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Resilient Homes Design Challenge

04:00 - 22 September, 2018
Resilient Homes Design Challenge

CALLING ALL ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS: DESIGN RESILIENT HOMES​ FOR PEOPLE IN VULNERABLE REGIONS

Open Call: LA+ ICONOCLAST Design Ideas Competition

15:52 - 10 September, 2018
Open Call: LA+ ICONOCLAST Design Ideas Competition

LA+ ICONOCLAST challenges designers to reimagine and redesign New York's Central Park for the 21st century following a fictional eco-terrorist attack that devastates the park. LA+ invites submissions from architects, landscape architects, planners, artists, and designers from anywhere in the world. This is an ideas competition - no professional qualifications are required to enter.

AWARDS:
Five winners will share US $20,000 and feature publication in a special issue of LA+ Journal entitled LA+ ICONOCLAST. Ten honorable mentions receive a certificate and publication.

JURY:
Lola Sheppard - architect and co-founder, Lateral Office
Geoff Manaugh - author, BLDGBLOG and “A Burglar’s Guide to the

2019 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

08:00 - 31 August, 2018
2019 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, 2019 Skyscraper Competition
2019 Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.

Call For Ideas : Aqua 2018 Architecture Competition

04:00 - 23 August, 2018
Call For Ideas : Aqua 2018 Architecture Competition, Aquatecture 2018, a competition that challenges to explore innovative designs on water for our aquatic future  Come join the movement and define the next big thing on Water!!
Aquatecture 2018, a competition that challenges to explore innovative designs on water for our aquatic future Come join the movement and define the next big thing on Water!!

Water – an element in nature that life is constantly surrounded by; an element that has given birth to life on Earth and continues to support it. Although we made our shift to land, our bond with water still remains significant as ever; it is an element that is a basic necessity for our survival.
The life on Earth is today plagued by adverse climate changes, global warming, the increasing toxic emissions, rising population, and scarce land resources. With various countries, such as Holland , fighting rising water levels for decades and with the current trends, it is now time to brace ourselves against the unseen future and design solutions to cope with the ever-changing community on Planet Earth.
Today, the discourse of ‘smart cities’ has overtaken every conversation discussing the future of architecture. It is a glaring question as to how are we going to address the equation between the contrasting aspects of ecological crises and technological advancement for building our futures.
Covering 71% of the Earth, it is now time to look at the water again as a harbinger of life in the near future; a place where human life can again thrive in its original glory. Creating living spaces on water will soon become a need to survive as a
“What happens in the Arctic, does not stay in the Arctic”
Extract - Greenpeace report on melting ice in Arctic paradigms of nature.

2018 Creative Art Partners Virtual Architecture and Exhibition Design Competition

11:05 - 16 August, 2018
2018 Creative Art Partners Virtual Architecture and Exhibition Design Competition

Free

A' Design Award and Competition - Open Call: Building Structural Design Category 2017-2018

16:47 - 9 August, 2018
A' Design Award and Competition - Open Call: Building Structural Design Category 2017-2018, Housing from the ground to the sky The residential complex
Housing from the ground to the sky The residential complex

Housing from the ground to the sky The residential complex

Award Winning Design - BRONZE A DESIGN AWARD

In modern architecture, high-rise building and skyscrapers was proposed as one of the effective factors to urban problems. This proposed method causes so much problems in these cities conditions such as twinkling city skyline, environmental pollution, disturbing privacy and also undesirable view of the buildings lower in height, safety factors, communication problems, installation, Etc.
Skyscrapers, each trying to reach their peak in such a way that they aim to connect the earth to the sky. Somehow they are bridges from earth to sky.
Dome is one

Open Call - Residential Stadium: Adaptive Reuse

15:10 - 1 August, 2018
Open Call - Residential Stadium: Adaptive Reuse

The 2018 Soccer World Cup ended a few weeks ago. With it ends an intense month of an event that not only affects the sports world but has direct repercussions on the economy, tourism or urban planning of the host country. On this occasion, Russia was chosen to host the event. A total of twelve stadiums in eleven Russian cities have been built and renovated for the FIFA World Cup. But have you ever thought about what happens when Olympic arenas, World Cup stadiums close at the end of the colorful events for which they were designed?

Call For Entries: Baghdad Design Centre

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Call For Entries: Baghdad Design Centre , Call for entries: Baghdad Design Centre
Call for entries: Baghdad Design Centre

Tamayouz Excellence Award launched the “Baghdad Design Centre,” an international architectural competition to transform the current unused site of the Old Governorate Building into the Baghdad Design Centre in the city's Cultural District; Al-Rusafa. This year’s competition has been under the spotlight as stakeholders and the architectural community in the country urged the local authorities to halt implementation of their own scheme for the site and wait for the results and recommendations of the competition.

