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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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.
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 (...)
eVolo Magazine has launched its new edition for the 2020 Skyscraper Competition and invites architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition.
World Architecture Community's editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein will also be taking part in the jury for this edition, as well as Alper Derinboğaz, Founder, Salon Architects, Jürgen H. Mayer, Founder, J. Mayer H. and Partner, Architekten mbB, Manuel Navarro Zornoza, Principal, Latitude Architectural Group, Michael Neumann Principal, Synn Architects, Ryuichi Sasaki, Founder, Sasaki Architecture and Lu Yun, Founder, MUDA Architects.
Early registration deadline is November 19, 2019 and participants can (...)
DNADD, a nonprofit association, has launched a new architecture competition based on a fund-raising formula, necessary for the construction of the project in Lima, Peru.
Participants are expected to develop a new community centre, able to constitute the reference point for the inhabitants. It’s around this new centre that people will organise their collective while trying to improve the settlements where they live.
"We climb an endless number of steps until we meet clusters of enormous rocks. Where the stairs come to an end, paths traced between the rocks start, until they disappear and every way fades and gets invisible. We are climbing the tops of San Juan de Lurigancho."
Such a district is Lima’s and Peru’s most pop (...)
Strelka KB and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art have announced a competition to develop architectural concepts for the 2020 Garage Screen Summer Cinema to be located on Garage Square in front of the museum in Moscow, Russia.
The competition’s goal is to provide architectural bureaus with an opportunity to submit their vision of a temporary pavilion to be installed in Gorky Park from spring to fall 2020. Applications will be accepted from 22 July through 16 August 2019.
The inaugural competition,held in the beginning of 2019,gatheredover 130 applications from 24 Russian cities. Its geography and number of participants confirmed the importance of such initiatives for developingthe local architectural community and the p (...)
UNFUSE has launched a competition, titled "Moontrip", calling architects and designers to design a space center to enlighten young generation about the moontrip, the role of different people and other advancements in space explorations.
50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the moon. Upon landing, the first words that he quoted were “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” True to his words, the world has never seen back since and new dimensions of space explorations were open following that day. Every space mission has always inspired humanity to think beyond and, this marvelous feat has been the pinnacle of those.
In the past few decades space (...)
World Architecture Festival has opened call for entries to its 2019 Water Research Programme, the award was developed from the WAF Research Programme to promote the ideas highlighted in the WAFX Manifesto, marking WAF’s 10-year anniversary in 2017.
The manifesto identified key challenges architects will need to address over the next ten years, comprising water, climate, energy and carbon, ageing and health, re-use, smart city technology, power and justice, cultural identity, ethics and values, building technology and virtual worlds.
The Water Research Programme is supported by WAF's founder partner Grohe. The Water Research Programme is supporting research into tackling unique challenges that water presents, with the win (...)