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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ie architecture competition

IE ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PRIZE

Submission: August 20, 2017
Registration: August 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Spain
Prizes: Scholarship worth: 1st Prize: €11,500, two 2nd Prize: €7,000, two 3rd Prize €5,000
Type: Open

 

IE School of Architecture & Design announces its fourth IE ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PRIZE for young architects and designers. We are seeking to attract top talent from around the world and invite them to take part in one of our School’s innovative and exciting Master programs for the upcoming academic year.

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brno architecture competition

The Brno Trade Fairs and its Surroundings

Submission: August 21, 2017
Registration: August 21, 2017
Language: English, Czech
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The subject of the competiiton is an urban design idea proposal for the Trade Fairs Brno site and part of the Brno wateworks connected to adjacent terminal and Riviera recreation area, which will show new way of using the development areas and the possibilities of the better integration of the complex to the city organism. The proposal in the scope of the urban study will be processed on the entire territory in accordance with the competition brief (see document P01). During the designing it is necessary to respect the generous urban concept of the Trade Fairs site based on the clearly structured public spaces surrounded by exhibition pavilions with great architectural value. (more…)

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bench competition 2017

THE BENCH 2017 – International Design Competition

Submission: August 23, 2017
Registration: August 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Prizes: Support to build project
Type: Open

 

THE BENCH is an idea based design competition open to all ages and backgrounds. The challenge of the competition is to design and install a temporary structure on a street to transform the street environment to a form of public space. The challenge of THE BENCH 2017 is to design a seasonal seating- space along the street edge(s) defined by the competition. The competition will unfold in two phases: selection by jury and installation for seasonal use. Multiple entries will be chosen as winning entries and will be constructed for public use during the 2017 WINNIPEG DESIGN FESTIVAL. (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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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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Ct architecture competition

24h competition 19th edition – Ct´s

Submission: August 26, 2017
Registration: August 26, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. (more…)

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Spit in Nizhny Novgorod

The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod – Open Architectural and Urban Competition

Submission: August 30, 2017
Registration: July 15, 2017
Language: English, Russian
Location: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Prizes: 1st Prize: 300 000 Rubles, 2nd Prize: 200 000 Rubles, x2 3rd Prize: 100 000 Rubles
Type: Open

 

The Competition is organized by the Union of Moscow Architects and Nizhny Novgorod Department of the Union of Architects of Russia supported by the Administration of the Nizhny Novgorod region. (more…)

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tainan expo center

2017 International Design Competition / Greater Tainan Expo Center

Submission: August 30, 2017
Registration: August 30, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Tainan, Taiwan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

All local and international elite are cordially invited to participate in the International Design Competition of the Greater Tainan Expo Center and to witness this critical moment of Tainan’s industry transformation! (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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costa del sprawl competition

COSTA DEL SPRAWL ideas competition

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Costa del Sol, Malaga, Spain
Prizes: Exhibition + more TBA
Type: Ideas Competition

 

For a second year the Costa del Sprawl ideas competition seeks creative solutions to improve the social, urban, and architectural situation in some of Costa del Sol’s sprawling neighbourhoods. This year’s competition is focused on the theme of ‘identity’ and invites participants to imagine a piece of architecture, whether building or space, which could be adopted as a model of contemporary vernacular architecture specific to the area of Riviera del Sol, and act as a precedent for the future planning and development of the neighbourhood. (more…)

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bim challenge

The BIM Challenge 2017

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: May 31, 2017
Language: Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Bimtool.com abre convocatoria internacional a THEBIMCHALLENGE por medio de la preinscripción al concurso en su sitio web oficial www.thebimchallege.com.Para junio de este año está programado el lanzamiento oficial de THEBIMCHALLENGE, el concurso internacional de arquitectura online, por lo que se ha dado inicio al proceso de preinscripción en el sitio oficial www.thebimchallenge.com para que los profesionales y estudiantes de arquitectura que quieran participar, puedan recibir toda la información del concurso cuando el sitio oficial sea inaugurado. (more…)

