Posts Tagged as: Student Competition

Lunawood Urban Challenge

Lunawood Urban Challenge

Lunawood Urban Challenge 2021 aims to highlight the opportunities that building with Lunawood Thermowood offers for creating a healthier, more sustainable environment.

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Urbanscape : Streetbeat

Urbanscape : Streetbeat

Urbanscape’ is the manifestation of the built environment of cities. It not only refers to the configuration of built forms but also the elements that define interstitial spaces. However, what we see today is the progression of ever-increasing skyscrapers that dominate the memories of a city, overpowering smaller elements.

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Women’s House in Africa – Kaira Looro Architecture Competition 2021’s Edition

Women’s House in Africa – Kaira Looro Architecture Competition 2021’s Edition

The “Kaira Looro Competition” is an international architecture competition to raise awareness in the international community regarding the topics of emergency, and support humanitarian projects.

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Toon House

Toon House

Toon House aims to invigorate the nostalgia and create the ‘architecture that defined you as children.’ The competition is an exercise to maximize the creative potential of the participants and a means to navigate around the ‘greys’. Creativity needs to be free from the limitations of everyday logical thought processes.

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Alps Wellness Retreat

Alps Wellness Retreat

Designing for health and wellness is inherent to architecture. Great architecture is rooted in real world outcomes that foster healthier spaces and environments. The aim of the competition is to design a wellness retreat in the picturesque setting of Alps that can incorporate different aspects of wellness under a single roof and create a therapeutic and immersive experience for the user through architecture.

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Waterless World

Waterless World

Our water resources are at risk due to a series of human-related issues: water pollution, intensive runoff in urbanized areas, climate change, saltwater intrusion, freshwater waste. Freshwater scarcity might soon be an outcome of all these processes. Participants are asked to propose conceptual ideas to mitigate and cope with the effects of a water crisis in our cities, landscapes, and rural areas.

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Sensory Architecture | An Essay

Sensory Architecture | An Essay

What is your understanding of Sensory Architecture? How can Architecture heighten Human Experience? What is your definition of this space that positively affects human senses? And many more such questions.

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Amsterdam Bicycle Bridge

Amsterdam Bicycle Bridge

Amsterdam Cycling Bridge competition inviting designers to create solutions that might visualize new/old opportunities & challenges, bringing the realization of a bridge one step closer.

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Chair Challenge 2021

Chair Challenge 2021

A chair hence is not just a functional piece but a canvas to do so much more. This can be seen in pieces that have gained enormous popularity – like the Eames lounge chair by Charles and Ray Eames, the egg chair by Arne Jacobsen, or the Wassily chair by Marcel Breuer.

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Skyhive 2021: Skyscraper Challenge

Skyhive 2021: Skyscraper Challenge

The SKYHIVE 2021 Skyscraper Challenge returns for its fourth annual architecture competition to redefine the modern-day skyscraper. They are then tasked with creating designs for an iconic new high – rise structure, one that not only pushes the boundaries of technology and design, but one that works to improve the city it will call home.

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Tableware Collection Design

Tableware Collection Design

We will lead the change in the transformation of our sectors, towards the offering of useful and eco-friendly products and solutions suited to the needs of our Consumers and Professionals in packaging for the consumption of food and drinks.

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Marco Polo 100 Digital Build Challenge

Marco Polo 100 Digital Build Challenge

Construction is an industry that’s made relatively little progress in how it organizes its business, still using century-old technologies and processes. We believe digital capabilities present opportunities to make qualitative leaps for the industry.

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International Architecture Thesis Award

International Architecture Thesis Award

The international thesis award launched with the aim of promoting, rewarding, and giving visibility to young talents in architecture. The competition is open to students of all nationalities and institutions in the fields of Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape, and Restoration.

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The 8th International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment with Architecture AWARDs

The 8th International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment with Architecture AWARDs

By Abstract submission, please express your preference either for oral presentation or for the poster session.

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IN-BETWEEN: The Afterlife Terminal

IN-BETWEEN: The Afterlife Terminal

The design concept explores various different theories of philosophy and expresses it through proposing a creation of an imaginative typology for all belief systems that serves as an arrival space for all souls before they embark on their journey of afterlife.

