Coffeehouse, coffee shop or café whatever you may call, its primary purpose is to serve a good cup of coffee & they have always served as a place for people to come together and have a stimulating conversation. They have long been associated with writers, artists and intellectuals. The modern day cafés have turned into small restaurants that serve a typical menu of diner food along with varieties of coffee. As a society, we classify coffee as a small yet significant luxury. The success of our “café culture” is not only in the quality of the beverage provided, but also the experience that our cafés deliver.
India is usually identified as a tea drinking country, but this is being slowly taken over by coffee as the choice of beverag (...)
24H, a competition branch of ideasforward, is calling for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled "Pandemic" in its 37th edition.
IF it is an international platform for competitions that aims to connect ideas from different areas of society in order to help transform cities and make them increasingly self-sustaining, efficient and green.
We are looking for innovative ideas and new ways of thinking. In a global emergency period, it is increasingly important that we think globally. IF is the space. Here, you can try and experiment, everything is possible!
Aim of the competition
A place where the time limit is used to stimulate your creativity.
This contest aims to present 24-hour a (...)
WA Awards 10+5+X 37th Cycle is open for entries and accepting projects from architects, interior designers and students from all over the world!
Submitted projects from all over the world are judged by a panel of star jury, including world-renowned architects, high-profiled academics, top design leaders, as well as WA Awards' previous winners and WA members.WA Awards 10+5+X has a standard deadline to accept entries from across the world. All architects, interior designers, architecture and interior design students can submit their entries until Monday, March 22, 2021 (23:59 GMT) by registering to WAC from this page. It's free!
If you're already a member of WAC, log in to your account to start your entry.
Architecture & Design Tabloid Contest 2021 is an initiative of ajc-plus, a curated platform to push oneself to the utmost boundaries for craving one’s own pathway and reaching great heights. The theme of the contest is “Digital Journalism”
To explore the domain of being an entrepreneur in digital journalism related to the Architecture & Design Community, specifically, to move ambitiously to take it out of the borders that one lives in. The Tabloid should have a special focus on curating - local projects, competitions, events, books, and new initiatives regarding the local architecture of your country.
We welcome Tabloids in two categories –
Collegians and Open (25-100 years of age)
As more of us flock to urban living in quest of enhanced lives and professions, there is a paradigm shift in the way we live, work, and play. Today, more than half the world’s population lives in cities. The century has witnessed a dramatic population shift from rural to urban to experience the growth dynamism of the world’s metropolises. However, this ‘growth’ is chewing the space and adding a ‘weight’ to the functioning of the cities. The housing stock isn’t growing as fast as their migration and hence there is a resurgence of co-living.
Co-living is becoming a housing model that allows anyone from millennials, young professionals, single women, digital nomads, or individuals relocating to (...)
CANactions School, Brno University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture, the City of Warsaw, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, and the Romanian Order of Architects Bucharest, are introducing a new educational post-graduate program, to embrace and establish international knowledge exchange between institutions and organisations based in post-socialist states, in order to tackle 'Alternative Models' – for Collaboration, Ownership, Governance, Polycentricity – in urban scenarios across their regions. The consideration of political, social, cultural, and historical background in these cities and regions imposes questions, problems, and challenges universal to all of these geo-locations.
The program is exposed to the contex (...)
The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa (CPDI Africa) is a culturally inspired, research-based, design-build movement that aims to develop new architectural design languages for Africa and the Diaspora that are culturally and environmentally sustainable. It promotes creativity and dialogue for collective community development rooted in African traditions.
Their projects present sound examples of what a modern Africa should be, using local organic building, materials, and code construction that reflect and preserve African heritage and identity. CPDI Africa operates on the basis of a program that fosters awareness of Africa's place in the history of architecture.
Have you e (...)
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan (UAA) have launched the fifth edition of the Baku International Architecture Award, an open, biennial award with the support of the International Union of Architects (UIA).This biennial award, open to qualified architects everywhere and endorsed by the UIA since 2013, seeks to recognize architectural diversity and to encourage new ideas and research, new realisations and exemplary new implementations of urban planning and architectural projects globally.
Participants from 38 countries entered the 2019 edition of the Award and the international jury recognised winners from 18 countries: South Africa, Egypt, China, Georgia, Japan, Azerbaijan (...)
GAD Foundation has announced the Tree House Park Competition, calling on young architects to envision tree houses in daily urban life as a new typology bringing man and nature closer together. The competition promotes new urbanism for nature, activity and public space.
Istanbul based-GAD Foundation, the organiser of the competition with partners Ege Yapi and Casper Computer, offers a total prize of $15000 in awards and $8000 to the winning design and the opportunity to build the proposal.The design project selected 2nd will be awarded $4000 and 3rd will be awarded $2000.
The competition launched January 2021 requires registration with a “Statement of Intent” and portfolio due March 15, 2021. Design proposa (...)
The No Waste Challenge presented by What Design Can Do and the IKEA Foundation is now open for submissions! This global design competition focuses on addressing the enormous impact of waste and consumerism on climate change. We are looking for radical new ideas and design-driven solutions to reduce waste and rethink our entire consumption and production cycle.
Submit your proposals by 1 April 2021 and join us in accelerating the transition towards a just and circular society. To get started, learn more about the scope of the challenge, or check out the three design briefs available to participants.
January 2021, What Design Can is launching the No Waste Challenge, our third climate action challenge in partnership with the IKEA (...)