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Alternative Designs for Museums

SHOWING – Alternative Designs for Museums

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The aim of the “Showing” competition is to develop a design proposal for the museum typology, intended as a place of display for objects and/or concepts of interest. It is asked to the participants to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of museums. Many architecture and design projects have already proposed new ways to experience the museum, establishing the architecture of the museum itself as a piece of art and object of display, or defining new ways of interaction and experience with the public. (more…)

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victoria park master plan concept

Queen Victoria Park Concept Master Plan

Submission: August 31, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Niagara Park, Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Ontario’s Niagara Parks extend from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario along the Canadian side of the Niagara River for 56 km, including the iconic Queen Victoria Park at the Falls. The Niagara Parks Commission is calling for proposals for a 10-year Concept Master Plan to guide the continuing development of Ontario’s Niagara Parks, focusing on Queen Victoria Park, and including the lands from Kingsbridge Park to the Rainbow Gardens. The Canadian Horseshoe Falls are the centerpiece to this area.

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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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Tiny House Design Competition

Submission: September 1, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $1600, 2nd Prize: $1000, 3rd Prize: $600
Type: Open

 

Home is a domain that is intimate to all of us. Beyond its everyday function as a physical shelter for people and their activities, it connects with its user on a personal and emotional level. The modern day scenario of environmental and financial concerns along with the desire to have more freedom has led people to follow simpler and efficient ways of living. With the rapid growth of technology and smart living there lies an opportunity for efficient spaces with the feeling of homeliness and personal touch points. (more…)

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little free library design competition

2017 Little Free Library Design Competition

Submission: September 01, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This is an Open, Two-stage, Design Competition to design, construct, and install a contemporary book shelter in underprivileged neighborhoods in Buffalo, NY. (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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pamukkale architecture competition

Landscape Observatory Pamukkale – Architecture Competition

Submission: September 04, 2017
Registration: September 04, 2017
Language: English
Location: Pamukkale, Turkey
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain of Cürüksu in south-west Turkey, calcite-laden waters have created an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins given the name of Pamukkale (Cotton Palace). (more…)

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International Design Contest

The Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest

Submission: September 06, 2017
Registration: September 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This one-stage anonymous design contest seeks concept designs for the new €30m Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre in Kaunas, Lithuania. (more…)

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archistart architecture competition

Floating Room Architecture Competition

Submission: September 08, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1500€, 2nd Prize: 700€, 3rd Prize: 300€
Type: Open

 

Archistart, continuing the focus on tourism themes, promotes Floating Room Competition, a contest aimed at imagining an experimental architecture, a floating Hotel Room, a privileged point of view and a new link with the landscape or the urban context. (more…)

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a house for contest

COMPETITION 2017: A HOUSE FOR . . .

Submission: September 12, 2017
Registration: September 05, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

 

Fifth edition of this international competition organized by OPENGAP, inviting participants to explore the boundaries and paradigms of house designing, inciting them to work in innovative and visionary proposals which can both, think in a basic housing program and in the relation of  identity between the customer and  the project. (more…)

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Adelaide Creative Community Hub

Adelaide Creative Community Hub

Submission: September 14, 2017
Registration: August 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

What makes a ‘creative city’? And what capacity does architecture have to foster, inspire, or use to celebrate creativity within an urban environment? These questions are part of a growing discussion in Adelaide, Australia, surrounding what the city could be, and how to make Adelaide a more creative, vibrant, and innovative place to live.
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natian cup international design competition

‘NaTian’ Cup International Design Competition

Submission: September 15, 2017
Registration: August 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Suqian, Jiangsu province, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The contemporary urban landscape relies largely on the creation and regeneration of public spaces, which then reflect on the beauty of cities. The identity of urban spaces is created through infrastructures, sculptures, buildings, land, vegetation and any element that is capable of representing the essence of place and culture. Pleasant and comfortable urban ecological environment and interesting urban public spaces have undoubtedly become one of the main driving forces of urban development.

