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ORANGE COUNTY SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON

Summary: The Orange County Sustainability Decathlon (OCSD23) is a new competition to build and market affordable, sustainable housing for the State of California. OCSD23 is seeking teams that are passionate, goal-oriented, and motivated to take action because they understand the urgent need for inventive thinking. Teams will design and build,

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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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HOME COMPETITION BY ARCH OUT LOUD 2021

Summary: How do we define “home”? Although our ideas about home are constantly being rethought, the careful examination of “home” has recently come to the attention of architects and nonarchitects alike. In recent times, almost everyone has had to confront their perspective of “home” as these spaces have evolved to

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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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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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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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NON-ARCHITECTURE AWARD FOR UNBUILT PROJECTS 2021

Summary: Construction is the most obvious reward for an architectural project, but very often in order to make things buildable, architects have to sacrifice innovation and creativity and surrender to business as usual. Non Architecture launches an award to honour those projects that didn’t take that approach and are unbuilt

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NE[O]ASIS /// AUSTRALIA – ARABIAN PENINSULA – AFRICA

Summary: This international Design Challenge invites students and young practitioners to work in women inclusive and interdisciplinary design teams to contribute ingenious and creative design ideas to a new interpretation of traditional oasis systems set in locations across Australia, the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa.   Description: In response to the climate

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JBC MASONRY INNOVATION COMPETITION

Summary: MI’s JBC Masonry Innovation Competition wants your ideas for transformative masonry design. We’re challenging practicing and aspiring architects and engineers to advance the future of masonry design and construction. $30,000 in prizes is up for grabs across 3 categories! Description: Designers have the power to help create resilient, healthy,

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2021 TAIPEI INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD

Summary: The Taipei International Design Award (TIDA) 2021 is now open for entries. Our submission period is starting from today till August 10th, 2021. This year’s total prize money is up to NT$ 3.8 million including NT$ 600K for the grand prize -Taipei City Mayor Award. We sincerely invite all

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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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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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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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REVIVING SILK ROUTE: A CULTURAL CENTER FOR ALL

Summary: The narrative of this competition design stems from revisiting the solid traditional roots and foundation as well as sculpting the community for the years to come. Designing a center that houses a network for all; a space that welcomes all and celebrates the notion of co-existence. Description: As one

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EUROPAN 16 – NORWAY: LIVING CITIES

Summary: Europan 16 Norway – Living Cities is on! Europan is a competition for students and young professional architects, landscape architects, and urban planners under 40 years. Description: Four exciting sites in Norway and another 36 sites in Europe. The Norwegian towns looking to the international community for exchange and

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THE WHITE LANDS

Summary: The design challenge is to conceive a modular solution for housing Hajj pilgrims in the city of Mina. Can there be a better alternative to the current systems of tent-based housing with a more comprehensive solution? If horizontally the tent city is landlocked; can we see a new realm

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WARMING 2021: ARCHITECTURE FOR A CHANGED WORLD

Summary: Our world is changing. Imagine Mumbai and Miami permanently underwater, hurricanes frequently clashing against Manhattan and Manila, devastating droughts in Los Angeles and London, and fires running rampant in Sydney and San Francisco. A global future like this currently occupies our imagination but inches closer to reality each day.How

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CBDX: BORDERLANDS

Summary: Borders are spaces of transition—thresholds between areas with different characteristics. Whether political and imposed through human agency, or natural and made manifest through geographical features, borders have been, are, and will continue to be a staging ground for civilization’s greatest challenges. As urbanization pushes human activity towards Earth’s hinterlands,

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DIGNIFIED HOME DESIGN COMPETITION: OPEN CALL

Summary: This competition seeks for home design of a community of competitors’ choice. The organizer suggests looking at areas near you with severe economic development needs that could benefit from intentional design-thinking. Description: The concept of Home means something different around the world. In some places, it’s an apartment in

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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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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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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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Echo of Rubble

Summary: The design challenge is to conceive new product design interventions resulting in more like a speaking product reflecting the roughness of post-war materials and the echoes of its culture, that delivers the society a message. Description: Physical & conceptual exploration of continuous products that come out of rubble such

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Athenaeum – 2023

Summary: The secret of Copenhagen is open for the world to discover, and 2023 marks this special moment that has a chance to open it for the rest of the world. The competition brief here is to design an Athenaeum for Architecture at Copenhagen, that resonates with the evolving trends of

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72H Axo Battle – WATER PARK

Summary: The “72h Axo Battle” is a design competition developed to explore the creative potential of architectural design through one of the most iconic architectural drawings: the axonometric projection. You have 72 hours to develop a proposal that responds to the program contained in the extended contest brief, which will

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WATERLESS WORLD

Summary: 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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Design for Sustainable Cities

Summary: ‘Design for Sustainable Cities’ is an international student competition, being held by BE OPEN and Cumulus. It is open to students and graduates of all art, design, architecture and media disciplines of universities and colleges worldwide. The competition aims to encourage creation of innovative solutions, by younger creatives, for more

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Envision Tomorrow’s Israel

Summary: Located in the desert city of Be’er Sheva, Israel, this 21 acre village will serve as an eco-system of Zionist engagement including Jewish National Fund’s high school abroad, a program for post-college graduates to pursue yearlong internships at leading high tech companies, and an Adult Education Center to convene

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Liberland Design Competition 2020

Summary: In this unprecedented moment of global crisis, we have the opportunity to collectively rethink the values, agendas, and practices guiding the design of our built environments. As countries converge on drastic social control measures that aim to combat the Coronavirus pandemic, the fundamental infrastructures of every societal function system

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Low Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles

Summary: Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles is a $100,000 design challenge asking architects and landscape architects to imagine appealing and sustainable new models of low-rise, multi-unit housing. Description: Participants in this competition may enter in any or all of the following categories. Fourplex: Assuming a 50-by-150-foot lot, submit a design that

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Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge

Summary: Toronto is among the ten most expensive major housing markets in the world, and housing prices are predicted to rise again in 2020 by almost 10%, according to the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board. The reason housing prices in Toronto are so disproportionate to household incomes is mainly due

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