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Does Australia Need More Design Competitions?

Does Australia Need More Design Competitions?
Does Australia Need More Design Competitions? , © Flickr - User: Jong Soo (Peter) Lee
© Flickr - User: Jong Soo (Peter) Lee

Architecture competitions offer an opportunity for architects to launch their careers, and in some cases generate unexpected designs in the process. Many iconic works of architecture, including the famous Sydney Opera House, were the result of open design competitions - but do architecture competitions today maintain the influence they might have had in the past? While critics in the United States have recently argued that it could be time to quit competitions, Donald Bates argues that Australians should be organizing more. In his article on The Conversation, Bates discusses the state of design competitions in Australia, and why we should take another look. Read the full article here.

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Cite: Evan Rawn. "Does Australia Need More Design Competitions? " 12 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/537026/does-australia-need-more-design-competitions/> ISSN 0719-8884

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