WASTE: Lagos Landfill Stadium International Open Ideas Competition Call for Submissions

17:15 - 31 July, 2018
WASTE: Lagos Landfill Stadium International Open Ideas Competition Call for Submissions, Rethink Stadium Design
Rethink Stadium Design

Waste is a global issue common to all urban areas. The world now creates more than a billion tons of garbage a year, which it incinerates, buries, exports, and recycles. As major cities expand so must their ability to reverse wasteful tendencies and begin living more efficiently and sustainably.

World Architecture Festival Calls for Entries for 2018 Architecture Drawing Prize

14:50 - 26 July, 2018
World Architecture Festival Calls for Entries for 2018 Architecture Drawing Prize, Memento Mori: A Peckham Hospice Care Home by architecture student Jerome Xin Hao Ng (UK), winner of the 2017 Architecture Drawing Prize.
Memento Mori: A Peckham Hospice Care Home by architecture student Jerome Xin Hao Ng (UK), winner of the 2017 Architecture Drawing Prize.

In partnership with Make Architects and Sir John Soane’s Museum, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the call for entries for the second edition of The Architecture Drawing Prize. Launched in 2017, the prize is conceived to celebrate and showcase the significance of drawing as a tool in capturing and communicating architectural ideas.

The Architecture Drawing Prize embraces the creative use of digital tools and digitally-produced renderings, while recognising the enduring importance of hand drawing. The organisers invite entries of all types and forms: from technical or construction drawings to cutaway or perspective views – and anything in between.

Call for Ideas: Urban Meal Mine, London

18:20 - 24 July, 2018
Call for Ideas: Urban Meal Mine, London, How will you bring farms to the city?
How will you bring farms to the city?

1. Abstract:
Food is one of the most fundamental elements of human existence. Looking back, the way we produce, store and consume food has evolved greatly. Humans have thrived because our ancestors learnt how to gather, produce and consume food, all with their bare hands. And mankind has sustained due to these crucial elements of knowledge passed through generations. With industrialization came mass production, and with mass production came an influx of consumers - who started paying instead. Skills and crafts related to agriculture and food production are now mostly obsolete in the urbane environment. Mass consumerism through supermarkets and even

The Open Architectural and Town-planning Competition “The Activation of the Kazan City Urban Functions in the Water Area of the Volga Bend”

18:17 - 24 July, 2018
The Open Architectural and Town-planning Competition “The Activation of the Kazan City Urban Functions in the Water Area of the Volga Bend”

The Union of Moscow architects invites professionals to the participation in The Open Architectural and Town-planning Competition “The Activation of the Kazan City Urban Functions in the Water Area of the Volga Bend”.
Kazan is a large city in the Volga region with a picturesque landscape and a rich variety of coastal zones. The embankment in a complex with a river facade forms the river gate to the city. However, inefficient use in combination with various unfavourable factors leads to the isolation of the coastal zones from the city itself and turns them – instead of being potential points of attraction

Concepción. Living at(in) the Edge. The Andalien River Fluvial Restoration & Urban Design

10:50 - 24 July, 2018
Concepción. Living at(in) the Edge. The Andalien River Fluvial Restoration & Urban Design, POSTER. Credits:  FONDART ANDALIEN 2018 Organization Committee
POSTER. Credits: FONDART ANDALIEN 2018 Organization Committee

The call for ideas considers water landscapes, specifically rivers, as mediators in the formation of a harmonic and dynamic balance between cities and nature. a river restoration approach (considering fluvial geomorphology) should be adopted in order to “re-enliven the river” and as a lens from which to reinforce and understand natural systems for design adaptation.
The competition focuses on the Andalién river, the settlements it crosses and proposed growth areas in zones of risk and ecological value. The competition seeks urbanism proposals, across scales (from bay to river basin and back to one of 3 strategic sites) which challenge business-as-usual and

Open Call: Wikitopia Seeks Tech-Enabled Tactical Urbanism Ideas

14:48 - 23 July, 2018
Open Call: Wikitopia Seeks Tech-Enabled Tactical Urbanism Ideas

Wikitopia is an ambitious, cross-disciplinary research project, the goal of which is to realize technologically-enhanced future cities that can be continuously edited and improved by citizens like the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Primarily funded by the Japanese government (Japan Science and Technology Agency MIRAI Program), the project is an international collaboration between multiple organizations and individuals spread across Japan and the US.

Concepción. Living at(in) the Edge. The Andalien river fluvial restoration & urban design

09:58 - 20 July, 2018
Concepción. Living at(in) the Edge. The Andalien river fluvial restoration & urban design, POSTER. Credits:  FONDART ANDALIEN 2018 Organization Committee
POSTER. Credits: FONDART ANDALIEN 2018 Organization Committee

The call for ideas considers water landscapes, specifically rivers, as mediators in the formation of a harmonic and dynamic balance between cities and nature. a river restoration approach (considering fluvial geomorphology) should be adopted in order to “re-enliven the river” and as a lens from which to reinforce and understand natural systems for design adaptation.

