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Call for Entries: Hostels for Hope

20:37 - 20 June, 2016
Call for Entries: Hostels for Hope

The Tanzanian Hostels for Hope Design Competition is an international design competition to attract the best design ideas and solutions from architects and architectural students from around the world to create a place of healing and rest on two sites, near to Tanzania’s primary cancer treatment hospitals. Participants in the competition may submit designs for either site or a prototype solution that are adaptable to both Tanzanian sites.

Shelter International Architectural Design Competition for Student 2016

15:00 - 20 June, 2016

Call for Submissions: Olson Kundig Creative Exchange Residency Program

16:30 - 19 June, 2016
Call for Submissions: Olson Kundig Creative Exchange Residency Program, Olson Kundig collaborated with Degenerate Art Ensemble (DAE) to present 'Underbelly' at the Seattle Center as part of the World's Fair 50th anniversary. Photo courtesy of Bruce Clayton Tom.
Olson Kundig collaborated with Degenerate Art Ensemble (DAE) to present 'Underbelly' at the Seattle Center as part of the World's Fair 50th anniversary. Photo courtesy of Bruce Clayton Tom.

Olson Kundig Creative Exchange Residency – an invitation to collaborate and impact our collective practices by developing ideas together which we wouldn’t arrive at independently.

This is a residency within the offices of Olson Kundig, a 150 person design firm based in Seattle, Washington, USA. With a fifty year history of collaboration, our primary focus has been on architecture, interiors, exhibit work, product design, and landscape design. We consider ourselves generalists and invite challenges. Past collaborators have included artists, choreographers, writers, chefs, scientists, fashion designers, and horticulturists.

RTF Sustainability Awards 2016

16:00 - 19 June, 2016
RTF Sustainability Awards 2016, RTF Sustainability Awards 2016 Poster
RTF Sustainability Awards 2016 Poster

Re-thinking The Future (RTF) was born from the idea of creating a new window on international trends in architecture and design that looks on to radical solutions for the present day problems facing the domain. RTF is a hub of services for architecture and design. RTF is working to develop an architectural language that would ‘sustain’ and ‘survive’ the impacts of new age challenges, and evolve into an architectural language of the future - taking sustainability one step ahead. This year RTF is presenting ‘RTF Sustainability Awards 2016’ to give voice to architects, designers, planners and students from all over the world and discovering a new talent.

Call for Submissions: LOBBY No.5 – "Faith"

12:00 - 19 June, 2016
Call for Submissions: LOBBY No.5 – "Faith", © LOBBY
© LOBBY

For centuries, faith has been a source of immeasurable blessings as well as uncountable catastrophes. People, no matter how different, have always felt protected under the aegis of a common belief and united to accomplish the unthinkable. But its fruitful potentials are only equal to its destructive dangers. Faith can be the most untameable of fires, and with the promise for righteousness or virtue it can tear families apart, close down borders, promote genocide, foster war.

Announcing Architecture Fringe 2016 (Scotland)

09:30 - 16 June, 2016
Announcing Architecture Fringe 2016 (Scotland), Architecture Fringe 2016 poster
Architecture Fringe 2016 poster

In Scotland 2016 is the Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design. Initiated by a group of architects, photographers, engineers, visual artists, curators and musicians the Architecture Fringe is an independent, contributor-led series of events and projects across the arts which will explore architecture and how it makes a difference to our lives.

Set to have its first run in July 2016, the Architecture Fringe took inspiration from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. There is no formal application process and the ArchiFringe platform is completely open for contributor-led creative responses to the built environment. Our first year will see almost thirty projects

Call for Submissions to The First Annual American Architecture Prize

06:30 - 16 June, 2016
Call for Submissions to The First Annual American Architecture Prize, American Architecture Prize
American Architecture Prize

The mission of the American Architecture Prize is to advance the appreciation of quality architectural design worldwide. Celebrating creativity and innovation in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design, AAP is open to submissions on a global level, accepting entries from architects all around the world.

