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CALL FOR ENTRIES: WHOLE PROCESS DESIGN FOR CUHK – SHENZHEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (BID I AND BID II)

Introduction: The CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine (including directly affiliated hospitals and non-directly affiliated hospitals) will be built in Shenzhen, the Greater Bay Area, with a vision to build an international excellent medical center with three pillars: advanced medical services, high-end medical talent training and innovative medical research. Summary: I. Project Background

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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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MIAMI FLOATING HOUSING COMPETITION

Introduction: Underlying all of new development and revitalization happening in the neighborhoods is the question of where will the current residents continue to find affordable housing near their current homes and communities? And, if they do find housing, how can they protect themselves from the risk of getting displaced again

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LAGI 2022 MANNHEIM—BEAUTIFUL FORMS OF ENERGY

Introduction: The LAGI 2022 Mannheim design competition—Beautiful Forms of Energy—is an opportunity to weave renewable energy into the city in ways that improve human thriving. As a part of the 2023 German Bundesgartenschau (BUGA 23), the design challenge includes a number of themes and ideas for inspiration aligned with the

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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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RE-ENVISIONING THE CITY OF FLINT MUNICIPAL CENTER

Introduction: The AIA Flint 2022 Design Competition focuses on the existing City of Flint Municipal Center Campus located in the heart of Downtown Flint. This project is intended to recognize the potential that unique and creative ideas could bring to the Downtown Flint area.  The goal is to re-develop a

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EUROPEAN PRIZE FOR URBAN PUBLIC SPACE 2022

Introduction: The CCCB is announcing the call for the European Prize for Urban Public Space, a prime observatory of European cities that recognizes the best works to create, recover, transform and improve public spaces in Europe. Summary: Agricultural engineer, landscape designer and lecturer at the ETH Zurich, Teresa Galí-Izard, will

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OPEN CALL: HOOWAVE RESILIENT TOWNSHIP AND WATERFRONT LANDSCAPE DESIGN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Introduction: In order to bring innovation to traditional water conservancy projects that focus on flood control of watercourses,” Hoowave Resilient Township and Waterfront Landscape Design International Competition” intends to optimize the spatial landscape, humanistic beauty, landscape ecology, and local revitalization of water conservancy projects and their surrounding areas through comprehensive

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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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DESIGN OF ESPACE RIVIÈRE IN RIVIÈRE-DES-PRAIRIES

Introduction: Espace Rivière is a project to house a library and maison de la culture, along with community and recreational spaces and an Accès Montréal office in a de-partitioned building. The multidisciplinary architecture competition will involve construction totalling approximately 10,060 m2 of gross floor area. Summary: Competitors are free to

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REGENERATION

Introduction: Regeneration is the process of replacing or restoring damaged or missing components in a system i.e. spiritual renewal or revival; which can be seen in nature inspiring contemporary artists, architects in their works. For example, the Millennium Dome and the 2012 Olympic Park were developed to stimulate growth and

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OPEN CALL | INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR FUTURE SCHOOL DESIGN IN WESTERN CHINA (CHONGQING) SCIENCE CITY – SEASON 1

Introduction: International Competition for Future School Design in Western China (Chongqing) Science City – Season 1 is now open for application! The competition releases 4 public school projects of Western China (Chongqing) Science City in 2022, and is open to global design teams. Summary: The Western China (Chongqing) Science City is the future of scientific

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INTERNATIONAL TENDER FOR GUANGMING SCIENTISTS VALLEY URBAN DESIGN AND MAJOR PROJECTS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Introduction: International Tender for Guangming Scientists Valley Urban Design and Major Projects Architectural Design is now open for pre-qualification application. Design teams from home and abroad are welcomed to participate in this international tender. Summary: To Nature and Scientists! 01 Project Location Guangming Scientists Valley is located in the core area of the

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OPEN DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE JEONNAM CITIZEN’S SQUARE

