Tag Archives: housing

Submission: November 14, 2017
Registration: November 14, 2017
Language: English
Location: Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Indigenous Housing Competition Canada invites everyone, students and professionals, to submit ideas for remote access Indigenous Community housing in Canada.

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indigenous housing competition

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. Continue reading

Retirement home ideas competition 2017

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. Continue reading

iraq rebuild competition

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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Submission: June 14, 2016
Registration: June 14, 2016
Language: English 
Location: Concept Design
Prizes: Stage 2 – x5 £6,000 + £10,000 winner’s prize fund 
Type: Architecture Students & Young Architects

 

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce the launch of an open design competition in partnership with Taylor Wimpey. The competition, which is part of Taylor Wimpey’s long term initiative Project 2020, is seeking architects worldwide to develop new, innovative ideas and create the house typology of the future. Continue reading

Submission: May 02, 2016
Registration: April 27, 2016
Language: English
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Prizes: Top prize $3,000 & Merit award(s) $1,000
Type: Open

 

Members of ACTIVATE NC invite you to share your ideas on contemporary housing in the inner city. The site is located along South Mint Street in Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte has an intense and vibrant Uptown Center City surrounded by leafy suburbs. The competition site is within walking distance of the Uptown district and is representative of an in between zone that is neither Center City nor suburban. Thus it may be considered a resource for connecting different parts of the city that are currently separate. Continue reading

Submission: April 29, 2016
Registration: April 29, 2016
Language: English
Location: Memphis, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: $10,000, 2nd Prize: $5,000, 3rd Prize: $3,000
Type: Open

 

The Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow competition challenges architects and designers to create new standards in housing design so people can stay in their home as they travel through various life stages: from entering the workforce,  getting married, having a family, sending kids to college, becoming a grandparent, following personal passions with new careers and hobbies, and considering retirement.

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Submission: December 12, 2015
Registration: December 12, 2015
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,500€,  3 Accésits 3 x 500 €
Type: Open

 

This competitition gives a new perspective and offers a new view beyond ourselves to show us that there are people who don’t have the basics or even vital such as a shelter, an accomodation which protects us from a rainy day, which can give shade when the sun burns and more confortable than a cardboard on the freezing floor. And that, dear contestants, is a real issue. Give an answer to this is definitely a great challenge. Continue reading