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INTERNATIONAL IDEA COMPETITION FOR K-2 BROWNFIELD

Summary: This competition is looking for the ideas for using the former K-2 site: A plan to create a global cultural waterside city incorporating the natural conditions of Mt. Palgong and the Geumho River plan for the integrated use of the former site including society, culture, industry, economy, and environment

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A GIRLS SANCTUARY IN IRAQ

Summary: Tamayouz Excellence Award invites architects and designers to submit their ideas for a safe and comfortable space for homeless girls that supports their health, educational and psychosocial needs and helps them to achieve their own potential. Participants are asked to design a sanctuary for homeless underage girls, as well

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WATERFRONT RECONNECTS DESIGN COMPETITION

Summary: The waterfront Reconnects Design Competition is calling for ideas on how to create more welcoming and accessible connections to Toronto’s Central Waterfront. Applications are open to Canadian professional artists and/or designers in the hope to get a broad range of applicants who are seeking an opportunity to test, discover

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OPEN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING RENOVATION CONCEPT FOR THE CITY OF NORILSK UP TO 2035

Summary: An Open International Competition for the development of an architectural and planning renovation concept for the city of Norilsk up to 2035 was announced by the TASS information agency. The competition was initiated by the city administration and the Norilsk Development Agency (ARN). The operator is CENTERLab, an international urbanist laboratory.The competition participants will be given a particularly challenging task: they will need to take into account the unique geographical location of Norilsk, as well as its climatic characteristics, historical development features, and the new vision for its territory. Description: Norilsk is currently seeing active development both as a worldclass metalworking hub and a skill, knowledge, and research center in the Arctic. The mission is to evolve from the concept of a monocity, where the entire community works in a single industry. Norilsk wants to expand its specialization by supporting business, creativity, and tourism. PARTICIPANTS Professional organizations in the field of integrated development of territories and urban planning, architecture, design, development of concepts for the development of public spaces, master planning, operating in Russia and capable of attracting specialists in the field of economics, finance, content programming

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OPEN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR AN ARCHITECTURAL AND URBAN PLANNING CONCEPT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE IMERETINSKAYA EMBANKMENT ON THE SIRIUS FEDERAL TERRITORY

Summary: Sirius, the first federal territory in Russia, is initiating the competition for an urban design concept of its 7,5-kilometer long seafront promenade. Sirius is the first federal territory in Russia located on the Black Sea coast. Sirius aims to become an innovative, technological, educational, and tourist center of the country. Description: This competition is organized

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GLOBAL CHALLENGE 2021

Summary: The Global Challenge is a competition that recognizes the best community projects and helps accelerate their development. We select the most impactful initiatives, promote them amongst our global network of partners and connect them through meaningful collaborations. Description: WHAT TO SUBMIT Eligible projects must be collective spaces: community learning,

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INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL PARK IN ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

Summary: We are hosting a master plan concept design competition for architecture firms and talented individuals. The competition is open to everyone without registration fees with a prize pool of MNT 55 million (~ USD 19,200). Description: The “INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL PARK” project’s architectural design competition is hosted by Ikh Uilsiin

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MARIUPOL CENTRAL SHORE INTERNATIONAL IDEAS COMPETITION

Summary: The mayor of Mariupol is inviting local and international architects, urbanists, landscape architects and interdisciplinary teams to put forward a bold and contemporary design framework for the reconstruction of the Mariupol Central Shore, a centrally located territory stretching for 2.75 kilometers along the Sea of Azov, with total area

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LAGOS: PLASTIC CITY

Summary: This year’s edition of the Lagos Architecture Competition is asking you to design creative architectural solutions to the problem of plastic pollution. The premise of your project should be inspiring and present something new for the city of Lagos. There should be coherence between your original concept/idea and your final output and

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE BEST CONCEPTUAL PROJECT FOR REGENERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE FLOODPLAIN AND ADJACENT AREAS OF THE SVIYAGA RIVER IN ULYANOVSK

Summary: The main task of the contestants is to offer an original conceptual solution, demonstrating a modern, innovative approach to the integrated development of the coastal areas of Ulyanovsk with the elements of public and tourist infrastructure. Description: The aim of the contest is to obtain architectural and urban planning

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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR THE SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CULTURAL CENTER

Summary: This International Design Competition is searching for ideas for the Remodeling and expansion of the Seoul National University Cultural Center. Description: Competition title: The Remodeling and expansion of the Seoul National University Cultural Center (Bldg.#73) International Design Competition Type: International, one-stage Eligibility: Domestic and foreign architects (including corporations) Languages:

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2021 CHICAGO PRIZE: JAMES R. THOMPSON CENTER

Summary: For the 2021 Chicago Prize, the Chicago Architecture Center and the Chicago Architectural Club call for new visions for the State of Illinois Center/James R. Thompson Center. Description: Designed by Helmut Jahn, the State of Illinois Center, also known as James R. Thompson Center, is facing the threat of

