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COMMUNITY’S CULTURAL LIFE IN PUBLIC SPACES

Introduction: Cities and urban spaces are transformed from time to time when communities practice their cultural traditions and express their cultural identities. From yearly preparations and celebrations of the New Year, festivals, and rituals to more frequent cultural activities in public spaces a community’s cultural life interacts with public urban

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LAGOS: FLOODING CITY ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION 2022

Introduction: Since 2020, the Arc. Eddy Eguavoen Foundation has held two competitions that aim to bring architects, architecture students and architectural designers together to design solutions for the Lagos context. For the third annual competition, we wanted to focus on another issue that affects all Lagosians on at least a

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META-CITY / COMPETITION

Introduction: Participants are asked to design a visionary concept for an urban block that responds to the requirements of the metaverse environment and one axonometric projection to represent it, with absolute freedom of interpretation, technique and level of abstraction. Even the concept of axonometric itself can be questioned in order

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CHINESE DESIGN AWARDS 2022

Introduction: APR presents the Chinese Design Awards 2022. The awards are organized by APR- a leading body of architecture press in Global. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine Architecture design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and

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CALL FOR MATERIALS: NEXT MOVE

Introduction: Non Architecture Competitions aims to find unconventional and unexplored design solutions in the field of architecture. The second phase of competitions is structured in 9+1 themes: a Research Ecosystem with the purpose of exploring each theme from different perspectives. All competitions have their focus on tackling the big issues

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AFTER THE DAMAGES INTERNATIONAL AWARD 2022

Introduction: After the Damages International Academy is announcing an international call: an initiative aimed at disseminating projects, strategies and achievements in the field of architecture, engineering, public management and application in the field, which were able to interpret the complex topic of emergency, prevention, management and risk mitigation. Summary: The

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A REHABILITATION CENTRE FOR TERRORISM VICTIMS IN IRAQ

Introduction: Tamayouz Excellence Award invites architects and designers to submit their ideas for a Rehabilitation Centre for Terrorism Victims in Iraq.  The rehab centre should offer a safe and comfortable space for the patients, supporting their health, psychological and physical needs. Summary: ResponseParticipants are asked to design a rehabilitation centre for the

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CFAD 22 | CLOU URBAN CATALYST

Introduction: The idea of the contest is to work on objects that create tension in spaces, generating future projections that bring new visions and strategies to implement a place through an open and dynamic process. The object in question is a “catalyst”, that intervenes with its strength in an urban

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REGISTRATIONS OPEN: ATX DESIGN OF THE YEAR 2022

Introduction: 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

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WAR CITIES / PARTICIPATE AND DONATE

Introduction: The aim of the “WAR CITIES – Utopian and Dystopian Visions” competition is to develop one image that represents the built environment in a war scenario. The participants are asked to create one image that, going beyond the aesthetic, is able to sharply communicate a strong vision of a

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WAR CITIES / PARTICIPATE AND DONATE

Introduction: The aim of the “WAR CITIES – Utopian and Dystopian Visions” competition is to develop one image that represents the built environment in a war scenario. The participants are asked to create one image that, going beyond the aesthetic, is able to sharply communicate a strong vision of a

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NEW CITY CRITICS

Introduction: Urban Design Forum and The Architectural League are launching a fellowship program to empower new, fearless, and diverse voices to challenge the ways we understand, design, and develop our cities. The fellowship will support the development of five critics from underrepresented backgrounds through guest lectures and workshops, research guidance,

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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN AWARDS 2022

Introduction: Architecture & Design Community encourages designers and architects, construction workers, and engineers to share their best projects with the rest of the world so as to inspire the next generation and gain global recognition. Summary: Architecture & Design Community (ADC) is inviting ambitious projects in the field of Architecture,

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2021 PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Introduction: FUTURARC PRIZE (FAP) 2022 asks how corporate/private/state-owned entities in Asia could be reinterpreted as civic/public spaces that are good, inviting, safe and sustainable. Could we turn them, for example, into high-rise community farms to contribute to the local food supply; solar PV or hydro farms that feed power back

