Tag Archives: #urbandesign

Submission: November 30, 2020
Registration: November 25, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Do you go through the downtown (or city center) in your city and think something’s missing? Or that something could be improved? If you had the opportunity to bring in a catalyst that can change the character of the place – what would it be? If you could add a building or retrofit some existing ones or perhaps add a park system that could exponentially improve the quality of the downtown – wouldn’t that be great? If yes, then this challenge is for you! Continue reading

radical urban intervention

Submission: November 24, 2020
Registration: November 09, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Product Design Competition

 

Cities have been a culmination of all the good things we desire to be in a comfortable habitat. This culmination has brought access to not only services but this vast human-to-human network that eventually lead to evolving as knowledge hubs. This pandemic, however, has changed the fundamental perception of a city in many ways and especially the density it offers.

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new dencities post pandemic competition

Submission: December 15, 2020
Registration: November 30, 2020
Language: English
Location: Milan, Italy
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Digital facades on buildings have become an attractive way to grab eyeballs on a magnificent scale in the current day and age: the building becomes the canvas and sophisticated technologies allow for impactful narratives to be effortlessly relayed on to a huge audience, multiplying the intended user group and the media’s message manifold. Continue reading

prima facie competition

Submission: November 10, 2020
Registration: October 26, 2020
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Rustenburg, South Africa
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The country of South Africa has been renowned worldwide for its mineral wealth, both in diversity and its sheer abundance. Among the many resources originating from Africa’s mineral fertile soil, South Africa provides roughly 80% of the world’s supply of precious metal, contributing to billions in the nation’s GDP. However, the human cost of the mining of platinum over decades at the end has been extraordinary, serving as a microcosm of the entirety of the problems associated with the mining industry the world over.

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habitat design competition

Submission: May 15, 2020
Registration: May 15, 2020
Language: English
Location: Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

“Istanbul Is Yours” is the main principle as the Istanbul Metropolitan
Municipality announces a series of urban design competitions for the public spaces of the city, prioritizing a participatory approach at every stage of the process. Public spaces must be lively, accessible, free, cheerful, peaceful and secure places where people can breathe and form democratic and social relationships. The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality will shape the design principles of Istanbul’s public spaces by consulting stakeholders, and listening to the needs and views of the people of the city at events organized under the theme “Istanbul Regains Its Public Spaces”.

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taksim competition

Submission: May 12, 2020
Registration: May 12, 2020
Language: English
Location: Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) announces the opening of an international design competition called “Cool Abu Dhabi,” an open-invitation contest intended to source creative global ideas for dealing with climate change and the urban heat-island effect in one of the most challenging climates on earth. The competition is open to all; but is specifically looking for designers, architects, engineers, landscape architects, material scientists, educators, researchers, students, artists and/or interdisciplinary teams from across the globe. Continue reading

cool abu dhabi challenge

Submission: December 25, 2019
Registration: December 15, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the moon. Upon landing, the first words that he quoted were “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” True to his words, the world has never seen back since and new dimensions of space explorations were open following that day. Every space mission has always inspired humanity to think beyond and, this marvellous feat has been the pinnacle of those.

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moontrip architecture competition

Submission: December 08, 2019
Registration: November 28, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Extreme Habitat Challenge 2019 is pleased to invite architects, designers, engineers, student fraternity, and visualizers from around the globe to take part in its second edition of Arctic Habitat Challenge. The Extreme Habitat Challenge (EHC) is one of the world’s most coveted competitions for habitat design. It recognizes exceptional ideas that redefine habitat design through the implementation of innovative ideas, techniques, construction, visual, programmatic and futuristic organizations through architecture as a tool.

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arctic habitat competition

Submission: April 30, 2019
Registration: April 15, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

War is the most serious reason for causing the damage to both artificial and natural landscape. Syria, one of the oldest civilizations in the world is entering it’s another year of debilitating violence at a moment of geopolitical flux.

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syria design competition

Submission: December 16, 2018
Registration: December 16, 2018
Language: English
Location: Washington D.C., USA
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Idea Competition

 

Cities should be built and evolve for the people that live within them, but who the people are is often debated, forgotten, or misunderstood. This year, the AIA|DC Urban Design Committee has sought a better understanding how architecture and urban design contribute to spatial equity within cities.

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invisible borders