Winners are selected by our esteemed jury of architects and leaders in the architecture world, and will receive the AAP trophy, extensive publicity showcasing their designs to a worldwide audience, and more.

Riccardo De Cal: Into the Labyrinth — architetture veneziane

12:45 - 15 June, 2016
Riccardo De Cal: Into the Labyrinth — architetture veneziane, Riccardo De Cal © 2016
Riccardo De Cal © 2016

Riccardo De Cal presents his exhibition Into the Labyrinth at Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice, Italy. The exhibition will include 20 photographs, primarily selected from De Cal's new publication Dream of Venice Architecture. Inspired by novelist Jorge Luis Borges's statement that the maze, "is a building built to confuse people," De Cal has created an interior environment of metal armatures, audio recordings and photography. Designed by Melissa Siben, the exhibit is a modern three-dimensional representation of the labyrinthine structure of the city of Venice.

Call for Papers and Projects: Responsive Cities / Urbanism in the Experience Age

08:00 - 15 June, 2016
Call for Papers and Projects: Responsive Cities / Urbanism in the Experience Age

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and the KAAU consortium are pleased to invite you to participate in the call for papers and projects organised as part of the RESPONSIVE CITIES - Urbanism in the Experience Age Symposium, that will take place on the16th and 17th of September 2016 in Barcelona. How can we design and plan ‪receptive‬ and ‪reactive‬ spaces? What is the ‪future‬ for our ‪design‬ tools and planning processes, as well as the educational models surrounding ‪urban‬ sciences? We will share visions and thoughts about urban futures!

LiFE Presents Neocodomousse, an Exhibition by Raumlaborberlin

07:00 - 15 June, 2016
 LiFE Presents Neocodomousse, an Exhibition by Raumlaborberlin, Project for the LiFE by raulmaborberlin
Project for the LiFE by raulmaborberlin

In partnership with Le Grand Café Contemporary Art Centre in Saint-Nazaire, LiFE presents, from 3 June to 9 October, Neocodomousse, an exhibition by raumlaborberlin, a Berlin based network-collective of nine trained architects. Raumlaborberlin is a collective of nine architects, city planners and artists. Their name could translate as both space and laboratory: a neologism referencing to experimentation and empirical research, guided by a community manufacturing process. 

These Are the World's Oldest Cities

14:00 - 14 June, 2016
These Are the World's Oldest Cities, Jericho, Palestinian Territories, 9,000 BC. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia User: Dr. Avishai Teicher Pikiwiki Israel licensed under CC BY 3.0
Jericho, Palestinian Territories, 9,000 BC. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia User: Dr. Avishai Teicher Pikiwiki Israel licensed under CC BY 3.0

Have you ever wondered which are humanity's oldest cities? Matador Network has compiled a list of the world's ancient metropolises, and perhaps unsurprisingly, nearly all of them are within or adjacent to the Fertile Crescent, a moon-shaped region running from the Persian Gulf through what is today the south of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and the Nile River Delta in Egypt. With settings that range from hamlets on the road less traveled, like Susa, Iran, and Sidon, Lebanon, to cities that hold international renown as trade and migratory crossroads, like Beirut and Damascus, these places share an ability to endure through the highs and lows of fortune and conflict. This factor of longevity is all the more remarkable considering that the youngest locales date from 3,000 BC and others extend back another 6,000 years.

Find the complete list of cities on Matador Network, here.

Get Recognition for Your Interior Designs with Godrej DesignLab

12:42 - 14 June, 2016
Get Recognition for Your Interior Designs with Godrej DesignLab , Deepak Jawahar with his creation, PRESS Designed for Godrej DesignLab 2016. Image Courtesy of Godrej DesignLab
Deepak Jawahar with his creation, PRESS Designed for Godrej DesignLab 2016. Image Courtesy of Godrej DesignLab

The design scene is brimming with great ideas, and not just from well-known professionals. The real challenge lies in getting these designs off the drawing board and into the real world. For all those with a passion for interior design, there is Godrej DesignLab.