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portugal architecture competition

Shelter / Bird Watching Units Contest

Submission: September 15, 2017
Registration: July 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Barcelos, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Student Competition

 

PreGreen Lines Institute and the Corpo Nacional de Escutas (CNE), the major Scouts association in Portugal launched an International Competition open to Architecture students from all over the world.
InShelter SB-Lab + Students 2017 Award aims to receive architectural proposals for 2 shelters/bird wathing units that will be located in the future Scouts Eco-Camp of Barcelos, Portugal. These units must comply with a set of principles in order to achieve the best sustainability performance, such as near zero environmental impacts, inclusivity, equity and preservation of natural species and cultural references. (more…)

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architecture drawing prize

Architecture Drawing Prize

Submission: September 18, 2017
Registration: September 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Make, Sir John Soane’s Museum and the World Architecture Festival have come together to create a prize for architectural drawing. The Prize recognises the continuing importance of hand drawing but also embraces creative use of digitally produced renderings. (more…)

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tirana design week

Empowering Inclusivity Competition

Submission: September 18, 2017
Registration: September 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

TDW2017 is a biannual event sponsored and organized by POLIS University. Every TDW edition also hosts an international competition aimed at students and young professional which strives to provoke critical thinking and design solutions through topics that try to elevate issues of today’s society. In the framework of Tirana Design Weeks 2017 “Design for an Inclusive Future”, we are glad to announce the lunch of the design competition “EMPOWERING INCLUSIVITY”. (more…)

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lasztownia competition

Łasztownia – the New Heart of the City

Submission: September 20, 2017
Registration: March 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Szczecin, Poland
Prizes: 1st Prize 150,000 PLN (about 34,600 EUR), 2nd Prize 75,000 PLN (about 17,300 EUR), 3rd Prize 50,000 PLN (about 11,500 EUR), up to 6 distinctions 25,000 PLN (about 5,800 EUR) each
Type: Open

 

Szczecin – a city in north-western Poland, inhabited by over 400,000 people, is searching for an original idea to develop an area of 200 ha located in the very heart of the City. To this end, its authorities have just announced the international urban and architectural competition “Lasztownia – the New Heart of the City”. The record-breaking prizes, totalling EUR 97,900, clearly shows how serious the Mayor of Szczecin is about the Competition results.

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riverside urban hackathon

Riverside Urban Hackathon 2017

Submission: September 21, 2017
Registration: September 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: Riverside, CA, USA
Prizes: Cash prize, publication, proposal pitch
Type: Open

 

Influence the future of Riverside, CA by merging design & tech to positively impact tourism in the city. #RUH17 . Riverside hosts amazing events every year, like the Festival of Lights, but the challenge of attracting tourists and caring for their needs is an ever shifting target. (more…)

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Retirement home ideas competition 2017

Retirement Community on a Shoestring Ideas Competition 2017

Submission: September 21, 2017
Registration: September 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept – UK
Prizes: £5000 prize fund
Type: Open

 

A unique ideas competition, run in collaboration with Grand Designs Live (GDL), open to all, where you have to design homes that can be built for a measly amount. We look for cost-effective, green and beautiful designs. Selected entries are displayed at GDL and the winners share a £5000 prize fund! We run this competition annually: the launch in May during National Custom & Self Build Week, the deadline in September and the winner’s ceremony at the GDL event in Birmingham in October. (more…)

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morrisons island contest

Morrison’s Island International Design Competition

Submission: September 22, 2017
Registration: September 08, 2017
Language: English
Location: Cork City, Ireland
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Registered architects, landscape architects and engineers are invited to participate in a design research competition to propose innovative and considered solutions for the renewal of Cork city’s quayside landscape. Participants should consider engaging with other professional disciplines, artists or art organisations, local community groups and citizens as part of their design process.The purpose of this competition is to unlock opportunity and potential, advance knowledge, and develop collaborative expertise across architecture, engineering and landscape design through integrated design solutions that are specific to Cork city. (more…)

