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Submission: June 16, 2022
Registration: June 15, 2022
Language: English
Location: Ukraine
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Our challenge is to design a bunker for a community of 1000 people, self-sufficient for a 2 years period. The recent events between Russia and Ukraine gave us a reminder of the bunker’s utility as a civil defence structure. Most of the Ukrainian existing ones are in a very poor shape due to the lack of maintenance and are mainly for government use. Last year’s official statistics showed that just 11 per cent of Ukraine’s 21,000 underground shelters were operational.

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UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY BUNKER HOUSING FACILITY

Submission: May 22, 2022
Registration: April 17, 2022
Language: English
Location: Euralille, France
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: 72H competition

 

The “Carpark Futures Competition” invites young architects under 40 years old, from all over the world, to think about the architectural, technical and environmental potential of a revaluation of underground car parks. How to transform underground parking spaces to fit contemporary societal evolutions? How can architecture respond to the challenges of future mobility and urban density?

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car park futures competition

Submission: January 20, 2022
Registration: January 20, 2022
Language: English
Location: Romania and Poland
Prizes: 11,000 Euro + Publication
Type: Open

 

2031 Now_our cities in 10 years is an international idea competition that relies on the fact that spaces continue to be shared in an accelerated progress. How shared spaces and places dedicated to work reconnect in these circumstances is a fertile design matter and a deep responsibility for us all. Visions and anticipation are the way we model our future. The new working spaces, in spite of social distancing and adaptive uses, demand visionary scenarios such to respond best to new conditions.

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2031 now

Submission: July 31, 2021
Registration: July 31, 2021
Language: English
Location: Mariupol, Ukraine
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Professional

 

The mayor of Mariupol is inviting local and international architects, urbanists, landscape architects and interdisciplinary teams to put forward a bold and contemporary design framework for the reconstruction of the Mariupol Central Shore, a centrally located territory stretching for 2.75 kilometers along the Sea of Azov, with total area of 38 ha.

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central shore

Submission: June 18, 2021
Registration: June 18, 2021
Language: English
Location: Portland, Maine
Prizes: $1500
Type: Open

 

The Portland Society for Architecture (PSA) would like to invite you to visualize and test the limits of Portland’s newly adopted building code regulating the construction of accessory dwelling units. The hope of PSA is that this competition will bring to light any overly restrictive rules in the current code as well as give inspiration to anyone looking to build an ADU on their own property.

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Submission: August 17, 2021
Registration: May 7, 2021
Language: English, German
Location: Zweibrücken, Germany
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Professionals

 

The association Zukunfts Region Westpfalz e. V. intends to develop the area of the ‘Weiße Kaserne’ in coordination with the city of Zweibrücken and the owners. The former barracks area is centrally located in the city of Zweibrücken/ Germany (in close proximity to the Ramstein US Airbase), not far from the city center. The approx. 4.5 ha large area is to be sold for development. For this purpose, a combined urban development and investor competition is being held to find a coherent urban development and architectural development and utilization concept, for which an investor is prepared to enter into purchase negotiations with the owners and, in the event of a positive conclusion to the talks, to develop the site in accordance with the concept.

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Non-open Urban Development and Investor Competition ‘Weiße Kaserne‘ – Zweibrücken

Submission: September 15, 2020
Registration: September 15, 2020
Language: English
Location: European Prize
Prizes: 7000€, see details below
Type: Open

 

Every two years, the Manuel de Solà-Morales European Prize recognizes the best university research in the field of urbanism carried out by a student granted a PhD. The award honours the memory of professor in urbanism, and architect, Manuel de Solà-Morales Rubió (1939-2012), who understood his subject as a creative and intellectual activity, committed to improving cities through what he called «persistent research». Continue reading

european architecture prize

Submission: October 05, 2020
Registration: September 28, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Time moves slowly in architecture. While the technological, financial, transport, and commercial industries of the world evolve at an unprecedented, exponential rate, the evolution of cities themselves is not keeping pace. While everyday commodities, from phones to cars to banking systems, change before our eyes, we continue to live and work in buildings designed for a past era, and depend on urban infrastructures long past their capacities.

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accelerate the city

Submission: May 11, 2020
Registration: May 11, 2020
Language: English / Czech
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

In a difficult time, Penta Real Estate is inviting local and foreign architects and architectural studios to participate in an open, international architectural and urban design competition. The aim of the competition is to find the best solution to complet the residential block in the western part of Prague’s Vysočany. The scope of the project should be at least 280 residential units together with the amenities of commercial or non-commercial purpose (respectively 24,200 square meters of gross floor area). Continue reading

residence vusocany

Submission: April 15, 2019
Registration: April 15, 2019
Language: English 
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

Storefront Manitoba and The Forks invite design teams to submit proposals for a temporary, contemporary garden installation to be located at The Forks in Winnipeg. We are asking you to put your skills to work and challenge the concept of garden and cool(ing). We are looking for an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks!

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cool gardens 2019