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

WA Contents • January 16, 2017 • 575

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 • 689

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 • 3021

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 • 576

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 • 1191

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 • 1194

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 • 841

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 • 1231

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 (...)

New Competition by Bee Breeders: Kip Island Auditorium

WA Contents • November 11, 2016 • 1233

New Competition by Bee Breeders: Kip Island Auditorium

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions announced new competition and calls for entries for Kip Island Auditorium. The Riga Expo Centre on Kip Island is looking to expand its facilities to become the leading exhibition hall in the region, and will consider all winning designs for construction.

The Riga Exhibition Centre is one of the largest in the northern region of Eastern Europe and is situated in Kipsala, also known as Kip Island, which is located at the heart of the Latvian capital. The Exhibition Centre currently houses two large exhibition halls, conference rooms and meeting rooms, and has recently announced plans to further expand its facilities.

The Riga Expo Centre is looking for an iconic addition to its already well (...)

24H Competition announced 14th Edition’s theme ’h2O’

WA Contents • November 8, 2016 • 1672

24H Competition announced 14th Edition’s theme ’h2O’

Ideasforward presents its new 14th edition of the competition called 'h2O'. If you want to build something in anywhere by considering the sub-elements of h2O, or discover new architectural concepts, discourses relating to water that you don't know well, then be ready to think about the competition.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. The competition is 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 an (...)

Blank Space launches fourth annual fairy tales competition

WA Contents • October 27, 2016 • 2090

Blank Space launches fourth annual fairy tales competition

After the record breaking success of last year's competition which drew over 1,500 participants from 67 countries, Blank Space announced that the fourth edition is open for registration. Now in its fourth year, Fairy Tales is the largest annual architecture competition in the world.

Blank Space is proud to partner with the National Building Museum and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) along with Archdaily, Archinect, Bustler and Design-Milk. The competition will be capped with a special celebration at the National Building Museum in February 2017 for all winners, participants, jurors and VIPs.

Fairy Tales is open to all, and invites architects, designers, writers, artists, engineers, illustrators, stu (...)

Admonter presents International Architecture Student Competition

WA Contents • October 21, 2016 • 1305

Admonter presents International Architecture Student Competition

Admonter, an architectural product brand, organizes an International Architecture Competition that provides a platform for students and young graduates from technical universities as well as from universities for art & design. As the head of committee was chosen Ing. Arch David Caïs from atelier Orange Machine. The theme for the competition is ''Let’s meet Larch''.

Student's task is to create unique and trendy interior or some elements of interior using Admonter products. Do you want to choose just one of Admonter's product lines such as: floor’s, element’s, door’s, stair’s, accoustic’s or would you rather prefer to use more of them?

Their full compatib (...)

24H takes you to the MARS in the 13th Edition of the competition

WA Contents • October 11, 2016 • 2271

24H takes you to the MARS in the 13th Edition of the competition

Ideasforward presents its new 13th edition of the competition called 'Mars'. If you want to build something new on Mars, or discover new architectural concepts, discourses on the environment that you don't know well, then be ready to think about the competition.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. The competition is 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 commun (...)

Call for entries to European Prize of Architecture Philippe Rotthier 2017

WA Contents • September 28, 2016 • 1704

Call for entries to European Prize of Architecture Philippe Rotthier 2017

The 11th European Prize of Architecture Philippe Rotthier 2017 in collaboration with CIVA Foundation will award new architecture, urban projects, and developments closely linked to water and its uses. This year's theme for this session is the relationship between Water, architecture and the town.This year's theme could, for example, be the highlighting of existing or new constructions (mills, reservoirs, dockyards, warehouses, engineering works), the creation of new neighbourhoods or improvements in which water is a notable feature, the reopening of urban canals and improvement of quaysides and banks, or exemplary and original projects for recovering and reusing rainwater and runoff water. A special prize will be awarded to one or (...)

Call for entries to Young Architects Competitions’ Lamborghini Road Monument Competition

WA Contents • September 21, 2016 • 3147

Call for entries to Young Architects Competitions’ Lamborghini Road Monument Competition

Young Architects Competitions has announced new competition for architects, designers, students to design two road monuments, becoming the landmarks of the new plants of Automobili Lamborghini at the entrance of its historic plants.

YAC collaborated with Lamborghini, the world-wide renowned Italian luxury super sports cars manufacturer, to celebrate its third model of the House of the Bull SUV 2018-will soon be leading the market as the new Made in Italy luxury icon: a supersport car among the SUVs.

The competition of Automobili Lamborghini invites all architects, designers and students to build two architectonic landmarks aimed at marking the entrances of Sant’Agata Bolognese and its plant. Two landmarks to celebrate t (...)

IsArch Awards 7th edition: Last days for special registration

WA Contents • September 20, 2016 • 1528

IsArch Awards 7th edition: Last days for special registration

IsArch Awards for architecture students will held its 7th edition with well known jury members and now the competition calls for special registration until September 30, 2016. The aim is to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions students contribute within the framework of their university studies.A further objective of the IsArch Awards is to encourage young people to join the debate on architecture, contributing their unique vision and opinions.

Who is eligible to take part?

The competition is opened to all students of architecture and young architects that have graduated within the last 3 years prior to the date of sending in the necessary documents. Each participant or team participants may su (...)

Registrations are open for 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

WA Contents • September 13, 2016 • 1859

Registrations are open for 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine invites architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2017 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.

The participants should take into c (...)

24H Introduces Special Edition focusing on Environmental Disaster: "Deluge"

WA Contents • July 22, 2016 • 2834

24H Introduces Special Edition focusing on Environmental Disaster:

24H Competition presents a special edition to tackle with the most tragic environmental issue 'Deluge', which will be the theme of the 13th Edition of the competition. Titled as '24H+24H', this time, the competition have the beginning at 00:01 of the first day and ends at 24:00 of the second day, so you have more time to produce creative solutions for Deluge catastrophy. In the first 24 hours the competitor will receive an half of the brief, the second half the competitor only will receive in the second 24H.

There are a period of registration on the competition, when it ends, the competition started!

The idea of deluge brings us to the catastrophic reminder of the divine on the earth, where it is understoo (...)

International Competition: Site Landmark -Sagres, Portugal

WA Contents • June 29, 2016 • 834

International Competition: Site Landmark -Sagres, Portugal

ARKxSITE announced new international one-stage architecture ideas competition and 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 contemporary Site Landmark located on a site promontory in Sagres, Algarve, Portugal.Sagres has a number of significant landmarks within a prominent landscape; it is a place of great cultural heritage and historical significance with characteristics that must be fully preserved.When generating a vision for an intervention located within such a spectacular place, it is essential that each proposal emphasizes, respects and celebrates the site, while provide visitors with a (...)

Ctrl+Space announces new international competition: Warsaw Sports Park

berrin chatzi chousein • June 20, 2016 • 1194

Ctrl+Space announces new international competition: Warsaw Sports Park

Ctrl+Space announced new international competition, Warsaw Sports Park. Warsaw is a city bursting with change. Rising into economical prominence in the set of European capitals, it is still in search of its spatial identity. Undergoing a rapid transformation, the city has become a battleground for two clashing visions of urban development: the neoliberal with its appreciation for the ground value and private initiatives, and a more communal vision, underlining the importance of public spaces and accessibility of urban infrastructure.

In the heart of this debate is the Warszawianka sports centre in Warsaw's Mokotow district. Designed in 1954, it is currently in a state of decay. Nevertheless, Warszawianka has not been completely (...)