Tag Archives: urban

Submission: June 15, 2018
Registration:  June 05, 2018
Language: English
Location: Mumbai, India
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open Ideas

 

With the increasing population yet confined amount of resources available, many beings continue to struggle in search of a decent livelihood- a place to live, food to eat and a medium to commute.Being the only world level ‘alpha-city’ of India – MUMBAI, bears a lot of pressure as a city staging platforms to millions of dreams, livelihoods and lifestyles.

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hyperlocal competition

Submission: April 18, 2018
Registration:  April 18, 2018
Language: English
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Ideas competitions

 

Future of zoos will be decided in the next few years. We are facing radical changes in the concept. Over the decades we have been proved that animal captivity, in most cases in terrible conditions, has affected badly their quality of life and their expected lifetime. The raison d’être and the welfare of the more than 3.5 million animals that they contain around the world are increasingly questioned.
These places, emerged between the eighteenth and nineteenth century, deeply linked to colonialism and the discovery of new worlds, must evolve adapting to the new needs. The question is how to do so.

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zoo architecture competition

Submission: February 05, 2018
Registration: February 20, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

BOUN Serves as a unit block for UNI in the field of furniture design. It will be a platform for experimentation and conceptual exchange of ideas for furniture designs happening at various levels. The program intends to bring out some extraordinary design ideas and designers across the globe to help them in realizing their great Ideas.

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boun urban competition 2018

Submission: June 31, 2017
Registration: January 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Africa
Prizes: $10,000 is cash prizes
Type: Open

 

The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa (CPDI Africa) is a culture-inspired, research-based, design-build competition, created to inspire the development of successful neighborhoods and communities on the continent, with modern African architecture that is both culturally and environmentally sustainable. Believing that the redevelopment of Africa’s built environment should be as it has always been, built as a collaborative effort between the community members and designated master builders, CPDI Africa engages participation from the design community in Africa and the Diaspora at large, for the accomplishment of its vision.

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Submission: May 20, 2016
Registration: May 20, 2016
Language: English
Location: Boston, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: $5,000
Type: Open

 

“Quad”, short for “Quadrangle”, is one term for the public square at the center of a college campus.  It’s a space to take naps in the grass on a sunny day, throw a Frisbee with friends, or where inspirational lectures are given on a warm spring afternoon. The experience of the quad is one of vibrancy, playfulness, and connectivity. In our increasingly dense urban habitats, city dwellers seek to discover similar environments in the places they live, work, and play. Continue reading

Submission: May 22, 2016
Registration: May 22, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st. Prize: $1,000, 2nd. Prize: $500, 3rd. Prize: $250
Type: Open

 

The Plural City Ideas Challenge is not only about the immediate design solutions to pressing and mounting housing problems in urban centers, but also the design of sustainable, culturally-supportive resource interventions. While there is an immediate need for affordable housing, The Plural City Ideas Challenge is about designing for the city as a series of multi-cultural, multi-plural urban neighborhoods where socio-economic diversity is a fundamental asset to be preserved. Continue reading

Submission: May 11, 2016
Registration: May 11, 2016
Language: English
Location: San Francisco (Conceptual)
Prizes: 1st Prize: £3,000, 2nd Prize: £1,000, People’s Choice: £500
Type: Open

 

For this challenge, we move to California, in the beautiful city of San Francisco. The city is the USA’s most sought after real estate location and its Bay Area is today leading the way for innovative technologies and new urban models for the future. However, San Francisco is also home to the Tenderloin, one of the most distressed and dangerous neighborhoods of the USA. Continue reading

Submission: April 04, 2016
Registration: April 04, 2016
Language: English
Location: New York City, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $2,000, 2nd Prize: US $1,000, 3rd Prize: US $500
Type: Open

 

Driven by recent infrastructural, social, and environmental conditions; this competition looks to take a desirable urban site and harvest its current and future potential. arch out loud proposes the implementation of a public aquarium and park to provide communal space for the surrounding city, a program that provides valuable waterfront space to residents and tourists. arch out loud challenges designers to experiment with conventional interpretations of this program and investigate how it can create a more appropriated relationship to its context.

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Submission: August 03, 2015
Registration:  July 15, 2015
Language: English
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Prizes: N/A
Type: Pre Qualification

 

The Ministry of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements and Cairo Governorate announce the intent to invite specialized local and international consultancy firms to participate in prequalification of consultants for limited design competition for the Urban Re-planning and Architecture design of Maspero triangle in Cairo, Egypt. Continue reading

Submission: May 31, 2015
Registration: May  22, 2015
Language: English
LocationRaleigh, NC, USA
Prizes$1,500 top prize. $250 merit prizes
TypeOpen, Concept

 

Members of the AIA North Carolina Activate14 committee and the Raleigh/Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness invite you to share your ideas on a new typology for urban housing:  a twelve unit community of tiny homes to help address the problem of homelessness in urban centers. Continue reading