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Call for Entries: The Site Gallery Design

07:53 - 4 February, 2016
Call for Entries: The Site Gallery Design

This international one-stage architecture competition invites all architecture students, young architects and young professionals with a degree in architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Site Gallery located near the River Tower (Torre do Rio) in the bank of the Guadiana River and adjacent to the fortified walls of the village of Mértola, Portugal.

Call for Entries: Creative Director Role for RIBA Gurrilla Tactics Conference

07:50 - 3 February, 2016
Call for Entries: Creative Director Role for RIBA Gurrilla Tactics Conference

The RIBA is excited to launch the recruitment process for the role of Creative Directorship of the 2016 ‘Guerrilla Tactics’ small practice conference. We are looking for a committed individual with an existing profile within the world of design or the built environment, with a proven track record for innovation, creativity and thought-leadership.

Event: Bloomberg Businessweek Design Conference 2016

18:00 - 2 February, 2016
Event: Bloomberg Businessweek Design Conference 2016

Bringing the world’s top designers and business leaders together to discover how design makes the world better, smarter, cooler, and more innovative. Bloomberg Businessweek Design highlights the intersection of design, technology and business. The day-long event draws attendees from every industry that relies on design—social media, ecommerce, graphic design, robotics, nanotechnology, data visualization, genomics, architecture and fashion. Learn more and purchase tickets, here

Public Vote Selects A Collection Of 'Future Architecture' Ideas

05:00 - 2 February, 2016
Public Vote Selects A Collection Of 'Future Architecture' Ideas, Geographical range of the selected Ideas. Image Courtesy of Future Architecture Platform
Geographical range of the selected Ideas. Image Courtesy of Future Architecture Platform

The results of the 2015 Future Architecture Call for Ideas have been announced, "revealing the critical thinking of the currently emerging generation of designers and architects in relation to the existing models that shape architecture as a discipline." Submissions presented visions "of what architecture could be, and highlighted architects and designers as initiators of change in the larger societal picture." As the first pan-European platform of architecture museums, festivals and producers, it has been designed to both bring together ideas about the future of cities and architecture closer to the wider public.

You can browse the selection after the break.

Event: Sustainability and Building Energy Modelling Workshop for Architects

18:00 - 1 February, 2016
Event: Sustainability and Building Energy Modelling Workshop for Architects

A three-day Building Energy Modeling workshop for architects that equips them with knowledge related to building science, software training to design energy efficient and sustainably cooled buildings that save money for their clients, enhance energy access for underprivileged sections of our society, and reduce carbon emissions.

Open Call: CAP Steel's 30th Contest for Architecture Students

07:00 - 1 February, 2016
Open Call: CAP Steel's 30th Contest for Architecture Students

Founded in 1950, in the city of Talcahuano, CAP Steel is the main Chilean steelmaker, offering a variety of steel products for industrial, mining and building companies across the country. The enterprise, also known as "Siderúrgica Huachipato," forms part of the CAP Group of Enterprises, the chief producer of iron minerals and pellets along the American Pacific Coast, in addition to being the main steel producer in Chile and the most important steel manufacturer of the South Cone.

Women in Architecture Teams Up With the Architectural Review to Launch Annual Survey

14:00 - 30 January, 2016
Women in Architecture Teams Up With the Architectural Review to Launch Annual Survey, via Women in Architecture
via Women in Architecture

As a part of the Women in Architecture (WIA) program and its greater campaign, readers are invited to participate in a survey to help track the evolving status of women in the profession on a global level. The anonymous survey is “open to men and women working in the built environment and aims to track perceptions of equality, salary, and flexible working.”

Dhaka Art Summit / Architecture in Bangladesh curated by Aurelién Lemonier

14:11 - 29 January, 2016
Dhaka Art Summit / Architecture in Bangladesh curated by Aurelién Lemonier

The 2016 edition of DAS takes place from 5–8 February at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, showcasing some of the most extraordinary art from South Asia. Led by Samdani Art Foundation Artistic Director and DAS Chief Curator, Diana Campbell Betancourt, the Summit brings together artists, curators and thinkers to explore and share artistic work and practices from the region, provoking reflections on transnationalism, identity and time.

Call for Submissions: Design Our Ryde - International Design Competition

14:10 - 28 January, 2016
Call for Submissions: Design Our Ryde - International Design Competition

The Council of the City of Ryde, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, invites submissions for an iconic gateway concept – a bold vision of insightful and creative design to guide future development of its civic site.

2015 World Design Rankings for Arts, Architecture and Design Announced

19:30 - 26 January, 2016
2015 World Design Rankings for Arts, Architecture and Design Announced

Every year the international A’ Design Award and Competition announces an arts, architecture and design ranking of countries based on the number of A’ Design Awards won by each country over the last six years. The A’ Design Award recognizes prominent designers and architects as well as architecture offices and businesses from countries around the world, with the 2015 awards featuring winners from 83 different nations.

