hongkong architecture competition

Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition

Submission: June 26, 2017
Registration: June 26, 2017
Language: English
Location: Hong Kong
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

A new competition to design a temporary pavilion for the West Kowloon Cultural District. To inspire innovation and help nurture new architectural and design talent in Hong Kong, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority has launched the Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition – a new competition to design an iconic Temporary Pavilion in the West Kowloon Nursery Park. The winning pavilion will be built on a waterfront location that offers spectacular harbour and sunset views, and the selected design should offer an inviting, informal public space to enhance visitor experience while also providing an informal space for talks, workshops and small performances. (more…)
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re-think contest

Re-Think: Share your ideas with the world

Submission: June 26, 2017
Registration: June 26, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

All humanity’s potential lies within the mind. Ideas are a testament to this fact. They change how we live, how we interact, how we feel. Ideas are everything. So now it’s time to show us yours. Balmond Studio’s annual Re-Think competition is back! (more…)

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urban sos competition

Urban SOS: hOUR City

Submission: July 17, 2017
Registration: June 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: US$15,000 and US$25,000 of in-kind support
Type: Student Competition

 

Presented by AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities — Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, hOUR City is this year’s Urban SOS™ student ideas competition. We’re asking students to propose new solutions to tackle housing, transportation, or economic development challenges and to re-imagine what a future “hour city” boundary can be. (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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Student Research Competition

CTBUH 2017 Student Research Competition

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $20,000 paid in two installments of $10,000Mentions
Type: Student Research Competition

 

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is pleased to announce the “Call for Proposals” for its CTBUH 2017 Student Research Competition – culminating with an award of $20,000 to be recognized at the CTBUH 2017 Conference to be held in Sydney, Australia, from October 30 to November 3, 2017. The funding for this competition has been made possible with the kind support of Underwriters Laboratories.

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paphos beach competition

Paphos Beach Shelters

Submission: July 28, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Paphos Beach, Cyprus
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Paphos Beach Shelter Competition is open to architects, students of architecture, recent graduates, and associated disciplines from around the world, during the European Capital of Culture – Paphos 2017. (more…)

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modular interiors contest

USM Flexible Modular Interiors

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

 

“The only constant is change. This is true in our personal lives – and even more so in our working environments.” – USM In times of growing issues like sustainability and rapid densification of global cities, modular architecture could form a much needed solution for pressing questions. A modular design has the big advantage of being able to adapt to changing circumstances, making the still prevalent choice for complete demolition and rebuild absolute. A modular design could grow along with the office or family and change its function when necessary. (more…)

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reinventing our rivers

Rethinking Our Rivers/Revons nos rivières

Submission: August 25, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Québec city, Canada
Prizes: First place 100 000$ CAD
Type: International ideas competition

 

The City of Québec is launching an international ideas competition, Rethinking Our Rivers, to collect distinctive, innovative proposals on developing Québec’s waterways. (more…)

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golden pin design award

Golden Pin Design Award 2017

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Taiwan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Design Competition /Spatial Design, Product Design, Visual Communication Design, Packaging Design/

 

The call for entries has begun for the 2017 edition of Taiwan’s Golden Pin Design Award–the only international design award focused on the world’s Chinese-speaking, or huaren, communities. The competition represents a chance for companies and brands to test the viability of their products and projects in the dynamic Greater China region. (more…)

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africa architecture awards

Africa Architecture Awards 2017

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $USD 10 000 prize to Grand Prix winner
Type: Open

 

The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards is noteworthy as the first dedicated Pan-African awards programme of its kind. Launched by founder Saint-Gobain, the awards aim to recognise and reward worthy projects from across the African continent, with one overall winner garnering a $10 000 grand prize. (more…)

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skycity architecture competition

SkyCity Challenge 17

Submission: November 01, 2017
Registration: July 01, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Place: 6,000 USD, 2nd Place: 3,000 USD, 3rd Place: 2,000 USD, 4 – 17th Place: 1,000 USD each
Type: Open

 

Our climate is changing, squalor, nationalism and inequality is rising, people are constantly moving into cities and the demand for a better and more sustainable living in urban areas continues to grow. The current ways are very limited and outdated and with the modern technology available we are able to create far better and more sophisticated spaces that could affect the very way of our living in the future …

