia, located in the historic center of the city.

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AFAIR UI 2018 Design Competition: “Lost and Found”

Submission: October 20, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Total of 15 million IDR
Type: Architecture Student

 

Have you ever had the idea to occupy a space that is soulless and lacking of identity? When you are in a transitional space, for example, can your surroundings leave you any meaningful/memorable expressions or a positive impact?

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shelter competition 2017

The Reconstruction of Commons today – Shelter 2017

Submission: October 18, 2017
Registration: October 18, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

In rural regions and fishing villages there still exist “commons” such as mountains, forests and water areas that are jointly managed and utilized by the local community. It could be said however, that such commons are almost nonexistent in urban areas (especially in Japan). This is because in the process of modernization, land, building, and objects were designated either under private ownership or public ownership, and a society based on systems of exchange through currency and redistribution through tax had in particular come to shape urban space. (more…)

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cities for a flying world competition

International Architecture Contest – Cities For a Flying World

Submission: October 16, 2017
Registration: October 16, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Graduate School of Urbanism from Higher School of Economics, based in Moscow, is launching the first Future Cities Contest for students and young professionals under the title ‘Cities for a flying world’.

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The Black Taj Competition

The Black Taj: An incomplete memory of the Mughal Empire

Submission: October 20, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Prizes: 4500$ and sponsored trips.
Type: Open

 

The Black Taj Mahal (Persian/Urdu: لحم جات ہایس “Black Taj”, also “the 2nd Taj”) was supposed to be a legendary black marble mausoleum that was planned to be built across the Yamuna River directly opposite the Taj Mahal. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan is widely believed to have desired a mausoleum for himself similar to the one he had built in memory of his deceased wife, Mumtaz Mahal. There has always been a debate in the archaeological and historian circles regarding the authenticity of the plan for the Black Taj. What if it was supposed to exist and NOW, we vest this opportunity upon YOU, how would you build the Black Taj? (more…)

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taj mahal architecture competition

TAJ | THE INCOMPLETE STORY OF LOVE

Submission: October 15, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: England
Location: Agra, India
Prizes: 1st Prize – $500, 2nd Prize – $200, 3rd Prize – $100
Type: Open Competition

 

The aim of the competition is to rejuvenate the land on the other side of the Taj Mahal, across the river; on the site of the Mehtab Bagh. The Mehtab Bagh must not remain a separate tourist destination to visit, just to get another view of the Mughal marvel, Taj Mahal; but act as an extension of its beautiful architecture, into a harmonious continuation on the other side of the river. (more…)

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