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Submission: June 19, 2017
Registration: June 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: Chinatown, New York
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), in collaboration with the Chinatown Partnership and Van Alen Institute today launched Gateways to Chinatown, an initiative seeking innovative proposals to plan, design, and construct an iconic contemporary neighborhood marker at the nexus of Manhattan’s Chinatown and the southern entrance to Little Italy’s historic Mott Street. Straddling art and architecture, symbolism and function, the new structure and public space aims to become a vibrant place of exchange at the center of one of New York City’s most dynamic and historically rich areas.

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chinatown architecture competition

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



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: February 23, 2017
Registration: February 23, 2017
Language: English
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: US$ 3000, 2nd Prize: US$ 1500, 3rd Prize: US$ 500
Type: Open


In the words of Bill de Blasio, New Yorkers have a “crisis of affordability” on their hands. This is a crisis built upon the success that the city has had in recent decades. These years have made the city safer, and more appealing, for people from all over the world to come and start businesses, studies, and their lives.

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new york housing competition