narratives

Call for Submissions: NARRATIVES

Submission: September 01, 2018
Registration: September 01, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

/narratives/ publication is an annual print publication with a quarterly digital output, narratives features architectural projects, products, places and people tapping into the contemporary built environment in Ghana and abroad.

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Future Life in a Vertical Community

“The Next Architecture” Award (Episode I): Smart Tree: Future Life in a Vertical Community

Submission: September 01, 2018
Registration: September 01, 2018
Language: English
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

On one hand, our planet has undergone unpredictable changes in climate. On the other hand, digital technology cored with artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things has changed our lives dramatically. “Vertical Intelligent Community” embodies an understanding and response to ongoing phenomena and life expectancy in densely populated cities in Asia. Its features include vertical mixture, vertical ecology, systematic connectivity, live mechanisms, and energetic balance.

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2018 MNPG Arch Competition

2018 MNPG Arch Competition

Submission: August 31, 2018
RegistrationAugust 31, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The 2016 MNPG Arch Competition was for the design of a tech port beacon and now, humanity is beginning to understand about the oceanic evolution that has been the hallmark of modern civilisation’s progression. It is with this placement, that to better connect, as people and with the architecture that surrounds, the 2018 MNPG Arch Competition is for a bridge, starting with the Great Barrier Island, New Zealand, with a movement towards the projection of that of the architect’s composition.

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reshape competition 2018

RESHAPE18 | Sensing materialities

Submission: August 31, 2018
RegistrationAugust 31, 2018
Language: English
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Consum goods design and Wearable design

 

EVERY YEAR, RESHAPE LAUNCHES THE RESHAPE DESIGN COMPETITION, FOCUSED ON WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY AND DIGITAL FABRICATION. THE CONTEST CALLS DESIGNERS, FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD, TO EXPLORE THE IMPACT OF DESIGN RULES ON OUR DAILY LIFE AND ON OUR BODY FOR THE NEXT FUTURE.

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switch_architecture competition

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM NEW YORK

Submission: August 31, 2018
RegistrationAugust 30, 2018
Language: English
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In October 1959, when the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened the doors to its new building on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, it promptly became “the obligatory topic of every New York conversation The last built work by Frank Lloyd Wright, who had died earlier that year at 91, was not showered with praise, as one might now expect, but pelted with criticism. Almost everyone felt that the architecture of the museum dominated the paintings and the art inside. Such was the power of FLW’s architecture. Wright’s building made it socially and culturally acceptable for an architect to design a highly expressive, intensely personal museum. In this sense, almost every museum of our time is a child of the Guggenheim.

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modular house architecture competition

Call for Entries: Future House 2018 – Modular House

Submission: August 31, 2018
Registration: August 31, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Cash Prize 1st for $500, 2nd for $300, 3rd for $200, 10 Honorable Mentions
Type: Open

 

FUTURE HOUSE is pleased to announce its third annual international design competition: Future House 2018 – Modular House. The competition is designed to challenge and seek the creation of a modular house with ideas and concepts in architectural design, as well as landscape design and site planning. The aim of this competition is to promote our ideas for space utilization, as well as focusing on awakening the perception of the building process, while simultaneously raising awareness of the sustainability.

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office design competition

THINKING – Alternative Designs for Offices

Submission: August 30, 2018
Registration: August 27, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The aim of the “thinking” competition is to develop a design proposal for the office typology, intended as a space to process, organize and generate information. In other words, a place for mental work.

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beach cinema design competitions

The Beach Cinema Design Competition

Submission: August 29, 2018
Registration: August 29, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Beach Cinema competition is open to architects, students of architecture, recent graduates, and associated disciplines from around the world. CYSOA is looking to continue investigating the coastline of Geroskipou over the next year.  The winning design will be constructed on Geroskipou Beach in consultation with the local municipality.

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School in the Marshes

Submission: August 28, 2018
Registration: August 25, 2018
Language: English
Location: The Marshes, Iraq
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open International Design Competition

 

Participants are asked to design a primary school in the long-forgotten area of the Iraqi marshes, taking into account the limitations of the area and the ecological impact of construction on nature and the fauna of the marshes. The design is for a 6-class primary school serving the nearby villages with all the amenities of a modern school.

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municioul

My City Tîrgu Mureş/Marosvásárhely/Neumarkt – solutions competition: urbanism, architecture, landscaping

Submission: August 27, 2018
Registration: August 27, 2018
Language: English, Romanian
Location: Tirgu, Romania
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The urban space consisting of the Pța Victoriei – Pța Trandafirilor – Pța Petőfi Sándor – Pța Bernády Győrgy – Bdul Cetății areas represents one of the most intensely circulated aisles at the level of the city, both from a traffic perspective and from the point of view of alternative circulations, as it is located at the intersection of the historical roads which have generated the topography of the actual city. (more…)

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tai square competition

Taichung City – Yuxian Tree House International Student Design Competition

Submission: August 13, 2018
Registration: August 13, 2018
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Taichung City, Taiwan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In western architectural history, dwelling is the most important building type as the purpose of architecture returns from divinity to human needs. At the same time, dwelling is the spatial typology that one occupies for the longest time on a daily basis. However, due to the changes in our living environment, dwelling – our home, that comprises of our emotions – is gradually turning into a merchandize with a price tag. We would like to reexamine the essence of home as well as the relationship between tectonic and environment through the concept of building a new home for our society, and thereby recovering and reflection on the most fundamental human needs for dwellings and the natural world.