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swiss room competition

A Swiss Room in Seoul

Submission: July 03, 2017
Registration: July 03, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

The challenge posed by this competition is to design a place-object which encapsulates the ideas behind the topic of “Architecture and Water”. It involves creating a place to showcase Lausanne’s Candidature which offers an intuitive approach to the multiple ramifications of this topic. It should, effectively, act as a laboratory of ideas. This place-object must be able to house a table and 4 chairs for discussions, presentation of the candidature, etc. It will be located in the hall of the Convention centre in Seoul. (more…)

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2017 Yilan Chair Design Competition

2017 Yilan Chair Design Competition

Submission: July 03, 2017
Registration: July 03, 2017
Language: English, Mandarin
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Yilan Chair Design Competition was established to showcase the passion and friendliness of Yilan residents, together with the natural beauty of Yilan County. Yilan Chair Design Competition is not only the first design competition brand to focus on a city in Taiwan it is one of only a handful of design events worldwide to adopt the theme of “children’s chairs.” (more…)

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INTERNATIONAL VIDEO MAPPING COMPETITION

iMapp Bucharest 2017 – Video-mapping Competition

Submission: July 03, 2017
Registration: July 03, 2017
Language: English
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Prizes: Audience Award 5,000 EUR, Jury Award 5,000 EUR
Type: Open

 

The iMapp Bucharest 2017 Video Mapping Competition is jointly organized by the Municipality of Bucharest, Creart – Center for Creation, Art and Tradition of the Municipality of Bucharest as the Producer, Maxin10sity Ltd. as the Art Curator and 360 Revolution Srl as Technical Provider henceforth collectively referred to as the Organizer. We are inviting international artists to create 4 minute 30 second long videomapped animations to the theme of “Above and Beyond” adapted to the façade of Palace of Parliament, Bucharest, Romania using and enhancing the architecture, and accompanied by music. The animations will be projected on 16th September 2017, in front of an international jury and a live audience. (more…)

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bergamo architecture competition

Piacentiniano Centre in Bergamo Urban Design Competition

Submission: July 05, 2017
Registration: July 05, 2017
Language: English
Location: Bergamo, Italy
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The European two-phase Urban Design Competition promoted by the Municipality of Bergamo intends to overhaul open areas, public squares and spaces and new functions for the discarded buildings of the centre of the Lower City. It asks for participants with multidisciplinary skills and aims at strengthening the role of the Piacentiniano system as the identity generator of the city centre, exploiting urban spaces, reviving commercial activities, re-using existing buildings, promoting social and cultural events and improving the accessibility of the area.  (more…)

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hospital competition

Open Call: NEXT LEVEL University Hospital Hradec Králové

Submission: July 07, 2017
Registration: July 07, 2017
Language: English, Czech
Location: Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Prizes: 1st Prize: 3 500 000 CZK (around 129 600 €), 2nd Prize: 2 200 000 CZK (around 81 500 €), 3rd Prize: 1 500 000 CZK (around 55 500 €)
Type: Open

 

The architectural and urban design competition for the modernization of the Surgical Centre of the University Hospital Králové is now open!

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matrix architecture competition

24H COMPETITION 18th edition: MATRIX

Submission: July 09, 2017
Registration: July 08, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

We live in an Age when everything changes in the blink of an eye. Our conception of reality has ceased to be a physical reality to become a possible unreality. Things may not be and be and Man reinvents himself as BEING. (more…)

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chuck berry competition

Chuck Berry Museum and Cultural District RFP

Submission: July 10, 2017
Registration: July 10, 2017
Language: English
Location: St. Louis, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Louis (LCRA) is issuing a public Request for Proposals (RFP) for redevelopment of the Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) owned property at 3137 Whittier Street and surrounding LRA properties (the “Property”). (more…)

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Arcipelago Italia

Mario Cucinella – Call “Arcipelago Italia”

Submission: July 10, 2017
Registration: July 10, 2017
Language: English, Italian
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Mario Cucinella, appointed by MIBACT as curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, is willing to launch a call for projects -both completed and under development- related with the subject “Arcipelago Italia”. The core of the proposal is the creation of a dynamic lab whose actions are focused on the urban space of the internal areas, exemplification of the identity of our country for both scale and historical-cultural stratification. (more…)