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EPIDEMIC URBANISM INITIATIVE DESIGN COMPETITION

Summary: The goal of this design competition is to provide a setting for collaboration between students, teachers, designers, thinkers, architects, artists, and practitioners from a range of disciplines and fields in order to create and discuss conceptual design ideas that explicitly promote healthy places for vulnerable communities. It is searching

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OPEN CALL: BIS SITE DEVELOPMENT

Summary: The Bank for International Settlements, situated in the heart of Basel and in the centre of Europe, acts as a regular forum for meetings of its constituency of central bankers, financial regulators and supervisory authorities. Over the last decades, the BIS has extended its presence in Basel as its

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SEA2CITY DESIGN CHALLENGE

Summary: The City is launching the Sea2City Design Challenge (Sea2City) to help inform a framework and vision to guide urban development and ecological revitalization in Vancouver’s False Creek floodplain, a highly valued and constrained urban waterway in the heart of the city. Description: The innovative and exciting design challenge will

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OPEN CALL: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF BUILDING COMPLEX OF JONUŠAS RADVILA PALACE INTO AN ART MUSEUM IN VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

Summary: The Lithuanian National Museum of Art (LNMA) has just announced an open international architectural competition for international open architectural project competition of the building complex of Jonušas Radvila Palace and it‘s approaches in Vilnius, Lithuania. Description: The competition calls for a vision for the revitalization and empowerment of the

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2021 FENTRESS GLOBAL CHALLENGE: AIRPORT OF THE FUTURE

Summary: Fentress Global Challenge (FGC) is an annual international student design competition. This year, it calls students to create a new airport terminal concept.  Entrants are encouraged to utilize forecasts for population, environmental conditions, modes of travel, and potential destinations in the creation of their concept. Description: ABOUT THE COMPETITION Despite a

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EUROPAN 16

Summary: Europan is a competition of ideas followed by implementation processes open to professionals of architectural, urban, and landscape design under 40 years of age. 9 European countries proposing 40 sites are participating in the Europan 16 edition on a common theme: Living Cities – Metabolic Vitalities / Inclusive Vitalities.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: ZHIYUAN LIBRARY 2021 – INTERNATIONAL CHARITABLE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN COMPETITION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Summary: Zhiyuan Library 2021 – International charitable architectural design competition for college students, is a charitable project planning by Zhiyuan Charity. The main features of the competition ”charitable, college students and construction”, aiming at improving the practical ability of college students, through the integrated realization of architectural design to deepening

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THE COMPLETE CITY: FILLED IN

Summary: The Portland Society for Architecture (PSA) would like to invite you to visualize and test the limits of Portland’s newly adopted building code regulating the construction of accessory dwelling units. The hope of PSA is that this competition will bring to light any overly restrictive rules in the current

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URBAN REGENERATION COMPETITION

Summary: This competition aspires to have a realistically feasible project that will restore vitality to the district and aims to select the best proposals of an urban and landscape project relevant to the competition zone, foreseeing the establishment of a university campus with residences, study zones and laboratories, green areas

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#DUBLIN CALL: THE IRELAND CULTURAL CENTER

Summary: The Ireland Cultural Center will establish a dialogue with the context to give new value to the history of the place. Conferences rooms, workshop spaces, and areas for debates will host meetings in continuity with the cultural influences promoted by writers and artists of the past. A place that

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PROJECT JERUSALÉN

Summary: Construction of a country residential complex of 22 homes and common areas that integrates the concepts of innovation, technology, wellness, and sustainability, responding to the landscape through strategies that allow mimicry and the use of natural resources. The project must guarantee the thermal, auditory, luminous, and psychological comfort that

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OPEN CALL: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF RAILWAY STATION, CENTRAL STATION SQUARE AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT TERMINAL IN VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

Summary: Vilnius city municipality, together with Lithuanian Railways (LTG), have just announced an open international architectural competition for the reconstruction of Railway Station, Central Station Square, and Public transport terminal in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania. Description: The participants will have to create an iconic and globally recognizable international

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Open Call for 24h competition 37th edition

Summary: IF it is an international platform for competitions that aims to connect ideas from different areas of society in order to help transform cities and make them increasingly self-sustaining, efficient, and green. We are looking for innovative ideas and new ways of thinking. In a global emergency period, it

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2021 INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION

Summary: Institute of Smart City and Management officially held the 2nd online international design competition]Following the great success of the 1st international online international design competition in 2019 with the theme “Future City: Smart design for the post-pandemic world”, the annual contest is held the second time in 2021 with

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Open Call: 15-Minute City

Summary: Before the lock-downs around the world, our lives were plagued by long commutes, leaving us with little time for ourselves, our families and our friends. Traffic polluted our air and smog blanketed our skylines. The pandemic hit the pause button on us. The switch to “working from home” made