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rethinking somes urban planning competition

RETHINKING SOMEȘ Architecture Competition

Submission: September 25, 2017
Registration: September 25, 2017
Language: English
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Prizes: 1st Prize: Design Contract, 2nd Prize: 60.000 RON, 3rd Prize: 30.000 RON, Honorable Mention: 15.000 RON
Type: Open, One-phase Competition

 

The meaning of this contest derives from the need to reconsider the presence of River Someşul Mic in the future development of the city as a result of insufficient recognition of the present uses of the river’s potential for the city, its inhabitants and visitors. The specific complexity implied by the relationship of the city with the “Someş of the future” in a long-term perspective determined the initiation to organize this competition aimed at valuing the benefits that this river brings to the city by conceptual reshaping of the waterfront, highlighting its landscape and ecological value and, at the same time, identifying the vocation of this natural city axis to transform the public spaces which it crosses by developing specific functions in the neighborhood of the watercourse. (more…)

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architectsnewspaper award

Call for Entries: A|N Best of Design Awards 2017

Submission: September 29, 2017
Registration: September 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: located within the United States
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Be seen by 1,000,000 A|N readers and Members of the A/E/C Design Community! Our Fifth Annual Best Of Design Awards is a unique project-based awards program that showcases great buildings and building elements. Entrants are invited to submit completed works in 42 categories that reflect A|N’s editorial coverage, as well as the interests and obsessions of our readers.

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riverside restaurant architecture competition

PARIS RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT

Submission: September 30, 2017
Registration: September 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Paris, France
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Paris and the entire country of France is world-famous for its cuisine, with a non-exhaustive list of delicacies and culinary systems. The culinary reputation of Paris is very rich, cultured and diverse. French food culture, according to UNESCO, is important for ‘bringing people together to enjoy the art of good eating and drinking’ and the power to create ‘togetherness, the pleasure of taste, and the balance between human beings and the products of nature’. (more…)

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Terminal Building in the Year 2075 – STUDENT GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Submission: October 1, 2017
Registration: October 1, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This 6th Edition Invites Students to Re-Envision the Terminal Building in the Year 2075. Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, announces the 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years past, the theme, consistent with the firm’s expertise in airport design and aviation, is envisioning an airport of the future. (more…)

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warming huts 2017

Warming Huts: An Arts + Architecture Competition on Ice

Submission: October 03, 2017
Registration: October 03, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Started in 2009, Warming Huts: An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice has been melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg’s famous winters. The competition has seen entries from across the globe and caught the attention of international architecture publications and awards, as well as admiration from newspapers such as the New York Times. (more…)

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nisshinkogyo architecture competition

Bridging – Architecture that bridges

Submission: October 6, 2017
Registration: October 2, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,000,000 JPY, 2nd Prize: 500,000 JPY, 3rd Prize: 300,000 JPY, x8 Merit Prize: ¥100,000 each
Type: Open

 

“Bridging” signifies, “connecting different places by drawing bridges”. Once the bridge is drawn over the river, the traffic of people and matter is born. Recently, we also call the connections among different networks bridging. (more…)

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egypt museum competition

Museum of the Ancient Nile International Competition

Submission: October 6, 2017
Registration: September 22, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Aswan, Egypt
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students & Young Architects

 

With more than 6,800 km, the Nile is the longest river in Africa and for centuries it was considered to be the longest in the world. Located in the north-eastern part of the continent, it crosses 11 countries and has two major tributaries: the White Nile, which originates in Uganda and Kenya, named for the chalky colour of the sediment in its waters; and the Blue Nile, which originates in Ethiopia and is the source of most of the water in the river. (more…)