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landscape design competition

PHL “Image Maker” Landscape Design Competition RFQ

Submission: July 21, 2017
Registration: July 14, 2017
Language: English
Location: Philadelphia PA, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) are hosting a design competition to create an “Image Maker” landscape at the Airport. The competition is an opportunity to demonstrate Philadelphia’s position as America’s Garden Capital and create a welcoming image for the Greater Philadelphia region. (more…)

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portugal architecture competition

Shelter / Bird Watching Units Contest

Submission: September 15, 2017
Registration: July 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Barcelos, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Student Competition

 

PreGreen Lines Institute and the Corpo Nacional de Escutas (CNE), the major Scouts association in Portugal launched an International Competition open to Architecture students from all over the world.
InShelter SB-Lab + Students 2017 Award aims to receive architectural proposals for 2 shelters/bird wathing units that will be located in the future Scouts Eco-Camp of Barcelos, Portugal. These units must comply with a set of principles in order to achieve the best sustainability performance, such as near zero environmental impacts, inclusivity, equity and preservation of natural species and cultural references. (more…)

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house for CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

A HOUSE FOR CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

Submission: July 27, 2017
Registration: July 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Vienna, Austria
Prizes: Exhibition, publication
Type: Open

 

It is difficult to find a more “modern” poet, since indeed in some ways it was himself who defined modernity. Let us recall. He said that art has two halves: the modern one, that depicts the ephemeral, the transient, and the eternal one, that depicts immutability. (more…)

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Spit in Nizhny Novgorod

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod – Open Architectural and Urban Competition

Submission: August 30, 2017
Registration: July 15, 2017
Language: English, Russian
Location: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Prizes: 1st Prize: 300 000 Rubles, 2nd Prize: 200 000 Rubles, x2 3rd Prize: 100 000 Rubles
Type: Open

 

The Competition is organized by the Union of Moscow Architects and Nizhny Novgorod Department of the Union of Architects of Russia supported by the Administration of the Nizhny Novgorod region. (more…)

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international student design competition

CTBUH 2017 International Student Tall Building Design Competition

Submission: July 24, 2017
Registration: July 17, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Cash + Stipend to attend CTBUH 2017 Conference
Type: Student Design Competition

 

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is pleased to announce its 6th International Student Tall Building Design Competition. The goal of the competition is to shed new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in modern society. The deadline for submission is July 24, 2017.

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designing resilience

Designing Resilience Open Competition 2017

Submission: July 17, 2017
Registration: July 17, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In the last decade and beyond, we have witnessed natural disasters and extreme weather events besiegning human settlements across various continents at greater frequency due to the effects of climate change. From earthquakes, hurricanes and typhoons, to extreme temperature resulting in droughts, subsidence and floods, these events have wreaked havoc to urban areas alike; they have devastated communities, cost lives and brought destruction. (more…)

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tiny home design challenge

Rise Tiny Home Design Challenge

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

 

Tiny Homes are hot these days – more and more people are seeing the value of drastic downsizing in favour of increased financial freedom and reduced consumption and footprint. These are also important values that are core to Rise’s existence – helping you save money while reducing your footprint. (more…)

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karlin footbridge contest

Footbridge Holešovice – Karlín International Design Competition

Submission: July 25, 2017
Registration: July 25, 2017
Language: Czech
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,000,000 CZK, 2nd Prize: 600,000 CZK, 3rd Prize: 350,000 CZK
Type: Open

 

The Capital City of Prague has announced The Footbridge Holešovice – Karlín International Design Competition.

