Tag Archives: housing

Submission: February 10, 2019
Registration: February 05, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open Idea

 

Urbanization, the key to the future – a good or a bad one at that? On August 2018, Kerala & some parts of Kodagu, India faced one of the worst Floods of the century, with 300+ deaths and infrastructure damages over Rs. 8,000 crores (1.1 Billion USD). Every time disaster hits, we as humans do everything in our power to suppress it, provide aid and rehabilitate. But even the most advanced prevention systems and methods fail. The only way out is to fold how humans grow and work together + towards living with the forces of nature collectively.

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kerala 2019

Submission: August 01, 2018
RegistrationJuly 15, 2018
Language: English
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Free Open International Design Competition

 

Building Trust international have just announced their 8th design competition which is in association with the United Nations Development Programme and the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone. The competition entitled ‘Affordable Housing Design Challenge’ challenges architects, designers and engineers to submit an innovative design proposal for new affordable housing for low income workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Continue reading

cambodia phnom pheng architecture competition

Submission: January 31, 2018
Registration: January 31, 2018
Language: English, Dutch
Location: Delft, Netherlands
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The name ‘Thorb’ stands for ‘The House of Revolutionary Building’. Thorb is an initiative supported by BAM Wonen, Eigen Haard and AM. Continue reading

reinvent the habitat

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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