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THE LABYRINTH 2.0

THE LABYRINTH 2.0

Submission: May 15, 2022
Registration: May 10, 2022
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Architecture has evolved as much as humans have. Every region and religion has given birth to a different type of architecture. When we talk about Egyptian architecture, the first thing that strikes our mind is a pyramid. Similarly, Parthenon is such a good example of Greek Architecture. In history, architecture is one of the major ways to understand the timeline and to distinguish between the lifestyles of people.

Not only monuments, Every era had different types of architecture elements. For instance, Greek architecture had Greek columns (doric, ionic etc.), Islamic architecture had minarets, Byzantine architecture had waffled domes, Chinese architecture had pagodas etc. These elements were the major distinguishing among all forms of architecture.

But what if all these elements are integrated in one building, flooding it with rich culture and heritage of human settlements.The sight of awe when you can see different architecture forms combined to form a space. That too, a labyrinth!

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SITE CONVENT

Submission: May 28, 2022
Registration: May 23, 2022
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Site Convent is a refuge for solitude, remembrance and spiritual enlightenment, intimate spaces for reflection and contemplation. Together with the existing ruins and the ever changing sand dunes, the Site Convent offers a unique experience within this remarkable landscape; it is a mystical place and meditative sanctuary through memory, time and silence.

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NAUTICAL MICRO MUSEUM

NAUTICAL MICRO MUSEUM

Submission: May 18, 2022
Registration: May 15, 2022
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

YAC – Young Architects Competitions and Baglietto launches NAUTICAL MICRO MUSEUM, a competition of ideas aiming to design some exhibition spaces that will travel to narrate the ancient history of one of the oldest and most important shipyards in Europe.

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The Cemetery Challenge

Submission: March 15, 2022
Registration: February 25, 2022
Language: English
Location: Anfeh, Lebanon
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Saying a final goodbye is never easy. Farewell is a painful and personal gesture. Thus, the design of the cemetery must respond in a consoling and sensitive way. Architects, Landscapers, Urban  planners, students and enthusiasts are called to search for a new creative design approach, and interesting innovative environmentally friendly ideas for green spaces, and submit designs for a sustainable cemetery located in Anfeh, Lebanon. The new cemetery would need to include facilities for a small chapel, and a reception hall for condolences.

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15 minutes city

15-Minute City 2022

Submission: June 15, 2022
Registration: May 15, 2022
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

After an overwhelming response to the first edition, the Charette is thrilled to announce the second edition of ‘15-Minute City’. Participants are required to design a module for a 15-minute city that can be replicated to create a larger city. You can design a fictional city or re-design a small part of an existing city anywhere in the world. Remember, you don’t need to design an entire city – just a module that can be replicated to create a larger city. As a city planner/designer, you are also free to recommend rules and policies to help make the lives of your city’s occupants better.

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resurgence

RESURGENCE

Submission: March 13, 2022
Registration: March 10, 2022
Language: English
Location: India
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open to citizens of India

 

We welcome all to partake in the revitalization of an airplane. The challenge here is to ideate a strategic function that best utilizes the abandoned airplane and justify it in its context. The site is in Khopoli, Maharashtra, a small industrial town near Mumbai. This town also exhibits many tourist spots and resorts for weekend getaways for people living in and near Mumbai.

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metaverse retail store

RETAIL STORE FOR THE METAVERSE

Submission: March 15, 2022
Registration: March 01, 2022
Language: English
Location: India
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The aim of this competition is to design a retail store for the  metaverse, where people can physically walk in and put on a headset and experience a small fraction of the metaverse. It also will be a space where they can retail products and merchandise to get the wave of metaverse started. So put on your thinking hats and get designing on what could potentially be the next best thing since sliced bread.

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world bamboo workshop

International Bamboo Pavilion Design Competition

Submission: March 31, 2022
Registration: March 31, 2022
Language: English
Location: Thanh Tam Bamboo EcoPark, Thanh Hoa, Vietnam
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Pavilion Design

 

We encourage you to create the most innovative design for a pavilion to be constructed under the masterful expertise of builder Jorg Stamm! This pavilion seek to explore global creativity to realize a contemporary pavilion, one with global appeal, and not one of any particular culture or geography.

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nature inspired youth centre

Nature Inspired Youth Center

Submission: May 29, 2022
Registration: April 16, 2022
Language: English
Location: Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

We want to work with you to explore and think about shifting your current lifestyles and ways of designing toward a future in which humans are a part, a giving not distracting part, of nature. We would like to stimulate ideas and mechanisms to rebuild the connection between architecture and nature. We sincerely look forward to your participation in this mind-set changing design, so we can pass on with you a better place for youth to grow and connect.

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car park futures competition

Carpark Futures Competition

Submission: May 22, 2022
Registration: April 17, 2022
Language: English
Location: Euralille, France
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: 72H competition

 

The “Carpark Futures Competition” invites young architects under 40 years old, from all over the world, to think about the architectural, technical and environmental potential of a revaluation of underground car parks. How to transform underground parking spaces to fit contemporary societal evolutions? How can architecture respond to the challenges of future mobility and urban density?

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