The Footbridge Holešovice – Karlín International Design Competition should bring an architectural and structural design proposal for a pedestrian bridge across the Vltava River. This bridge will connect the riverbanks of Karlín, Holešovice and the Štvanice Island. Up to this day the Prague districts Karlín and Holešovice suffer from the lack of good pedestrian and cycling connection. (more…)

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2017 opportunity competition

2017 Opportunity – Taiwan International Student Design Competition

Submission: July 25, 2017
Registration: July 25, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Total Prize Money is Up to US$160,000
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

Organized by Taiwan Ministry of Education, executed by Asia University, sponsored by Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation and iSee Taiwan Foundation, 2017 Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) is headed towards its ninth year. (more…)

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schroder house competition

A New “Schröder” House

Submission: July 31, 2017
Registration: July 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Prizes: Exhibition, publication
Type: Open

 

The famous Schroeder House by Gerrit Rietveldt was not built in 1917, that is, 100 years ago, thus it is not its centennial. But being that arguably it is the most “De Stijl” house that was built, we feel that it would be appropriate to commemorate it on the occasion of De Stijl’s centennial. (more…)

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bcappochin2017

2017 Edition of the Biennial International Prize for Architecture “Barbara Cappochin”

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

 

The UIA is proud to endorse the 2017 edition of the Barbara Cappochin Prize. Founded in remembrance of architecture student Barbara Cappochin, the biennial international prize for architecture is organized by the Barbara Cappochin Foundation and by the Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservationists of the Province of Padua. It has been supported by the UIA since 2005. (more…)

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UIA 2017 Architecture Competition

UIA HYP Cup 2017 International Student Competition in Architectural Design

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: July 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize:100,000 RMB, 2nd Prize: 30,000 RMB, 3rd Prize: 10,000 RMB
Type: Open

 

2017 marks the sixth edition of UIA-HYP Cup International Student Competition in Architectural Design, the sole annual international architecture competition for students in Mainland China that receives the support of Union International des Architects (UIA). It is a platform for global architecture students to approach the theme “Architecture in Transformation”, and for the rest of the world to check out the latest trend of Chinese architectural education.

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rome architecture competition

Rome Contemporary Chapel

Submission: August 14, 2017
Registration: July 31, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Rome, Italy
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Rome accumulates in its streets thousand of years of history. Its rich culture, its people and the intense and vibrant activity turn it into a reference world capital. Today, the city of Rome offers a different scenario according to society in which we live in marked by the mobility, the technology and the individuality. In a delicate European context, still in an economic crisis but proud of their racial crucible and welcoming refugees, spaces for introversion and shared dialogue are increasingly needed.

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africa architecture competition

African Architecture Competition by CPDI Africa

Submission: August 01, 2017
Registration: July 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Africa
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa challenges you to design prototypes of contemporary African architecture, that reflect the culture, aesthetics, materials and sustainable environmental elements for developing communities in today’s Africa. This competition is the perfect opportunity for professional architects, students, urban planners, visual artists, engineers, interior designers, and all built environment professionals to join in writing the final chapter in the book of contemporary architecture – The African Chapter. (more…)

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Porto architecture competition

Porto: Escola de artes

Submission: August 04, 2017
Registration: August 04, 2017
Language: English, Italian, Espaniol
Location: Porto, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below.
Type: Open

 

Ribeira is the oldest district of Porto: founded in Roman times overlooks the River Douro keeping intact the chaotic charm of its small streets. low houses, colorful facades, old shops, characterize the district that was insert in UNESCO for its typical morphology. The Luis I Bridge, which connects the two sides of the city, was built in 1880 boasting a strong structure of steel trusses. Porto isn’t only the city of bridges but it is also the place of colored tiles that cover the buildings, the azulejos.

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PISA architecture contest

#Pisa Conference Hall

Submission: August 06, 2017
Registration: August 06, 2017
Language: Italian, English, Espanol
Location: Pisa, Italy
Prizes: 500,00 euro for each participant
Type: Open

 

Pisa is a city with a long history that has preserved its ancient charm. The Middle Ages was the period of greatest splendor, during which expansionist ambitions and flourishing commercial traffic made Pisa one of the four Maritime Republics. To careful econom ic growth policies they were joined intentions of cultural development that led to the foundation of some of the most important academic centers in Italy. (more…)

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unbuild the wall contest

UNBUILD THE WALL

Submission: August 7, 2017
Registration: August 6, 2017
Language: English
Location: Mexico – United States Border
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Donald Trump’s main campaign promise relaunches and gives a definite boost to an old and obsolete project of physical separation that had been abandoned by the last US governments, given the manifest inefficiency to obtain the intended results of tackling drug trafficking, illegal immigration and arms trafficking and which would actually bring disastrous humanitarian and environmental consequences. (more…)

