Tag Archives: #ideas

Submission: August 25, 2017
Registration: June 30, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Québec city, Canada
Prizes: First place 100 000$ CAD
Type: International ideas competition

 

The City of Québec is launching an international ideas competition, Rethinking Our Rivers, to collect distinctive, innovative proposals on developing Québec’s waterways. Continue reading

reinventing our rivers

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: June 08, 2017
Registration: May 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: New York, US
Prizes: Publication & Exhibition
Type: Open

 

​A NEW “LARKIN” BUILDING – BUFFALO – NEW YORK

Indeed, Dostoevsky was right, in Notes from the Underground: we human beings, after we build the Crystal Palace, we demolish it.

Less than 50 years after being built, the famous Larkin Building by F. L. Wright was demolished, in order to create “space” for an unavoidable parking lot. Continue reading

international competitions in architecture

Submission: January 31, 2017
Registration: January 05, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Prizes: 1st Prize: $5000, 2nd Prize: $3000, 3rd Prize: $2000, 4th Prize: $1000
Type: Open

 

TAFER is a forward thinking leisure and hospitality company with an ever-growing and evolving collection of award-winning hotels, resorts and boutique villas. Tafer’s founders have launched this competition because their brands rely on excellent design as well as being at the forefront of what is happening in the field of architecture and design. The site that is open for intervention neighbors Tafer’s existing Garza Blanca luxury beach resort development, contouring the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain range and fronting a sandy Pacific Ocean beach. Taking these factors into consideration, the site is open to a vast range of opportunities for commercial and residential use.

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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 14, 2016
Registration: September 09, 2016
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Mexico
Prizes: 1st Prize: contract of $19,500,000 MXN
Type: Open

 

The Mexico City Government, via the Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda SEDUVI (Department of Housing and Urban Development) and the Borough of Miguel Hidalgo (the Convening Committee, see Glossary for description), with the participation of SAC-G (Granadas Cooperative Operating Area) is putting out a call to teams of urban designers, architects, and landscape architects who are interested in participating in the Cuernavaca Railway Linear Park International Architecture and Landscape Design Competition. Participants may be both Mexican and international. Continue reading

Submission: December 14, 2016
Registration: December 06, 2016
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: €2,000, 2nd Prize: €1,000, 3rd Prize: €500 
Type: Open

 

OPENGAP organizes the fourth edition of this open ideas competition seeking for innovative, cutting-edge, contemporary, proposals regarding a new concept for artistic inspiration spaces. Participants are invited to design a place focused on the rental of spaces that motivate creativity and concentration, allowing users to focus, inspire and develop their artistic ideas. Each participant or team will define the location of their project, however, the proposal must justify the choice of the location.

The competition is open to all architects, designers, architecture students and to people around the world interested in the topic. Competitors can subscribe individually or as a team of maximum of 5 people.

The proposal submission will consist of two digital images in .jpg format, not bigger than 5MB each.

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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