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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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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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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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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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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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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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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international competitions in architecture

A HOUSE FOR CHUCK BERRY

Submission: July 01, 2017
Registration: June 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, Exhibition
Type: Open

 

What is life…?

Maybe nothing more than a piece of rock and roll…

And the stone of life is still rolling…

And the rolling of life is still rocking…

C’est la vie… (more…)

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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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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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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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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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