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Archstorming, an architectural platform that organizes international humanitarian competitions, has released the results for the Ethiopian Satellite Preschools contest. In this competition, participants were challenged to design a school for the NGO Abay Ethiopia, a non-profit organization from Spain that operates in Walmara, Ethiopia, with the aim of fighting against poverty and promoting equal opportunities, mainly through the development of Education, Health and Community support projects in general.

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Submission:  August 31, 2021
Registration: August 30, 2021
Language: English
Location: Worldwide
Prizes: $24000
Type: Open

 

Archasm would like to thank all the health workers for their unflinching commitment and devotion to save human lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. To recognize the services and sacrifice by the frontline workers, Archasm invites all architecture students and professionals to design a memorial. The challenge is to design a prototype in your city/region as a mark of respect and tribute to the local warriors.

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pandemic memorial

Submission: December 7, 2021
Registration: November 2, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 6,000 €
Type: Open

 

For the Home for the Blind competition, participants are asked to submit designs for a semi-detached house for a single blind occupant. The property would need to include all the basic amenities of a typical home, such as a kitchen, bedroom, living room, and bathroom, as well as a small courtyard. Designers are asked to create projects that enhance the lives and living experiences of the inhabitants. Materiality, circulation, and zoning are just a few of the things that participants should focus on in their project submissions.

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Home for the Blind

Submission: December 14, 2021
Registration: November 10, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1,000 €
Type: Writing Competition

Do you have an idea or something to say about accessible architecture? Bee Breeders, in partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS, is calling for essay submissions for their next print publication “What is Accessible Architecture?”. Submissions from participants related to any field or discipline are welcome. Selected winners will receive monetary awards and will be included in the ARCHHIVE BOOKS “What is Accessible Architecture?” print publication.

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Essay Competition The Accessible Architecture

Submission: December 10, 2021
Registration: November 5, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 6,000 €
Type: Open

 

The Office 2021 Design Challenge is the first in an annual competition series in which participants are tasked with exploring the work environment. The jury will be looking for design projects that use architecture as a tool to improve a worker’s wellbeing as well as their productivity. This challenge is an opportunity to envision the new normal of the workplace post-COVID.

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Submission: December 8, 2021
Registration: November 4, 2021
Language: English
Location: Berlin, Germany
Prizes: 6,000 €
Type: Open

 

The Berlin Affordable Housing Challenge is the latest architecture competition in the affordable housing series, run in partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS. Participants are tasked with creating innovative design solutions to Berlin’s affordable housing problem. Project designs should be flexible enough to accommodate different inhabitants and living situations – including families, single professionals, and couples – and provide suitable solutions for their various requirements.

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berlin affordable housing challenge

Submission: 08 November, 2021
Registration: 03 November, 2021
Language: English
Location: Riga
Prizes: $10000
Type: Open

 

The ‘Columbarium – The Chamber of Memories’ competition is a collaboration with Riga City Council in Latvia. Participants are invited to submit designs for a columbarium planned for the Forest Cemetery. They will need to design a columbarium that can house 500 niches, each of which can hold one to four urns.

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Columbarium - The Chamber of Memories

Lunawood Urban Challenge 2021 called for all architecture and design students to re-imagine and redesign urban environment with Lunawood Thermowood. The competition received a total of 204 design proposals from 44 countries. The three winning designs along with the three honorable mentions, challenged the current perception of modern wood architecture. The skillful designs bring a soothing touch of nature to an urban environment, where it no longer exists.

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

 

In anticipation of the 2021 Conscious Cities Festival this October, we are delighted to announce an open call for submissions to its official publication — showcasing the diverse and impactful thinking by Conscious Cities practitioners. This years broad theme is: The Person-Space Continuum.

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Conscious Cities Anthology 21

Submission: July 11, 2021
Registration: July 11, 2021
Language: English
Location: USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open, Architecture, Design, Public Art

 

The Ann Arbor Art Center’s Art in Public Program is please to announce an open invitation to architects, designers, engineers, and artists from around the world to take part in The Alleyway Project: Activating Ann Arbor’s Alleys through Art design challenge. The challenge is an investigation into the importance and potential of auxiliary pedestrian spaces throughout Ann Arbor, and the creation of space within our existing alleyway network.

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the Alleyway Project