Tag Archives: Student Design Competition

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $30,000 in prizes — see award category & prize details below
Type: Open

 

The inaugural 2017 Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Design Competition challenges architects, engineers, students, and firms to imagine the future of masonry design.

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International Masonry Institute Competition

Submission: February 1, 2018
Registration: February 1, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $15,000 grand prize
Type: Open

 

The Metals in Construction magazine 2018 Design Challenge is a competition to generate ideas for a facade system that can play a major role in enhancing employee health and well-being. This ideas competition is based on the philosophy that the 21st century facade needs to be adaptive and responsive to human needs, especially in the workplace. With researchers probing beyond workplace aesthetics to examine holistic factors, we are learning that air and water quality, thermal control, and especially visual access to outdoor environments can directly improve employee well-being.

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Submission: November 22, 2017
Registration: November 22, 2017
Language: English
Location: San Francisco, CA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Student Design Competition

 

Continuing a legacy of outstanding public architecture, the General Services Administration (GSA) Design Excellence Program seeks to commission our nation’s most talented designers and artists to design federal buildings of outstanding quality and value. These projects are to demonstrate the value of true integrated design that balances aesthetics, cost, constructability, and reliability; create environmentally responsible and superior workplaces for civilian federal employees; and give contemporary form and meaning to our democratic values.

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san francisco architecture competition

Submission: October 15, 2017
Registration: October 15, 2017
Language: England
Location: Agra, India
Prizes: 1st Prize – $500, 2nd Prize – $200, 3rd Prize – $100
Type: Open Competition

 

The aim of the competition is to rejuvenate the land on the other side of the Taj Mahal, across the river; on the site of the Mehtab Bagh. The Mehtab Bagh must not remain a separate tourist destination to visit, just to get another view of the Mughal marvel, Taj Mahal; but act as an extension of its beautiful architecture, into a harmonious continuation on the other side of the river. Continue reading

taj mahal architecture competition

Submission: November 12, 2017
Registration: November 05, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Yahata area, Japan
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

The NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the 7th AILCD International Student Design Competition. The theme of this year is “Low Carbon City Yahata”. Continue reading

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Submission: April 04, 2017
Registration: November 01, 2016
Language: English
Location: Golden, CO, USA
Prizes: N/A
Type: Student Competition

 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) inspires collegiate students to become the next generation of building professionals prepared to meet the growing imperative for environmentally responsive buildings. Specifically, this competition will help provide future architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs with the skills and experience to fully integrate building science in ultra-efficient buildings. After all, building science is vital to whether buildings will work or fail. That’s why, as part of DOE’s Building America and Zero Energy Ready Home programs, the Race to Zero is also designed to advance and enhance building science curricula at collegiate institutions. Continue reading

Submission: April 30, 2016
Registration: April 30, 2016
Language: English
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: $1,500, 2nd Prize: $1,000, 3rd Prize: $500
Type: Architecture Students

 

Your challenge? Position Philadelphia’s rich history in front of the millions of tourists who visit it annually by using ARCHICAD to design a temporary, mobile visitor center from shipping containers. You can use as many containers as you want. Make them portable, self-contained and interactive. Give the containers a way to respond to the various sites in which it could be situated. Continue reading