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toronto affordable housing challange

Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge

Submission: May 27, 2021
Registration: April 28, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Toronto is among the ten most expensive major housing markets in the world, and housing prices are predicted to rise again in 2020 by almost 10%, according to the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board. The reason housing prices in Toronto are so disproportionate to household incomes is mainly due to a lack of supply. Between 2016 and 2019, more than 325,000 jobs were added to the Greater Toronto Area, while only 102,000 new homes were constructed, and only 2% of those new homes were classed as affordable. (more…)

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build that park

Build That Park!

Submission: January 01, 2021
Registration: January 01, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

We are at a delicate stage in our relationship with our ally to the south, Mexico. The destructive and divisive security wall that stands at this time has the potential to overwhelm an important but fragile friendship between the ordinary citizens of the United States and Mexico. Especially in these charged times, it is critical to make a visionary statement that says, “we remain friends and allies”. This fence is a symbol that projects mistrust and disrespect for the ordinary citizens from both countries. (more…)

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Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles

Submission: February 12, 2021
Registration: February 12, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles is a $100,000 design challenge asking architects and landscape architects to help us imagine appealing and sustainable new models of low-rise, multi-unit housing. There is no fee to enter. (more…)

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International Competition for Library; SONGDO International City, S. Korea

Submission: February 22, 2021
Registration: December 31, 2020
Language: English, Korean
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

This design competition aims to obtain creative and sophisticated design works with an international sense to establish 「The Library of SONGDO International City」 as an intellectual and cultural symbol of the Songdo citizens for progressing as an international city. (more…)

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uplift tiananmen

Uplift Tiananmen: Temporary Memorial

Submission: December 25, 2020
Registration: December 24, 2020
Language: English
Location: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China
Prizes: $2000 USD
Type: Open for All

 

Tiananmen Square or Tian’anmen Square is a city square in the city center of Beijing, China, located near the city’s Central Business District and named after the eponymous Tiananmen (“Gate of Heavenly Peace”) located to its north, which separates it from the Forbidden City. The square contains the Monument to the People’s Heroes, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, and the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong. Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People’s Republic of China in the square on October 1, 1949. (more…)

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Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition 2021

Submission: March 01, 2021
Registration: March 01, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Now in its 28th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition recognizes the exceptional work of North American designers who feature Italian ceramic and porcelain tiles in their institutional, residential and commercial spaces.* (more…)

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Results: “Tactical Urbanism NOW!” Competition Announces the Results of its First Edition

TerraViva Competitions has officially released the complete list of winning projects of the design contest “Tactical Urbanism NOW”. The challenge of the competition, was to encourage participants to imagine a city where public space goes beyond the traditional conception of a park, a square or a street. The idea was to experiment with new urban scenarios able to promote social exchange, community activities and citizens’ interaction through the implementation of multifunctional designs. (more…)

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Call for Ideas: Wine Culture Center

Submission: January 15, 2021
Registration: January 10, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

CREA TALENTS is an open&free; Architecture Ideas Competition, sponsored by The Economic Development & Culture Committee. The objective of the competition is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way. (more…)

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liveable leh

Liveable Leh: Call for Ideas

Submission: December 15, 2020
Registration: December 10, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Student Competitions

 

Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG) under ‘Liveable Leh’, a project funded by the European Union and supported by BORDA (Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association) and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), is currently working towards achieving an inclusive, resilient and liveable Himalayan city. The main focus of the project is to mitigate Climate Change and also to achieve Sustainable Development Goals 6 (clean water and sanitation) and 11 (sustainable cities and communities). As a part of this initiative, LEDeG is launching a Global Design Competition on solutions to resolve problems in high-altitude towns, under Work Package 4.8 of the Liveable Leh project. (more…)

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student ideas competition enviromental health equity

Student Ideas Competition: Environmental Health Equity

Submission: December 04, 2020
Registration: December 04, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Student Competitions

 

The Pittsburgh Platform in collaboration with Chalmers University and Carnegie Mellon University launches an Ideas Competition for students within in the fields of architecture and urban planning to submit proposals on how to ensure environmental health equity. This call for ideas aims to push the envelope on how to establish environmental health equity and bring environmental health equity into the center of debate on city planning. (more…)

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