Tag Archives: sustainability

Submission: June 16, 2017
Registration: May 6, 2017
Language: English
Location: Giza, Egypt
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Egypt is a megalopolis country with nearly 70% of its population residing in informal vulnerable districts. Abu Ghaddan village is one of the most neglected rural areas with high population, more than 1000 individuals.

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sustainable community hub

Submission: May 19, 2017
Registration: May 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Publication and promotion
Type: Open

 

Imagine that London becomes the world’s first National Park City. This large-scale and long-term vision has the potential to transform how Londoners live and how the city works. But what would London look like?

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london competition

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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MORE THEN WAITING FOR THE BUS

Submission: May 10, 2016
Registration: May 10, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 10.000 Euros in three categories
Type: Student Competition

 

The competition selectively recognizes and awards prizes to design projects (on paper or realized) that deal with the topic of sustainability in architecture, urbanism and regional planning as well as in civil engineering and which have been elaborated as part of an academic design program. A special focus is placed on students’ projects that have been developed in cooperation between the disciplines of architecture and civil engineering.

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Submission: May 18, 2016
Registration: May 02, 2016
Language: English
Location: MIlan, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: €5000, 2nd & 3rd Prize: publications
Type: Students & Young Architects

 

In the 2000 Dickson Despommier, professor of the Environmental Sciences at the Columbia University in New York, developed in collaboration with various architectural firms, the concept of vertical farms. The urban vertical farming means the cultivation of agriculture products and live stock in vertical, in multi-storey structures energy self-sufficient inserted within the metropolitan areas. Continue reading