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The third edition of the cultural project Reuse Italy has promoted an international architecture competition and an exhibition on the reuse of the “Fallen-Church” of Grottole (Matera), one of the most scenographic ruins of southern Italy.
The general faced issue has been the depopulation of small towns. The primary purpose of this contest has been the relaunch of a local community thanks to the renovation of the built heritage conceived as an attractive device. For this reason, the activity has been organized together with Wonder Grottole, a local association on the front line in the experimentation of new regeneration models.

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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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Quechua Architecture Competition, Q.A.C., thanks all participants for taking part of this challenge which consists in presenting and developing a project that explores diverse fields of thinking and design. The challenge for this occasion was “TITICACA CHAPEL”.
There were many outstanding submissions. The jury panel consisted of Abraham Cota Paredes, Patricia Llosa, Felipe Muller have chosen three Winners,  twelve Finalists and awarded six teams with Honorable Mentions.

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Quechua Architecture Competition, Q.A.C., announced winners of the latest Water Temple Competition. All participants who took part in that challenge have presented and developed  projects that explore diverse fields of thinking and design. There are three teams awarded with first, second and third prize as well as 6 Honorable Mentions. Q.A.C. thanks and admires all designers who decided to faced the challenge.

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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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Archstorming was calling for proposals to design a secondary school  in Benga (Malawi). Universal education, gender equality and empowering women are vital components of the mission in developing countries. Educating children helps reduce poverty and will give the next generation the tools to fight poverty and conquer disease. School also offers children a safe environment, with support, supervision and socialization. Here they learn life skills that can help them prevent diseases, including how to avoid HIV/AIDS and malaria. Children may receive life-saving vaccines, fresh water and nutrient supplementation at school.

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The EUROPAN 13 competition –a European competition of urban and architectural projects leading to implementation, conducted in partnership with European municipalities, local authorities and clients– was organised as a joint initiative by 15 European structures. This session topic was: The Adaptable City: Self-Organization – Sharing – Project (Process). The participating cities were confronted to the major challenges concerning the adaptability of European cities: adaptation to the need for more sustainable development but also to the context of an economic crisis that most of the European cities are currently undergoing. They also proposed concrete innovations in the order given by the site representatives, arousing new project approaches by young competitors.

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