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Submission: January 16, 2018
Registration: January 15, 2018
Language: English, Français
Location: United States / Mexico
Prizes: 5000 €
Type: Open

 

The exercise consists of getting hold of the subject of borders as a symbolic representation of the political arena, be it real, imaginary, or claimed, and to compare it to different levels of the territory and to urban and architectural questions and issues. By analyzing the USA / Mexico border, the idea is to formulate hypotheses and to attempt to solve spatial equations of territories that isolate themselves and that turn their back to each other.

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mexico architecture competition

Submission: August 7, 2017
Registration: August 6, 2017
Language: English
Location: Mexico – United States Border
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Donald Trump’s main campaign promise relaunches and gives a definite boost to an old and obsolete project of physical separation that had been abandoned by the last US governments, given the manifest inefficiency to obtain the intended results of tackling drug trafficking, illegal immigration and arms trafficking and which would actually bring disastrous humanitarian and environmental consequences. Continue reading

unbuild the wall contest

Submission: May 15, 2017
Registration: March 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Tenancingo, Mexico
Prizes: Winner: $5000, x3 Runners Up: $1000, x10 Honourable Mentions
Type: Open

 

Invisible and incomprehensible to most, the issues of modern day slavery are real and widespread. The Polaris Project, a leading organization in the battle against human trafficking, reports nearly 20.9 million victims worldwide fueling an obscene, yet lucrative, multi-billion dollar industry. Continue reading

human trafficking competition

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