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Could you be the next World Building of the Year winner at WAF 2019?

WA Contents • Mar 19, 2019 • 270

Could you be the next World Building of the Year winner at WAF 2019?

The World Architecture Festival has launched its 2019 edition for the 2019 WAF Awards and INSIDE Festival which will be held in Amsterdam on 4-6 December, 2019.

Celebrating its 12th edition this year, what makes the WAF distinguished is, only at WAF, you are judged by your peers, your heroes and the industry’s power players, all live. This is the only awards programme to offer such a rigorous and respected judging process.

Now accepting submissions under 33 categories, entries are open across Future Projects and Completed Buildings, projects of any size, type or budget have the chance to make the shortlist and go on to win a prestigious WAF trophy.

WOHA's Kampung Admiralty won the World Building of the Year 2018 (...)

Call For Registrations To 24H's "Hypermega" Competition

WA Contents • Mar 19, 2019 • 207

Call For Registrations To 24H's

24H, a competition branch of ideasforward, is calling for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled "Hypermega" in its 29th edition.

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, 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 era of globalization where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the (...)

Radical Innovation 2019 - A Unique Opportunity for students who seek to study in Las Vegas

Farzam Kharvari • Mar 16, 2019 • 1600

Radical Innovation 2019 - A Unique Opportunity for students who seek to study in Las Vegas

Rethink. Reimagine. Redefine.Submissions are open from now until April 3, 2019.

Prizes:

Grand prize: $10,000

Runner-Up: $5,000

Student: $1,500 & Opportunity to apply for a scholarship to the University Nevada Las Vegas’s graduate-level hospitality design program.

Competition finalists will be flown to New York to present their concepts during the Radical Innovation live event.

Winning projects have the chance to be incubated.

Fees

Professional-built: $550

Professional-unbuilt: $350

Student entry: Complimentary

Rules for Entry:

Enter original, built or unbuilt concepts that offer the market something that is not widely available. (...)

Call for submissions to the reuse of Ripafratta Castle architecture competition in Tuscany

WA Contents • Feb 26, 2019 • 1039

Call for submissions to the reuse of Ripafratta Castle architecture competition in Tuscany

The associations 120g and Salviamo la Rocca, with the support of FAI, Italia Nostra Onlus, Mu- nicipality of San Giuliano Terme, Università di Pisa - DESTEC, Confesercenti, Chambers of the Architects of Pisa and the Castle Italian Institute, have launched an international architecture competition for the re-use of the Ripafratta Castle, in San Giuliano Terme, Pisa.The Castle of Ripafratta, one of the most important medieval fortress of Tuscany, is a ruin since the XVI century. The last renovation was designed by the famous renaissance architect Giuliano da Sangallo in 1504, probably in collaboration with Leonardo da Vinci. It currently consists of a ring of walls with a central tower in the middle.The competition, open to architects, engine (...)

Call For Ideas: Moonception 2019 Architecture Competition

WA Contents • Feb 22, 2019 • 1395

Call For Ideas: Moonception 2019 Architecture Competition

Volume Zero has launched a new competition titled "Moonception 2019". Ever since the beginning of mankind, we have developed an unexplained affinity towards the various celestial bodies around us, our captivation being held by the moon at the center of all of it. This fascination dates back to Stone Age from mankind’s cave illustrations to our latest achievements in literature, astronomy, astrology, architecture and many other fields of studies.

The Moon is an extremely important companion of the Earth, as it makes our planet more livable by moderating its wobble on the axis, relatively stabilizing our climate and building a tidal pattern that has been a navigational guide for humans for thousands of years. Today, the moon is the onl (...)

Call for registrations to "Buying - Alternative Designs for Shops" competition

WA Contents • Feb 14, 2019 • 783

Call for registrations to

Non Architecture Competitions has launched a new competition entitled "Buying - Alternative Designs for Shops". The aim of the “Buying” competition is to develop design proposals for the shop typology, intended as a space – either material or immaterial – where goods or services are available to the public.

The participants are asked to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of the shop. In recent years, a series of new initiatives have emerged in relation to the shopping experience.

Prizes

We don't believe in one winner. Non architecture competitions wants to be unconventional also in the way it rewards its participants. The winn (...)

Call for registrations to CODE's Future Library competition in Genoa

WA Contents • Feb 14, 2019 • 1129

Call for registrations to CODE's Future Library competition in Genoa

CODE, Competitions for Designers, and University of Genova, have launched “Future Library”, a competition of ideas for the design of a learning space for the University of Genoa.

Designers will have the opportunity to interpret and shape the future of places dedicated to learning and knowledge. A cash prize of €15,000 will be awarded to winners selected by a well-renowned jury made of Giancarlo Mazzanti (El Equipo Mazzanti), Aser Giménez Ortega (MVRDV), Fedele Canosa (Mecanoo Architecten), Christian Hämmerle ( Snøhetta),Emanuele Magi (Università degli Studi di Genova).

Brief

Libraries are one of the most fascinating architectural examples of the history of mankind. As the library of Alexandria and the more recent maste (...)

Call for registrations to CLUE's "Light & Disruption" Competition

WA Contents • Feb 6, 2019 • 1236

Call for registrations to CLUE's

CLUE (Community Lighting for the Urban Environment), a group of professionals whose mission, for more than 10 years now, has launched the 5th edition of its competition to encourage the next generation in this industry to develop ground-breaking lighting concepts.

The competition, titled "Light & Disruption: Exploring the role of light in emergencies", will explore how light can help to prevent challenging situations and crisis or manage emergencies when they occur. In testing circumstances, how can we unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world?

During an incident or emergency, it’s understandable that confusion, disorientation and even panic are likely responses. That’s why, in this (...)

Norman Foster Foundation calls for proposals for On Cities Workshop 2019 in Madrid

WA Contents • Feb 6, 2019 • 2196

Norman Foster Foundation calls for proposals for On Cities Workshop 2019 in Madrid

The Norman Foster Foundation has launched an open call for proposals for "On Cities Workshop 2019" in Madrid which will be held at the Norman Foster Foundation headquarters in Madrid, Spain between 27 - 31 May 2019. The Norman Foster Foundation will select ten students to be awarded a scholarship for the upcoming On Cities workshop.The On Cities Workshop 2019 will explore new opportunities that integrate emerging technologies with new local information and processes of architecture and design. A special challenge is to imagine scalable models of architecture and design that work with vernacular forces in the built environment and can lead to fast and sustainable development in millions of neighbourhoods over the next decade.

Luis Bet (...)

Call for design concepts for ECOS Free Economic Zone data center in Armenia

WA Contents • Feb 1, 2019 • 1388

Call for design concepts for ECOS Free Economic Zone data center in Armenia

ECOS announces a competition for the best design for infrastructural objects in the Free Economic Zone in Armenia, “ECOS FEZ Design Competition” with a total prize fund of 3,000,000 AMD.ECOS is looking for bold solutions, distinctive and non-conventional ones, which will help create the image of innovative Armenia and give a chance to designers and architects to contribute to the creation of the infrastructure. The latter will serve for the development of high-tech projects in Armenia that will allow a balanced regional development of the country.

“ECOS FEZ Design Competition” is a competition for young and talented designers which enables them to participate in the creation of the interior and exterior design of buildings and struct (...)