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Wienerberger Brick Award 2018 Entry Period is Open

03:00 - 9 January, 2017
Wienerberger Brick Award 2018 Entry Period is Open, Philippe van Gelooven
Philippe van Gelooven

The Wienerberger Brick Award is a global award for modern and innovative brick architecture. Architectural journalists, critics, as well as architects, are invited to submit outstanding projects of modern brick architecture via an easy to handle submission tool until 20th April 2017. The official Brick Award ceremony will take place in Vienna in Spring 2018.

Four Practices Reveal Runner-Up Proposals in Lithuania's Science Island Contest

04:30 - 3 January, 2017
Four Practices Reveal Runner-Up Proposals in Lithuania's Science Island Contest

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius of Lithuania announced three winners and five runners-up of the Science Island international design contest. The competition drew 144 entries from 44 countries, and among the three winners selected by the international competition jury, Kaunas City Municipality will choose one to realize their proposal, which is scheduled to open in 2018.

Given the competition's high profile, ArchDaily has received a number of additional entries to the contest showing alternative possibilities for the site. Read on to learn about four of these entries from WAH Studio, Andrew Burns Architects, TheeAe Limited, and FARA-ON Union.

Courtesy of Andrew Burns Architects Courtesy of Andrew Burns Architects Courtesy of TheeAe Limited Courtesy of FARA-ON Union +50

White Arkitekter Proposes Transparent "Lantern" Design for Akershus Art Center

08:00 - 2 January, 2017
White Arkitekter Proposes Transparent "Lantern" Design for Akershus Art Center, Courtesy of White Arkitekter
Courtesy of White Arkitekter

White Arkitekter has proposed a timber-framed "lantern" design for in a new addition to the local art center in Akershus, Norway as part of a limited architecture competition. The design by White Arkitekter was selected as a runner-up, with Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter named the winner. White’s design aims to connect the art facilities to adjacent historical institutions and create additional public space.

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Gottlieb Paludan Architects Win Pavilion Competition in Ringsted Square Denmark

12:00 - 1 January, 2017
Gottlieb Paludan Architects Win Pavilion Competition in Ringsted Square Denmark, Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects
Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects

A panel of judges including Mayor Henrik Hvidesten has chosen Gottlieb Paludan Architects’ proposal as the winning entry for a new pavilion to be completed in Ringsted Square, Denmark in 2018.

There is so much history in and around Ringsted Square, said Hvidesten. I am therefore delighted that the winning project gives us a pavilion that will not just integrate with the overall architecture of the square; it will also forge a link with history, retain a clear view of St. Bendt’s Church, and provide a new focal point of the square and its many functions, which will appeal to both young and old.

Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects Courtesy of Gottlieb Paludan Architects +12

Open Call: HOME•LY | ASA International Ideas Competition 2017

03:00 - 1 January, 2017
Open Call: HOME•LY | ASA International Ideas Competition 2017, HOME.LY | ASA INTERNATIONAL IDEAS COMPETITION 2017
HOME.LY | ASA INTERNATIONAL IDEAS COMPETITION 2017

HOME•LY / ASA international ideas competition 2017

Home is the domain of architecture that is most intimate to all of us. Beyond its everyday function as a physical shelter for people and their activities, Home is also an embodiment of family. It is an altar of family values, traditions, rituals as well as memories.

YAC Announces Winning Projects for Two Road Monuments Celebrating Lamborghini’s Legend

03:00 - 21 December, 2016
YAC Announces Winning Projects for Two Road Monuments Celebrating Lamborghini’s Legend, TEAM Casamassima Mazzocchini Notari. Image Courtesy of YAC
TEAM Casamassima Mazzocchini Notari. Image Courtesy of YAC

YAC - Young Architects Competitions – and Automobili Lamborghini  have announced the winners of Lamborghini Road Monument, an international architectural competition launched last September in cooperation with the Region of Emilia-Romagna, the Municipalities of Bologna and Sant’Agata Bolognese, the School of Fine Arts of Bologna and Unindustria Bologna. The aim of the competition was to design two architectonic installations in order to emphasize the importance of Lamborghini’s sites in Sant’ Agata Bolognese, near Bologna (Italy).

The installations had to embody the values of a world-renowned brand, aiming at sculpting in matter the history of speed, power, and innovation.