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house of chaos

THE HOUSE OF CHAOS – A House for Luigi Pirandello

Submission:  August 10, 2017
Registration: August 07, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Exhibition / Publication
Type: Open

 

Luigi Pirandello, the great Italian writer, who received the Nobel prize in 1934, was born in a suburb of Agrigento called Cavusu (chaos – in English), about 3km away from The Valley of the Temples, the famed archaeological site in Sicily. (more…)

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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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future house micro house

Call for Entries: Future House – Micro House

Submission: August 15, 2017
Registration: August 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $800, 2nd Prize: $500, 3rd Prize: $300, 10 Honorable Mentions
Type: Open

 

“Less is only more where more is no good.” — Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect. Not everyone aspires to live in a big house — some aspire to do quite the opposite. With a new generation entering the workforce with higher debts and lower wage expectations and another generation retiring on limited incomes with little savings, many people are seeking alternative living arrangements beyond the basements of family members.

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under the dome competition

2017 Burnham Prize Competition: Under the Dome

Submission: August 19, 2017
Registration: August 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: Chicago, USA
Prizes: Total Prize: $3,000
Type: Open

 

Paris In response to this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial prompting Make New History, the Chicago Architectural Club is pleased to announce the 2017 Burnham Prize Competition: Under the Dome. New History is made not from a position of sentimentality toward style, but rather it must be critical of our past and used to inform architecture that is responsive to both its context and future inhabitants. This competition uses the historical and typological construct of the dome and calls for its critical re-imagination in the context of Make New History. (more…)

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natian cup international design competition

‘NaTian’ Cup International Design Competition

Submission: September 15, 2017
Registration: August 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Suqian, Jiangsu province, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The contemporary urban landscape relies largely on the creation and regeneration of public spaces, which then reflect on the beauty of cities. The identity of urban spaces is created through infrastructures, sculptures, buildings, land, vegetation and any element that is capable of representing the essence of place and culture. Pleasant and comfortable urban ecological environment and interesting urban public spaces have undoubtedly become one of the main driving forces of urban development.

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Adelaide Creative Community Hub

Adelaide Creative Community Hub

Submission: September 14, 2017
Registration: August 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

What makes a ‘creative city’? And what capacity does architecture have to foster, inspire, or use to celebrate creativity within an urban environment? These questions are part of a growing discussion in Adelaide, Australia, surrounding what the city could be, and how to make Adelaide a more creative, vibrant, and innovative place to live.
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redesigning urban open space

Redesigning Urban Open Space

Submission: August 24, 2017
Registration: August 24, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

“Urban open spaces” are communal places where residents interact with their everyday communities ‒ places where people gather, where markets are held. Over the years, “Urban open spaces” have been referred to by many names.

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Alternative Designs for Museums

SHOWING – Alternative Designs for Museums

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The aim of the “Showing” competition is to develop a design proposal for the museum typology, intended as a place of display for objects and/or concepts of interest. It is asked to the participants to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of museums. Many architecture and design projects have already proposed new ways to experience the museum, establishing the architecture of the museum itself as a piece of art and object of display, or defining new ways of interaction and experience with the public. (more…)

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Tiny House Design Competition

Submission: September 1, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $1600, 2nd Prize: $1000, 3rd Prize: $600
Type: Open

 

Home is a domain that is intimate to all of us. Beyond its everyday function as a physical shelter for people and their activities, it connects with its user on a personal and emotional level. The modern day scenario of environmental and financial concerns along with the desire to have more freedom has led people to follow simpler and efficient ways of living. With the rapid growth of technology and smart living there lies an opportunity for efficient spaces with the feeling of homeliness and personal touch points. (more…)

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costa del sprawl competition

COSTA DEL SPRAWL ideas competition

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Costa del Sol, Malaga, Spain
Prizes: Exhibition + more TBA
Type: Ideas Competition

 

For a second year the Costa del Sprawl ideas competition seeks creative solutions to improve the social, urban, and architectural situation in some of Costa del Sol’s sprawling neighbourhoods. This year’s competition is focused on the theme of ‘identity’ and invites participants to imagine a piece of architecture, whether building or space, which could be adopted as a model of contemporary vernacular architecture specific to the area of Riviera del Sol, and act as a precedent for the future planning and development of the neighbourhood. (more…)