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Call for Articles: PLAT

Call for Articles: PLAT

To use architecture means to engage only with the physical existence of a work; to behold it considers a built work as the conveyor of ideas. If a project acknowledges and engages with this distinction, it can begin to resist its commodification.

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Gaining Urban Space: Solving New York’s Affordable Housing Shortage

Gaining Urban Space: Solving New York’s Affordable Housing Shortage

To address this challenge, the competition invites architects and engineers to envision solutions that optimize the cost of both the platform and superstructure while upholding design integrity and community requirements. Rail yard operations must remain uninterrupted during construction.

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Dwell One: Embracing Solo

Dwell One: Embracing Solo

About Competition PREMISE Demographic Research Journal’s issue says, Living Alone: One-person household in Asia (2015), addresses this type of household as the fastest growing living situation in the world, especially in Asia. The current social welfare system and institutions not only fall short of supporting the one-person household, but the distribution and utilization of resources […]

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Call For Articles: The Urban Rhethoric: Spatial Chronicles

Call For Articles: The Urban Rhethoric: Spatial Chronicles

The next issue of The Urban Rhetoric titled Spatial Chronicles, attempts to serve as a platform to discuss the fundamentals of urban design and architecture in the context of the post-COVID or the curve-flattened world. We invite creative individuals from all fields to express their understanding, ideas and opinion around (but not limiting to) the issues listed above.

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Visitors Center

Visitors Center

In this competition, we ask you to come up with a visionary concept for a Visitors centre. When generating a vision for the centre within a spectacular place, it is essential that each proposal emphasizes respects and celebrates the site, while providing visitors with a unique experience. The Visitor Center aims to promote a unique experience within a remarkable landscape and provide a space for visitors to become engaged with the surroundings.

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The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth

Being architects and designers, we are always asked to design places that suit humans in every way possible. We are asked to make spaces that are human interactive and those that suit their consciousness the best. But can you design a space that challenges the person’s senses and makes him reconsider where he is and what is he doing?

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2021 Call For Ideas: Landscapes Of Care

2021 Call For Ideas: Landscapes Of Care

“Landscapes of Care”, the theme proposed by dpr-barcelona, chosen by the members of FA platform and further developed with CAFx, for the 2021 edition of Future Architecture Platform will explore the dynamics of solidarity and collective self-organisation, the networks of trust working at the neighbourhood scale, and transitional common spaces and activities

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Mind Matters

Mind Matters

The Brief of this particular challenge is to make a poster/artwork – that either promotes mental health awareness OR visualizes the effects of poor mental health on our daily lives through metaphorical/surreal illustrations. The images should not depict any form of self-harm, but shall be something that can be shared by people to carry your message with the poster.

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Future of Design

Future of Design

The parametric tools which generate designs for us are now equipped with more knowledge learning from the patterns of how architecture designs are developed. While these softwares have become simpler, a home design is almost a click away from a common person may be in less than a decade’s time

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Picturing: Streets

Picturing: Streets

Picturing Awards – aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through online exchanges.

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Contact-less restroom ( contain the virus, not the human )

Contact-less restroom ( contain the virus, not the human )

The Competition focuses on reviving an existing layout of a Restroom as a transmission proof zone, contradictory to the current scenario where it remains highly contained due to overuse by masses.
The event is inviting participants from India and across the globe.

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Picturing: Human & Nature

Picturing: Human & Nature

Picturing Awards – aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through online exchanges.

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Linguatheque: Newfoundland

Linguatheque: Newfoundland

The province is one of the earliest areas of the New World that was discovered by Europeans. Thus, it has seen European visitors to its shores for over 1000 years. These visitors included speakers of Norse, Basque, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Irish Gaelic, and Scots Gaelic. How can this Hub of Languages be preserved?

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Sleeping Pods On A Cliff

Sleeping Pods On A Cliff

Bee Breeders have partnered with the Vale de Moses Yoga Retreat for their Sleeping Pods on a Cliff architecture competition. Participants are being tasked with creating designs for simple and sustainable sleeping pods to be located throughout the retreat’s property within the beautiful natural forests of central Portugal.

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Inside the box: Devise a classroom upgrade kit

Inside the box:  Devise a classroom upgrade kit

The problem statement looks at a classroom upgrade kit that includes new furniture design, classroom layout methods, the inclusion of taught and DIY learning, with equipment that will help deliver a more robust and fun way of learning than today. The budget is not a constraint, but the size of the classroom is. Will it involve expert installation?

