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Submission: May 30, 2018
Registration:  April 15, 2018
Language: English
Location: Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open Call


The Abdulrahman Al Sudairy Cultural Centre (AACC) is hosting an international open competition for the redevelopment of the existing Dar Al-Uloum Public Library and surrounding campus located in Sakaka, Al Jouf Region. The call for a redevelopment stems from a desire to reinvigorate new life into the library in order to make the Centre once again a meaningful public place to promote learning and community engagement. Continue reading

future of the library

Submission: November 27, 2017
Registration: November 24, 2017
Language: English
Location: Cleveland, USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Cleveland Public Library is inviting qualified domestic and international professional design firms to submit their qualifications for architecture and engineering services to participate in a design competition for the construction of an iconic and architecturally-innovative new branch library that will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Located in the dynamic University Circle neighborhood, this new branch library will replace an older, outdated building, better serving the community by its location on a major transit route and by providing flexible space that meets the needs of nearby residents.

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cleveland public library

Submission: March 31, 2017
Registration: March 30, 2017
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,00,000 INR , 2nd Prize: 60,000 INR, 3rd Prize: 3rd Prize 40,000 INR, 10 Honorable Mentions
Type: Open


London-literature’s labyrinth of ‘lost souls’ is one of the favourite settings for writers/poets/scientists/thinkers and intelligentsia, who have nurtured the city into the greatest hub of intellectual revolution. One of the greatest living cities of the planet, London has had the biggest global influence on the socio-economic and cultural landscape of the world, even being the birthplace to the likes of Industrial Revolution. It has practically absorbed the different times into its intense and heterogeneous landscape through accumulation and juxtaposition. Continue reading

library competition

Submission: November 11, 2016
Registration: November 11, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: architecture books worth $300
Type: Open


Little Free Libraries® are installed in front yards, community centers, and public spaces all over the world, acting as book exchanges and neighborhood hubs. There are nearly 40,000 of these structures worldwide—connecting people and supporting literacy. Chronicle Books, Little Free Library, and AIASF are inviting architects and designers to rethink this unique structure, and solve some problems identified by stewards—the neighborhood heroes who care for them.

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