Introduction: This open call, organized by South Korea’s Jeollanam-do, is searching for ideas to envision the Jeonnam Provincial People’s Square, which will become a landmark and everyday space for residents. They are looking for various and creative space composition plans (drafts) and utilization ideas to create the Jeonnam Provincial People’s

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BABYN YAR MASTERPLAN OPEN IDEAS COMPETITION

Introduction: On September 29 and 30, 1941, more than 33,000 Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in Babyn Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. This event constituted one of the largest single massacres perpetrated by German troops against Jews during World War II. Over the following two

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15-MINUTE CITY 2022

Introduction: After an overwhelming response to the first edition, theCharette is thrilled to announce the second edition of ‘15-Minute City’. Participants are required to design a module for a 15-minute city that can be replicated to create a larger city. You can design a fictional city or re-design a small

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PIAȚA SFATULUI BRAȘOV CENTRAL SQUARE

Introduction: The Order of Architects in Romania (OAR), the Brașov-Covasna-Harghita OAR Territorial Branch and the Municipality of Brașov are glad to announce the official launch of the „Piața Sfatului – Brașov Central Square” International Design Competition. Summary: The purpose of the design competition is to select the best selecting the

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RENOVATION OF THE INDUSTRIAL TERRITORY OF DSK-500

Introduction: The mission of this open call is to create the architectural image of a unique industrial and technological complex that meets the challenges of the modern world and the goals of sustainable development. Identify a spatial and planning structure that will allow residents to effectively coexist in interconnection with

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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: The aim of this open call is to find ideas for creating a public space that is used by a variety of people in the city for different public activities. The challenge is to create a hub through a combination of major public activities including theatre, lecture rooms, exhibition

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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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COMPETITION FOR THE WEISSENHOF IN STUTTGART (GERMANY)

Introduction: The City of Stuttgart and the State of Baden-Württemberg are organising an open international ideas competition in cooperation with the International Building Exhibition 2027 (Internationale Bauausstellung 2027 StadtRegion Stuttgart, IBA’27). In 2027, the Weissenhof Estate in Stuttgart will be 100 years old. This upcoming anniversary forms the basis for

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19TH ANNUAL ARCHITECTURE + THE CITY FESTIVAL

Introduction: Call for program submissions are now open for the 19th annual Architecture + the City Festival. Festival programs currently will offer in-person and virtual experiences; programming subject to change based on COVID-19 protocols during the time event takes place.  Summary: SUBMISSION PROCESS Submit a program proposal by creating an

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LA+ INTERRUPTION INTERNATIONAL OPEN DESIGN IDEAS COMPETITION

Introduction: How can design be used to challenge the status quo, to interrupt the jargon, to disrupt and redirect ecological and socio-economic flows? LA+ Journal’s fourth international design ideas competition invites you to take an established place and design your own beneficial interruption within it. You can site your interruption anywhere and,

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TACTICAL URBANISM NOW! 2021 COMPETITION

Introduction: TerraViva Competitions launches TACTICAL URBANISM NOW! 2021, a new edition of the architecture competition that puts the focus on the transformation of public space all over the world. Prizes up to 7.000 € will be awarded to the winners selected by an international jury panel composed by, among others, Arturo Mc Clean (Miralles Tagliabue EMBT), Liz Wreford

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR CAMPUS PLANNING DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURAL SCHEMATIC DESIGN OF EASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (TENTATIVE) OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Introduction: “A Modern Classic” Campus — International Competition for Campus Planning Design and Architectural Schematic Design of Eastern Institute of Technology (Tentative) is calling for entries, planning to solicit campus planning design philosophies and detailed design schemes that are eco-friendly, flexible, intensive, and implementable from the world.  Summary: I. Project

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CONSTRUCTION OF AN INNOVATION CAMPUS – IXCAMPUS

Introduction: This open call seeks solutions for the construction of an innovation campus in Saint-Germain-en-laye. A 20,000 m2 technology and university campus, labelled “Territoire d’Industrie” and “Grand Lieu d’Innovation” since 2019, iXcampus is a unique place of exchange between the worlds of business, research and higher education in the fields