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iraq rebuild competition

Rebuilding Iraq’s Liberated Areas: Mosul’s Housing

Submission: September 04, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Mosul, Iraq
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $5000, 2nd Prize: US $1000, 3rd Prize: US $1000
Type: Open

 

Tamayouz Excellence Award is delighted to invite students, architects, and designers worldwide to Design a prototype for affordable housing for the post-Daesh city of Mosul, which can be easily replicated with the objective of increasing the capacity of housing in the city and providing a practical and inspiring solution for returning refugees and internally displaced. The conditions for returning refugees and internally displaced are extremely challenging. The question of how to support those who wish to return to their homeland will become extremely pressing. Limited resources in terms of finance and land mean that carefully considered material and spatial responses are needed. (more…)

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archistart architecture competition

Floating Room Architecture Competition

Submission: September 08, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1500€, 2nd Prize: 700€, 3rd Prize: 300€
Type: Open

 

Archistart, continuing the focus on tourism themes, promotes Floating Room Competition, a contest aimed at imagining an experimental architecture, a floating Hotel Room, a privileged point of view and a new link with the landscape or the urban context. (more…)

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little free library design competition

2017 Little Free Library Design Competition

Submission: September 01, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This is an Open, Two-stage, Design Competition to design, construct, and install a contemporary book shelter in underprivileged neighborhoods in Buffalo, NY. (more…)

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pamukkale architecture competition

Landscape Observatory Pamukkale – Architecture Competition

Submission: September 04, 2017
Registration: September 04, 2017
Language: English
Location: Pamukkale, Turkey
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain of Cürüksu in south-west Turkey, calcite-laden waters have created an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins given the name of Pamukkale (Cotton Palace). (more…)

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a house for contest

COMPETITION 2017: A HOUSE FOR . . .

Submission: September 12, 2017
Registration: September 05, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

 

Fifth edition of this international competition organized by OPENGAP, inviting participants to explore the boundaries and paradigms of house designing, inciting them to work in innovative and visionary proposals which can both, think in a basic housing program and in the relation of  identity between the customer and  the project. (more…)

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International Design Contest

The Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest

Submission: September 06, 2017
Registration: September 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This one-stage anonymous design contest seeks concept designs for the new €30m Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre in Kaunas, Lithuania. (more…)

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modern collective living challenge

Modern Collective Living Challenge

Submission: October 18, 2017
Registration: September 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: China
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

The Modern Collective Living Challenge is part of the Bee Breeders Global Housing Crisis competition series. For this architecture competition, participants are tasked with envisioning new forms of accessible housing for relocated farmers in rural China.
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Riverside Urban Hackathon 2017

Submission: September 21, 2017
Registration: September 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: Riverside, CA, USA
Prizes: Cash prize, publication, proposal pitch
Type: Open

 

Influence the future of Riverside, CA by merging design & tech to positively impact tourism in the city. #RUH17 . Riverside hosts amazing events every year, like the Festival of Lights, but the challenge of attracting tourists and caring for their needs is an ever shifting target. (more…)

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egypt museum competition

Museum of the Ancient Nile International Competition

Submission: October 6, 2017
Registration: September 22, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Aswan, Egypt
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students & Young Architects

 

With more than 6,800 km, the Nile is the longest river in Africa and for centuries it was considered to be the longest in the world. Located in the north-eastern part of the continent, it crosses 11 countries and has two major tributaries: the White Nile, which originates in Uganda and Kenya, named for the chalky colour of the sediment in its waters; and the Blue Nile, which originates in Ethiopia and is the source of most of the water in the river. (more…)

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Amber Road Trekking Cabins Architecture Competition

Submission: October 25, 2017
Registration: September 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Baltic Sea beaches
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize – US $1,500, 3rd Prize – US $500
Type: Open

 

The AMBER ROAD TREKKING CABINS architecture competition, in partnership with the Latvia Nature Conservation Agency, is calling for designs for a series of trekking cabins to be situated along the immense and beautiful Amber Road trekking path. The path will span the full length of Latvia, running along the Baltic Sea beaches which are an undiscovered gem of Northern Europe’s pristine natural beauty. (more…)

