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Calling All Storytellers: Blank Space Launches Seventh Annual Fairy Tales Competition

WA Contents • Oct 16, 2019 • 359

Calling All Storytellers: Blank Space Launches Seventh Annual Fairy Tales Competition

For the last 6 years, the Fairy Tales competition has captured the imagination of designers and architects around the world. Last year's record breaking competition drew entries from over 60 countries, making the competition once again the largest annual architecture competition in the world.

Blank Space has launched the seventh edition of it Fairy Tales competition. Participants can register to the 2020 Fairy Tales competition at the latest December 19, 2019 from here.

The winners will be selected by a jury that includes Alison Brooks, Dwayne Oyler, Jenny Wu, and Beatriz Colomina, among many other architects, designers, and authors.

"Each year we run the Fairy Tales competition- the stakes get higher and higher. (...)

Call For Entries: 2019 AIA Middle East Design Awards

Megha Taneja • Oct 8, 2019 • 365

Call For Entries: 2019 AIA Middle East Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects Middle East Chapter will host its Seventh Year End Conference and Design Awards event in Beirut, Lebanon at the American University of Beirut, AUB from November 23rd to November 24th, 2019. Presentations from internationally renowned designers and thinkers will evolve around the conference's theme of "Architecture in Context". Site Tours of selected architectural masterpieces will also be part of our diversified program.

For over more than half a decade, The AIA Middle East Chapter’s annual design awards program recognizes excellence in architecture, interior architecture, urban design and unbuilt projects undertaken by our Chapter’s members. Such recognition not only benefits the architects (...)

Re-thinking the future announces its Global Awards in 2020!

Bineeta Ghoshal • Oct 5, 2019 • 369

Re-thinking the future announces its Global Awards in 2020!

For over more than half a decade, Rethinking The Future has been a leading organization committed to providing an international platform not only to recognize and acknowledge design talents from all over the world but also to celebrate and share the knowledge created through a plethora of awards, events and academic dialogues in the field of architecture & design.

With the announcement of the 33 winners of the Global Architecture and Design Awards (GADA) 2019 on the 27th of August, RTF launched its new set of awards entitled Re-thinking the Future Awards 2020, with an increased number of opportunities for encouraging the accomplished and upcoming minds of the fraternity. With more than 50 categories including residential, commerc (...)

Patrik Schumacher, Ben van Berkel and Karim Rashid joined Eurasian Prize 2019-2020 judging panel

WA Contents • Oct 1, 2019 • 832

Patrik Schumacher, Ben van Berkel and Karim Rashid joined Eurasian Prize 2019-2020 judging panel

The EURASIAN PRIZE Awards Program is a globally targeted initiative, which welcomes participants from all countries. EURASIAN PRIZE highlight the best architecture, urban development and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work. For the last fifteen years, the EURASIAN PRIZE Awards have provided a one-of-a-kind chance for architects and designers to evaluate their skill, expertise and calling. The statuettes and certificates, awarded to the best professionals and the most promising emerging talents, have helped them gain international acknowledgement and competitive advantage. Nowadays the EURASIAN PRIZE initiative continues to fulfill its mission, providing new opportuni (...)

Essay Writing Competition for Architectural Students in India

Sarbjit Bahga • Sep 27, 2019 • 1206

Essay Writing Competition for Architectural Students in India

Dayananda Sagar College of Architecture (DSCA), Bengaluru, one of the renowned architectural institutions of India has announced the launch of its essay writing competition "ESSAYS IN ARCHITECTURE: Analysing, Imagining, and Reinventing".

Essays in Architecture is aimed at architectural students who have a flair for writing and display an ability to articulate ideas in written format. It has been conceived with the belief that the expression of thought and ideas can be done with the help of the written word, and not just the time-tested methods of architects.

The institution through this maiden venture in South India hopes to establish this event as a standard for exemplary literary output. It is also hoped that this competitio (...)

WA Awards 32nd Cycle Deadline Extended To September 30

WA Contents • Sep 24, 2019 • 1989

WA Awards 32nd Cycle Deadline Extended To September 30

Due to popular demand and late comers, we have decided to extend the participation deadline for the World Architecture Community's WA Awards 10+5+X 32nd Cycle competition, all architects are expected to submit their entries until September 30, 2019 (at 23:59 GMT).

This will be the last extension to showcase your work on the well-reputed and acclaimed WA Awards 10+5+X. This gives you an extra two weeks to send your submissions and get the recognition it deserves!

Important reminders about the WA Awards

There are 3 categories in which you can compete: Realised and Designed, both open for our Associate members (participation fees apply - $100 for Designed and $200 for Realised) and Professional members (free as part of (...)

Call for submissions to Built By Women Los Angeles 2020 competition

WA Contents • Sep 18, 2019 • 616

Call for submissions to Built By Women Los Angeles 2020 competition

The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation has launched a competition titled "Built By Women Los Angeles 2020" to recognize the significant but often overlooked work of women architects, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, contractors, and developers in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Starting with the landmark exhibition in 2014, Built by Women has offered the opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of achievement in the building industry by women at the highest levels. The competition is open to architects, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, contractors, and developers with work in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. This includes both the City of Los Angeles, and LA County. Work in Los Angeles by firm (...)

Call for registrations to the Second Russian Best Interior Festival 2019

WA Contents • Sep 4, 2019 • 986

Call for registrations to the Second Russian Best Interior Festival 2019

The Union of Architects of Russia has launched the 2nd edition of Best Interior Festival, which aims to discover the latest trends in interior design and to expand creative communications between public groups and professional associations, will open on November 19 in the Central House of the Architect, Moscow, Russia.

Born on the international architectural festival Zodchestvo two years ago, the Best Interior Festival has become an independent guide to the world of high-quality interior design and a driver of interaction between professional associations, society, business communities, and public authorities.

World Architecture Community is Global Media Partner of the Festival, and will announce the results on WAC's New (...)

Call for registrations to Bharat Bhavan 2020 - Discovering Indian culture through architecture

WA Contents • Sep 2, 2019 • 2360

Call for registrations to Bharat Bhavan 2020 - Discovering Indian culture through architecture

Competitions UNI has launched a new competition, called Bharat Bhavan in the context of 2020, discovering Indian culture through architecture.

Under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru (India’s first prime minister), India saw formation of various new academies and retrofitting of heritage buildings with cultural institutions. This was done to bring arts and traditional crafts in the urban limelight. After his death, the vision was carried forward by the forthcoming governments in the 1970’s. A new draft stating the need for cultural revival and sustaining India’s intangible and tangible heritage was drawn. The intent was to give a platform for practitioners of this traditional art form and educate others about these in an accessible (...)

Calling entries to design a Workshop Center in old Gamla Stan district, Stockholm

WA Contents • Sep 2, 2019 • 3078

Calling entries to design a Workshop Center in old Gamla Stan district, Stockholm

STaRT, a platform for research of architecture, has launched a competition #StockholmCall, a contest of ideas to design a Workshop Center in the ancient district of Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden. Projects will be selected capable of proposing contemporary architecture visions integrated into the existing context.

The participation is open to architects and engineers, students or professionals by every part of the world that might participate alone or with a team.

Short info

The fourteen islands on Lake Malaren that make up the city of Stockholmpreserve a seven hundred year of history that racount the story of the Swedish capital. The buildings of the late nineteenth century, the Gothic churches, parks characterize a eu (...)