competitions

24H announced 17th Edition Of its Competition: bauHouse

WA Contents • April 11, 2017 • 1363

24H announced 17th Edition Of its Competition: bauHouse

24H, a competition branch of ideas forward, has called for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled 'bauHouse'. The international competition invites all architects, designers, and creative thinkers to develop a new discourse about a social organisation rooted in architecture and derived from its nature, history and architecture language. The competition will select 3 winners and 7 Honorable Mentions.

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. 24H is an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustain (...)

Interested in autonomous transportation? Blank Space seeks for proposals for Driverless Future

WA Contents • April 7, 2017 • 942

Interested in autonomous transportation? Blank Space seeks for proposals for Driverless Future

After hard-working competition years since 2013, Blank Space has started a new challenge for its test-based competition environment as different than its annual competitions. Called Driverless Future, the competition will investigate autonomous car technologies, which are definitely inevitable part of the future of cities. The Driverless Future Challenge asks participants to evaluate the future of autonomous transportation in New York through the lens of OneNYC.

''That’s inescapable. Every major vehicle manufacturer has an autonomy program in place, and many cars currently on the roads already have semi-autonomous capability. Fully self-driving machines may arrive as taxis, tractor-trailers, delivery vehicles, and, of (...)

ARKxSITE announced Site Sanctuary International Architecture Ideas Competition

WA Contents • April 3, 2017 • 633

ARKxSITE announced Site Sanctuary International Architecture Ideas Competition

ARKxSITE Architecture Competitions announced its new International Architecture Ideas Competition titled 'Site Sanctuary' for architecture students and young professionals (≤ 40 years old). The Site Sanctuary, located on the powerful natural scenery of Monsanto, Portugal, is a place of memory and remembrance, an intimate space to celebrate the history and the sensitive experience and nature of place.

The Site Sanctuary provides a space for quiet reflection and is a platform for meditation; a place for introspection to further intensify the connection between place, memory and profound tranquility.

This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture students, young architects and y (...)

Call for Entries: International Space Design Award-Idea-Tops 2017

WA Contents • April 2, 2017 • 1485

Call for Entries: International Space Design Award-Idea-Tops 2017

Idea-Tops 2017 is calling for entries from all over the world evaluating different projects over 18 categories. International Space Design Award—Idea-Tops is the most internationalized and influential design award in China. Idea-Tops receives submissions this year between March 8- August 31, 2017.

The competition is organized by A963 Design and strongly supported by related government departments and three leading academic institutions: Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, China Central Academy of Fine Arts and Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts. Idea-Tops aims to create the most thoughtful and influential space design award around the world, discover and praise the best designers and design works.Idea-Tops Internation (...)

International Competition: 3rd Edition of Baku International Architecture Award

WA Contents • March 3, 2017 • 1042

International Competition: 3rd Edition of Baku International Architecture Award

The Third edition of the Baku International Architecture Award has been launched on 25 February 2017. The open, biennial award organised by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan is endorsed the International Union of Architects (UIA).The UIA is proud to announce that the Second edition of the Awards in 2015 enjoyed participation from 34 countries and the award winners came from 12 countries: Bangladesh, Spain, Portugal, Japan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Vietnam, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. The prize recognizes achievement in urban planning and architecture, focusing on composition, volumetric and spatial solutions.Participants are invited to submit project (...)

Call for entries: Wedding Oasis Architectural Competition

WA Contents • March 2, 2017 • 1406

Call for entries: Wedding Oasis Architectural Competition

Young Architects Competitions (YAC) and Corradi s.r.l. have announced new architectural competition called 'Wedding Oasis' to design outdoor living structures that would enhance the accommodating potential of historical architectures like the medieval Castle of Rosciano.

Once upon a time, it was an unassailable fortress in the heart of Italy, near Assisi, and today this nice manor is one of the best wedding parties' location in Italy.

There will be a total amount of 20.000 € in prize money for the awarded proposals.

The international jury of the competition gathers outstanding international personalities: Rik Nys - co-director at David Chipperfield Architects-, Will Alsop -founder of All Design prac (...)

Hong Kong Pixel Homes architecture competition launched

WA Contents • February 24, 2017 • 1222

Hong Kong Pixel Homes architecture competition launched

Bee Breeders Architecture Compeititons has announced new competition to fill Hong Kong's vacant pixel-sized spots of the land with designs for creative, yet feasible, residential buildings that could work to alleviate the city's affordable housing crisis.

Hong Kong Pixel Homes competition is live now with a total prize fund of US $6,000. With a total prize fund of US $6,000, the Hong Kong Pixel Home architecture competition is now calling for submissions with the final registration deadline of April 26.