Four distinguished architectural studios like Zaha Hadid Architects, Studio Fabio Novembre, Libeskind studio, Foster+Partners assessed the submitted projects with Francesco Dal Co, Director of Casabella magazine, Giuseppe Cappochin, President of the Italian National Association of Architects, Annalisa Trentin from the University of Bologna and Stefano Domenicali, Chief Executive Office of Automobili Lamborghini

The jury noticed a high-quality standard of designs and Automobili Lamborghini decided to award two projects the 1st Prize, rewarding ACQ studio and ZERONOVE ARCHITECTURE teams with a cash prize of € 12,000 each and with the construction of their installations.

TEAM ACQ studio. Image Courtesy of YAC TEAM ZERONOVE ARCHITECTURE. Image Courtesy of YAC SECOND PRIZE – TEAM FPMG. Image Courtesy of YAC TEAM Casamassima Mazzocchini Notari. Image Courtesy of YAC +115

Call for Entry: Architectural Concept of a Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge Over the Vistula River

11:28 - 19 December, 2016
Call for Entry: Architectural Concept of a Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge Over the Vistula River

Warsaw has just announced a competition to prepare an architectural conceptual design of a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists, which will connect both shores of the Vistula by the Karowa street.

Multi-Comfort House Student Contest 2017

14:23 - 15 December, 2016
Multi-Comfort House Student Contest 2017, Multi-comfort House Student Contest 2017
Multi-comfort House Student Contest 2017

In recent years the Multi-Comfort House Student Contest has developed from a regional event aimed at architecture students to an international forum for anyone with an interest in architecture.

The opportunity to compare work and meet with international colleagues has made the competition incredibly popular with students and professors alike. In only a few years the contest has grown from just five participating countries to a worldwide competition.

Office OU Designs New National Museum Complex Master Plan in South Korea

16:00 - 10 December, 2016
Office OU Designs New National Museum Complex Master Plan in South Korea, Courtesy of  Office OU
Courtesy of Office OU

Chosen from 81 entries, Toronto-based design firm Office OU has been announced as the winner of South Korea's International Competition for the National Museum Complex Master Plan of the New Administrative City (Sejong City). As a proposed self-sustaining city of 500,000 people, Sejong City will serve as South Korea's administrative city, transferring multiple national government functions from Seoul. The Museum Gardens will amplify the cultural landscape of South Korea's new metropolis. 

Courtesy of  Office OU Courtesy of  Office OU Courtesy of  Office OU Courtesy of  Office OU +15

Call for Submissions: Bandirma Park Competition

08:03 - 1 December, 2016
Call for Submissions: Bandirma Park Competition, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Bandirma Park Competition invites competitors to generate innovative ideas for developing a new genre of park cultivating the notion of spatial design and planning as well as creating a recreational center at the regional scale.

Located in the most dynamic region of Turkey, Bandirma is planned to perform as the major gateway of the growing Turkish industrial export after the envisioned new port. It is foreseen that this regional transformation will catalyze the desired metamorphosis of the spatial quality for the city of Bandirma.

2016 Chicago Prize Competition: On the Edge

17:21 - 30 November, 2016
2016 Chicago Prize Competition: On the Edge, 2016 CHICAGO PRIZE COMPETITION: ON THE EDGE
2016 CHICAGO PRIZE COMPETITION: ON THE EDGE

Chicago Architectural Club Launches the 2016 Chicago Prize Competition: On the Edge

The Chicago Architectural Club (CAC) is pleased to announce the 2016 Chicago Prize Competition: On The EDGE. In partnership with the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), a call for entries for the 2016 Chicago Prize is taking place as of November 29, 2016 with the announcement of the winning entries on February 2, 2017.

For this year’s Chicago Prize, the Chicago Architectural Club (CAC) is calling for visionary proposals for the Chicago’s Lakefront in consideration of the stated issues that imagine and speculate its scape.

Aedas Wins Two International Competitions to Design Airports in Shenzhen and Hong Kong

16:00 - 23 November, 2016
Aedas Wins Two International Competitions to Design Airports in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Shenzhen Airport Satellite Concourse, China, by Aedas. Image Courtesy of Aedas
Shenzhen Airport Satellite Concourse, China, by Aedas. Image Courtesy of Aedas

Aedas have recently won two international competitions to design international airport buildings: the Shenzhen Airport Satellite Concourse and Hong Kong International Airport Third Runway Passenger Building.

In recent years, Aedas have emerged as a leader in airport design, as they are also currently working on the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 Expansion, and have previously worked on Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse and North Satellite Concourse. With the two newly-won projects, Aedas hopes to reinforce their strength and growing influence in airport design.