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Bauhaus Campus 2021

Bauhaus Campus 2021

Maybe it’s time to take a step back and challenge what we know, what we think is “right” and explore new solutions that embrace society’s new reality, new habits, new visions, hopes and dreams, and empower us to pursue them and live them fully.

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Deploy – Cyclones

Deploy – Cyclones

Deploy embarks itself on technological and engineering innovations that are about to go big, and sets architecture free to innovate more in these uncharted and heavily testing directions. It is one of its kind platforms that promote way finding during the crucial time between the catastrophe and its relief response.

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Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge

Toronto Affordable Housing Challenge

The Toronto Housing Challenge is tasking participants to be as creative as possible in designing solutions to the city’s housing crisis; with no specific site or demographic in mind, architects and designers are encouraged to redefine how we think about affordable housing and the impact it can have on large cities like Toronto.

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International design competition: Mixed-use urban hybrid Böblingen

International design competition: Mixed-use urban hybrid Böblingen

With around 50,000 inhabitants, Böblingen is the second largest city in the administrative district of Böblingen. It is located about 20 kilometres in the southwest of the state capital Stuttgart nearby the Schönbuch nature park. Numerous well-known companies in the software, computer and automotive industries are based here.

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The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial

The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial

For this architecture competition, participants are tasked with creating a memorial in a decommissioned nuclear weapon testing site of their choice. In response to the global silence surrounding the issue of nuclear weapons, participants must submit their designs with no description text.

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Call for Paper: 4th International Conference of Contemporary Affairs in Architecture and Urbanism

Call for Paper: 4th International Conference of Contemporary Affairs in Architecture and Urbanism

The 4th International Conference on Contemporary Affairs in Architecture and Urbanism (ICCAUA 2021) pleased to invite you to send your abstracts to the organizing centre of the conference. Authors who are looking for platform to discuss and present their current studies with their international colleagues are kindly invited to participate.

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Elementorize: Architectural elements as buildings – Staircase

Elementorize: Architectural elements as buildings – Staircase

With a struggle to balance modularity architectural experiments focus a lot on optimization, we are skipping on the design possibilities on each of these elements in a way offered. There are many examples around the world who magnify these elements to devise architectural marvels that transcend decades of memory and awe. From India Gate to the vessel, despite the timeline – architecture has not always been only about rooms but more.

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Faith

Faith

There has been a gradual increase in people’s knowledge about Science and Technology as well as other belief systems. Ironically, even though people have started disregarding religion, they don’t disregard visiting a worship place altogether. Worship places are predominantly made religion specific. Thus, there are no worship places that invite practising all faiths.

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Omuli Museum Of The Horse

Omuli Museum Of The Horse

The Omuli Museum of the Horse competition is tasking architecture enthusiasts with redesigning and reimagining a historical school building within the UNESCO-recognised North Latvia Biosphere Reserve. The structure will also function as a guest house and artist-in-residence living and workspace.

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CONCURSOS AG360 – Floating House 2020

CONCURSOS AG360 – Floating House 2020

A floating house will be conceptualized as an individual element that can be combined in a set of 10 units, adding aesthetic value to the natural environment. The FLOATING HOUSE, as an independent element and together, will function as tourist accommodation villas and may be part of a complex on land that complements the services (which will not be screened).

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Wine Culture Center

Wine Culture Center

CREA TALENTS is an Open& Free; Architecture Ideas Competition, sponsored by The Economic Development & Culture Committee. The objective of the competition is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way.

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The Address – Innovating Multi-Level Living in India

The Address – Innovating Multi-Level Living in India

The concept of vertical living is no new but the way architecture has shaped it has made vertical living a new luxury. The aim of the competition is to explore & innovate new design possibilities for the future vertical communities in India. The idea behind the competition is to refine the apartment architecture in India & develop new feasible concepts.

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Leisure Harbor

Leisure Harbor

This is the competition by BT and Marina di Loano to define the future of harbors by redesigning one of the 10 most important marinas of Europe. It is indeed a remarkable opportunity to rediscover harbors as lively places, city epicenters overlooking the sea and privileged cultural and social places.