Hong Kong is one of the most expensive and densely populated cities on Earth. With over 7 million people living on an island just 1,102 square km in size, where the population is constantly struggling for space. Like (...)

24H announced 16th edition of competition: raWar

WA Contents • February 21, 2017 • 1525

24H announced 16th edition of competition: raWar

24H, a competition branch of ideas forward, has called for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled 'raWar'. The international competition invites all architects, designers, and creative thinkers to develop a new discourse about more radical stories derived from its nature, history and customs. The competition will select 3 winners and 7 Honorable Mentions.

Ideasforward are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative.In an globalization era, where communication was dom (...)

Bee Breeders announces Mango Vinyl Hub architecture competition in Latvia

WA Contents • February 16, 2017 • 1259

Bee Breeders announces Mango Vinyl Hub architecture competition in Latvia

Bee Breeders, in cooperation with Cesis Municipality and Mango Vinyl, recognise the ever-increasing popularity of vinyl records with their Mango Vinyl Hub architecture competition. Set to be located in an abandoned tin foil factory in Cesis, the Mango Vinyl Hub will be a complex with the capacity to create, sell, and celebrate this classic musical medium.

The grander vision of this complex will instigate further revitalisation of the block. The building should be considered the first stage in redeveloping the block and transforming it into a large scale creative park, acting as an anchor to draw interest and investment from other parties. It is hoped that this development will breathe new life into the area by transforming other aban (...)

Call for Participants: UIA/The 12th International Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition

WA Contents • February 7, 2017 • 1466

Call for Participants: UIA/The 12th International Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition

The Chamber of Architects of Turkey Antalya Branch has launched the 12th International Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition with the support of the UIA. This year’s edition of the Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition asks participants to examine the conceptual question of ''solid-void relations, … a universal problem of architectural design in the context of rapid urbanization throughout the globe.''

Young architects will explore how ''the concentration on closed spaces and masses affects the idea of ‘void’ in the historical memory of architecture?''Participants are requested to select a particular context for developing design ideas concerning '&ap (...)

Call for Submissions for Stone Barn Meditation Camp architecture competition

WA Contents • February 4, 2017 • 2151

Call for Submissions for Stone Barn Meditation Camp architecture competition

The Bee Breeders calls for submissions to create eco-friendly designs for a complex in the heart of Latvia, one of Europe’s greenest countries. The Bee Breeders has teamed up SRED property developers, the Stone Barn Meditation camp will be built on the site of a repurposed stone barn.

Looking to act as an example for green building practice, participants are tasked with focusing on eco-friendly and cost-effective designs to create an exciting and enticing wellness complex that will further encourage ecotourism in the region.The total prize fund for this competition is US $6,000, and the final deadline for registration is April 12, 2017. Winners will be announced on May 17, and the top designs selected will be considered for co (...)

AF and Art House Foundation to launch annual Antepavilion competition

WA Contents • January 23, 2017 • 1548

AF and Art House Foundation to launch annual Antepavilion competition

Architecture Foundation (AF) and Art House Foundation have launched annual Antepavilion competition to design and build an experimental rooftop structure for a revolving series of installations by the Regent’s canal in Haggerston. The Antepavilion is a new initiative to develop and display experimental city rooftop structures.

The project, set up by Art House Foundation and competition sponsor, Shiva Ltd with help from Architecture Foundation, will offer emerging architects, makers and artists an opportunity to create new work within a complex and unique urban environment at Columbia and Brunswick Wharf in the London borough of Hackney.

BriefArchitects, artists and designers are asked to propose work that engages with i (...)

Bee Breeders invites all architects for the New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition

WA Contents • January 16, 2017 • 1821

Bee Breeders invites all architects for the New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition

Bee Breeders are working in collaboration with the New York Build exhibition to run the New York Affordable Housing Challenge. This open architecture ideas competition looks to create a solution to New York’s ever-increasing housing shortage. Working with limited resources, in terms of both finance and space, participants are challenged to create diverse homes and communities open to all within the city. The winning entries will be revealed at the New York Build exhibition in March 2017, with special awards being offered to student entries and those incorporating sustainable best practices. The New York Build exhibition is the leading construction and design event for the thriving metropolitan area, and an amazing opportunity for arch (...)

Kaira Looro International Competition for Sacred Architecture

WA Contents • January 10, 2017 • 3000

Kaira Looro International Competition for Sacred Architecture

The Nonprofit Organization Balouo Salo has announced new International Competition in collaboration with University of Tokyo, Kengo Kuma & Associates, CNAPPC, Embassy and Consulate of Senegal, Sedhiou Government, the City of Tanaf and others.

