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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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