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Submission: October 20, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Taj Mahal – Agra, India
Prizes: 4500$ and sponsored trips.
Type: Open

 

The Black Taj Mahal (Persian/Urdu: لحم جات ہایس “Black Taj”, also “the 2nd Taj”) was supposed to be a legendary black marble mausoleum that was planned to be built across the Yamuna River directly opposite the Taj Mahal. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan is widely believed to have desired a mausoleum for himself similar to the one he had built in memory of his deceased wife, Mumtaz Mahal. There has always been a debate in the archaeological and historian circles regarding the authenticity of the plan for the Black Taj. What if it was supposed to exist and NOW, we vest this opportunity upon YOU, how would you build the Black Taj? Continue reading

the black taj mahal

Submission: June 21, 2017
Registration: June 21, 2017
Language: English
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Seoul Metropolitan Government, in an effort to put people first in developing a conceptual design for a metropolitan mass-transit hub in Youngdongdaero, plans to organize an international invited design competition.
The first stage of this design competition will consist of a qualifying evaluation process; three to seven teams that qualify will be invited to take part in the international invited competition. Continue reading

seoul design competition

Submission: August 04, 2017
Registration: August 04, 2017
Language: English, Italian, Espaniol
Location: Porto, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below.
Type: Open

 

Ribeira is the oldest district of Porto: founded in Roman times overlooks the River Douro keeping intact the chaotic charm of its small streets. low houses, colorful facades, old shops, characterize the district that was insert in UNESCO for its typical morphology. The Luis I Bridge, which connects the two sides of the city, was built in 1880 boasting a strong structure of steel trusses. Porto isn’t only the city of bridges but it is also the place of colored tiles that cover the buildings, the azulejos.

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Porto architecture competition

Submission: May 26, 2017
Registration: May 26, 2017
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Shanghai, China
Prizes: 1st Prize: 100,000 RMB; 2nd/3rd Prize: 20,000 RMB; and more details below
Type: Open

 

In partnership with China Fortune Properties, a state-owned commercial property developer based in Shanghai, we are now launching the YoungBird “Halo” Smart Signage Design Competition 2017 and calling for entries from design firms and institutes of higher education the world over. Contestants are required to conceive an innovative, smart signage design scheme for a select array of outdoor spaces inside the Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park developed by China Fortune Properties. This new competition is meant to seek ways to blend working environment and a shared community. Continue reading

Smart Signage Design Competition 2017

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: May 01, 2017
Registration: April 15th, 2017
Language: English
Location: Washington DC, USA
Prizes: N/A
Type: Open

 

Perhaps we shouldn’t launch such a competition. The answer might be very simple: The Ultimate House of Patriotic Devotion is a Casino. The kind the new President of the United States proved himself quite capable of building and managing. Indeed, wouldn’t it sound appropriate? THE CASINO, as the ultimate House of Patriotic Devotion. Continue reading

trump competition

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: 15 August 2017
Registration: 08 August 2017
Language: English
Location: Indian Institute of Architects
Prizes: Please check details below
Type: Open

 

Tamayouz Excellence Award, the Iraqi Architecture Prize is delighted to invite students of Architecture / Urban / Architecture Technology / Landscape Design worldwide to register and submit their Graduation Projects. An independent international jury will review all entries and will select the winners of Tamayouz International Award 2017. Continue reading

tamayouz award

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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