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Live x Learn

Live x Learn

The fundamental aspects of learning in the coming decades – with more open learning technology, this challenge engages with a skyscraper that serves as both – A University (Public) and Housing Tower (Private).

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PLAY: Interactive Kids Furniture

PLAY: Interactive Kids Furniture

PLAY is a design competition with the aim of generating interactive, modular and dynamic furniture prototypes for children up to the age of 10. Furniture for children should be a reflection of their personality and must be more than just a functional entity for them. The furniture should have an innate sculptural quality that could stimulate a child’s creativity and imagination.

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The International VELUX Award 2020 announces Ten Regional Winners

The International VELUX Award 2020 announces Ten Regional Winners

The projects signalled a multiplicity of directions and concerns that light plays an important spatial role as a common denominator and as an inspiration independent of latitudes and attitudes.

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Micro Nation Challenge – 3 (Inhabit)

Micro Nation Challenge – 3 (Inhabit)

Micro Nation is here with a challenge to design a small living unit for stray animals (dogs, cats, cows etc.) At street level, where there is facility of dumping your leftovers and vegetable peels for stray animals.

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2021 COTE Competition

Climate Change

2021 COTE Competition

Innovative design thinking is to producing architecture that meets human needs for both function and delight, adapts to climate change projections, continues to support the health and well-being of inhabitants despite natural and human-caused disasters, and minimizes contributions to further climate change through greenhouse gas emissions

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2021 Steel Competition

2021 Steel Competition

The program is intended to challenge undergraduate and graduate students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.

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CBDX: Cities For All Intenational Design Ideas Competition Made possible by Stantec

CBDX: Cities For All Intenational Design Ideas Competition Made possible by Stantec

This competition asks entrants to consider how matters of equity and activism, ecology and environment, and health and wellness might converge—and unfold—within our future cities.

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Athenaeum – 2023

Athenaeum – 2023

The challenge is to frame the various themes of how the Athenaeum of World Architecture and its evolving patterns are presented. The programme should also have various activities associated with learning and leisure.

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Endeavor

Endeavor

The competition understands the importance of efficient and effective communication in the digital age and aims to recognize innovative ideas and techniques that aim to redefine the notions guiding conventional graphic design, and foremost, create impact.

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Designing For Digital Transformation

Designing For Digital Transformation

About Competition Detroit is considered the “least connected city” in America. The 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) revealed 27% of Detroit households do not have access to the internet; 46% lack access to high speed internet; 45% do not have a computer; and 42% lack access to a cellular data plan. Because of the pace […]

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International Design Competition for the Central City Square of Rahovec

International Design Competition for the Central City Square of Rahovec

The main purpose of the project is to promote urban regeneration and sustainable urban development as well as inclusive public space by exercising transparent and innovative methods of participatory planning and design for the Central City Square of Rahovec, a strategic part of the municipal territory.

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Warming Huts

Warming Huts

The Forks Renewal Corporation will provide construction teams, directed by a Project Manager hired by The Forks to construct and fabricate the winning projects. Teams are asked to submit final construction drawings at the beginning of November in order that the construction teams may begin the fabrication process as early as possible. Winning teams will be invited to Winnipeg help complete their projects and install their project on the River Trail.

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48H Floor Plan Battle

48H Floor Plan Battle

The aim is to present a 48 hours response to the presented challenge, with a very strong focus on building function, creativity, criticality and innovation.

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Reviving Mines Shandong

Reviving Mines Shandong

Non Architecture Competitions aims to find unconventional and unexplored design solutions by involving an international community in a series of design contests. The “Reviving” competitions are part of a series of initiatives related to specific site conditions and local challenges.

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Open Call: (S) Squares Showrooms (Retail) in Dammam City

Open Call: (S) Squares Showrooms (Retail) in Dammam City

The vision for the project is to build unique and innovative showrooms, in Uhud area, Dammam city, Saudi Arabia. Our aim is to design a modern, cost-effective space that attracts prominent tenants of F&B and retail shops.

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A Living Pedestrian Bridge Over The Nile (Ideas Competition)

A Living Pedestrian Bridge Over The Nile (Ideas Competition)

Design is to re-imagine the public space on the east bank of the Nile where the NDP building once stood, in and of itself but also in relation to Tahrir Square and the other important focal points on both the east and west banks.