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workplace competition

BCO NextGen Workplace Competition 2017

Submission: October 06, 2017
Registration: October 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The BCO NextGen Workplace Competition 2017 is looking for multi-disciplinary teams to provide considered, forward thinking, and innovative ideas that challenge the status quo of today’s workplaces; and that reflect on the future of our organisations, people, and physical environments. We are asking competitors to consider: (more…)

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mexico international competition

Sustainable Tourism is Possible – International Ideas for Guanajuato, Mexico

Submission: October 09, 2017
Registration: October 09, 2017
Language: English,
Location: Guanajuato, Mexico
Prizes: 1st place: 4000 USD, 2nd place: 2000 USD, 3rd place: 1000 USD
Type: Open

 

This competition wants to obtain international ideas proposed by students and profesionals (architects, designers, engineers, business planners and others) for the future of 3 contexts of the Mexican State of Guanajuato. (more…)

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krob 2017

KRob 2017 – Architectural Delineation Competition

Submission: October 13, 2017
Registration: October 13, 2017
Language: English
Location: Dallas, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition — the world’s longest-running architectural drawing competition of its kind — is returning for its 41st year. Established in 1974 by the AIA Dallas Chapter, the competition is named after architect Ken Roberts who was known for his talent in ink perspective drawing. The competition recognizes architectural ideas that best represent innovation and exploration of the medium in both hand-drawn and digital. (more…)

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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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taj mahal architecture competition

TAJ | THE INCOMPLETE STORY OF LOVE

Submission: October 15, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: England
Location: Agra, India
Prizes: 1st Prize – $500, 2nd Prize – $200, 3rd Prize – $100
Type: Open Competition

 

The aim of the competition is to rejuvenate the land on the other side of the Taj Mahal, across the river; on the site of the Mehtab Bagh. The Mehtab Bagh must not remain a separate tourist destination to visit, just to get another view of the Mughal marvel, Taj Mahal; but act as an extension of its beautiful architecture, into a harmonious continuation on the other side of the river. (more…)

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IS ARCH Award 2017

IS ARCH Awards for Architecture Students

Submission: October 15, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: €3,000, 2nd Prize: €2,000, 3rd Prize: €1,000
Type: Architecture Students

 

The IS ARCH Awards are international awards targeting students of architecture. Our aim is to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions that students contribute within the framework of their university studies. The competition aims to boost avant-garde trends and to recognize new research that emerges from universities. It also provides students’ work with an opportunity for international projection that extends beyond the traditional relationship between students and their lecturers. (more…)

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cities for a flying world competition

International Architecture Contest – Cities For a Flying World

Submission: October 16, 2017
Registration: October 16, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Graduate School of Urbanism from Higher School of Economics, based in Moscow, is launching the first Future Cities Contest for students and young professionals under the title ‘Cities for a flying world’.

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modern collective living challenge

Modern Collective Living Challenge

Submission: October 18, 2017
Registration: September 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: China
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

The Modern Collective Living Challenge is part of the Bee Breeders Global Housing Crisis competition series. For this architecture competition, participants are tasked with envisioning new forms of accessible housing for relocated farmers in rural China.
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shelter competition 2017

The Reconstruction of Commons today – Shelter 2017

Submission: October 18, 2017
Registration: October 18, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

In rural regions and fishing villages there still exist “commons” such as mountains, forests and water areas that are jointly managed and utilized by the local community. It could be said however, that such commons are almost nonexistent in urban areas (especially in Japan). This is because in the process of modernization, land, building, and objects were designated either under private ownership or public ownership, and a society based on systems of exchange through currency and redistribution through tax had in particular come to shape urban space. (more…)

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RURAL ARTS CENTER FOR SENEGAL Architecture Competition

Submission: October 16-19, 2017
Registration: October 13, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Nka Foundation announces a call for entries for its 5th Earth Architecture Competition: Designing a Rural Arts Center for Senegal, an international architecture competition open to professionals and students of architecture, design, urban planning and others from around the world. Your challenge is to design a unit of a rural arts school for construction in a village in the Casamance region of Senegal.

