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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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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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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Design Initiative Africa 2017

Submission: June 31, 2017
Registration: January 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Africa
Prizes: $10,000 is cash prizes
Type: Open

 

The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa (CPDI Africa) is a culture-inspired, research-based, design-build competition, created to inspire the development of successful neighborhoods and communities on the continent, with modern African architecture that is both culturally and environmentally sustainable. Believing that the redevelopment of Africa’s built environment should be as it has always been, built as a collaborative effort between the community members and designated master builders, CPDI Africa engages participation from the design community in Africa and the Diaspora at large, for the accomplishment of its vision.

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RESHAPE competition 17

RESHAPE17 Programmable Skins Competition

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: €1,500, 2nd Prize: €700, 3rd Prize: €500
Type: Open

 

Wearables are becoming an active, supplemental skin that not only protect our body but also facilitate functions such as growth, movement, respiration and nutrition or rehabilitate the environment. Becoming a new medium able to regulate the relation between our body and its surroundings, wearables can now collect and exchange information producing dynamic outputs. Reshape aims to enhance these impulses in fashion design, proposing a new challenge to makers and designers: RESHAPE17 | Programmable Skins Competition.

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europan 14 architecture competition 2017

Europan 14 : Productive Cities

Submission: June 30, 2017
Registration: June 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Winners: € 12000, Runners Up: € 6000, Special Mentions
Type: Open

 

After two sessions exploring the adaptable city Europan now focuses on productive cities. How mixed is actually the mixed-city? Housing remains the main program in many urban development projects of the post-industrial era. We wisely add some office places and public amenities, but remain especially keen on stimulating bars, shops and restaurants because we want every new district to be a “genuine vibrant urban neighbourhood. Looking back at how we organized this wave of regeneration, we can see how we have systematically excluded one program: the productive economy. (more…)

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LA plus

LA+ IMAGINATION Design Ideas Competition

Submission: June 02, 2017
Registration: June 02, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $10,000 + publication / Details Below
Type: Open

 

Paradisiacal, utopian, dystopian, heterotopian – islands hold an especially enigmatic and beguiling place in our geographical imagination. Existing in juxtaposition to what’s around them, islands are figures of otherness and difference. Differentiated from their contexts and as much myth as reality, islands have their own rules, their own stories, their own characters, their own ecologies, their own functions, and their own forms. (more…)

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cybernetic competition

Innovative Minds 2017 – Cybernetic Framework

Submission: June 01, 2017
Registration: May 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $1000 , 10 Honorable Mentions
Type: Open

 

Innovative Minds 2017 is an exploration into the relationship between the virtual world blending with physical architecture. The virtual world – built on the framework of vast data networks – is becoming increasingly referential to the nervous system. Architecture strives to tangibly enhance humanity’s wellbeing through the design of complex systems. As cybernetics increasingly interconnects the virtual and physical worlds, how will this relationship influence architecture and its physical context to solve complicated problems? (more…)

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namsan competition

Post-human urbanity: A biosynthetic future on Namsan

Submission: May 31, 2017
Registration: February 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: 1st Prize: 5,000,000 KW, x2 2nd Prize: 2,500,000 KW, x5 3rd Prize: 1,000,000 KW
Type: Open

 

The competition calls for ideas focusing on biosynthetic ecology as a vehicle for urban regeneration, and reflects the Metropolitan Government of Seoul’s new emphasis on building community engagement in sustainable urban regeneration.  Participants are expected to examine Haebangchon, known as “Liberation Village,” a village in Namsan scheduled for conversion to a large urban park.
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wedding oasis competition

Wedding Oasis Competition

Submission: May 31, 2017
Registration: May 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Perugia, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: € 8000, 2nd Prize: € 4000, 3rd Prize: € 2000
Type: Open

 

If there is a universal experience able to connect people of all cultures, times and traditions, that experience is love. The wedding can be considered as a civil or religious ceremony. In any case, it is the natural celebration of love, the kind of love that, through the centuries, has always been connected to the renewal of mankind. For this reason, the wedding day is a day of joy and celebration for a union that aims at being faithful and unbreakable. Consequently, it is the most celebrated moment of a couple’s life.   (more…)

