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Submission: September 08, 2019
Registration: August 31, 2019
Language: English
Location: Tirana, Albania
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


The Farka Lake (Liqeni i Farkës) is an artificial lake in the southeast part of Tirana, 9.6 km away from the city center. With a dimension of 75 hectares (more significant than the Artificial Lake of Tirana), Liqeni I Farkës is one of the leading environmental systems of the capital of Albania.  Despite its importance, either from an ecological, social, or spatial point view, today the future of this basin is still uncertain. Outside political pressures, uncontrolled sprawl of the urban fabric, and the anxiety of collecting ‘free space’ in an area that is continuously increasing its land value are just some of the factors that are menacing its equilibrium. Continue reading

pier in the lake_architecture competition

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: November 04, 2016
Registration: November 04, 2016
Language: English
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Prizes: $3,500 honorarium and up to $1,500 travel bursary
Type: Open


Winter Stations is now embarking on its third-year, opening an international design competition to bring temporary public art installations to The Beaches, exhibited to celebrate Toronto’s winter waterfront landscape. This year we are expecting to include up to six lifeguard stands, including an addition three by invited universities, across Balmy, Kew and Ashbridges Bay beaches located in the heart of the Beach community, south of Queen Street East, between Woodbine and Victoria Park Avenues. These utilitarian structures are to be used as the armature for temporary installations, which will need to be able to withstand the rigours of Toronto winter weather.

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Submission: March 04, 2016
Registration: March 04, 2016
Language: English
Location: Washington, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: US$3,500 & Runner-Up Prize: US$500
Type: Open


Re-Ball! is an international open design competition to turn 650,000+ 3-inch, white, translucent plastic balls into a site-specific installation in the Dupont Underground’s 14,000-square-foot east platform. The balls were previously part of the National Building Museum’s blockbuster 2015 summer destination The Beach. Continue reading