Tag Archives: Open Ideas

Submission: April 13, 2020
Registration: April 12, 2020
Language: English 
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below 
Type: Open


Students are the backbone of any society or nation. A nation’s progress is dependent on how much is the young generation educated. India is fortunate that more than 60% of its total population of the country consists young people and most of them are the students. India is home to some 34 million students in higher education system out of which 18.6 million students are male & 16.0 millions are females which is double the size of numbers of students in the west. By 2020, India is expected to reach the student enrollment mark to 40 million. The student mobility in India, both internationally & intra-nationally is expected to rise in the coming years.

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habitat india architecture competition

Submission: May 15, 2018
Registration:  May 05, 2018
Language: English
Location: Singapore
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Ideas competitions


Work has always been changing when we think in terms of productivity, efficiency or just the ambiance. Looking back, we’ve come really far of how we used to earn a living. Right from industrial ages when work was merely paper, to now organizations that demand collaboration – management – creativity. Which leads to present where people look beyond jobs, and desire fun offices that keep their morale & mood up. With the fast-pacing growth in technology and architectural fields, where do we see ourselves in a couple of decades?

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Unfuse _ Breaking WORK

Submission: April 18, 2018
Registration:  April 18, 2018
Language: English
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Ideas competitions


Future of zoos will be decided in the next few years. We are facing radical changes in the concept. Over the decades we have been proved that animal captivity, in most cases in terrible conditions, has affected badly their quality of life and their expected lifetime. The raison d’être and the welfare of the more than 3.5 million animals that they contain around the world are increasingly questioned.
These places, emerged between the eighteenth and nineteenth century, deeply linked to colonialism and the discovery of new worlds, must evolve adapting to the new needs. The question is how to do so.

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zoo architecture competition

Submission: September 04, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Mosul, Iraq
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $5000, 2nd Prize: US $1000, 3rd Prize: US $1000
Type: Open


Tamayouz Excellence Award is delighted to invite students, architects, and designers worldwide to Design a prototype for affordable housing for the post-Daesh city of Mosul, which can be easily replicated with the objective of increasing the capacity of housing in the city and providing a practical and inspiring solution for returning refugees and internally displaced. The conditions for returning refugees and internally displaced are extremely challenging. The question of how to support those who wish to return to their homeland will become extremely pressing. Limited resources in terms of finance and land mean that carefully considered material and spatial responses are needed. Continue reading

iraq rebuild competition