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10th Advanced Architecture Contest – AI for the Built Environment

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) calls its 10th Advanced Architecture Contest as a global reflection to explore the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the built environment. This competition aims to inspire participants to envision novel applications of AI mixed with non-AI tools that can shape the future of architecture, urban planning, and design.

SPACE10 Launches a Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Design Competition

On April 6, SPACE10 will introduce a global design competition to reimagine home — using AI. Over the past year, generative AI tools have enhanced imaginative and creative capabilities, allowing millions of people to visualise worlds beyond those we ever thought possible. In a first of its kind competition, SPACE10 challenges participants to apply new AI tools to future homes and cities. Regenerative Futures is part competition, part open-source research, and open to everyone. The competition encourages play and imagination to create visual concepts of future homes, communities, and cities that help address some of the biggest challenges facing everyday life.

“Le 5 Stagioni – The new Spaces for Pizza” and “Storie di Farina – The new Spaces for Bread”

Two new international design competitions "Le 5 Stagioni" and "Storie di Farina" are dedicated to the evolution of Pizzerias and Spaces for Bread, in Italy and in the world, and to examining the relationship between tradition and innovation, between design and evolution of spaces.

The new international competitions are open to architects, designers, contract companies and entrepreneurs, with a prize money of Euros 15,000.
The International Competition Storie di Farina and the International Competition Le 5 Stagioni will award three bakeries and three pizzerias already made and operating.
Rules and information to participate are available on www.concorsostoriedifarina.it and www.concorsole5stagioni.it

BI Group Architect Awards

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BI GROUP ARCHITECT AWARDS – is the first international competition for young professionals and graduates of architectural universities in Kazakhstan. The organizer is a large construction holding BI Group — the leader in the real estate market in Kazakhstan. The purpose of this competition is to develop a concept to draw and identify the most modern and progressive architectural and engineering solutions, as well as innovative technologies to solve acute social problems on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, caused by a shortage of cultural facilities, educational and health facilities.

Bay Book House (BaBH) San Francisco Competition

The Bay Book House (BaBH) San Francisco international competition for students and young architects consists in proposing a space for cultural exchange that will activate one or several of the unused piers of the historic Port of San Francisco.

San Francisco is the fourth largest city in the State of California, with a population of around 860,000 distributed over 121 km2. It is located on the West Coast of the United States, on the north end of the San Francisco peninsula, with the Pacific Ocean to the west and connected to the mainland to the south.

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Call for Entries: 2018 BIM Contest

The 2018 BIM Competition asks applicants to reflect on the creation of a grammar school for 500 students in the city of Suresnes. Also, The Suresnes Open-Air School is located on this existing cluster block. Candidates should include a proposal for repurposing it.

Call for Entries: "Designs for European Democracy"

SHOW ME YOUROPE ARTS is a contest organized by the students of the Executive Master in communication and European politics at IHECS Academy in Brussels. This year, the 2017-2018 team is organizing the third edition of SMY ARTS: “Designs for European Democracy”.

SHOW ME YOUROPE ARTS 3rd Edition gives you the opportunity to express your vision on European democracy by participating in a design competition. The objective of this contest is to make your voice heard as a European citizen. Show us in an artistic way your own representation of European democracy.

Italian Fashion Hub: Call For Entries

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YAC – Young Architects Competitions – and Centergross launch “Italian Fashion Hub”, an architectural competition to redevelop a multi-service area of the wider fashion district in Europe. A cash prize of € 20,000 will be awarded to the winners selected by an internationally-renowned jury made by, among the others, Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects), Ben Gilmartin (Diller Scofidio + Renfro), Marie Hesseldahl (3XN), Aurélien Coulanges (Ateliers Jean Nouvel).

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Call for Ideas: Chicco Walk&Drive

Chicco and Desall invite you to design a new transformable system to meet the needs of parents and children during their activities outside home.

Smeg and Liebherr Kitchen Design Contest

Inspire and Design Program is starting its first kitchen design contest, Architects and Interior Designers are invited to show their talents and deliver their most beautiful Kitchen designs.

THEBIMCHALLENGE International Online Architecture Competition

Bimtool.com has already launched the official website of the first version of THEBIMCHALLENGE, which will allow participants to know the legal bases, advance their projects progress and save them until all requirements are met, the projects can be sent until August 24th.

Architectural Photography Award 2017 - Call for Submissions


Architectural Photography Award launched by the Association of Hungarian Architects and the Hungarian Architecture magazine
The main objective of this contest is to encourage and inspire thinking about our man-made environment via architecture-related photographs.

An exhibition is going to be opened in Budapest in November, 2017 to present the winning as well as the shortlisted finalist photos of the contest. From here the exhibition is to be moved on to Bratislava, Prague and Cracow at the beginning of the year 2018.
All the photos exhibited are also to be published in a special issue of the Hungarian Architecture

International Competition: Museum of the Ancient Nile (MoAN) Egypt

The objective of this competition for architecture students and young architects, Museum of the Ancient Nile (MoAN) Egypt, is to conceive of a museum that will submerge visitors in the ancient Nile and become an essential experience for tourists who wish to comprehend how Egyptian civilization proliferated.

FSP Festival Land Art Contest

FSP Freaky Summer Party calls to action!

Call for Artists: The International Contest for the Largest Mural in the World.

Vyksa-10000 invites international artists to take a part in a contest for the largest mural in the world.

The Vyksa-10000 international contest is organized by the Art-Ovrag festival in Vyksa, Russia. The mural painting contest celebrates the 25th anniversary of the United Metallurgical Company (OMK) and the 260th anniversary of the metallurgical plant in Vyksa.

2017 SEGD Global Design Awards

The 2017 SEGD Global Design Awards, the only international awards program focused on user experiences in the built environment, is now open for entries. 
Since 1987, the SEGD Global Design Awards have set the standard of excellence for environmental graphic design and experiential graphic design, honoring design work that connects people to place by providing direction, content and compelling experiences in public spaces. 

India | Pakistan Border of Peace

The aim of the competition is the creation of a shared space along the border of the two countries through an architectural/design intervention.

The border must not remain a mere division between the two countries, but aim at rejuvenating the community life on both the sides by activating the public spaces in and around the design intervention.

It should educate people about the virtues of social and religious harmony and promote the mutual coexistence of friendship and peace between India and Pakistan.

It should propagate the message of peace and harmony through the dual language of art and architecture.

Call for Submissions: 2017 BIM Contest

The 2017 edition of the BIM Competition offers candidates the opportunity to reflect on the center city of the community of Saint-Prix. Candidates will need to design digital model informed with several residential and commercial buildings (refer to the "Architectural" section below) which will be integrated into a larger project for the creation of a new central area for the city.