This open international competition aims to collect design works of public space for hutongs in Baitasi neighbourhood. Shortlisted works will be implemented in a simulated way during Beijing Design Week, and the winning designs will be selected by professional Jury and residents in the neighbourhood and will be made available as reference of the revitalization development in Baitasi neighbourhood, in a broader old-town area of Beijing and even in old towns throughout China.
Excitement is building as preparations take place for the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, scheduled for Nov. 8-10 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.
Greenbuild, owned and operated by Informa Exhibitions and sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the nation’s largest conference and expo dedicated to sustainable building design and construction. The three-day conference attracts 18,000 attendees and over 500 exhibitors annually from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators, students, advocates, and educators.
The Graduate School of Urbanism from Higher School of Economics, based in Moscow, is launching the first Future Cities Contest for students and young professionals under the title "Cities for a flying world." The aim of the competition is to promote discussion and research about the city to come in relation with the development of flying technologies that will transform our living environment in the near future.
The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2017 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Professor Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.
The Master of Advanced Studies in Collective Housinghttp://www.mchmaster.com/, MCH, is a postgraduate full-time international professional program of advanced architecture design in cities and housing presented by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). After nine editions, it is rated as one of the best architecture master’s programs by architects and experts.
Architects from all nations are trained to develop their expertise in these issues and have demonstrated a high professional level, making important contributions in research projects, winning competitions or taking leadership roles in the most relevant architecture firms.
The 7th annual Green-Go Short Film Contest has been launched! Aiming to profile short videos, animations, documentaries and more, we want to see your representation of environmental challenges.
The call for entries has begun for the 2017 edition of Taiwan's Golden Pin Design Award–the only international design award focused on the world’s Chinese-speaking, or huaren, communities. The competition represents a chance for companies and brands to test the viability of their products and projects in the dynamic Greater China region.
The Bénéteau Fondation is organising its seventh annual competition for students enrolled at a European architecture, engineering, design or art school or attending a university course relevant to the stated objective. This year the competition relates to the design of a catamaran.
Asia’s leading architecture and design awards show, The A&D TROPHY AWARDS, is now open for entry, welcoming competitors to the 14th edition of the regional architecture and design contest.
The SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge is looking to create an iconic high rise structure for an office tower with state-of-the-art facilities. Working in partnership with the Manipal Executive Education, winning entries will be showcased in their Global Tall Building Studio - Design Workshop in Dubai, where architecture students and in industry leaders collaborate to conceptualise the future of high-rise structures.
All local and international elite are cordially invited to participate in the International Design Competition of the Greater Tainan Expo Center and to witness this critical moment of Tainan’s industry transformation! It is a turnkey project and the estimated construction cost is NTD 1.795 billion. It is expected to generate maximum economic benefits by establishing a platform and media for industrial development to promote the growth of business and trade, to boost industrial development and area transformation as well as to deepen the advantage of industrial specialty and brand value.
Architecture at Zero is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, and planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.
For the last 30 years, street furniture and outdoor advertising have defined the grammar of our cities. In Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP), cities award long-term licenses for advertising in public space in relation to the partly necessary urban furniture and their maintenance (bus stops, public bathrooms, benches, trash bins, signposts, etc.). The business model is dominated by the few large, globally oriented companies with profits running into billions. For instance, for years Berlin has been “supplied” by the Wall AG - part of the international JCDecaux group as the number one outdoor advertiser worldwide since 2009 (with a turnover in 2014 of 2,8 billion euros in more than 60 countries with 11.900 employees).
The subject of the competition is an urban design idea proposal for the Trade Fairs Brno site and part of the Brno waterworks connected to adjacent terminal and Riviera recreation area, which will show new way of using the development areas and the possibilities of the better integration of the complex to the city organism. The proposal in the scope of the urban study will be processed on the entire territory in accordance with the competition brief.
In some parts of the world's modestly priced retirement communities have been built by local people who have formed a group, commissioned an architect to design what they want and then hired a contractor to construct the homes for them. The properties are tailored to each resident’s requirements and the communities encourage interaction, healthier lifestyles and the mutual support of each other, thereby reducing the need for social care.
We are remodeling this old factory into an exhibition center; the building will hold a patio and outdoor furniture expo. The object of the contest is to find the best design for the outside of the building. All kind of architectural elements and colors may be used, however keeping the construction cost under a reasonable amount is important.
The Union of Moscow architect invites professionals to the participation in The Open Architectural and Urban Competition "The Spit in Nizhny Novgorod – a Town-planning Comprehension of the Important Urban Public Space." The Competition will be held within the framework of the International Festival “Eco-Shore”. The Festival is unique international annual project devoted to the innovative ideas of the urban, architecture and design development of coastal areas.
As a part of the dominating discourse, Norwegian cities and municipalities are aiming to be creative, innovative, competitive and attractive. They’re often competing to attract the; well educated, mobile, young, culture-consuming, innovative creative upper middle class. At the same time, the differences in Norway increase and social inequality is on the rise. The tension between focus on a desired future and real-time management can pose challenges.