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The Black Taj Competition

The Black Taj: An incomplete memory of the Mughal Empire

Submission: October 20, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Prizes: 4500$ and sponsored trips.
Type: Open

 

The Black Taj Mahal (Persian/Urdu: لحم جات ہایس “Black Taj”, also “the 2nd Taj”) was supposed to be a legendary black marble mausoleum that was planned to be built across the Yamuna River directly opposite the Taj Mahal. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan is widely believed to have desired a mausoleum for himself similar to the one he had built in memory of his deceased wife, Mumtaz Mahal. There has always been a debate in the archaeological and historian circles regarding the authenticity of the plan for the Black Taj. What if it was supposed to exist and NOW, we vest this opportunity upon YOU, how would you build the Black Taj? (more…)

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AFAIR UI 2018 Design Competition: “Lost and Found”

Submission: October 20, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Total of 15 million IDR
Type: Architecture Student

 

Have you ever had the idea to occupy a space that is soulless and lacking of identity? When you are in a transitional space, for example, can your surroundings leave you any meaningful/memorable expressions or a positive impact?

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nuclear competition

NUCLEAR – landmarker for a waste isolation site

Submission: October 22, 2017
Registration: October 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: New Mexico, United States
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Since the Cold War, one of the most challenging and urgent tasks facing governments around the world has been the disposal of transuranic nuclear waste.  As a by-product from nuclear weaponry production, transuranic waste is not only harmful, but also boasts a formidable decay process lasting thousands of years. To address this issue, millions of barrels of highly radioactive waste have been buried in repositories deep beneath the earth’s surface. One such disposal site  is the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico, United States. To ensure public safety, it is imperative that the site remain undisturbed for the duration of the waste’s decay process. (more…)

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warsaw architecture competition

COMPETITION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FUNCTIONAL–SPATIAL CONCEPT FOR CENTRAL SQUARE IN WARSAW

Submission: October 24, 2017
Registration: August 04, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This Competition is conducted on the basis of the provisions of the Act of January 29, 2004 – The Public Procurement Code (consolidated wording in the Journal of Laws of Republic of Poland of 2015, item 2164, with subsequent amendments), hereinafter referred to as the “Act” as well as these Rules and Regulations. The Competition is a single–stage competition. In it, the competition Participants (Participants) shall submit Applications (Applications) to participate in the Competition. The Organizer shall allow the participation of Participants meeting requirements as defied in the Competition Rules and Regulations (Rules and Regulations) and invite them to submit Competition Designs. (more…)

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pape bird observation tower architecture competition

Architecture Competition: Pape Bird Observation Tower

Submission: October 25, 2017
Registration: September 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Latvia’s Pape Nature Park, Latvia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Bee Breeders, in collaboration with “PASAULES DABAS FONDS” THE WWF ASSOCIATE PARTNER IN LATVIA, are calling for submissions for the Pape Bird Observation Tower architecture competition. The first in a series of competitions based in Latvia’s Pape Nature Park,the Pape Bird Observation Tower is looking for iconic designs for a replacement for the park’s previous observation tower that burned down when it was struck by lightning. (more…)

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Amber Road Trekking Cabins Architecture Competition

Submission: October 25, 2017
Registration: September 27, 2017
Language: English
Location: Baltic Sea beaches
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize – US $1,500, 3rd Prize – US $500
Type: Open

 

The AMBER ROAD TREKKING CABINS architecture competition, in partnership with the Latvia Nature Conservation Agency, is calling for designs for a series of trekking cabins to be situated along the immense and beautiful Amber Road trekking path. The path will span the full length of Latvia, running along the Baltic Sea beaches which are an undiscovered gem of Northern Europe’s pristine natural beauty. (more…)

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2018 Better Philadelphia Challenge | The Next Parkway

Submission: October 27, 2017
Registration: September 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Philadephia, USA
Prizes: First Prize is $5,000
Type: Open

