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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? Continue reading

The Black Taj Competition

Submission: June 12, 2017
Registration: May 26, 2017
Language: English, Korean
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: Design Contract for the Construction Documents
Type: Open

 

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is promoting the Yangjaegogae Eco Bridge Design Competition which connects green areas that were disconnected for the Gyeongbu Expressway. The Yangjaegogae Eco Bridge Competition aims to connect green axis, as a part of the Ring of Green Phase of the 2030 Seoul Park and Green Basic Plan, also targets the preservation of wild animals and plants by obscuring animal’s roaming routes and improving citizens’ convenience by connecting with the Seoul Trails. After an evaluation of the entries, the results will be posted on the website, “Let’s Design Seoul” during this coming June and the winner will have the right of design.

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bridge design competition

Submission: June 19, 2017
Registration: June 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: Chinatown, New York
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), in collaboration with the Chinatown Partnership and Van Alen Institute today launched Gateways to Chinatown, an initiative seeking innovative proposals to plan, design, and construct an iconic contemporary neighborhood marker at the nexus of Manhattan’s Chinatown and the southern entrance to Little Italy’s historic Mott Street. Straddling art and architecture, symbolism and function, the new structure and public space aims to become a vibrant place of exchange at the center of one of New York City’s most dynamic and historically rich areas.

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chinatown architecture competition

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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future house micro house

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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international student design competition

Submission: June 09, 2017
Registration: June 09, 2017
Language: English
Location: Australia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Now in their 18th year, the Awards are distinguished by a proud heritage of innovation and achievement. The Awards Promote and Encourage Outstanding Timber Design.

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AUSTRALIAN TIMBER DESIGN AWARDS

Submission: April 02, 2017
Registration: March 24, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Montreal, Canada
Prizes: $6,000 in prizes
Type: Open

 

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CHAIR IDEAS-BE + LE CONSEIL RÉGIONAL DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT DE MONTREAL + UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL RESEARCH CHAIR ON COMPETITIONS are organizing an environmentally engaged ideas competition for reinvigorating public spaces around bus stops. This competition is open to students and graduates of less than 5 years in the fields of architecture, design, landscape and urban design.

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MORE THEN WAITING FOR THE BUS

Submission: March 10, 2017
Registration: March 10, 2017
Language: English
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: $1000 production budget for construction, assembly and disassembly of installation
Type: Open

 

For the first time, BKLYN DESIGNS is commissioning an original site-specific installation. We’re looking for an installation driven by the concept of connectivity. Think of the ties that bond us – creatively, socially, technologically, geographically – and the aspects that make Brooklyn a unique hub of connection.

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brooklyn design competition

Submission: April 09, 2017
Registration: April 08, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: € 500, 2nd Prize: € 150, 3rd Prize: €50
Type: Open

 

Ideasforward are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative. In an globalization era, where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the need to rethink the cities and how Man relates in a global World as well as rethink the economic, social and cultural patterns of contemporary societies. Continue reading

raWar competition

Submission: March 17, 2017
Registration: March 17, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Feature in third edition of [TRANS-]journal
Type: Open

 

It is often thought that architecture has a quality permanence. In the third issue of [TRANS-] journal we seek to understand that this is not always true. Exploring how the construction of spaces can speak to impermanence, transient design could be a variety of things: built one day and disassembled another; rootless, wandering, and drifting as a nomad among environmental and geopolitical conditions; or spaces that house impermanent populations or respond to temporary phenomena or needs. Continue reading

transient competition