Tag Archives: self-construction

Submission: July 11, 2021,
Registration: July 11, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Product design,  self-construction


We are looking for designers to create an object that can be used for outdoor living in a period divided between social-distancing and the desire to return to live in public spaces. The object must be selfbuildable, easy to assemble, with limited dimensions and cost, recyclable (or composed by elements that can be reused even individually) and transportable. The object must have one or more defined functions and a clear use to respond to concrete needs.

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Submission: June 14, 2019
Registration: June 07, 2019
Language: English, Italian
Location: San Cataldo, Lecce – Italy
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Archistart promotes the third edition of Self-Construction Competition, the contest for the design of an urban installation to be built within DIY techniques (self-construction) that gives you the chance to see their idea actually realized.

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ssc architecture competition 2019

Submission: June 15, 2016
Registration: June 10, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st. Prize: 500 EUR + realization
Type: Students & Young Architects


For 2016 edition archiSTART offers the opportunity to renovate one defined area of the hostel: the self-constructed installation will be exhibited and used, observed and judged not only by the hosts of Ostello del Sole and IAHsummer16 participants, but also by members of the press, experts and local personalities during the entire summer period. Continue reading