Open Call: Maine Mass Timber Design Competition

11:50 - 17 July, 2018
Open Call: Maine Mass Timber Design Competition, Maine Mass Timber Design Competition
Maine Mass Timber Design Competition

2018 MAINE MASS TIMBER DESIGN COMPETITION

This year’s Maine Mass Timber Design Competition is intended to generate design ideas and test implementation of an emerging technology that hold specific promise for the state economy.

DESIGN ABSTRACT

Remote Mass Timber Wilderness Lodge - Open Ideas Competition

Maine Huts & Trails maintains a network of backcountry trails and remote wilderness lodges woven through the woods and mountains of western Maine that provide a unique opportunity to explore and discover this beautiful region. The goal of this year’s competition is to study and develop a design concepts for a new hut on a established backcountry site, as

Algiers20xx /////// International Ideas Competition

11:44 - 17 July, 2018
Algiers20xx /////// International Ideas Competition, Algiers20xx
Algiers20xx

/// Algiers20xx
International Ideas Competition
Disruptive[Radical] Urbanism

/// Mentorship
Rem Koolhaas (Netherlands)
/// Support
City/Governor of Algiers (Algeria)
//// Sponsorship
EPAU - École Polytechnique d'Architecture et d'Urbanisme d'Alger (Algeria)

/// International Jury
>> Rem Koolhaas (Mentorship)
>> Fathallah Baghli (Professor in Architecture, Algiers)
>> Saskia Sassen (Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University)
>> Jean-Louis Cohen (Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)
>> Rodolphe el-Khoury (Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture)
>> Tsouria Kassab (Dean of EPAU, Algiers)
>> Hou Hanru (Director of the MAXXI Museum, Rome)

More inspiring people are joining us!

Call for Submissions: WWI Centenary Peace Memorial in France

10:07 - 6 July, 2018
Call for Submissions: WWI Centenary Peace Memorial in France, Sylvain Pierre Jean architecture
Sylvain Pierre Jean architecture

In order to celebrate the centenary of the end of the First World War in a creative and innovative way, the Collectif Rosati organizes an international idea competition for the creation of a 1918's armistice memorial.

Open Call: Jacques Rougerie Foundation's International Competition

01:00 - 5 July, 2018
Open Call: Jacques Rougerie Foundation's International Competition, Credits to Jacques Rougerie Foundation
Credits to Jacques Rougerie Foundation

The 8th edition of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation's International Competition in Architecture will conitnue this year, once again, to encourage creation, audacity and the capability to imagine visions of anticipation of a world to come, while respecting the percepts of sustainable development turned towards ocean and space.

Call for Entries: Infrastructures, the 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture

04:00 - 4 July, 2018
Call for Entries: Infrastructures, the 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture, Jury chair Andrea P. Leers (left) with jurors Marion Weiss, Lisa Iwamoto, Linda C. Samuels and Anna B.F. Ives.
Jury chair Andrea P. Leers (left) with jurors Marion Weiss, Lisa Iwamoto, Linda C. Samuels and Anna B.F. Ives.

How does infrastructure shape our individual and collective environments?

That’s the question posed by "Infrastructures," the 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture. The biennial research competition challenges early-career architects to investigate the fundamental systems, facilities and services that enable, sustain and enhance societal living conditions.

The fellowship is organized by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, in concert with AIA St. Louis. The winning proposal will receive $50,000 to support up to a year of international travel and research.

“Infrastructure can be almost anything that is systemically constructed,” said Steedman Governing Committee member

What is Affordable Housing?

14:35 - 3 July, 2018
What is Affordable Housing?, Registration for ‪the ‎architecture‬ ESSAY ‎competition‬ Competition Name is now open! Submission and registration deadline: August 25
Registration for ‪the ‎architecture‬ ESSAY ‎competition‬ Competition Name is now open! Submission and registration deadline: August 25

In the search for solutions to the global housing crisis, Bee Breeders are calling for essay submissions to explore the problem further. Winning entries will be included in the first issue of their print publication ARCHHIVE, which will focus on affordable housing.

Submissions can be historical, present, or prospective. They can be data-centric, analytical, fictional, critical, or conceptual; and can be from participants related to any field or discipline. “Essays” can be submitted as written or illustrative, as long as they fit on a single or double-page spread so they can be featured in the publication. (More information available at archhivebooks.com)

To

Resilient Design Competition - call for entries

16:00 - 19 June, 2018
Resilient Design Competition - call for entries

Internationally adopted in 2015, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction aims to achieve in 2030 “the substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health and in the economic, physical, social, cultural and environmental assets of persons, businesses, communities and countries” (UNISDR, 2015).

Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing

02:30 - 14 June, 2018
Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing

The Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of Russia and DOM.RF, with the support of the Russian government, announces the Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing. Strelka KB have released a design brief and participants can enter here.

OPEN CALL: BETA 2018 Competition

12:12 - 13 June, 2018
OPEN CALL: BETA 2018 Competition

The BETA competition and its related exhibition supports and promotes quality architecture in all its forms and manifestations, being conceived as a relational interface both within the profession and between the profession and the socio-cultural environment in which it operates.