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Open Call: WYCF Space: Design and Build Competition

Summary: A+C Designs are launching a Design and Build Competition open to all! We have partnered up with We Yone Child Foundation, a Sierra Leone based charity, which aims to improve the lives of vulnerable children and their families through quality education and life empowering opportunities. ​WYCF is developing a

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LIVING TOGETHER – CALL FOR MATERIALS

Summary: 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 of

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416 Memorial Park International Design Competition

Summary: The purpose of the competition is to select an optimal plan to create a cultural park consisting of a complex of an exhibition and educational facilities and a columbarium to commemorate and share the pain of Sewol ferry disaster victims. The competition should also be an opportunity to contemplate

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Children’s Hospital Cluj-Napoca

Summary: The Order of Architects in Romania (OAR) and the Cluj County Council is glad to announce the official launch of the „Children’s Hospital Cluj-Napoca” International Design Competition. The purpose of this competition is to select, in order to award the design contract, the best solution for an Emergency Clinical

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Announcement on the International Tendering for Schematic Design and Whole-process Design Consulting Service of Qianhai Shenzhen – Hong Kong Plaza

Summary: Qianhai Shenzhen – Hong Kong Plaza is the new benchmark for the planning and construction of Shenzhen as the pilot demonstrative area of socialism with Chinese characteristics, integrating the programs of creativity, industry, humanity, and leisure of Shenzhen – Hong Kong, converging the cultural elements of Shenzhen – Hong Kong, building the urban showroom, and forming the

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Call for Entries: Innovation Hub design Challenge

Summary: The topic of this competition is designing Innovation Hubs: Using the power of design to create commercial facilities that act as workplaces and community hubs to instill an innovative spirit in the organization and thus, build a healthy company culture. Description: With the rise in the importance of values

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Open Call for Design Teams: Valencia 360

Summary: Non Architecture together with World Design Capital Valencia 2022 and Las Naves, is launching the Open Call for design teams for the following project: VALENCIA 360 – A GLIMPSE AT THE CITY OF THE FUTURE. What will Valencia look like in 2050? How will technology impact the built environment?

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NEW SPATIAL REALITY OF CITIES – POST-COVID-19

Summary: This competition is organized as an open, anonymous and international architectural and urban design competition. The competition is purely academic and its main goal is to initiate the informed debate about the new concepts and paradigms that will shape the future of cities. Description: The design challenge of this

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SITE TOWER

Summary: This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture students, young architects, and young professionals with a degree in architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Site Tower located in the beautiful scenery of Monsaraz, Alentejo, Portugal. Description: The

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Design in addvance

Summary: As the world is slowly reopening, easing lockdown measures, everyone is adapting to the ‘new normal’, as we now call it. The pandemic has imposed major changes to our work and lifestyles, altering our views and priorities. While we cannot foresee the future, we can definitely say that the

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Students reinventing cities

Summary: C40 Cities, a global network of cities committed to bold climate action, has launched a pioneering competition to offer students and universities from across the globe a platform to share their vision for green and thriving neighborhoods through ideas, innovations and solutions. Description: The C40 Students Reinventing Cities Competition

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ArchFrame Design Awards 2021

Summary: ArchFrame is pleased to announce its ArchFrame Design Awards 2021. Architecture & Design Competition is inviting all Architects, Designers, Engineers, Students, and Artists around the world. ArchFrame Design Awards 2021. Is one of the world’s most prestigious award for high-rise architecture It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine Architecture design through the implementation of novel

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Call for Ideas: Tiny Library 2021 Architecture Competition

Summary: Participants are to design a Tiny Library optimized for 100 users engaging multifunctional spaces for all ages with a renewed spatial experience. The Tiny Library is to be equipped with traditional reading material including modern formats like e-books, audiobooks, audiovisual books, etc.The space designed should function as a centralized

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Co(Vai) Urban Design Competition

Summary: The design challenge intends to develop the neighborhood of Koundampalayam as an integral part of Coimbatore, sharing its ecological heritage with the city and its immediate neighborhood. These ideas should be tied with the basic principles of urban design, that consider environmental, social, and cultural sustainability of the neighborhood

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Breaking the Cycle: Designing for a Community Justice Centre

Summary: This competition is asking currently enrolled students of architecture programs to think of a multi-use public building providing justice, health and social services to the community. The competition site relates to a community of the competitor’s choice. Description: Society’s standard institutions and approaches to justice are being challenged in

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Stadium 2.0

Summary: The challenge is to design a concept stadium for national and international events in a small city, such that the setup could be used/reused for many purposes beyond sports. The sheer culmination of many facilities and building services makes a stadium an ideal box to serve many functions beyond sports. E.g. A public

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