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2022 Fall Fellowship: Reconnecting Communities across the BQE: Unraveling Moses’ Legacy

Seeking community stakeholders and interdisciplinary design teams working in Brooklyn & Queens: The IPA will help match teams of experts with community partners to assist in visioning plans for a post BQE neighborhood. Read on for details on how to bring this opportunity to your community this fall 2022!

Avani Essay Prize 2022

Communities have always thrived and sustained themselves through
innovative collaborations with their environment and individuals that
surround them. These have often been responses to diverse needs,
ranging from celebrations to contestations, formal to informal associations
or progressive development to building capacity and resilience. Agency
that the communities gain through such associations empower them to
translate their needs to tangible and intangible solutions, each unique
to the problem, place and time. Architecture can thus be identified as a
tangible solution to community needs that emanate out of a collaborative
The submitted essay should reflect on how collaborative architecture can
be a tangible solution to attain good and functional design that enables
diversity and inclusion. How do architects reimagine/reframe processes
to design for and with communities? What are the possibilities for design
interventions that would involve inter-disciplinary collaborations for
community infrastructures?

Next Generation of Stroke Rehabilitation Centres

Stroke survivors usually stay in rehab for a long time thus, the rehab has lots of potential to improve stroke survivors' recovery. The "Next Generation of Stroke Rehabilitation Centres" competition challenges students to design a rehabilitation center for 30 stroke survivors with new and ambitious ideas. This competition aims to optimize rehabilitation design based on research outcomes to meet stroke survivors' needs better as they recover.

Call for Entries: 2022 PAVE International Student Design Competition

The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes “real world” design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the design industry.

Role Models Healthy Design Contest

Are you thinking about the impact of climate change through your design actions? Are you considering how your work impacts the planet at large? Are you innovating with healthier materials? Are you passionate about making your designs inclusive? The impacts of your design decisions are far-reaching, indisputable, and can be transformative.

WASA World Architecture Student Award 2022 4th Competition

【 Overview 】
The WASA World Architecture Student Award is one of the world's largest architecture student competitions held mainly in Japan, China, the United States, and Europe. This is a contest where you can submit works such as design assignments, competitions, and graduation works created in the past as they are, aiming for the diverse abilities of architectural students. AI and architects will comprehensively calculate the rankings and ability values of successive, world, national, and grade rankings for all participating students and provide feedback. A certificate of merit will be given to excellent works, and the works will be disseminated all over the world to liven up the competition with architectural students and architects from all over the world.

Open Call: Design of the Year 2022

The aim of this competition is to encourage students to brainstorm design solutions for issues that plague the world and mankind. The problem can be of any nature ranging from design problems to environmental problems. You have no constraints as to what you can design or redesign, it can be a product, a building, a space, a neighborhood, a city, or even a new type of technology.

Architecture Graduation Projects Award 2022

Tamayouz is delighted to invite students of architecture, urban design, urban planning, architecture technology and landscape design worldwide to register and submit their graduation projects. An independent international jury will review all entries and select the winners of Tamayouz International Graduation Projects Award.


The International Union of Architects (UIA) has launched the Great Green Wall single stage student ideas competition open to all students in architecture of the world.

Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. opens its sixth Vectorworks Design Scholarship. This global competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to architecture, landscape architecture, landscape design, entertainment and interior design who can now submit either new or past projects for a chance to win up to $10,000 USD.

Call for Entries: Student Design Competition on Architecture Action + Architecture

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Are you an architecture student interested in climate change in architectural education? Here is your chance to share your vision, demand, question or concern about sustainable design, climate change, and architecture. It might be a graphic of what you think priorities should be, something you want to learn, a project you recently did, or something that inspires you. The competition is open to architecture students at any level of their program, from anywhere in the world.

IED Design Talent Scholarships Contest 2022

The school offers 13 (thirteen) international scholarships in Design, Fashion, Visual Arts, and Management 2022/2023 academic year for its university degree (Bachelor's Degrees, Ba (Hons) and Diplomas Courses - English and Spanish) in Barcelona.

Open Call: FuturArc Prize 2022

About FuturArc Prize 2022: Reinterpretation
Buildings sitting empty have become a more common sight for the past year due to the current health crisis. This is especially so for commercial developments such as office towers and retail malls, as well as cultural or institutional places such as museums and theatre halls. What should we do about these buildings that still have the bones and structural integrity to support activities and life? Could we reinterpret these entities for the public good?

WISA Design Competition: Designing the Flight School of the Future

How can a flight school become a beacon of sustainable innovation in aviation? This design competition asks students to reimagine the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC) facility, one of the largest flight training units in Canada, as a model of social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Our jury is seeking inspirational ideas, exciting designs, and new directions towards a more sustainable future for the air transport training sector. This competition aims to spark a holistic rethinking of the aviation training sector as hubs for green innovation. And you can be part of it!

Open Call: SBE Student Challenge 2022

SBE calls upon all Belgian students to compete in the second SBE Student Challenge. Will you become one of our #studentsatplay?

Call for registration! International student VDC competition "GO buildit"

Create your own unique team project and show the best in the final of GO buildit 2022!

Nature Inspired Youth Centre

We want to work with you to explore and think about shifting our ways of designing toward a future in which humans are a part, a giving not distracting part, of nature. We sincerely look forward to your participation in this mind-set changing design, so we can pass on with you a better place for youth to grow and connect. This body soul youth healing centre lies on the periphery of the beautiful hilly City of Coquitlam, BC, Canada.
In this hub, a calming pattern of green areas and natural features, evoke the feel of nature and the love for life "biophilia". The centre is providing a natural exciting environment for the youth to grow, exercise, and connect. Design an inspiring place for our young generation.
Help with your ideas!

Deadline extended: 2031 NOW our cities in 10 years

Globalworth Foundation and Igloo – Habitat and Architecture Association announce the deadline extension for the student competition 2031 NOW_our cities in 10 years, due to competition complexity pointed out by participants.

2031 NOW - our cities in 10 years

2031 NOW
Architects and architecture students are facing, especially in 2021, in a post-COVID-19 reality, the challenge to design better places for people to work, share and connect. In any city of today or tomorrow, space acts as a unifying element and transformations need to be modelled through visionary and creative ideas. A demanding task is to imagine and shape how our cities will be in 10 years from now.

Drawing of the year (EXTRA CALL)

You can win prizes ranging from €1,000 to €5,000 in this international drawing competition for architecture students.


Young Balkan Designers (YBD) is a regional talent platform founded in 2011 with the aim to identify, promote and develop creative potential of the Balkan region in the field of design. The initiative also aims at unifying the regional design scene, bringing it closer to the international audience, strengthening its potential by providing additional education and practice, while at the same time contributing to the restoration of multi-cultural cooperation in the Balkan region.

The International VELUX Award 2022 is open for registrations

Every second year the VELUX Group invites the students of architecture to participate in the International VELUX Award competition on the theme “Light of Tomorrow”. The 2022 competition will be 10th edition, which so far has received thousands of exciting daylight projects from more than 5000 students of architecture around the world.

ATO Design > VR Competition: Adapting to the Future

How architecture can adapt to the times considering the COVID-19 pandemic and the adverse effects of Climate change.

2nd International InstaFASota Contest

2nd International InstaFASota Contest

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