Spotlight: Kevin Roche

08:00 - 14 June, 2016
Spotlight: Kevin Roche, College Life Insurance Company Headquarters. Image © KRJDA
College Life Insurance Company Headquarters. Image © KRJDA

Known for his progressive aesthetics and vast body of work, 1982 Pritzker Prize laureate Kevin Roche (born June 14, 1922) has headed numerous projects of varying program and scale as the design principal of his firm Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates. In 1980, his firm was described by critic C. Ray Smith in 1980 as "the most aesthetically daring and innovative American firm of architects now working."

Call for Submissions: Architectural & Design (A&D) Trophy Awards 2016

08:00 - 14 June, 2016
Call for Submissions: Architectural & Design (A&D) Trophy Awards 2016, Perspective's A&D Trophy Awards 2016 is currently open for entries.
Perspective's A&D Trophy Awards 2016 is currently open for entries.

Asia’s leading architecture and design awards show, The A&D TROPHY AWARDS, is now open for entry, welcoming competitors to the 13th edition of the regional architecture and design contest.

Copenhagen Architecture Festival Summer School: Film and Architecture

15:25 - 13 June, 2016
Copenhagen Architecture Festival Summer School: Film and Architecture, CAFx SUMMER SCHOOL on FILM x ARCHITECTURE - The Urban Yoga by Anja Humljan, Photo: Emilio P. Doiztua
CAFx SUMMER SCHOOL on FILM x ARCHITECTURE - The Urban Yoga by Anja Humljan, Photo: Emilio P. Doiztua

Through interdisciplinary master class studios the CAFx SUMMER SCHOOL explores relationships of architecture and film during eleven days in August 2016. Six upcoming architects and filmmakers under 40 years old will co-teach three thought provoking master class studios in Aarhus. The architects and filmmakers have been selected by an international jury on the basis of their recent submissions to the Future Architecture submissions (see here).

Spotlight: Emilio Ambasz

08:00 - 13 June, 2016
Spotlight: Emilio Ambasz, Fukuoka Prefectural International Hall (1995). Image © Flickr user kentamabuchi licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Fukuoka Prefectural International Hall (1995). Image © Flickr user kentamabuchi licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

As early as the 1970s, Emilio Ambasz (born 13 June 1943) initiated a discussion on sustainability through his work with green spaces and buildings which is arguably more important today than ever, and contributed to theoretical and design discourse outside of architecture through his wide variety of interest and career pursuits. Ambasz’s work has crossed several disciplines; he has been a curator, a professor, an industrial designer, and an architect, and is highly regarded in all of these varied pursuits.

2A Asia Architecture Award 2016: Innovative Architecture in Asia

08:00 - 12 June, 2016
2A Asia Architecture Award 2016: Innovative Architecture in Asia, 2A MAgazine now announces the second 2A Asia Architecture Award; 2AAA 2016 with the theme: “Innovative Architecture in Asia”
2A MAgazine now announces the second 2A Asia Architecture Award; 2AAA 2016 with the theme: “Innovative Architecture in Asia”

2A Magazine is pleased to announce the second annual 2A Asia Architecture Award; 2AAA 2016, which celebrates “Innovative Architecture in Asia”. Accordingly, the Award is for recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to today’s architecture in Asia in terms of contemporary challenges of the field in the region and lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture.

Strelka Institute Launches Scholarships for New Master’s Programme

09:45 - 10 June, 2016
Strelka Institute Launches Scholarships for New Master’s Programme

Moscow's Strelka Institute has launched a series scholarships that will cover expenses for its first joint master’s programme with the HSE Graduate School of Urbanism, called ‘Advanced Urban Design’. Three scholarships will be granted to remarkable emerging leaders in the spheres of urban design and research to fully pursue a two-year study.