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international passenger terminal

International Passenger Terminal

Submission: January 11, 2017
Registration: November 28, 2016
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Punta Arenas , Chile
Prizes: 1st Prize: $25,000,000 CLP , 2nd Prize: $15,000,000 CLP, 3rd Prize: $10,000,000 CLP,  HONORABLE MENTIONS (3):  $ 1,000,000 CLP 
Type: Open


Empresa Portuaria Austral (the Southern Port Company) of Chile invites all Chilean and foreign architects to participate in the international competition for the design of the master plan and preliminary design of the Port of Mageallan´es´ new International Passenger Terminal in the city of Punta Arenas. (more…)

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castle resort

Castle Resort

Submission: March 03, 2017
Registration: February 28, 2017
Language: English
Location: Castle of Roccamandolfi, Itlay
Prizes: 1st Prize: €10.000 , 2nd Prize: €4.000, 3rd Prize: €2.000  
Type: Open


There are places which belong to the inner being. There are destinations first engraved into the unreal…then on a map. Architectures of the soul, capable of helping us escape from our everyday life and freeing us from space and time. Castles are among the architectures that can, in a more pronounced way, whisper to the heart of human beings. (more…)

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korean demilitarized zone

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Submission: February 17, 2017
Registration: February 16, 2017
Language: English
Location: South Korea | North Korea
Prizes: Winner 5,000 USD, 5 Runner-up 1,000 USD each, 10 Honorable Mentions
Type: Open


Borders hold deep meaning, but they are just lines. Throughout history, the definition of territory has remained a fundamental determinant of power. Borders carry immense historical, political, and cultural implications; at the center of conflict, there is delineation; there is drawing lines. (more…)

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living and working in Tokyo

Living and Working in Tokyo

Submission: April 20, 2017
Registration: April 16, 2017
Language: English, Spanish, French
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prizes: 3000€ + Subcription to L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui magazine
Type: Open


Tokyo is characterized by an extent of individual constructions interspersed by large avenues with high-rise buildings. Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, of Bow-Wow Agency, when theorizing Tokyo urban planning, de nes three different developments in the formation of the urban fabric: «forti ed village», «subdivurban» and «commersidence». (more…)

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Place and Displacement – A Marketplace in Refugee Settlements

Submission: February 01, 2017
Registration: February 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya; Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan; Berlin, Germany
Prizes: $30,000 Total; 3 Winning Teams – $3,000 cash + travel to New York City; 1 Overall Winning Team – Extra $3,000; 6 Honorable Mentions $1,000.
Type: Open


IDeA challenges the innovative minds around the globe to design a marketplace with an operational plan for a vulnerable population (adolescents, children, single mothers, people with trauma, etc) in one of the refugee settlements below. The marketplace should be able to run for long-term, i.e. 3-5 years, and benefit as many people as possible. The overall budget limit for both construction and operation of the entire marketplace is $100,000 or less.


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india pakistan border


Submission: January 31, 2017
Registration: January 31, 2017
Language: English
Location: India I Pakistan
Prizes: 1st Prize: $ 500 , 2nd Prize: $ 200 , 3rd Prize: $ 100
Type: Open


The aim of the competition is the creation of a shared space along the border of the two countries through an architectural/design intervention. (more…)

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bim architecture competition

2016 BIM Competition

Submission: March 15, 2017
Registration: March 05, 2017
Language: English, Spanish
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: €10,000, 2nd Prize €5,000, 3rd Prize €2,500
Type: Open


The 2016 BIM Competition’s objective is to promote the indispensable method of BIM. It is also the opportunity to engage in pedagogy: manufacturers, industry professionals, especially, as well as major players in the world of construction work alongside architects and architecture students in appropriating the BIM method. (more…)

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Seoul Art Complex

Submission: February 01, 2017
Registration: January 25, 2017
Language: English, Korean
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: 1st Prize: Design Contract, The runner-ups will be awared with the total prize of 752,000,000 KRW
Type: Open


Art Complex—combination of art archive, library and museum with local and historical resources as the medium – Expectation of innovative designs that will realize the new form of institute. (more…)

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Walk this Way: The Broadway/Webster Project

Submission: December 14, 2016
Registration: December 14, 2016
Language: English
Location: Oakland, USA
Prizes: N/A
Type: Open


Walk this Way: The Broadway/Webster Project aims to transform the areas around, under and through the Broadway and Webster Street underpasses of the I-880 Freeway into a beautiful, safe, walkable, inviting, green and iconic passageway connecting Downtown Oakland and the Waterfront.  (more…)

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don't move improve competition

‘Don’t Move, Improve!’

Submission: November 03, 2016
Registration: November 03, 2016
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Pls check details below
Type: Open


New London Architecture (NLA), the capital’s forum for the built environment, has launched a competition to find London’s best home extension or improvement project completed within the last two years.  (more…)

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