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Site Temple

Site Temple

The Site Temple is a secluded place to enhance a meditative experience of solitude while stimulating the senses through the elements of light, matter and water; an intimate journey to immerse oneself into silence and profound tranquility.

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Senegal Elementary School

Senegal Elementary School

In this competition we will research innovative and low-cost construction techniques in order to replace this temporary school with built structures.

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Radical Urban Intervention

Radical Urban Intervention

The intent is to generate design concepts that can potentially upgrade the character of downtown / city center and infuse new life in the urban core.

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International Graduation Programme

International Graduation Programme

The purpose of this architectural design award is to recognise the excellence in architectural design and education worldwide and showcase excellent architectural examples to promote and provoke architectural debate to share architectural experience and knowledge among young architects and academics.

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Iraqi Graduation Projects 2020

Iraqi Graduation Projects 2020

The general idea of the graduation project should address a problem facing the residents of the area or city.

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Resile

Resile

The Challenge is to design a Resilience Centre in Zanabad for the widows of Afghanistan, providing them and their families with residence, educational and work opportunities under an umbrella facility.

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#Milan Call: Design Factory in metropolitan city

#Milan Call: Design Factory in metropolitan city

The Design Factory will attract new cultural thrusts by promoting training events for artists and designers. Urban workshops and teaching rooms will make up a complex for culture designed to be at the service of the local community. A place for interaction in one of the liveliest neighbourhoods in the city.

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Goleto Museum Park

Goleto Museum Park

The competition aims to reconfigure the exterior of the monastery through architecture capable of giving continuity to the story. The museum and its park will have to configure the existing area, enhancing the place and proposing a new identity. Rooms for conferences, didactic laboratories and exhibition spaces will constitute the endowments of a building for culture that becomes an ideal bridge between the eras.

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Rethink Dupont Circle

Rethink Dupont Circle

Re-Think Dupont Circle. One of the key public spaces in Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s famous urban plan for the nations capital, Dupont Circle was not built out until the late 19th century and has not seen a significant redesign since the 1940’s when the automobile was ascendant. It’s well past time to rethink Dupont Circle as a social, human-centered, public space.

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Yoga House on A Cliff

Yoga House on A Cliff

The owners are looking to build a second practice space that could accommodate twice that. The new structure would need to be designed using eco-friendly techniques and materials in order to respect this protected forest area.

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Open International Competition on Climate Change

Open International Competition on Climate Change

Climate change is creating vulnerable situations globally, creating problems and risks from drought conditions to flooding. Its impact on the environment, people, economy, social structure and political scenario is unimaginative. Climate change is not going to happen in the coming ten years or in the next one year, it is happening now!!! It’s time to change and be the change.

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The Attendance

The Attendance

THE ATTENDANCE – RECONFIGURING GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS IN INDIA is an open idea design competition for vision of participant towards the government schools in India.

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Street City Vietnam

Street City Vietnam

The challenge here is to design, an open seafood market infrastructure to house the local sellers and rejuvenate the street market culture through physical structures. It would also act as an avenue for tourists making it a part of public space fabric. The street market culture is thriving in Vietnam, yet the infrastructure for same has not been explored.

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Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition

Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from being controlled and has already claimed over 600,000 deaths around the world.This incredible loss is compounded for many families who were not able to say goodbye to their loved ones in person due to hospital safety measures or hold proper funerals because of the incredible scale of the situation.

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Earth Architecture

Earth Architecture

More than 150 orphans have grown up with care and successfully adapted to the society afterwards. They also sponsor underprivileged children with scholarship and support families living in poverty. This competition gives you the opportunity to work on the design and construction of a nursery school for the orphans of Jubilant, ages 2 to 6 years old. The main objective of this project is to create a sustainable space where kids can start their educational journey feeling like at home – a place to learn, discover and play.

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Divide-13

Divide-13

Brief is to design an urban link – a non-aggressive and socially inclusive border crossing, eliminating the current wall. A landscape feature and a public platform that bridges the gap between the two communities.

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SYMBIOTECTURE

SYMBIOTECTURE

The aim of this competition is to go far beyond a simple, even if necessary, use of nature as a product, but wants to push the architectural experimentation through a process of hybridization of two. In usual architecture discourse, they are apparently different bodies and two different languages how can we merge boundaries between both?

