Public space

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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LAS VEGAS AFFORDABLE HOUSING CHALLENGE

Introduction: For the Las Vegas Affordable Housing Challenge, Buildner is asking architects and designers to create a new concept for affordable housing that could alleviate the pressures on the Las Vegas population. Summary: In 2017, Las Vegas was revealed to be the least affordable city in the USA for renters, with

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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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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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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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