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Submission: April 18, 2018
Registration:  April 18, 2018
Language: English
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Ideas competitions

 

Future of zoos will be decided in the next few years. We are facing radical changes in the concept. Over the decades we have been proved that animal captivity, in most cases in terrible conditions, has affected badly their quality of life and their expected lifetime. The raison d’être and the welfare of the more than 3.5 million animals that they contain around the world are increasingly questioned.
These places, emerged between the eighteenth and nineteenth century, deeply linked to colonialism and the discovery of new worlds, must evolve adapting to the new needs. The question is how to do so.

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zoo architecture competition

Submission: December 06, 2017
Registration: December 06, 2017
Language: English
Location: Mosul, Iraq
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Architecture has found a strange and unexpected enemy in ISIS, which has destroyed and looted countless religious buildings, monuments, archaeological sites and works of art from different cultures and religions, most of them considered World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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mosul postwar camp

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. Continue reading

unbuild the wall contest