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pape bird observation tower architecture competition

Architecture Competition: Pape Bird Observation Tower

Submission: October 25, 2017
Registration: September 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Latvia’s Pape Nature Park, Latvia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Bee Breeders, in collaboration with “PASAULES DABAS FONDS” THE WWF ASSOCIATE PARTNER IN LATVIA, are calling for submissions for the Pape Bird Observation Tower architecture competition. The first in a series of competitions based in Latvia’s Pape Nature Park,the Pape Bird Observation Tower is looking for iconic designs for a replacement for the park’s previous observation tower that burned down when it was struck by lightning. (more…)

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riverside restaurant architecture competition

PARIS RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT

Submission: September 30, 2017
Registration: September 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Paris, France
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Paris and the entire country of France is world-famous for its cuisine, with a non-exhaustive list of delicacies and culinary systems. The culinary reputation of Paris is very rich, cultured and diverse. French food culture, according to UNESCO, is important for ‘bringing people together to enjoy the art of good eating and drinking’ and the power to create ‘togetherness, the pleasure of taste, and the balance between human beings and the products of nature’. (more…)

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Terminal Building in the Year 2075 – STUDENT GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Submission: October 1, 2017
Registration: October 1, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This 6th Edition Invites Students to Re-Envision the Terminal Building in the Year 2075. Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, announces the 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years past, the theme, consistent with the firm’s expertise in airport design and aviation, is envisioning an airport of the future. (more…)

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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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nisshinkogyo architecture competition

Bridging – Architecture that bridges

Submission: October 6, 2017
Registration: October 2, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,000,000 JPY, 2nd Prize: 500,000 JPY, 3rd Prize: 300,000 JPY, x8 Merit Prize: ¥100,000 each
Type: Open

 

“Bridging” signifies, “connecting different places by drawing bridges”. Once the bridge is drawn over the river, the traffic of people and matter is born. Recently, we also call the connections among different networks bridging. (more…)

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workplace competition

BCO NextGen Workplace Competition 2017

Submission: October 06, 2017
Registration: October 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The BCO NextGen Workplace Competition 2017 is looking for multi-disciplinary teams to provide considered, forward thinking, and innovative ideas that challenge the status quo of today’s workplaces; and that reflect on the future of our organisations, people, and physical environments. We are asking competitors to consider: (more…)

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fondation beneteau competition

Catamaran Architecture Competition

Submission: 14 October 2017
Registration: 14 October 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 6.000€, 2nd Prize: 4.000€, 3rd Prize: 2.000€
Type: Open

 

Fondation d’entreprise Bénéteau is organising its seventh annual competition for students enrolled at a European architecture, engineering, design or art school or attending a university course relevant to the stated objective. This year the competition relates to the design of a catamaran. (more…)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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skyhive skyscraper architecture contest

SKYHIVE Skyscrape Architecture Contest

Submission: December 20, 2017
Registration: November 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Hypothetical site
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge is looking to create an iconic high rise structure for an office tower with state-of-the-art facilities. Working in partnership with the Manipal Executive Education, winning entries will be showcased in their Global Tall Building Studio – Design Workshop in Dubai, where architecture students and in industry leaders collaborate to conceptualise the future of high-rise structures. (more…)

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russia architecture competition

Vimania ARchitecture competition

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 29, 2017
Language: English, Russian
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Augmented reality provides us with new research field of architecture. Now you do not need architectural models. We can see the building as it is with all the details. At the same time, it remains virtual model. These properties are augmented reality give us new opportunities. For example, we can compare the buildings from different regions of the world, from different eras in the same scale. We can make collections of buildings, unimaginable compositions. These new aspects give the researcher of the architecture an unexpected tools and fundamentally unattainable points of perception. (more…)

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architecture at zero

Architecture at Zero

Submission: January 30, 2018
Registration: January 10, 2018
Language: English
Location: Tiburon, California
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Architecture at Zero competition challenge is to create a zero net energy bayside community education and visitor’s center, in support of the mission of the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC).  This facility is San Francisco State University’s center for estuary and ocean science located on 53 acres of bayside property in Tiburon, California. (more…)

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