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nature contest

Nature Contest 2020 Cycle

Submission: September 15, 2020
Registration: September 15, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Nature Contest is the most comprehensive annual contest of ideas inspired by nature. Individual participants from all disciplines and regions of the world are invited to participate. Participants can enter one of the following three categories. 1. The design concept for nature gadget, 2. The written idea on nature policy or 3. Portfolio of previous work inspired by nature. Each category is described in detail below.

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play house

PLAYHOUSE Competition

Submission: April 24, 2020
Registration: April 24, 2020
Language: English, Italian
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Play is an essential part of all our lives, whether child or adult. Be it playing sports, a board game or simply sharing jokes with friends, play is just as important to adults as building a den or playing dress-up is to a child. The Coronavirus outbreak has left many of us having to spend extended periods of time at home in lockdown, restricting the opportunity to socialise and play in ways that we are used to. How can we use creativity to encourage play at these unique times?

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tree house project

TREE HOUSE MODULE

Submission: June 24, 2020
Registration: June 21, 2020
Language: English, Italian
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

YAC – Young Architects Competitions –  ​ and  Dartagnans launch TREE HOUSE MODULE, a competition of ideas aiming to design and realize a tree house system to put into the oneiric French castles of Vibrac, Mothe Chandeniers, Ebaupinay. A cash prize of € 15,000 (and the realization of the first-ranking project)  will be awarded to the winners selected by an outstanding jury panel made of, among the others,  Espen Surnevik, Matthew Johnson (DS+R), Giulio Rigoni (BIG), Tue Hesselberg Foged (Effekt Architects), Peter Pichler, Patrick Lüth (Snøhetta).

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architecture competitions

Call for Submissions: Transformation & Rebirth—Exterior Renovation Project of Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

Submission: May 20, 2020
Registration: May 20, 2020
Language: English
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Prizes: Competition Prize Up to $750,000 NTD
Type: Architecture Design Competition

 

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (hereinafter referred to as KMFA) is going to budget 195 million NTD for its “Transformation & Rebirth——Exterior Renovation Project of Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts.” The Museum looks forward to creative proposals from outstanding domestic or foreign architectural teams, based on a “Coronation” concept to strengthen the function of museum’s roof, solve the substantive issue of roof leakage, and endow it with a new image with aesthetic quality by “retrofit” or “facelift” solutions.

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residence vusocany

Residence Vysočany

Submission: May 11, 2020
Registration: May 11, 2020
Language: English / Czech
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In a difficult time, Penta Real Estate is inviting local and foreign architects and architectural studios to participate in an open, international architectural and urban design competition. The aim of the competition is to find the best solution to complet the residential block in the western part of Prague’s Vysočany. The scope of the project should be at least 280 residential units together with the amenities of commercial or non-commercial purpose (respectively 24,200 square meters of gross floor area). (more…)

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fast archi challenges

Fast Archi Challenges 1st edition – pandemic

Submission: April 19, 2020
Registration: April 19, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Fast Archi Challenges. These are small creative challenges that we will launch regularly. We are talking about projects, illustration, photography, sketches, design, video or others, but they all have the architecture in common.

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tinker project

Tinker Project – Designing a waste recycle facility

Submission: August 18, 2020
Registration: August 03, 2020
Language: English
Location: El Giza, Egypt
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

As the world urbanizes, the challenge to manage waste becomes more acute, as more people means more garbage. While large cities are struggling with their waste management strategies, people of Manshiyat Naser are mastering the ‘resist throwaway culture’. The Zabaleen -a derogatory term for garbage pickers, collects waste from the Egyptian capital, Cairo and carry it back to the neighborhood. It is remarkable to see that the Zabaleen recycles almost 90% of the collected garbage.

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living upon the play

LIVING upon the PLAY

Submission: October 05, 2020
Registration: October 01, 2020
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

“Play” meaning in various ways, including playing like an infant, having fun with friends, indulging in drinks or gambling, taking breaks between work and study, having leeway to things, seeking beauty in literature and art isolated from the secular world, and giving space to machinery part connection. In any case, it is like a source to life, an act full of humanity contrary to pursuing functionality and rationality.

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agora paumme 2020

PAUMME 2020

Submission: November 02, 2020
Registration: August 24, 2020
Language: English
Location: Cairo,Egypt
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

PAUMME invites world-wide architectural students and professionals to present their work and discuss inno-vative design approaches. Exhibition and competi-tion as part of the Joint Event AGORA CAUMME 2020 will be held in German University in Cairo on November 25th – 29th 2020.

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rethinking uyuni salt flat shelter

UYUNI SALT FLAT SHELTER

Submission: June 19, 2020
Registration: June 19, 2020
Language: English
Location: Uyuni, Bolivia
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Uyuni Salt Flat Shelter contest seeks a re-encounter with nature and with the human being within solitude Acceleration, instantaneousness, immediacy, technologization … The daily life of the human being has been subsumed under synchronous devices such as watches and mobile phones, generating a stressed society, which has lost all trace of its biological temporality and of its life in common with the middle. Here in the salar, all the technology disappears. All computerization is not possible. Can a project promote other ways of life that are more leisurely, relaxed and in relation to nature? Can architecture give us the possibility of making up for that lost time? A time in dialogue with nature What is the basis for doing this type of architecture?

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