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CO-LIFE 2.0 – DESIGNING A CO-LIVING FOR THE ELDERLY

Introduction: This challenge aims to design a senior citizen co-living space; that can provide community living and help them stay connected and together in the rapidly changing urban context. The design should establish a connection through myriad different ways but what is most important is the creation of a space that

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INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION FOR YEONSU YOUTH CENTER

Introduction: The purpose of this design competition is to provide efficient and creative spaces for various training and self-development activities such as culture, education, experience, and physical education, and to establish a youth center as a representative building in Incheon. Description: 「International Design Competition for Yeonsu-gu Youth Center」 BACKGROUND &

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BEGBROKE: A NEW INNOVATION DISTRICT FOR OXFORD

Introduction: On behalf of Oxford University Development, we are delighted to announce this competition to find creative forward-thinking master planners and landscape designers to deliver a world-leading Innovation District with the University’s Science park, an incubator of world-changing research, at its heart. Description: “We’re looking for a stellar team to

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VANCOUVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING CHALLENGE

Introduction: The Vancouver Affordable Housing Challenge is tasking participants with designing a solution to the city’s current housing crisis. They are encouraged to consider designs that are both flexible and capable of accommodating different unit sizes including families, single professionals and couples. Description: Vancouver is located on the west coast of Canada

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MILAN NAVIGLI CANAL CHALLENGE

Introduction: For the Milan Navigli Canal Challenge, participants are tasked with conceptualising the Milan of the future and envisioning a symbiotic relationship between the city and the Navigli canal. Projects should focus on environmentally-friendly design, mobility, and the relationships between water and urban spaces.  Description: Milan has a long history of

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RECLAIM THE RIVER- WOOLWICH COMMUNITY DESIGN COMPETITION

Introduction: The competition is a collaboration between RESOLVE Collective, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and Historic England’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone programme in Woolwich and invites both groups and individuals to apply, prioritising ‘first-time designers’ and collaborations with local residents. Applicants’ physical designs will be installed across a variety

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SKYHIVE SKYSCRAPER CHALLENGE / EDITION NO5

Introduction: The SKYHIVE / Edition No 5 is the fifth annual architecture competition that searches out the latest and greatest designs for an iconic high-rise structure. Participants of the SKYHIVE Challenge are tasked with creating a concept for a state-of-the-art tower that breaks from the norm. Description: Participants are encouraged to incorporate

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COMMUNITY 2050

Introduction: Co-organised by the Urban Planning & Design Institute of Shenzhen (UPDIS), the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), the international agency ARQ and curated by Non-Architecture, this competition, titled “Community 2050”, aims to gather reflections and design inputs for more sustainable and equitable progress of cities. Description: The

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SHAOXING JIANHU PLANNING AND DESIGN COMPETITION

Introduction: Jianhu (Jian Lake) is the origin of the local Yue civilization. It has witnessed the vitality and development of the city for thousands of years. Sitting at the junction between the Keqiao urban zone and Kuaiji Mountain landscape, it features a unique blended context of “mountain, lake, city and

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OPEN CALL: ARCHITECTURE OF NECESSITY

Introduction: Architecture of Necessity, an international triennial for sustainable community building, is held by Virserum Konsthall with the support of the Municipality of Hultsfred and the Regional Federation of Kalmar County. The call is now open! Description:   What entries can be submitted? Entries can be along the whole scale

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THE URBAN REVAMP – DESIGN CHALLENGE

Introduction: This design challenge has been conceived by Young Leader for Active Citizenship (YLAC) and Sensing Local and is being conducted in partnership with Janaagraha, Doddanekundi Rising and Banaswadi Rising. We invite proposals to reimagine two typical neighbourhood scale public spaces in two wards of Bengaluru – Doddanekundi (ward 85)