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lighthouse interior competition

Lighthouse Interior

Submission: May 31, 2017
Registration: May 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: € 5000, 2nd Prize: € 2000, 3rd Prize: € 1000
Type: Open

 

From Iberian Peninsula, passing through Americas, until Asian shores, designers and businesspeople have recently started to focus their attention on lighthouses. In the era of GPS, sonar and automatic navigation, a number of signal towers have lost their original significance, being abandoned and turning into ruins. They stand as relics of a bygone era, now waiting to be rediscovered and re-used in a more contemporary fashion. (more…)

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driverless future competition

DRIVERLESS FUTURE CHALLENGE

Submission: May 19, 2017
Registration: May 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Blank Space is proud to announce the Driverless Future challenge, a global competition to shape the impact of autonomous transportation in NYC, with a prize purse worth over $60,000 for the 4 top teams. The focus of the challenge is not on the cars themselves, but everything else: from parking solutions, to mass transit, accessibility, shipping, logistics, software, services, and new uses of roadways, intersections, and sidewalks. The primary goal is to create a launchpad for entrepreneurs, innovators, designers, engineers, architects and futurists to enact real change in New York City.

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hongkong pixel homes

Hong Kong Pixel Homes

Submission: May 17, 2017
Registration: April 26, 2017
Language: English
Location: Cesis, Latvia
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

Hong Kong is one of the most expensive and densely populated cities on Earth. With over 7 million people living on an island just 1,102 square km in size, where the population is constantly struggling for space. Like other major cities around the world, Hong Kong is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis. The strict limitations on space mean that there is a capped supply of housing on the island. A limited supply, paired with an ever-growing demand, has caused Hong Kong housing prices to skyrocket.
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HERE + NOW 2017 Students Competition

Submission: May 15, 2017
Registration: March 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st place: 2,000€, 2nd place: 1,500€, 3rd place: 1,000€
Type: Students Competition

 

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) knowledge community is pleased to announce the HERE+NOW: A House for the 21st Century residential student design competition for the 2016-2017 academic year. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by AIA, CRAN, this program is intended to provide architecture students, working individually or in teams, with a platform to explore residential architecture and residential architectural practice.  (more…)

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seoul ferry terminal

Seoul Yeoui-Naru Ferry Terminal Design Competition

Submission: May 17, 2017
Registration: April 10, 2017
Language: English
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: Details below
Type: Open

 

The design competition, as the priority project of the 4 Core Projects of the Han River Cooperation Project, aims to create a ferry terminal which manges water transportation and various vessels including private and government vessels in an integrated manner. The site, one of the tourist attractions in Seoul, is able to display the natural and urban scenery of Seoul. Also, the current facilities on thesite are convenient to use among those in the Han River zones and provide easy access to the citizens.

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crossroads of freedom

Crossroads of Freedom

Submission: May 15, 2017
Registration: May 15, 2017
Language: Polish, English
Location: Gdansk, Poland
Prizes: Details below
Type: Open

 

Where are the limits of freedom, as we stand at the crossroads, crossing our freedom with someone else’s freedom? We invited to participate in the International Competition of Spatial Forms „Crossroads of Freedom”. (more…)

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human trafficking competition

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Submission: May 15, 2017
Registration: March 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Tenancingo, Mexico
Prizes: Winner: $5000, x3 Runners Up: $1000, x10 Honourable Mentions
Type: Open

 

Invisible and incomprehensible to most, the issues of modern day slavery are real and widespread. The Polaris Project, a leading organization in the battle against human trafficking, reports nearly 20.9 million victims worldwide fueling an obscene, yet lucrative, multi-billion dollar industry. (more…)

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rome river renaissance

ROME 2017: 21st Century River Renaissance

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

 

Eleven is excited to announce their latest ideas and design competition ‘Rome 2017: 21st Century River Renaissance’. The magazine’s latest challenge is a direct reaction against two realities which are increasingly overshadowing Rome’s image. Layered as a historical palimpsest of unparalleled culture, there is no denying the rare beauty of the ‘Eternal City’ – so called because of its timeless spirit. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about its historic river Tiber. (more…)

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