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Cocoon- Power Nap and Meditation Studio

Cocoon- Power Nap and Meditation Studio

According to surveys people are not getting enough sleep due to different reasons and that causes many mental and physical side effects on human being. Competition is to promote health and qualitative naps for nonstop and busy lives all over the globe.

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New DenCities – Post Pandemic Township design competition

New DenCities – Post Pandemic Township design competition

This pandemic, however, has changed the fundamental perception of a city in many ways and especially the density it offers. The competition focuses problem-solving ideas for post COVID situation for regular life in neighbourhood.

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Regen Dining- Reinventing dining experiences

Regen Dining- Reinventing dining experiences

Competition focussing on the food service sector, the project must propose to transform existing restaurants, café, food outlets, food courts, bars, pubs, or fast food restaurants to accommodate post-COVID regulations.

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Transfarm- Symbiotic Design for Productive Territories

Transfarm- Symbiotic Design for Productive Territories

Under these conceptual premises we ask you to design a holistic proposal for a “farm” as a unit of territorial transformation. This may comprise enclosed structures for humans, machines, plants and animals, production of energy and spaces for storage, as well as the overall organization of open land.

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2021 Skyscraper Competition

2021 Skyscraper Competition

Aim of competition is to take into consideration the advances in technology, the exploration of sustainable systems, and the establishment of new urban and architectural methods to solve economic, social, and cultural problems of the contemporary city including the scarcity of natural resources and infrastructure and the exponential increase of inhabitants, pollution, economic division, and unplanned urban sprawl.

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UIA HYP CUP: 2020 International Student Competition in Architectural

UIA HYP CUP: 2020 International Student Competition in Architectural

The competition participators shall define their design solutions for around 8.000-32.000 inhabits in Yangliuqing, Tianjin, P. R. China. The innovative strategies, primitive and futuristic at the same time, shall also be able to contribute as the trigger for the future urban prototypes, sparking further design thinking.

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Alternate Realities: Architecture Competition

Alternate Realities: Architecture Competition

For the Alternate Realities competition, participants are required to design an architectural response to an issue that the world is facing – climate change, pandemics, biological warfare, nuclear proliferation, social inequality, etc. Your design doesn’t necessarily have to be a solution. It can also be a visual commentary.

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Haptic- Design a Museum for Materials

Haptic- Design a Museum for Materials

Over the past few years, museums have moved from displaying preserved objects to housing sensory, experiential narratives. Thus, the exhibits in the Museum of Materials can be anything that relates to material. The idea is to draw attention to the physical, tactile and visual properties of building material through both the display and the building itself becoming characteristic of that, in an attempt for the visitor to touch these, explore, be inspired and gain knowledge of material characteristics and construction techniques.

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RECLAIMING MODERNITY- Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa

RECLAIMING MODERNITY- Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa

Leaving an everlasting mark on Sri Lanka’s built landscape, Geoffrey Bawa’s designs establish a unique, recognizable style of design inspiring architects across the world; referencing local conditions while allowing for a modern lifestyle. Gaining recent traction with the increase in environmental consciousness, Tropical Modernism today mediates between contextual, traditional, passive sustainability and modern construction technology, as well as the international and the vernacular.

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Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® is a collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy. The winners will be those teams that best blend architectural design and engineering excellence with innovation, market potential, building efficiency, and smart energy production.

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Ignite

Ignite

The competition participants are asked to develop a new vision for the Thompson center, as a creative hub in the center of Chicago. The existing glass-and-steel structure comprises 1.2 million sq. Ft. Of space and in order to make the new complex feasible, proposed schemes should plan for at least 2.5 million sq. Ft.

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Reborn – Plan for Survival

Reborn – Plan for Survival

For centuries, earthquakes have been an inevitable phenomenon that bring destruction and devastation all around the world and we aren’t any more prepared or equipped to deal with them than we used to be. This is a worldwide issue and although some countries like Japan are better prepared with the proper infrastructure to deal with […]

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Re-connect

Reimagining Furniture for Public Spaces

Re-connect

The challenge is to Design Street Furniture that can be placed in Public Spaces- Sidewalks, neighborhood parks and plazas. The proposed design should be a take over existing street furniture following the Physical Distancing Norm.

