Tag Archives: masonry

Submission: June 7, 2023
Registration: April 5, 2023
Language: English
Location: Washington, DC
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: student competition


The challenges of the past few years have demonstrated the need for places for individuals in communities gather. The goal of this competition is to create a functional space within a community for gathering, play and shelter. A multi-functional building that can be used in a variety of ways is the overall goal. Think about how communities will gather in the future and design a building to meet these needs. Concrete masonry is an ideal choice for this type of building. It is durable and long-lasting, providing a pleasing aesthetic, and can be used for security and safety. Designs should identify multiple ways to take advantage of concrete masonry’s benefits to meet the needs of this new community center. Continue reading

Submission: December 15, 2021
Registration: December 15, 2021
Language: English
Location: Open
Prizes: $30,000
Type: Innovation Competition


IMI’s JBC Masonry Innovation Competition wants your ideas for transformative masonry design. We’re challenging practicing and aspiring architects and engineers to advance the future of masonry design and construction.

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Submission: December 15, 2019
Registration: December 15, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


The International Masonry Institute’s (IMI’s) JBC Masonry Innovation Competition wants to see your creative ideas and innovative projects for masonry design and construction!

$30,000 in prizes is up for grabs!

Submit your conceptual or built structures and systems.

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jbc competition

Submission: November 30, 2017
Registration: November 15, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $30,000 in prizes — see award category & prize details below
Type: Open


The inaugural 2017 Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Design Competition challenges architects, engineers, students, and firms to imagine the future of masonry design.

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International Masonry Institute Competition