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GHANA INNOVATION FARM

Summary: YAC – Young Architects Competitions – and Manni Group​ launch GHANA INNOVATION FARM, the third edition of the Manni Group  Design Award aiming to design a hub where a system of infrastructures and a training centre will share with the local population knowledge and technologies to meet their needs. Description: The

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BUILD WITH SPEED – ULTRATECH INDIANEXT COMPETITION 2021

Summary: The challenge is to Build with Speed, while respecting the context, which is about anchoring design with the help of the latest technologies, processes and materials to Recraft India’s growth story. Engineers and architects have to ambitiously and courageously take up the challenge to fulfil the nation’s promises, time

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SUPERSCAPE 2022: GREEN SHIFT – VISIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Summary: SUPERSCAPE 2022: The biannual prize seeks to encourage innovative and visionary architectural concepts that explore new models of living and strategies for inhabiting an urban context over a broad expanse of 30 years. Reflecting processes of change, Superscape opens a creative space for unconventional ideas meant to deliver new impulses to real-life architectural output and urban development.

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UIA 2030 AWARD : CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Summary: The UIA, in partnership with UN-Habitat, has launched the UIA 2030Award to promote the work of architects contributing to the delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with the New Urban Agenda. The biennial award, synchronised with the World Urban Forum, invites all architects around the

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URBAN CHAIR 2.0: RETHINKING STREET FURNITURE

Summary: Public/Street furniture is like the art pieces on any cityscape canvas. They add weight to any street perspective. They play a very important role in shaping up cities. After the huge success of Urban Chair, we are back with the second edition of the Urban Chair design competition and

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CHILD PLAY – A PLAY STRUCTURE FOR A PUBLIC PARK

Summary: The challenge of the competition is to design a play structure for children that can be installed in a public park. The aim is to create a structure that is inventive and would challenge the kids without any singularly functioning elements. The structure design must establish a connection or

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CALL FOR IDEAS: THE MIXING MIDDLE COMPETITION

Summary: The Urbanarium invites designers around the world to develop and present innovative solutions that enhance community vitality. Existing monocultural single-family neighbourhoods need to densify with Missing Middle housing, but that on its own isn’t enough. Those neighbourhoods also need a variety of activities to thrive. This competition asks designers

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BUILD-UP

Summary: The design challenge looks for ideas to design an incremental house model that can be replicated in large numbers and grouped to create a low-income housing colony. It is a call for housing solutions that not only resolve today’s concerns and necessities, but they allow for extension, in the event

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BAUS STOP – BAUHAUS THEMED BUS STOP DESIGN CHALLENGE

Summary: The design challenge looks at manifesting Bauhaus design principles on a bus stop. Bauhaus is an architectural movement that stands out in its characteristics, making art and functionality go hand in hand, elegantly. Standing out, with its sleek yet bold structural elements, this form of design, intended to fuse

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FORUM – A NEW BREED OF TOWNHALL DESIGN

Introduction: This competition is looking for proposals to design a public town hall that will not only be a workplace for civilians, but also an interface between them and the citizens of the city. It should offer a platform for people to participate in political events. The transition from private to public access

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PEQUEÑA VILLA MONTAÑOSA

Introduction: This competition is looking for proposals to design the model as a small self-sufficient village with a strong sustainable footprint, to make the most of the resources offered by the site. For the conception of the town you must first understand who the space is intended for and its

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CALL FOR REGISTRATION: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF YINGBIN PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE IN THE RIVERSIDE AREA

Summary: This international consultation aims to invite well-known design teams at home and abroad to carry out the international brainstorming for the conceptual design of Yingbin Pedestrian Bridge in the waterside area with an international vision, forward-looking thinking and innovative outcome. Description: Announcement of the International Consultation on the Conceptual Design

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(STEM) SCIENCE HIGH-SCHOOL

Summary: We want you to design a visionary STEM Science High-School complex for TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey – similar to the NSF in the US), in Gebze, Turkey. Description: Science high-schools in Turkey are elite public boarding schools with a curriculum concentrated on natural sciences