Castle Resort: Call For Entries

07:00 - 21 November, 2016
Castle Resort: Call For Entries, Courtesy of YAC
Courtesy of YAC

Young Architects Competitions YAC and Marlegno s.r.l. launch Castle Resort, an open architectural competition aiming at the landscape renewal of the area around the Castle off Roccamandolfi, in Southern Italy. The competition is in cooperation with the Italian State Property Agency – Italian Government, the Municipality of Roccamandolfi, Touring Club, Associazione Italiana Confindustria Alberghi, the University of Bologna. The internationally-renowned jury gathers, among the others, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Todd Saunders, Alain Laurens of  “La Cabane Perchée”. A total of € 20.000 in prize money will be awarded and winner projects will be published on international architecture and design platforms. 

There are places which belong to the inner being. There are destinations first engraved into the unreal, then on a map. Architectures of the soul, capable of helping us escape from our everyday life and freeing us from space and time.

International Passenger Terminal (TIP) Master Plan and Preliminary Design Competition

18:16 - 18 November, 2016
International Passenger Terminal (TIP) Master Plan and Preliminary Design Competition, Courtesy of Empresa Portuaria Austral, EPA (Southern Port Company)
Courtesy of Empresa Portuaria Austral, EPA (Southern Port Company)

Empresa Portuaria Austral (the Southern Port Company) of Chile invites all Chilean and foreign architects to participate in the international competition for the design of the master plan and preliminary design of the Port of Mageallan´es´ new International Passenger Terminal in the city of Punta Arenas. All Chilean or foreign architects that participate must include on their team at least one architect that is currently a member of the Chilean Institute of Architects (Colegio de Arquitectos de Chile A.G.).

Trans-Siberian Pit Stops Competition Showcases Structures that Interact with Frigid Environment

06:00 - 16 November, 2016
Trans-Siberian Pit Stops Competition Showcases Structures that Interact with Frigid Environment, Courtesy of Bee Breeders
Courtesy of Bee Breeders

Competition organizers Bee Breeders have just announced the results of their Trans-Siberian Pit Stops Competition.  At 9,289 kilometers, the Trans-Siberian Railway connects Moscow to Russia's far eastern cities. While it historically attracted many adventurers who would later write about their journeys, the railway is largely used for domestic travel today.  

Courtesy of Bee Breeders Courtesy of Bee Breeders Courtesy of Bee Breeders Courtesy of Bee Breeders +22

The World’s Most Prominent Kitchen Design Contest Is Now Accepting Entries

06:00 - 8 November, 2016
The World’s Most Prominent Kitchen Design Contest Is Now Accepting Entries, “Mountain Bliss” designed by Mikal Otten, Exquisite Kitchen Design, Denver, CO. First Place award for Transitional style, 2013-2014 Kitchen Design Contest. Image Courtesy of Sub-Zero and Wolf
“Mountain Bliss” designed by Mikal Otten, Exquisite Kitchen Design, Denver, CO. First Place award for Transitional style, 2013-2014 Kitchen Design Contest. Image Courtesy of Sub-Zero and Wolf

"When it comes to distinguished contests, Sub-Zero and Wolf’s Kitchen Design Contest is the crème de la crème", says Mikal Otten, owner of Exquisite Kitchen Design, Denver, CO. "Since winning the first place global award for Transitional styling, we’ve gained a tremendous amount of credibility."

Final call: Register for Troldtekt® Award 2016 Today

04:00 - 22 October, 2016
Final call: Register for Troldtekt® Award 2016 Today, Courtesy of Troldtekt
Courtesy of Troldtekt

Hurry up! Time is soon running out for your chance to win honor, glory and 5,000 Euro. Students of design & architecture have until October 24 to register for the Troldtekt Award 2016.  

TARI-Architect's Entry Proposal for Lithuania's Science Island

06:00 - 14 October, 2016
TARI-Architect's Entry Proposal for Lithuania's Science Island, Courtesy of TARI-Architects
Courtesy of TARI-Architects

In a competition to design Lithuania's new National Science and Innovation Center, known as "Science Island," TARI-Architect's proposal aims to exemplify sustainable design and construction practices. Although three architecture firms were already selected on September 30th, TARI-Architects were one of 144 firms to submit a proposal, making the competition the largest design contest in Lithuania. The Rome-based firm, which recently won second place for a design competition in Seoul, formed its design around the idea of science and its progressive nature.

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