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2021 PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Introduction: Since 2010, Design Daily has been dedicated to building the world’s leading online platform and community on architecture, landscape, urban, interior and sharing its discoveries with a worldwide audience. 2021 was also a challenging year for the industry, thus Design Daily has adjusted and upgraded its strategy for quickly

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HONG KONG DRONE PORT

Introduction: In this competition, participants are encouraged to come up with visionary concepts for a drone port – only 3 drawings, absolute freedom of scale or program. Participants are asked to propose conceptual ideas for new architectural typologies in relation to air mobility, specifically in the city of Hong Kong,

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CARPARK FUTURES COMPETITION

Introduction: DPA-X and Indigo Group are launching an international architecture competition, open to young architects. Candidates, registered alone or in teams, are invited to exercise their creativity to invent the parking lot of the future, on the Euralille site, in northern France, which will be under study for 72 hours!

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9TH ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE CONTEST

Introduction: The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) calls its 9th Advanced Architecture Contest as a global reflection to rethink human settlements at a time when our natural environments and the human habitats are more clearly intertwined. The planet is immersed in a fast process of urbanization while we

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STREET OF TOMORROW

Introduction: Our world is changing fast, while ambitions and challenges match in importance. In this context, design can play a huge role. How do we imagine the world to be? What range of possibilities we haven’t discovered yet? What’s a Non Architecture for a World in crisis? In 2020 we

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INNATUR 10 COMPETITION

Introduction: OPENGAP organizes the tenth edition of this open ideas competition seeking for innovative, cutting-edge, contemporary, proposals, committed to a strategy of implementing architecture in a natural environment. Approaches should point to find synergies between nature and the building itself. Summary: Each participant or team can propose the location of their Project. This competition is open to all architects, designers, architecture students and to people around

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RIYADH DREAM VILLAS

Introduction: YAC – Young Architects Competitions launches RIYADH DREAM VILLAS, the second competition located in Saudi Arabia and inviting architects to write a new chapter of living at the edge of Riyadh’s desert by designing two immeasurably valuable architectural interventions. Summary: The cash prize of € 25, 000 will be distributed

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STREET MUSEUM

Introduction: In this competition, participants have to design a space on the street where people view their spatial and social environments as a playground of knowledge, a place to see, touch, feel, taste, listen to, socialize with and learn from. A place where they see the world very differently and

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CITY ANALYSIS COLLAGE

Introduction: The AIC-Hub is challenging you to creatively debate the city using the collage technique, exposing a criticism/satire of the existing reality and/or an alternative proposal to that reality. This should go along with a short description of your proposal, no more than 150 words. Summary: “… because collage is

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: BOARDWALK DESIGN COMPETITION

Introduction: Since the 1920s the Boardwalk and the surrounding neighbourhood have been the social and entertainment centre of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. After a period of decline, the surrounding neighbourhood is coming back strong, and the Town of Atlantic Beach will be upgrading the existing public spaces into a world-class

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TOWER OF FUSION

Introduction: The aim of this challenge is to design a site tower as a landmark space that represents the roles of architectural heritage and the newly arriving modern architecture; while acting as an interpretation space for the tourists and the world at large.  Summary: PREMISE “Rome is not like any

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2031 NOW – OUR CITIES IN 10 YEARS

Introduction: 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

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DRAWING OF THE YEAR 2021 – ARCHISOURCE

Introduction: Archisource presents the Drawing of the Year 2021, our annual, international drawing competition – is open-to-all and completely free-to-enter for students! With over £10,000 GBP ($13,500 USD) worth of prizes, the Drawing of the Year celebrates the very best outstanding drawings created by professionals and students around the world each year.

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CONCEPT SEQUENCE DIAGRAMS COMPETITION

Introduction: The task of this competition is to create a building volumetry that represents the idea of a project and show the design decisions that you took as a sequence diagram. The goal in this competition is not the design itself, but to tell the story of how you came up

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