 

The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway! This is the city’s grand, green boulevard linking the center of our city to Fairmount Park – the city’s largest (over 2,000 acres). The Parkway took 70 years to build, undergoing countless design changes due to conflicting visions and economic conditions, and is not considered “completed” compared with most of the plans. Construction of the Parkway required demolition of over 1,300 buildings as well as radical changes to Philadelphia’s street grid. (more…)

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watchtower architecture competition

All Along the ‘Watchtower’ Architectural Competition

Submission: October 27, 2017
Registration: September 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Paphos, Cyprus
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The All Along the Watchtower 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 in Paphos. The winning design will be constructed on Geroskipou Beach in consultation with the local municipality.

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skycity architecture competition

SkyCity Challenge 17

Submission: November 01, 2017
Registration: July 01, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Place: 6,000 USD, 2nd Place: 3,000 USD, 3rd Place: 2,000 USD, 4 – 17th Place: 1,000 USD each
Type: Open

 

Our climate is changing, squalor, nationalism and inequality is rising, people are constantly moving into cities and the demand for a better and more sustainable living in urban areas continues to grow. The current ways are very limited and outdated and with the modern technology available we are able to create far better and more sophisticated spaces that could affect the very way of our living in the future …

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infinity box architectural competition

INFINITY BOX COPENHAGEN

Submission: November 01, 2017
Registration: October 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Danish Capital Copenhagen is World renowned for being the most happiest and livable city in the world. If you ask the locals regarding the reward they all will sum-up to one thing and that’s the hygge which generally means coziness, but encompasses far more. The city is well crafted with bike friendly streets, hued town houses and craft studios, Freetown Christiania aligned with Copenhagen is attracted by the concept of collective business, workshops and communal living. (more…)

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Laka Competition ’17: Architecture that Reacts

Submission: November 02, 2017
Registration: November 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 2.500 $, 2nd Prize: 1.500 $, 3rd Prize: 1.000 $
Type: Open

 

We invite designers from around the world to submit their ideas of architecture that reacts. That means architecture which is able to respond and adjust dynamically to the current needs and circumstances. These circumstances are often unpredictable, but their consequences can be crucial. The architecture that reacts is the architecture that lives as a living organism, since it responds to the external stimuli and develops because of it.

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construction container facelift competition

Construction Container Facelift

Submission: November 03, 2017
Registration: October 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $3,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,500, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

As cities expand and construction continues, citizens have grown to accept the eyesore that accompanies it. Construction containers are often sighted blocking city views and crowding construction locations. We don’t think that the inhabitants of cities need to compromise their cityscapes with construction containers just in the name of progress.

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waterproof competition

Waterproof – International design competition under 40

Submission: November 03, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Venice, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: 10.000€, 2nd Prize: 4.500€, 3rd Prize: 2.000€
Type: Open

 

The aim of the contest is to create a link between the world of design and production, and stimulate innovative solutions that start from the knowledge and from the eventual customization of materials used for the project. The design theme is Palazzo Ca’ Tron, location of undergraduate degree programme in Planning and Urban Design at Università Iuav di Venezia, located in the historic center of the city.

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yisabu doko memorial park competition

Yisabu Dokdo Memorial Park International Competition

Submission: November 10, 2017
Registration: August 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: Samcheok, South Korea
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


The Daegu Architectural Culture Confederation (DACC) has organized an open, international project competition for the Yisabu Dokdo Memorial Project in Samcheok, Kangwon Province, Korea.

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Shelter 48 architectural competition

Eleven’s Shelter 48 Competition – Call for Entries

Submission: November 11, 2017
Registration: November 11, 2017
Language: English
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Eleven has announced their latest ideas and design open competition: ‘ Shelter 48: Emergency Life Support Design ’. The magazine’s latest challenge calls on creatives from all around the world to design innovative concepts for an emergency life-support system capable of being deployed rapidly in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster.  (more…)

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SITE THEATRE Architecture Competition

Submission: November 11, 2017
Registration: November 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Peniche, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

ARKxSITE is pleased to announce the ‘SITE THEATRE’ international architecture ideas competition for architecture students and young professionals  (≤ 40 years old).

