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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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