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Winners Announced for a School Made from Recycled Plastic in Mexico

06:00 - 14 September, 2019
Winners Announced for a School Made from Recycled Plastic in Mexico, 1st PLACE. Image © Daniel Garcia, William Smith
1st PLACE. Image © Daniel Garcia, William Smith

Archstorming, an architectural platform that organizes international competitions, has released the results for the Tulum Plastic School contest. In fact, participants were challenged to design a school made of recycled plastic, tackling the current issue of pollution in Mexico.

Winning Proposal for the New Archaeological Museum of Sparta

11:00 - 12 September, 2019
Winning Proposal for the New Archaeological Museum of Sparta, Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects
Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects

MOR-architects and EP Architects were awarded the first position in the competition for the new Archaeological Museum of Sparta. With an architectural concept based on creating an elevated space of exhibition on top of the archaeological site, the winning project generates a constant visual connection between the old and the new.

Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects Courtesy of MOR-architects and EP Architects + 17

KCAP + Felixx Win the Competition for the Redevelopment of Shenzhen’s Damaged East Coast

07:30 - 12 September, 2019
KCAP + Felixx Win the Competition for the Redevelopment of Shenzhen’s Damaged East Coast, © KCAP + Felixx
© KCAP + Felixx

KCAP + Felixx have won the international competition for the revitalization of the coastline of Dapeng, severely damaged by the Mangkhut typhoon in September 2018. The winning proposal developed a logic of “Triple dike strategy”, a barrage system to ensure future resilience.

© KCAP + Felixx © KCAP + Felixx © KCAP + Felixx © KCAP + Felixx + 19

MDDM Design Winning Proposal for Oscar Niemeyer’s Fair in Tripoli

11:00 - 9 September, 2019
MDDM Design Winning Proposal for Oscar Niemeyer’s Fair in Tripoli, MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM
MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM

The international competition for the design of the Knowledge Innovation Center (KIC), part of the Tripoli Special Economic Zone (TSEZ), selected the proposal of MDDM, a Beirut based architectural firm, as the winning project. Taking place in the Rachid Karami International Fair designed by Oscar Niemeyer back in the ’60s, in Tripoli, Lebanon, the imagined intervention had to be functionaly and conceptually compliant to specific requirements.

MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM MDDM winning proposal. Image © MDDM + 14

Bee Breeders Announces Winners of SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge

13:00 - 16 August, 2019
Bee Breeders Announces Winners of SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge, Courtesy of Bee Breeders
Courtesy of Bee Breeders

Bee Breeders have announced the winners of the SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge. The purpose of the competition was to allow architects, design students, engineers, and artists from all over the world to generate design ideas for iconic high rise buildings in cities around the globe. As part of this design series, participants were encouraged to incorporate new technologies, materials, forms, spatial organizations, and construction systems in their designs for a skyscraper.

Iconic Awards 2019: David Chipperfield Win “Architects of the Year”

11:00 - 14 August, 2019
Iconic Awards 2019: David Chipperfield Win “Architects of the Year”, Courtesy of The iconic awards 2019: innovative architecture
Courtesy of The iconic awards 2019: innovative architecture

The winners of the ICONIC AWARDS 2019: Innovative Architecture competition, have been announced. The “Architects of the Year” went to David Chipperfield Architects, and “Interior Designers of the Year” was granted to Snarkitecture. As for the “Architects’ Client of the Year” prize, it was presented to the city of Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany.

Coop Himmelb(l)au's Winning Proposal for The Xingtai Science And Technology Museum

07:40 - 8 August, 2019
Coop Himmelb(l)au's Winning Proposal for The Xingtai Science And Technology Museum, Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au
Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au

Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au Courtesy of Coop Himmelb(l)au + 13

Coop Himmelb(l)au have revealed the first images of their winning entry for the new science and technology museum in Xingtai, the oldest city in northern China. The concept generated by the architects celebrates the scientific aspect and progress of the region and anchors the status of Xingtai as a technological hub and key player in the province.

LAVA+Aspect design the Central Park of Ho Chi Minh City

06:30 - 7 August, 2019
LAVA+Aspect design the Central Park of Ho Chi Minh City, Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE
Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE

Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE Courtesy of LAVA PRACTICE + 32

In partnership with ASPECT Studio, LAVA won the international competition to design Central Park in HCMC, Vietnam. Commissioned by the committee of the Ho Chi Minh City, the contest’s winning entry will be built in 2020. LAVA’s proposal for the 16 hectares Park, commemorates the old infrastructural value of the plot, once home to the 19th-century French railway tracks, and celebrates the implementation of a future mobility system.

4 Teams Shortlisted for the Houston Endowment Headquarters

06:30 - 6 August, 2019
4 Teams Shortlisted for the Houston Endowment Headquarters , Top row, left to right: team led by Deborah Berke Partners; team led by Kevin Daly Architects. Bottom row, left to right: team led by Olson Kundig; team led by Schaum/Shieh Architects.. Image Courtesy of the respective teams
Top row, left to right: team led by Deborah Berke Partners; team led by Kevin Daly Architects. Bottom row, left to right: team led by Olson Kundig; team led by Schaum/Shieh Architects.. Image Courtesy of the respective teams

The four design teams selected for the Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition were announced today by Houston Endowment and Malcolm Reading Consultants, the organizers of the contest. The teams chosen have to imagine the new head offices of the organization, a private institution that tackles the essential needs of the community of greater Houston.