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Low Carbon City Yahata

Submission: November 12, 2017
Registration: November 05, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Yahata area, Japan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

The NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the 7th AILCD International Student Design Competition. The theme of this year is “Low Carbon City Yahata”. (more…)

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futuristic city architecture competition

Yilong Futuristic City International Design Competition

Submission: November 15, 2017
Registration: October 20, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Yilong District, Guizhou, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

City is the habitant for human. However, with global urbanization going on, city problems have been arising ever more, such as air pollution, water source shortage, traffic congestion, worse public security and urban homogenization. Decision-makers and citizens begin to reflect: can cities bear our simple and magnificent dream of a better life? where is the future of city? and where is the future of human beings? Nowadays, Chinese urbanization is progressing in a more rational way. Competition focus in many cities has changed from scale which based on low public service cost to utility which based on high specificity. Urban pattern is changing. During this process, future city has embodied infinite possibilities. (more…)

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International competition in architecture – Jacques Rougerie Foundation

Submission: November 19, 2017
Registration: November 19, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The first action of the Foundation is to encourage a different view for tomorrow’s world, while taking into account requirements linked to the worlds of Sea and Space. The Foundation aspires to promote the development of highly innovative and promising projects by providing awards of € 7 500 for the Grand Prix and € 2 500 for the Focus, creating synergies between initiatives and skills. (more…)

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skyhive skyscraper architecture contest

SKYHIVE Skyscrape Architecture Contest

Submission: December 20, 2017
Registration: November 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Hypothetical site
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge is looking to create an iconic high rise structure for an office tower with state-of-the-art facilities. Working in partnership with the Manipal Executive Education, winning entries will be showcased in their Global Tall Building Studio – Design Workshop in Dubai, where architecture students and in industry leaders collaborate to conceptualise the future of high-rise structures. (more…)

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russia architecture competition

Vimania ARchitecture competition

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 29, 2017
Language: English, Russian
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Augmented reality provides us with new research field of architecture. Now you do not need architectural models. We can see the building as it is with all the details. At the same time, it remains virtual model. These properties are augmented reality give us new opportunities. For example, we can compare the buildings from different regions of the world, from different eras in the same scale. We can make collections of buildings, unimaginable compositions. These new aspects give the researcher of the architecture an unexpected tools and fundamentally unattainable points of perception. (more…)

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Call for Submissions: INSPIRELI AWARDS 2017

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

INSPIRELI AWARDS is the largest international architecture competition enabling new talents to tell their stories and raise awareness about their own world view before they get their chance to build it. It brings together up-and-coming design and architecture students or recent graduates, as well as established professionals, and provides them a forum to connect to the general public. (more…)

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Architecture at Zero

Submission: January 30, 2018
Registration: January 10, 2018
Language: English
Location: Tiburon, California
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Architecture at Zero competition challenge is to create a zero net energy bayside community education and visitor’s center, in support of the mission of the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC).  This facility is San Francisco State University’s center for estuary and ocean science located on 53 acres of bayside property in Tiburon, California. (more…)

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evolo 2018 skyscraper competition

eVolo 2018 Skyscraper Competition

Submission: February 6, 2018
Registration: January 23, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2018 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city. (more…)

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2018_race to zero competition

Race to Zero Student Design Competition 2018

Submission: April 03, 2018
Registration: November 07, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Student

 

The Race to Zero is an annual competition, open to students and faculty from any interested collegiate institution. The competition challenges collegiate teams to design zero energy ready buildings that are so high performance and energy efficient that all or most annual energy consumption can be offset with renewable energy. Through this competition, future architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs gain the skills and experience to start careers in clean energy and generate creative solutions to real-world problems.

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