IE School of Architecture & Design announces its fourth IE ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PRIZE for young architects and designers. We are seeking to attract top talent from around the world and invite them to take part in one of our School’s innovative and exciting Master programs for the upcoming academic year.
Started in 2009, Warming Huts: An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice has been melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg’s famous winters. The competition has seen entries from across the globe and caught the attention of international architecture publications and awards, as well as admiration from newspapers such as the New York Times.
Warming Huts is an open competition, supported by the Manitoba Association of Architects. Proposals for the competition are submitted online at www.warminghuts.com. Once entries are submitted, a blind jury selects designs that best “push the envelope of design, craft and art.”
Nearing the end of January, competition winners
Detroit Design 139* is pleased to announce an open call for submissions that will result in an exhibition showcasing exceptional architecture and design work within the City of Detroit. Local, national, and international firms are encouraged to submit completed, in-progress and planned projects within Detroit’s 139 square miles. The top 20 submissions will be selected by an international jury and will then be displayed in the recently renovated 1001 Woodward storefront on Campus Martius in the heart of downtown Detroit.
Opening in September to align with Crain’s Homecoming and the Detroit Design Festival, the exhibition will remain on view for approximately
Paris and the entire country of France is world-famous for its cuisine, with a non-exhaustive list of delicacies and culinary systems. The culinary reputation of Paris is very rich, cultured and diverse. French food culture, according to UNESCO, is important for 'bringing people together to enjoy the art of good eating and drinking' and the power to create 'togetherness, the pleasure of taste, and the balance between human beings and the products of nature'.
SCI-Arc EDGE, Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture, will be graduating its first students at the end of this summer. All four postgraduate programs are currently in the final semester of its three-semester sequence and students are busy wrapping up their final projects.
Immerse yourself in the cultural and architectural heritage of Portugal and Southern Spain on a once-in-a-lifetime 15-day journey with Architectural Adventures.
Experience the legendary Bauhaus movement on the brink of its 100th anniversary on this ten-day tour with Architectural Adventures. The Bauhaus is arguably the world's most influential school of design, revolutionizing 20th-century design, art, and architecture the world over. Founded in Weimar, Germany by Walter Gropius in 1919, the Bauhaus' activities spanned 14 years, and was relocated to Dessau and later Berlin.
is a reference to see and feel what really is there, a sudden clearness,
independent of program, with no hierarchy or status, just a hint of cultural context,
like a ruin in a landscape.
In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Het Nieuwe Instituut presents The Other Architect, an exhibition of architects who expanded their role in society to shape the contemporary cultural agenda without the intervention of built form. It showcases architecture’s potential to identify the urgent issues of our time, featuring 22 case studies, dating from the 1960s to the present day, that illustrate how international and often multidisciplinary groups invented and adopted new methods outside of traditional design practices. The Other Architect is a touring exhibition organized by the CCA and will be on view in Rotterdam from 8
Now a one-year program with student funding, the Design Research, Writing & Criticism MA program at NYC’s School of Visual Arts empowers professionals as researchers, writers and—above all—critical thinkers.
“Will I get a job with this degree?” It’s a question that would-be students around the world are having to engage with far more seriously these days. In a climate where graduates can often find themselves “under qualified” when entering a lopsided jobs market, the number of institutions and programs that can confidently point to proven track records are on the decline.
The Ville de Montréal (city of Montreal) wishes to source the most innovative and creative ideas for the permanent construction of Place des Montréalaises, a new public space adjacent to Champ-de-Mars métro station, including a pedestrian overpass.
Open Call: Pan-Europian Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels, Architectture Competition
Invitation for expressions of interest:
Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels
This free-to-enter, two-stage ideas competition is seeking forward-thinking, imaginative proposals to integrate sustainable placemaking with development and new infrastructure. The focus for the competition is the arc encompassing four of the UK’s fastest-growing and most productive centers: Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton, and Oxford.
Submissions should consider how to provide the homes the area needs: high-quality places that integrate the proposed infrastructure and enhance the identity of the corridor as a single knowledge-intensive cluster while working with its distinctive environmental and cultural character.
THE BENCH is an idea based design competition open to all ages and backgrounds. The challenge of the competition is to design and install a temporary structure on a street to transform the street environment to a form of public space. The challenge of THE BENCH 2017 is to design a seasonal seating- space along the street edge(s) defined by the competition. The competition will unfold in two phases: selection by jury and installation for seasonal use. Multiple entries will be chosen as winning entries and will be constructed for public use during the 2017 WINNIPEG DESIGN FESTIVAL.
Architecture occurs within a multiplicity of varying contexts, arrangements and expressions. It can be deployed for the greater good and harnessed for singular enrichment. It can be activated to induce joy and utilised to encourage fear. It can be programmed to provide the infrastructural genesis of further activity and applied as final conclusive decoration.
What is “home?” And how has the changing concept of the home influenced architecture over the last 50 years?
Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes.
Following the success of the first international conference on “Conservation of Architectural Heritage“, the second version of the conference will take place in Luxor & Aswan, Egypt on the 5th of February, 2018 till the 8th of February, 2018. Scientific research will foster the attempt to improve the know-how in the field. Expected results include a better understanding of the problems facing architectural heritage, the development of policies favoring its conservation, the definition of practical guidelines and the organization of training and awareness activities.