Tag Archives: Combo Competitions

Submission: August 09, 2020
Registration: August 02, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Overview: Emotions, Architecture, Opioids seeks to explore the emotional impact of architecture: how the built environment can make people feel and behave in certain ways – similar to art or music. At the same time, the brief asks participants to consider the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States, and how architecture can be used to solve problems both for the individual and for society as a whole. The goal of the competition is to present an idea that combines opioid treatment through methadone distribution with ways to combat stigma relating to drug dependency, located at a site in Venice, Los Angeles. Continue reading

combo competiitons

Submission: January 22, 2017
Registration: January 20, 2017
Language: English
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Prizes: 1st Prize: £1,000, 2nd Prize: £700, 3rd Prize: £400
Type: Open


Hilma af Klint (1862 – 1944) was a Swedish artist and a pioneer of abstract painting. More than 110 years after producing the arguably first abstract painting in modern art history, she is still waiting for her due recognition – and a home for her collection. A Temple for Hilma seeks to address this by asking participants to design an art museum dedicated to Hilma af Klint and her work.

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Submission: February 7, 2016
Registration: February 5, 2016
Language: English
Location: Arizona, United States
Prizes: £3,500 total Prize Found
Type: Open


The goal of Prison Puzzle is to design an ideal prison, located in the desert of Arizona, United States. The concept should address the different interests and requirements found in inmates, victims as well as society as a whole, and the design should illustrate how architecture can shape environments and influence behaviors. Continue reading

Submission: May 17, 2015
Registration: May 10, 2015
Language: English
Location: Colombia & elsewhere
Prizes1st prize: £1,200, 2nd prize: £600, 3rd prize: £200
Type: Open


This is a competition about rethinking the ubiquitous filling station. As the automobile became a highly celebrated and desired part of western society during the first half of the 20th century, the filling station followed closely behind as the architectural counterpart of this new phenomenon that was changing the world.

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