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Submission: September 25, 2020
Registration: September 24, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, England
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Privatisation of public land is a growing phenomenon in cities such as London. More and more communal spaces are being sold to public bodies or developers, resulting in them becoming the primary makers of modern cities. This transformation has been giving rise to privately owned public spaces (POPS), a term to describe spaces open to the public, formed from deals between the city and the developer in return for zoning concessions. The areas around King’s Cross current development is one of the 50 POPSs in Central London. Continue reading

pops london architecture competition

Submission: August 03, 2020
Registration: August 03, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, England
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

London is among the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, following the course of the Thames for about ten kilometers. It is made up of numerous neighborhoods, each with its own identity, and recognizes in its architecture – Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge – some of the best known symbols in the world. Continue reading

london design competition

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

 

Urbanised humans are the most invasive species on Earth, consuming the majority of the planet’s resources. In an endless battle with nature, the urban fosters an unhealthy condition resulting in extinctions and planetary crises, endangering the livelihood of both humans and non-humans. Meanwhile, in the contemporary urbanised world,  health is interpreted as the temporal psychological and physical condition of a human body. Continue reading

deurbanised epidemics

Submission: March 29, 2020
Registration: February 29, 2020
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Call out for architects, artists, innovators and imaginators. Competition to design a new kind of public space to be seen by 1.6m people this summer and an international audience through the London Festival of Architecture.

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Submission: June 17, 2020
Registration: January 28, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

London seems to be stuck in a continuous housing crisis with fewer housing units being built every year. The sale of local authority housing stock under the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme has diminished the available housing stock even further for people in need of a suitable accommodation. Especially during the Post War period, London has been a testing ground for new innovations in housing developments with architects being innovators and champions of social change. But in the last few decades this innovation seems to have stopped.

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Submission: October 26, 2018
Registration: October 26, 2018
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has launched an international call for ideas to re-imagine Grosvenor Square in London. Architects, designers and creative thinkers from across the world are invited to submit proposals to re-imagine the historic square for locals, visitors, Londoners and future generations, with the aim of reinstating Grosvenor Square as one of the world’s leading public spaces.

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call for ideas

Submission: November 05, 2018
Registration:  October 09, 2018
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

London is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world, making access to affordable housing almost impossible to all but the very rich. According to a report by UBS Wealth Management, London homes are the second most over-priced in the world, and closely behind Vancouver in its “bubble risk rating”. London house prices increased by 25% from 2014-2016, mainly due to foreign investment and low interest rates, making it the second-least affordable housing bubble in the world after Hong Kong.

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london affordable housing

Submission: April 14, 2018
Registration:  April 14, 2018
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

FAB FEST is a week-long celebration of design and making, hosted by the Fabrication Lab at the University of Westminster. For the third year running, it invites creative designers from around the world to envision and build their ideas about architecture and the city. It will feature over 80 pavilions and installations designed internationally, manufactured in the Fabrication Lab, and assembled and installed in Central London. Continue reading

digital city fest

Submission: May 19, 2017
Registration: May 19, 2017
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Publication and promotion
Type: Open

 

Imagine that London becomes the world’s first National Park City. This large-scale and long-term vision has the potential to transform how Londoners live and how the city works. But what would London look like?

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london competition

Submission: March 02, 2017
Registration: March 02, 2017
Language: English
Location: London, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

New London Architecture (NLA) is inviting submissions of international projects, masterplans and strategies, delivered by London-based teams around the world, as part of ‘London Design Capital’, a major NLA Insight Study, publication and exhibition uncovering the global reach of London’s built environment industries.

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London New Architecture Competition