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CONCEPT DESIGN OF DERBENT SPIRITUAL CENTER

Summary: Concept design of Derbent Spiritual Center is a unique project of national and international interest, which symbolizes the harmony and coexistence of religions and cultures not only in the ancient City of Derbent, but as universal values of contemporary times. The project consists of the following elements: Central Cathedral

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CYBERSCAPE – CYBERTECTURE SKYSCRAPER CHALLENGE

Summary: How will your idea of a Skyscraper that houses all evident typologies of today give birth to a more technologically advanced future? Design a Skyscraper for a functional community of 30,000 which is a synergy of architecture and technology. Reinvent the functions and aesthetics of the exterior that would

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THE ELECTRIC FUELLING STATION OF THE FUTURE

Summary: As a perceived lack of charging infrastructure is one of the largest barriers to EV adoption, this new design competition, The Electric Fuelling Station of the Future launched by Electric Autonomy Canada, is turning to designers and architects, hoping to enlist their help to fuel a fundamental change in

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EUROPEAN HOUSING INNOVATION AWARDS

Summary: Within the framework of the Europe Housing Forum, the European Housing Innovation Awards 2021 has the objective to showcase and reward meaningful initiatives that, through innovation and collaboration, contribute to solutions for affordable housing in Europe. Description: Additionally, the European Housing Innovation Awards is inserted in the context of

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OPEN CALL: VLTAVA PHILHARMONIC HALL

Summary: The City of Prague has launched an architectural design competition for the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in the latter half of August. This building will become a new city landmark, a heart of a future new municipal district. The Vltava Philharmonic Hall will also launch and accelerate the transformation of

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: ANNOUNCEMENT OF SOLICITING FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN OF YANGTZE RIVER DELTA INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER GENERAL HOSPITAL AND DETAILED URBAN DESIGN OF YANGTZE RIVER DELTA INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Summary: Invited the top design team at home and abroad to participate in this collection, the Yangtze River Delta International Medical Center will become a model of the modern health care system, the cradle of outstanding physicians and medical scientists, medical science and technology innovation and transformation applications of the

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PHI CONTEMPORARY | INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION

Summary: PHI is pleased to announce the launch of an international architectural competition for the design of PHI Contemporary – a cultural institution in Montreal, dedicated to exploring the contemporary through public engagement with art and culture.  Description: Founded by cultural protagonist Phoebe Greenberg, PHI is an ever-evolving cultural infrastructure

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PREQUALIFICATION ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE TENDERING FOR ARCHITECTURAL SCHEME AND DESIGN DEVELOPMENT OF FUCHENG GUANLAN INDUSTRIAL LAND DEVELOPMENT OVERALL INTEREST COORDINATION PROJECT OF MEIGUAN INNOVATIVE INDUSTRY CORRIDOR (PLOTS 01-03)

Summary: Fucheng Guanlan Industrial Land Development Overall Interest Coordination Project of Meiguan Innovative Industry Corridor (Plots 01, 02 and 03) is the first land development overall interest coordination project of Longhua District, which has a total land area of about 102,400m2. The project is located at the core zone at

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OPEN CALL: (S) SQUARES ALSAHIL – ALKHOBAR CITY

Summary: Al Salimi Real Estate Development invites to apply for designing a unique and landmark commercial strip mall and boulevard in the southern area of AlKhobar city, Saudi Arabia, to attract high-level tenants of retail shops and F&B shops, with dynamic and eye-catchy outdoor spaces such as terraces, landscape, hardscape,

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PRAGUE MARKET INTERSPACES

Summary: International open two-phase architectural – landscape design contest focuses on one of the most remarkable areal of former Butchers market from 19th century – situated near Prague city center. Purpose of competition is to find best solution for public spaces in whole area. Description: “The subject of the solution

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