Named Kaira Looro Competition - Sacred Architecture, the competition will be developed as project theme and will be the architectural celebration of the cult philosophy in a remote place on earth, where the shortage of materials and high-performing technology pushes the architecture to the branch of sustainability and integration with landscape and culture. Kaira Looro, that in Mandingo language means "Architecture for Peace", is not just architecture, but it also represents the link to a c (...)

New Competition announced by Bee Breeders: Architecture in Virtual Reality

WA Contents • January 8, 2017 • 4286

New Competition announced by Bee Breeders: Architecture in Virtual Reality

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions announced its new competition in collaboration with revolutionary virtual reality software company Vividly. Archhive: Architecture in Virtual Reality competition looks to explore the endless possibilities of creating architecture in virtual reality.

Participants are tasked with designing a virtual exhibition space that would showcase the work of Bee Breeders architecture competition winners as known Archhive and Vividly software would allow for this digital space to be created and exist online for visitors to explore. The first 100 registrations will receive exclusive access to Vividly software for free.

This digital hall of honour would exist entirely online and would allow visitors fro (...)

The UIA and RIAI Launched the ‘Friendly and Inclusive Spaces’ Awards 2017

WA Contents • December 22, 2016 • 1687

The UIA and RIAI Launched the ‘Friendly and Inclusive Spaces’ Awards 2017

The International Union of Architects (UIA) has launched the second edition of the ‘Friendly and Inclusive Spaces’ Awards. The Awards recognise and promote inclusive design – from buildings and public spaces to research – and are open to any architects in the world. Entries can be submitted online, until 31 January 2017 via the competition website. The UIA Friendly and Inclusive Spaces Awards are being administrated by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), based in Dublin. An international expert jury will short-list projects from around the world and the category winners will be announced the UIA World Congress in Seoul, South Korea, in September 2017.Launching the Awards on behalf of the UIA, Iri (...)

Call for Ideas: 24H Competition 15th Edition ’Mythology’

WA Contents • December 5, 2016 • 2548

Call for Ideas: 24H Competition 15th Edition ’Mythology’

24H, a competition branch of ideas forward, has called for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled 'mythology'. The international competition invites all architects, designers, and creative thinkers to develop a new discourse about more radical stories derived from its nature, history and customs. The competition will select 3 winners and 7 Honorable Mentions.

Ideasforward are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative.In an globalization era, where communication was (...)

Call for Ideas: Seoul 2017 Post-Human Urbanity

WA Contents • November 25, 2016 • 2457

Call for Ideas: Seoul 2017 Post-Human Urbanity

Organizing Committee of UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress presents new International Competition for students and young designers called Post-human urbanity: A biosynthetic future on Namsan. Registrations are still open for the international ideas competition for students and young designers organized for the 2017 UIA World Congress in Seoul, Korea.The competition calls for ideas focusing on biosynthetic ecology as a vehicle for urban regeneration, and reflects the Metropolitan Government of Seoul’s new emphasis on building community engagement in sustainable urban regeneration.

Participants are expected to examine Haebangchon, known as “Liberation Village,” a village in Namsan scheduled for conversion to a (...)

International Competition: Site Dwelling (Portugal) by ARKxSITE

WA Contents • November 22, 2016 • 1955

International Competition: Site Dwelling (Portugal) by ARKxSITE

ARKxSITE has announced its new competition called Site Dwelling, located on the cliff of the bay, in the village of Salir do Porto, Portugal aims to create a secluded destination, a place of retreat to engage with the landscape while providing shelter from the natural elements. This is a place to stay and inhabit for a few days, offering visitors a unique experience in a very special setting; visitors must leave the space as they found it, empty.

This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture students, young architects and young professionals with a degree in architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Site Dwelling located on the cliff of t (...)

Call for Submissions: Blue Clay Country Spa

WA Contents • November 12, 2016 • 2343

Call for Submissions: Blue Clay Country Spa

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions announced new competition in partnership with SRED Global real estate developers, is calling for architecture enthusiasts to present ideas for a rural spa and guest house within the beautiful countryside in Latvia. The Blue Clay Country Spa will utilise this mineral-rich product, which occurs naturally at the location site, for the health and beauty treatments that the spa will provide to guests.

Blue clay has long been used in restorative treatments, and provides health and beauty benefits in its naturally occurring form. Blue clay has an exceptionally high mineral content and been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. The research is still being carried out to this day to further understa (...)