Tag Archives: #ideas

Submission: June 18, 2021
Registration: June 18, 2021
Language: English
Location: Portland, Maine
Prizes: $1500
Type: Open

 

The Portland Society for Architecture (PSA) would like to invite you to visualize and test the limits of Portland’s newly adopted building code regulating the construction of accessory dwelling units. The hope of PSA is that this competition will bring to light any overly restrictive rules in the current code as well as give inspiration to anyone looking to build an ADU on their own property.

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Submission: May 7, 2021
Registration: May 5, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Render

 

Presentation skills are just as important as designing; one of the best mediums to present your architectural designs is through rendering. Architectural rendering aims to create life-like experiences of the buildings before they are built. Rendering aids the designer to convey his or her ideas, an image that represents the designers’ imagination most realistically.

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Submission: March 24, 2021
Registration: March 22, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Healing Power of Art is a 2021 art and writing competition organized by booksolt. Art enhances the well-being of the individual, this essay and design competition aims at understanding art therapy and the process of creating art that transforms our mind. Booksolt is looking for a conceptual artwork and write-up submission on the healing power of art. Continue reading

healing power of art

Submission: March 24, 2021
Registration: March 22, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Gothic design style is a 2021 design and writing competition organized by artuminate. Based on the 19th century interpretation of medieval architecture, Gothic design style depicts the celebration of light and divine grandeur of gothic churches. Stained glass windows, pointed arches, and ornate decorations on every surface, are the primal features composing this design style. Artuminate is looking for a conceptual design and write-up submission on the gothic design style.

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gothic artuminate competitions

Submission: February 25, 2021
Registration: February 15, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Mars is the most Earth-like planet in the solar system; and the only one where humans have conceived setting up colonies in the near future. A human mission to Mars has been the subject of science fiction and aerospace engineer-since 20th century. Private companies and government agencies like SpaceX and NASA, developing this infrastructure, are set to make this long sought-after human dream come true, possibly by the end of 2030. Continue reading

mars calling architecture competition

Submission: October 30, 2020
Registration: October 20, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The challenge for the participants is to design a Place of Faith that acts as a sanctuary for the secular world. The physical manifestation of this is open to interpretation. This competition is about making a space for that – a space for all, a space with no boundaries, a space with no aspiration of pleasing any one community, a space with no prejudices, a space of equality, a space for humanity, a space that could also be a place. Continue reading

international architecture competition

Submission: October 20, 2020
Registration: October 20, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

LA+ CREATURE explores how we can use design to open our cities, our landscapes, and our minds to a more symbiotic existence with other creatures. The brief asks entrants to choose a nonhuman client and design something—a place, a structure, a product, a process, a system—to improve its life and increase human–nonhuman empathy. Your creature can be any species, any size, and live anywhere. Continue reading

internal design ideas competition

Submission: October 05, 2020
Registration: September 28, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Time moves slowly in architecture. While the technological, financial, transport, and commercial industries of the world evolve at an unprecedented, exponential rate, the evolution of cities themselves is not keeping pace. While everyday commodities, from phones to cars to banking systems, change before our eyes, we continue to live and work in buildings designed for a past era, and depend on urban infrastructures long past their capacities.

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accelerate the city

Submission: September 15, 2020
Registration: July 31, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Reimagining Museums for Climate Action asks designers, architects, academics, artists, poets, philosophers, museum professionals and the public at large to radically (re)imagine and (re)design the museum as an institution, to help bring about more equitable and sustainable futures in the climate change era. The competition aims to explore how museums can help society transform to a low carbon future, adapt to the impacts of climate change, and safeguard ecosystems. Continue reading

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Submission: March 08, 2020
Registration: March 08, 2020
Language: English
Location: Mariupol, Ukraine
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Municipality of Mariupol (UA) invites architects, designers and interdisciplinary teams to submit architectural ideas for a new multifunctional center that will be devoted to the subject of migration, a process that has shaped the city throughout the centuries, becoming an integral part of its identity. The Port of Culture will uncover and explore the less known traits of Mariupol city, and contextualize its local history within larger regional and global processes related to migration.

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