Hopkins Architects Win the MK:U International Design Competition

11:00 - 30 July, 2019
Hopkins Architects Win the MK:U International Design Competition, Courtesy of Hopkins Architects
Courtesy of Hopkins Architects

MK:U International Design Competition announced today that the International team led by London based Hopkins Architects was selected unanimously by the jurors, as the winner of their new model university competition launched in early 2019.

MK:U is one of many big projects planned for Milton Keynes’s near future, in order to develop the economy of the city, to reach new competitive heights. The university is a partnership between MKC and Cranfield University. Designed to meet the needs of the digital age, it basically equips students for the 21st-century workplace, and for future careers in emerging fields.

Teamakers Guest House Competition Results Announced

07:30 - 30 July, 2019
Teamakers Guest House Competition Results Announced, First Prize Winner. Image © Johann Evin
First Prize Winner. Image © Johann Evin

Bee Breeders has announced the winners of the Teamakers Guest House competition, calling for design proposals for an eco-friendly, cost-effective accommodation to house visitors to the Ozolini teamakers retreat, situated in a forest 100 kilometers southeast of the Latvian capital of Riga.

ArchDaily & Strelka Award: Vote Now to Decide the Winners

09:30 - 24 July, 2019

ArchDaily, Strelka Institute, and Strelka KB have selected a long list of 50 architectural projects nominated for the joint ArchDaily & Strelka Award, which celebrates emerging architects and new ideas that transform the contemporary city. Now the readers of ArchDaily and Strelka Mag can vote for their favorite project to decide the finalists.



ArchDaily & Strelka Award

07:30 - 3 July, 2019

ArchDaily, Strelka KB and Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design announce an open call for a joint award to celebrate emerging architects and new ideas that transform contemporary cities. Apply before July 10.

Prequalification Results of the International Competition for the Landmark Design of Qianhai New City Center

04:00 - 5 June, 2019

The Prequalification Meeting of the International Competition for the Landmark Design of Qianhai New City Center was held in Banquet Hall, 3F, Tower C, MingWah International Convention Centre on May 20, 2019. The jury was made up of 7 experts and 2 client representatives. The jury studied the registration documents and conceptual proposals of the 124 applicants. After deep discussion, through 5 rounds of open votes the jury selected 10 shortlisted competitors into the competition and 2 alternatives in order who will enter Stage 2 - Proposal Preparation and Review by order if any of the 10 competitors quit.

Fundamental Approach Architects Win First Prize for Unconventional Mosque and Plaza Design

08:00 - 1 June, 2019
Fundamental Approach Architects Win First Prize for Unconventional Mosque and Plaza Design, © Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA
© Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA

© Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA © Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA © Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA © Fundamental Approach Architects / FAA + 16

Persian architecture studio Fundamental Approach Architects have won first prize in the Golshahr Mosque and Plaza National Design Competition in Iran, proposing an atypical mosque design for the city of Karaj.

The winning proposal bypasses traditional mosque designs, blurring the lines between the contemporary structure, the city, and the surrounding landscape.

10 Ways to Eliminate Loneliness Through Design

06:30 - 27 May, 2019
10 Ways to Eliminate Loneliness Through Design, Mind Craft. Image © Jan Sikora, Ewa Siostrzonek, and Katarzyna Maliszewska
Mind Craft. Image © Jan Sikora, Ewa Siostrzonek, and Katarzyna Maliszewska

Bubble Design Competitions has unveiled the winners of their inaugural international competition, challenging teams to “Eliminate Loneliness Through Design.” Organized in response to the global crisis of loneliness and isolation in the modern age, the competition aimed to demonstrate the power of architecture and design to tackle society’s pressing issues.

A' Design Award Announces 2019 Winners

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A' Design Award Announces 2019 Winners, Hong Kong West Kowloon Station High-Speed Rail Terminus by Andrew Bromberg - Aedas
Hong Kong West Kowloon Station High-Speed Rail Terminus by Andrew Bromberg - Aedas

A’ Design Award & Competition, the world’s largest and most diffuse international design awards, has announced results of their 2018–2019 design awards, 2437 winners from 106 countries in 98 different design disciplines. Entries were evaluated by an internationally influential jury panel composed of established scholars, prominent press members, creative design professionals and experienced entrepreneurs who carefully analyzed each entry.

Students: Your Projects Could Earn $10,000 USD

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Students: Your Projects Could Earn $10,000 USD, Image courtesy of Vectorworks, Inc.
Image courtesy of Vectorworks, Inc.

Calling all student designers and recent graduates: Vectorworks, Inc. invites you to submit your best work to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship for a chance to win up to $10,000 USD, gain professional recognition, and propel yourself into a bright design career. Brush off and repurpose those old designs or create something entirely new.