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The Safe House

Homes for the homeless students

The Safe House

The Safe-House Challenge proposes to design a living facility for children who face homelessness due to various reasons. The designed teen hostel should run on three principles: Shelter, Rehabilitate and Integrate. The aim is not just to provide temporary shelter, but to provide a sense of community such that individuals maintain their self-identity.

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Protocol 12

Protocol 12

Chance is the greatest novelist in the world, To be productive one only has to study it. – Balzac The transitory and unconscious are observed and directed. Anticipate landscape and political context, Read regional foams, patterns and communities, Let chance encounter the true and the beautiful. Send your intersecting thoughts, poems, questions, photographs, incidents, accidents […]

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Open International Competition for the Best Architectural and Urban Planning Concepts for the Integrated Development of Saratov’s City Centre

Open International Competition for the Best Architectural and Urban Planning Concepts for the Integrated Development of Saratov’s City Centre

Solutions based on architectural and urban planning concepts will allow the city to expand its centre, develop public and business functionality, create new public spaces in the city centre and re-evaluate recreational areas in built-up areas. The competition’s goal is to choose a concept that can offer options for the use of this territory while accounting for the necessary environmental rehabilitation of green spaces and allowing for the creation of an exemplary residential district on the territory of the former airport.

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Gaudi Architecture Prize: International Design Awards 2020

Gaudi Architecture Prize: International Design Awards 2020

The Prize invites Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, including recent graduates of 2017 and later to take part in their First International Student Design Awards: Gaudi Architecture Prize 2020, which aims to recognize the un-built academic projects of students all over the world. This Architecture Prize is named after the Great Catalan Architect Antoni Gaudi, as a token of respect and honour to his architectural achievements and sculptural masterpieces.

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PORADA International Design Awards 2020

PORADA International Design Awards 2020

PORADA, in cooperation with POLI.design, founded by Politecnico di Milano, announces an international ideas competition to identify new innovative concepts on different types of Chair, in which the use of solid wood is prevalent (although not necessarily exclusive) and which conveys the values and the identity of the Porada brand. The wood, whether in natural-finish (preferably in finishes mainly used by the company), or lacquered, can be combined with metal, glass, leather, hide leather or fabric.

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Call for Design Proposals: The City to You Think Tank

Call for Design Proposals: The City to You Think Tank

The Architecture Et cetera Lab is launching a call for proposals to be included in The City to You Think Tank. It aims to compile creative responses to the COVID-19 imposed self-isolation measures currently affecting the world at large. It seeks to open up a multi-disciplinary conversation about the issues related to the residential built environment of our homes, particularly in relation to the building envelope and the notion of bringing the city to the individual.

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Urban Chair: Rethinking Street Furniture

Urban Chair: Rethinking Street Furniture

The competition invites designers to create dynamic furniture to be placed in zones of social and public exchange. The product should be more than just a sitting module and offer multiple ways for users to interact with it. It should become an important symbol for the zone and stimulate greater social interaction among the people.

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Jurassic Camp House

Jurassic Camp House

The aim of the competition is to design a free-standing resting shelter/camping structure in the heart of The Wave that would give hikers/photographers new ways to spend more time, experience nature and rest after long hiking expeditions. The proposal must be a poetic response for a permanent/semi-permanent structure in a very sensitive environment that would become the ‘eyes and ears’ for visitors who want to connect with the natural ecosystem and reflect upon nature in its true spirit.

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SBID Awards

SBID Awards

Set to celebrate design excellence for not only the designers of interiors, but also the products that go in them, there are 17 categories to enter in each awards programme. By championing all aspects of the interior design industry on an inclusive and global stage, the SBID Awards offers excellent exposure for your designs, provides unique networking opportunities, and drives professional standards across the industry.

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Microhome 2020: Small Living, Huge Impace

Microhome 2020: Small Living, Huge Impace

For the MICROHOME 2020 architecture competition, participants are invited to submit their designs for a micro home – an off-grid modular structure that would accommodate a hypothetical young professional couple. With great design and innovative thinking, small-scale architecture could change how this and the next generation view residential property. Participants are encouraged to rethink spatial organisation and incorporate unique aesthetics, new technologies, and innovative materials that will make the micro home an entirely new form of architecture.

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