competitions

International Architecture Competition: European Parliament Building In Brussels

WA Contents • May 30, 2020 • 764

International Architecture Competition: European Parliament Building In Brussels

The European Parliament has initiated an international design competition for the renewal of its plenary building (SPAAK), located in a complex in the centre of Brussels. The open pre-qualification procedure for the selection of competitors among candidates was launched on 26 May 2020. Architects interested in participating in the renewal of the SPAAK building are invited to apply.

Organised by the European Parliament, the restricted international single stage design competitionwill be conducted according to the UNESCO Standard Regulations for International Competitions in Architecture and Town Planning and the UIA best practice recommendations.

Competition organizers are looking for a sustainable approach with a strong emph (...)

Future ShanShui City: Dwellings in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition

WA Contents • May 30, 2020 • 576

Future ShanShui City: Dwellings in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition

The 2020 Lishui China Future ShanShui City: Dwellings in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition officially started! Now open for global registration!

Base Introduction

Project Goals

As an important birthplace and practical realization of the concept of "Lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets", Lishui has assumed the responsibility of exploring the construction of contemporary ShanShui cities. With this background in mind, we hope to build upon Lishui’s status as a “traditional Chinese ShanShui city” to organically combine the spirit of Chinese ShanShui together with contemporary waterfront urban development concepts. The goal is to methodically construct a Shanshui city spatial framework (...)

Concursos AG360 Calls For Ideas Contest "Lifeguard Tower"

WA Contents • May 27, 2020 • 429

Concursos AG360 Calls For Ideas Contest

Concursos AG360 is calling ideas from young architects and architecture students around the world to design "Lifeguard Tower". Ideas International Contest to conceptualized as an architectural element that, with its visual art, will become reference points for tourist cities, adding value to the natural and urban environment.

The Lifeguard Tower will serve as a watchtower on beaches for lifeguards and will have a first aid area and a tourist information pavilion on the ground floor. The same prototype could be replicated in parks, urban squares and massive events such as concerts or sporting events.

Prizes

1st Prize US $ 2,500+ Exhibition and diffusion in the main architecture sites worldwide.+ Virtual booklet of t (...)

Call for registrations to Urban Chair: Rethinking Street Furniture competition

WA Contents • May 25, 2020 • 831

Call for registrations to Urban Chair: Rethinking Street Furniture competition

Urban Chair is a design competition with the aim of developing innovative and interactive prototypes for seaters/benches/modules that can be placed in a park, street, plaza or any other kind of outdoor socio-urban zone. Urban furniture is the link between a public space and the people encapsulated within. Community seaters are the catalyst for public interaction as they create a setting for sitting, resting and othersimilar activities. They are responsible for drawing people together and starting the process of interaction and dialogue.

Street Furniture is an important toolfor creating a sense of identity and place making. Effective and quality furniture in a public setup creates an intrinsic relationship between people and urbanscap (...)

call for registrations to Pandemic Dwelling – Home in times of Pandemic

WA Contents • May 21, 2020 • 1168

call for registrations to Pandemic Dwelling – Home in times of Pandemic

Architecture Competition of Pandemic Dwelling at Archue challenges our core way of looking at our dwellings the house we live in in the light of ongoing pandemic. How our dwellings become the pandemic Dwellings to safeguard us from this out-break?

What is a Dwelling?

The Dwelling (A House) remains the place where we all spent most of the time of our lives and experience architecture, learn to connect it through emotions, it also saves us from various calamities and bring peace to our core.

Corona virus is changing the way we look at our cities, our homes and our rooms.

Our Dwellings were not built to handle our current needs. Most of us don’t have the luxury of a study room or a work space as we have never though (...)

'Haiku' Writing Competition Series 2.0: Call For Entries

Pappal Suneja • May 20, 2020 • 6540

'Haiku' Writing Competition Series 2.0: Call For Entries

'Haiku' Writing Competition Series 2.0 is the sixth initiative of the Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organization, India founded by architect Pappal Suneja to spread awareness about this subject and sow the seeds of inspiration to explore and write about Architecture and allied fields. As per the curator, Journalism & Critical Appreciation in Architecture should reciprocate to the trending techniques. Our prenominal existence in the moment of time is not merely enough to amount for the utterance of spoken or written of the present. The architectural writings serve as reflections at a future day and it needs to be taken ahead at the forefront.

Here, Haiku means a Japanese poem written in English of seventeen syll (...)

A video includes major info and advices for the design competition of Two Metro Stations in Moscow

WA Contents • May 18, 2020 • 736

A video includes major info and advices for the design competition of Two Metro Stations in Moscow

A new video has been released for the design competition of Two Metro Stations in Moscow, Russia.

Published by The Agency CENTER, a short video covers the major information about Moscow metro, competition and some pieces of advice from the jury.

An Open International Competition was launched on April 15 for the architectural and artistic design of stations on two new branches of the Moscow Metro – “Prospekt Marshala Zhukova” on the Rublevo-Arkhangelskaya Line, and the station with the working name "Klenoviy bulvar 2" on the Biryulevskaya Line.

To participate, it is necessary to fill in an application form on the official website of the competition by May 21, and at the first qualifying stage provide (...)

Call for Submissions: Sustainable Revolution in Venice, Italy

WA Contents • May 13, 2020 • 763

Call for Submissions: Sustainable Revolution in Venice, Italy

As reaction to the unprecedented moment that we are all experiencing, Zuecca Projects has decided to launch its first ever Open Call, on the theme of Sustainable Architecture and Design.

The International Call for Submission "Sustainable Revolution" is open to Architecture and Engineering Firms, Designers, Projects and Companies that are forward looking into the future and offering sustainable solutions and possibilities to the New World we will go to inhabit from here on out.

Selected projects and submissions will be included in the exhibition “Sustainable Revolution” organized by Zuecca Projects in Venice, from August 28 to October 30, 2020. Hosted at Squero Castello, less than ten minutes from the Bien (...)

Call for submissions to Viktor Nilsen open international architecture ideas competition in Mariupol

WA Contents • May 7, 2020 • 761

Call for submissions to Viktor Nilsen open international architecture ideas competition in Mariupol

Architects, landscape architects and urban planners from around the world are invited to contribute to the Open international architectural ideas competition for landscaping of Vyzvolennia Square and the revitalization of the DASU building with adjacent territory in Mariupol, Ukraine.

This competition is the first annual Viktor Nilsen architecture ideas competition, established in the frame of Mariupol city urban development program.

Purpose

- to determine the best ideas and authors of the subsequent project for the landscaping of the Vyzvolennia Square and the revitalization of the DASU building and the adjacent area;- to boost further sustainable development of the site as one of the epicenters of the City Strategy 20 (...)

Call for registrations to The Master Studio - Community of Architecture and Design competition

WA Contents • May 7, 2020 • 1541

Call for registrations to The Master Studio - Community of Architecture and Design competition

The challenge is to design a Co–Working commercial space for freelancing Architects, Studios for established firms & a Learning Center for architecture students. The Competition aims to design a facility wherein students can work & learn along with the practicing professionals.The aim is to design a facility dedicated to only architecture students & professionals with 40 studios of small & medium size design firms, working space for 60 students & 30 freelancing architects, a library (digital + conventional), a material lab, stationary, printing & model cutting provisions, an exhibition hall, indoor games room & two seminar halls with each having seating capacity of 150 people to hold any architectural event in th (...)