About three times a year, World Architecture Community organises the WA Awards 10+5+X to recognise and highlight some of the great projects of our fellow community members.
The 29th Cycle of WA Awards 10+5+X is now open for submissions. Participation deadline is October 17th, 2018.
Please consult our WA Awards section for further information and in particular the how to participate section.
In the search for solutions to the global housing crisis, Bee Breeders are calling for essay submissions to explore the problem further. Winning entries will be included in the first issue of their print publication ARCHHIVE, which will focus on affordable housing. Participants can submit their essays until August 25, 2018.
Cities offer access to so much of what people want: jobs, transportation, healthcare, safety, education, variety, mobility. But cities also have limited spatial and geographical dimensions. And so, the land on which the physical infrastructure of cities is constructed - the space for buildings, parks, streets, utilities - has a price tag. WHO?
has the right to this valuable space, and HOW?
its value (...)
The Cascais City Hall, in collaboration with if-ideasforward, has launched a new architectural competition to select one idea for an ephemeral architectural intervention at Jardim da Parada, beside Casa Sommer, in the centre of Cascais. The competition is assessed by the South Regional Section of the Architects Association (OASRS).
Proposals must be submitted until 13th July 2018. The winning idea shall be built by the City Hall and is predicted to be in exhibition between August and October 2018, thus being on display in that public space during the summer months.
Evaluation criteria- Innovation and originality approaching the "water" theme - 40%- Integration in the local and ability to interact in the dynamics of the public (...)
Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced the Silent Meditation Forest Cabins architecture competition to create a space where guests can "unplug" from the constant noise and distractions of the technological world, and focus on quiet reflection with a simple cup of tea.Bee Breeders architecture competition organisers are asking participants to create designs for a silent meditation cabin that could be replicated in any number of spots throughout the forest. The cabin’s main purpose is to help guests enjoy silent meditation, where the only sounds they would hear would be the sounds of nature.
With winning designs being considered for construction - and Latvia’s reputation as one of the greenest countries in Europe - projec (...)
Archstorming, an international organization of architecture competitions founded in Spain in 2017, has announced new ideas competition titled "World Expos - Imagine Your National Pavilion". Participants should send their proposals until July 18, 2018.
The World’s Fair is a fascinating beast. Arising from its first incarnation, The Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in London in 1851, for more than a century and a half the ‘Expo’ has moved around the world operating on essentially the same original principle – an opportunity to show off your country’s wares. It’s an amazing history from Joseph Paxton’s first Palace, to Gustave Eiffel’s Tower, to Mies’ architecture-changing German Pavilion in Barcelona. With all (...)
The IS ARCH Awards has announced the 9th edition of its competition for architecture students, calling for academic projects with the aim of initiating a debate on contemporary tendencies and concerns for educational world. The competition, international awards targeting students of architecture, invites the online community and a prestigious Jury of professionals to evaluate them. All architecture students should submit their entries before October 15, 2018.
"After all these years, we still receive a high number of student projects that struggle to evit oblivion after academic deliveries, and intend to see the light and participate in an international dialogue for the future of architecture," said IS ARCH Awards team in its press re (...)
Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced the Euro Velo Stops architecture competition, tasking participants with designing rest stop cabins for travellers along Europe’s large-scale EuroVelo cycle path network.
Designs for the cabins will need to ensure that they can be replicated at multiple locations along the EuroVelo 6 route, which traverses the continent from the Atlantic ocean to the Black Sea.
The jury are looking for simple designs in keeping with the natural surroundings, rather than overly sophisticated projects that have the potential to mar the landscape.
The EuroVelo 6 route is a path that explores the European rivers. Connecting paths that follow sections of the Loire and the Danube Rivers, Eu (...)
24H, a competition branch of ideasforward, has announced a new competition about its themed-based international competition, titled "favela" in its 25th edition. The competition is seeking proposal for "a good place" where there are people, families and communities who carry their stories on their backs.
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 (...)
ARKxSITE Architecture Competitions announced its new International Architecture Ideas Competition titled "Site Memorial" for architecture students and young professionals (≤ 40 years old).
The Site Memorial, located in Lisbon, is a new landmark and a destination point inviting visitors for a unique and singular experience between the land and the water; it is a contemplative walk through history that leads to a place of gathering and a look-out point where the Tagus River becomes a powerful scenery. There are no limitations in height, depth or extension beyond the river bank.
This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture students, young architects and young professionals wit (...)
Architectural Journalism & Criticism Competition Series are Initiatives towards spreading awareness about the subject and sow the seeds of Inspiration to take up it as a profession in developing nations like India where it still needs to explore its wings to the fullest potential. There is a long road ahead for India in Architectural Journalism, as its culture is flattening; and the diversity is leading to fragmentation rather than integration. There is a need for a holistic approach that must incorporate environmental issues and its sustainability at the social level, as the new frameworks of evaluation.
This announcement is the final call for registration and Submission of Entries, the Last Date to register is 24th June 2018.(...)