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climate of dissent

Climate of Dissent – PROTEST DESIGN CHALLENGE

Submission: August 06, 2018
RegistrationAugust 06, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Climate change chaos is upon us. Driven mostly by the massive release of carbondioxide from burning fossil fuels, the average temperature of the Earth has risen 1°C. This temperature increase has led to droughts, famine, floods, increased extreme weather events, displacement of thousands of people, the rapid disintegration of ecosystems, and a foreboding promise of mass extinction. Even under painstaking carbon management plans, such as the Paris Agreement, Earth is locked into 3.5°C of warming, enough to collapse every ecosystem upon which our lives depend.

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prague museum competition

Prague Ebraic Museum

Submission: August 03, 2018
RegistrationAugust 03, 2018
Language: English
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Prague is a city with many myths and innumerable legends but it is also a place with a strong historical cultural ferment. In Mala Strana district, where the first Jewish persecutions started during the XIV century, we want to imagine the new Ebraic Museum of Prague, a place of memory that becomes a contemporary symbol of rebirth. Exhibitions, events, debates, will make this pole for culture an element of important renewal. An architecture that will trasformer the ghetto in a new social integration area.

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strelka competition

Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing

Submission: August 03, 2018
Registration: August 03, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of Russia and DOM.RF, with the support of the Russian government, announces the Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing. Strelka KB have released a design brief and participants can enter here.

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home competition 2018

HOME competition 2018

Submission: August 01, 2018
Registration:  July 31, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open Ideas

 

The Home remains the most significant architectural place we experience throughout our lives. Home represents safety, ownership, privacy, and stability. Home is where we can be alone and with people we care about most.  Historically, the home has been a place of permanence. Despite how chaotic our lives are, we cherish the consistency of sleeping in the same bed and performing the same daily rituals here. (more…)

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build school 2018

Open Call: Build School Project 2018

Submission: August 01, 2018
RegistrationAugust 01, 2018
Language: English, Russian
Location: N/A
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Union of architects of Russia invites you to participate in the 2nd Russian competition with international participation “Build School Project 2018” on nursery, kindergarten and school designs and constructions, which will be held in the framework of the 2nd international exhibition “Build School 2018” from 25 to 27 September 2018 in Moscow in “Expocentre”.

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cambodia phnom pheng architecture competition

Affordable Housing Design Challenge

Submission: August 01, 2018
RegistrationJuly 15, 2018
Language: English
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Free Open International Design Competition

 

Building Trust international have just announced their 8th design competition which is in association with the United Nations Development Programme and the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone. The competition entitled ‘Affordable Housing Design Challenge’ challenges architects, designers and engineers to submit an innovative design proposal for new affordable housing for low income workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (more…)

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beta competition

BETA 2018 Competition

Submission: August 01, 2018
Registration: August 01, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The BETA competition and its related exhibition supports and promotes quality architecture in all its forms and manifestations, being conceived as a relational interface both within the profession and between the profession and the socio-cultural environment in which it operates.

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Tokyo Anti Library

Tokyo Anti Library

Submission: July 31, 2018
RegistrationJuly 30, 2018
Language: English
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Japan and its people have been at the forefront of a digital revolution since the past four or five decades. The country has long existed between two realms. On the one hand, we have the traditional “old world” of temples, tea ceremonies and calligraphic cherry blossoms. On the other hand, there shines a futuristic “new” world of bullet trains, AI dogs, anime pilgrimages, 2.5-dimension theatres, digital currency like J-coin and receptive gaming consoles. Japan has been a place of fascination throughout the years, particularly to those interested in media and popular culture, business, science and technology, and other related areas such as transport and tourism.

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“Natian” Cup International Design Competition

The Second “Natian” Cup International Design Competition: A New-tech Led Intelligent Urban Life

Submission: July 30, 2018
RegistrationJune 30, 2018
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Suqian, Jiangsu, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The rapid development of technology and popularized digitalization is imperceptibly influencing the evolution of cities. As a new trend and an inevitable choice of this era, the “Intelligent Revolution” led by technology and innovation is sweeping all over the world and transforming looks of and life in the city. Urban public environment, as the ‘common home’ of city dwellers, needs to be built by a collective effort. Public facilities are significant to secure the comfort and safety of people’s daily life.

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