Open Call: Future of Shade 2016

14:28 - 26 January, 2016
Open Call: Future of Shade 2016

Now in its fourth year, the Future of Shade competition, continues Sunbrella’s® commitment to the architecture and design community by nurturing the exploration of creative solutions in three unique categories create distinct challenges where shade plays a critical role in the response.

Categories are based on three different site-specific challenges to inspire entrants. They include:

1. Humanitarian Challenge – Envision a temporary shelter that can be easily transported and rapidly deployed in warm weather climates throughout the world.
2.

Structures of Coastal Resilience Exhibition Opening

16:09 - 25 January, 2016
Structures of Coastal Resilience Exhibition Opening

Please join us for the opening of Structures of Coastal Resilience: Designing for Climate Change!

The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in October of 2012 has highlighted the vulnerability of urban coastal areas to the effects of catastrophic storms and climate change. Coastal communities must adapt planning strategies to mitigate the risk posed by these natural hazards.

Structures of Coastal Resilience (SCR) matches the latest science with urban and landscape design to propose actionable solutions for buffering against storms. Structures of Coastal Resilience (SCR) is a Rockefeller Foundation-supported project dedicated to studying and proposing resilient designs for urban coastal

Call for Proposals: The 2016 Fuller Challenge

07:00 - 25 January, 2016
Call for Proposals: The 2016 Fuller Challenge

The Buckminster Fuller Institue (BFI) has issued the Call for Proposals for the 2016 Fuller Challenge. Known as “socially-responsible design’s highest award,” the Fuller Challenge invites designers, architects, planners, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, activists, and students worldwide to submit original solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems.

A $100,000 prize is awarded to support the development and implementation of the winning project. In addition to the grand prize, BFI will provide further resources for finalists, semi-finalists and select entrants through its Catalyst Program.

Call for Ideas: MORPH.O.POLIS

18:31 - 24 January, 2016
Call for Ideas: MORPH.O.POLIS

The Architecture Committee of Coalition Climat Montreal invites designers, professionals and students in planning to reflect on the future of Montreal and its "Morph.o.polis" transformation.
The competition is part of the "marathon créatif" activities of the public consultation conducted by the OCPM (Office de Consultation Publique de Montréal) whose objective is to identify "concrete, ambitious, achievable initiatives to reduce dependence on fossil fuels in Montreal. "

The theme this year is: RECONVERT MONTREAL.

Teams should produce a proposal for the conversion of an existing building or structure in Montrealer in the form of a project, system or constructive strategy.

ICRAVE's Ideas for the Brave Is a Brainstorming Platform for Designers

16:00 - 24 January, 2016
ICRAVE's Ideas for the Brave Is a Brainstorming Platform for Designers, Courtesy of Chanel Dehond
Courtesy of Chanel Dehond

Created by designer Chanel Dehond from Manhattan-based design studio ICRAVE, IDEAS FOR THE BRAVE (IFTB) is a submission-based, open source platform for brainstorming. IFTB is open to the public, with the international design community as its target demographic.

Loop PDX: A Design Competition to Connect Portland's Central City

14:26 - 24 January, 2016
Loop PDX: A Design Competition to Connect Portland's Central City

The University of Oregon John Yeon Center for Architecture and the Landscape and Design Week Portland invite proposals to define, design, and bring to life Portland’s proposed “green loop”—a six-mile pedestrian/bike urban promenade linking the city’s east and west sides.

The winner(s) will receive up to $20,000 to further develop and implement schemes.

Proposed by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability in the Central City 2035 Plan, the loop offers a potentially powerful new means of thinking about and traveling through the city. Connecting the two sides of the Willamette River at the Broadway Bridges and Tilikum Crossing, the loop will link

Call for Submissions: 2016 Dencity Competition

13:51 - 24 January, 2016
Call for Submissions: 2016 Dencity Competition

After receiving over 350 registrations from 50 different countries at last years inaugural Dencity Competition, Shelter is pleased to invite back architects, planners, students, engineers, designers, thinkers, NGOs and organizations from all over the world to take part in designing for a better city.

Exhibition: 3LHD interactions

19:56 - 23 January, 2016
Exhibition: 3LHD interactions

More than 20 years of activity of 3LHD, the authors of some of the key works of recent Croatian architecture, such as Hotel Lone in Rovinj, Riva Split Waterfront, or the Zamet Centre in Rijeka, has been marked by changes in architectural practice. During the continuous office growth and the increase in the scope and complexity of tasks, 3LHD has developed work methodologies in which an architectural firm is primarily a platform for coordinated production and exchange of knowledge.

The dynamics of development and implementation of large projects required innovations in the organization of the office in order to ensure