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Submission: May 06, 2018
Registration:  May 06, 2018
Language: English
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: 2 Stage Design Competition


LAGI 2018 is free and open to anyone around the world, and invites you to design a large-scale and site-specific public art installation that generates clean energy by incorporating renewable energy technology as the primary media for the art. LAGI 2018 is sponsored by the State of Victoria, Department of Environment, Land, Water, and Planning, and hosted by the City of Port Phillip. Project partners include: Carbon Arts, Fed Square, and Climarte.

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Submission: April 02, 2017
Registration: March 24, 2017
Language: English, French
Location: Montreal, Canada
Prizes: $6,000 in prizes
Type: Open


CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CHAIR IDEAS-BE + LE CONSEIL RÉGIONAL DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT DE MONTREAL + UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL RESEARCH CHAIR ON COMPETITIONS are organizing an environmentally engaged ideas competition for reinvigorating public spaces around bus stops. This competition is open to students and graduates of less than 5 years in the fields of architecture, design, landscape and urban design.

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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

Submission: February 19, 2016
Registration: February 12, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 500$, 2nd Prize: 300$, 3rd Prize: 200$
Type: Open


Not all winter cities are alike. Some have repeated months of below freezing temperatures and predictable snow accumulation, while others face high variability and frequent freeze/thaw cycles. The latter cities may experience 100 or more freeze/thaw cycles a year, creating unique challenges for public space use, outdoor event planning, roadway maintenance, and infrastructure design. Continue reading

Submission: May 15, 2016
Registration: April 15, 2016
Language: English
Location: Santa Monica, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: 15000$, 2nd Prize: 4000$
Type: Open


LAGI 2016 invites creatives, scientists, engineers, and others from around the world to submit ideas for large-scale and site-specific public art installations that generate carbon-neutral electricity and/or drinking water for the City of Santa Monica, California. Continue reading