Tag Archives: house

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. Continue reading

house for CHARLES BAUDELAIRE

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 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… Continue reading

international competitions in architecture

Submission: March 31, 2017
Registration: February 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: $500 , 2nd Prize: $200, 3rd Prize: $100
Type: Open

 

Have you ever imagined living in a house surrounded by the forest? Here is a competition to realize your dreams. HOUSE IN FOREST 2017 (Website: http://HouseInForest.com) Competition will be started very soon and seeks to explore the fantastic ides of architectural design, as well as landscape design and site planning. The aim of this competition is to promote our ideas of protecting the forest and its environment. We also encourage the creation of new living style which is not only limited for houses, but also can be like pavilions, structures, or landscape. Continue reading

house in the forest competition

Submission: December 15, 2016
Registration: December 08, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Exhibition & Publication
Type: Open

 

Or should we say the House of NuNu…? One of the several explanations for the name “dada” is that the Romanian poet Tristan Tzara, one of the founders of this “controversial” art movement, approved in a discussion at Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich with the words “Da, Da”, which in Romanian mean: Yes, Yes…

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Submission: October 26, 2016
Registration: October 26, 2016
Language: English
Location: Colectiv – Str. Tabacarilor 7, Bucuresti, Romania
Prizes: 1st Prize: €500, 2nd Prize: €300, 3rd Prize: €200 
Type: Open

 

Almost one year ago, on October 30th, 2015, a terrible tragedy happened in Bucharest, Romania. It was Friday evening and in the Club “Colectiv” gathered around 400 people, most of them young… and a good number of architects and students of architecture.

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Submission: October 05, 2016
Registration: October 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, exhibition
Type: Open

 

We can only begin this invitational text by apologizing that we are a little late: on March 5th there were 50 years since Anna Akhmatova’s death. Fatally, it seems in cultural matters women still, despite occasional good intentions, come second… But we launched the competition for Alberto Giacometti late too… and just “by accident” we learned about Akhmatova’s commemoration this year. Continue reading

Submission: October 08, 2016
Registration: October 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication, exhibition
Type: Open

 

How many mothers had to place their daughters in an orphanage, in order to save them from starvation, and how many lost one of them, nevertheless, to hunger…? How many women had their husbands executed, and how many of them lived in the terrible poverty Martina Tsvetaeva lived in, towards the end of her life…? Continue reading

Submission: October 10, 2016
Registration: October 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication 
Type: Open

 

It would be hard to find more appropriate depictions of human beings, now, than those of the great Swiss sculptor, Alberto Giacometti. Indeed, at the pinnacle of our human accomplishment and progress, we became thinner and thinner, metaphorically speaking, elongated perhaps by the very “success” of our “unprecedented” triumphalism. Continue reading

Submission: December 16, 2016
Registration: December 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication 
Type: Open

 

No doubt Walter Gropius was a special man. To invite a painter like Kandinsky to teach at the Bauhaus, showed vision and courage. What school of architecture would do something similar, now…?And, of course, Kandinsky was not the only one. Gropius was against specialization and against the specialists, who, he said, were merely repeating their mistakes over and over again… funny definition of the specialists. Continue reading