national museum contest

National Museum of World Writing International Design Competition

Submission: September 01, 2017
Registration: June 02, 2017
Language: English, South Korean
Location: Incheon, South Korea
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

As a great cultural heritage that allows us to trace back the lives and history of humanity, writing acts as a means to preserve and pass down humanity’s culture, and establish and maintain various ethnic cultural identities. Additionally, the history of social change alongside the principles of creating writing and development of a writing system provides us crucial reference to view humanity’s culture overall. (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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observatory houses competition

Observatory Houses Competition

Submission: July 26, 2017
Registration: July 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: Roccascalegna, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: 10.000 €, 2nd Prize: 4.000 €, 3rd Prize: 2.000 €
Type: Open

 

Architecture is the branch of knowledge that shapes and structures places for human activities. It gives an answer to several and various issues, where solutions embody designer’s creativity and intellect. Architectural quest doesn’t simply resolve itself nor in a stylish, nor a functional, nor an economic nor a technological answer. A genuine architectural answer comes through making a patchwork of all those issues, where designer manages to blend and structure them together with sensibility and control. YAC aims to promote contemporary projects that embody a temporal and personal approach to architectural space. Idea is the keyword, Architecture is the answer and project is the medium through which intuition transforms into concrete reality.

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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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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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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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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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bim architecture competition

International BIM Competition 2017

Submission: July 10, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Singapore
Prizes: 1st Prize: $5,000 Sgd, 2nd Prize: $3,000 Sgd, 3rd Prize: $2,000 Sgd
Type: Open

 

The International BIM Competition 2017 is organised by Singapore Building Construction and Authority (BCA), as the “Organiser”, located at 200 Braddell Road, Singapore 579700.
The competition is in conjunction with the Singapore Construction Productivity Week (SCPW) in 2017. This document contains the design brief, submission requirements and the various parameters defined for the competition.
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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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ITAD Competition 2017

International Tropical Architecture Design Competition 2017

Submission: July 07, 2017
Registration: June 09, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 5,000 SGD, 2nd Prize: 3,000 SGD, 3rd Prize: 2,000 SGD, 2 Merit Prizes 800 SGD each, Special Mention
Type: Open

 

80 percent of the largest cities are vulnerable to severe impacts from natural disasters and all cities face new impacts caused by climate change. Over the last decade, natural disasters affected more than 220 million people and caused economic damage of USD $100 million per year.

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