Tag Archives: nature

Submission: June 1, 2022
Registration: June 1, 2022
Language: English
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Ideas, design

 

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) calls its 9th Advanced Architecture Contest as a global reflection to rethink human settlements at a time when our natural environments and the human habitats are more clearly intertwined. The planet is immersed in a fast process of urbanization while we are simultaneously facing a serious climate crisis that must be addressed. We look to the model of Biocities, cities that follow the principles of ecological principles in order to promote life and biodiversity, to provide us with potential design solutions. How can we reimagine our cities as Biocities, capable of creating an ecologically attuned and reciprocal relationship with nature?

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design for biocities

Submission: January 17, 2022
Registration: January 17, 2022
Language: English
Location: Chester, UK
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Concept Design

 

Larsen Liverpool are hosting an international competition for an innovative design of a bird watching shelter and bird sanctuary within the natural settings of the protected Earl’s Eye Meadows on the banks of the River Dee, Chester, UK.

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birdwatching in the chester meadows

Submission: December 20, 2021
Registration: December 20, 2021
Language: English, Catalan, Spanish
Location: Catalonia, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

El Pantà de Sau is one of the most prominent features of its kind across the whole of Spain. The valley in which it lies was home to the small village of Sant Romà de Sau which is now submerged beneath the reservoir, apart from the Church steeple, which is still visible when the water level is low. The reservoir is one of many that provides water for Catalonia’s Capital city, Barcelona and is therefore of huge importance to the area. Continue reading

el panta de sau

Submission: June 22, 2020
Registration: May 17, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Imagine a sustainable hospitality concept with its Country Club in Provence, South of France. This idea competition is for everyone, designers, architects, students…

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jardin de villars contest

Submission: June 24, 2019
Registration: June 24, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Lunawood Urban Challenge invites all architecture students, architects and creative professionals to develop and submit compelling ideas to transform our urban cities. We need your help in creating a more natural – yet modern environment using Lunawood Thermowood.

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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 11, 2017
Registration: March 11, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Winners £2000 / Runner Up £400 / People’s Choice £100 / x6 Honourable Mentions
Type: Open

 

We invite you – thinkers, architects, designers, artists, academics and visionaries from around the world – to imagine innovative projects in the fields of Architecture, Technology, Design, and Fashion inspired by Nature. Continue reading

biomimicry competition

Submission: March 15, 2016
Registration: March 04, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: a total of US $10,000
Type: Students & Young Architects

 

Branch Technology is pleased to invite architects, designers, engineers and artists from around the world to take part in the FREEFORM HOME DESIGN CHALLENGE. The competition is an investigation of how 3D printing technologies can improve our built environment and lives today. Continue reading

Submission: February 15, 2016
Registration: February 15, 2016
Language: English
Location: California, USA
Prizes: 1st Prize: €3,000, 2nd Prize: €1,000, 3rd Prize: €500
Type: Open

 

reTHINKING Team proposes contests far from the pessimism, with high doses of freshness and joy, restless and expansive. Definitively, it aims to stimulate and shake the architects heads who seem to be asleep and restore dignity to the profession. Being optimistic over all.

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Submission: April 19, 2015
Registration: April 17, 2015
Language: English
Location: Monsanto. Lisbon, Portugal
Prizes: 1st €500+extras, 2nd €250+extras , 3rd €150+extras
Type: Open to all

 

The Monsanto Forest Park is located in the Serra de Monsanto, municipality of Lisbon. With an area of about 900HA composed by large areas of diverse woods, about 10% of Lisbon’s municipality. The park includes play areas that provide residents and visitors a variety of activities such as extreme sports, hiking, outdoor activities, plays, concerts, fairs, and exhibitions. Continue reading