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August 2018
August 3 @ 8:00 am - December 17 @ 5:00 pm

WASTE: LAGOS LANDFILL STADIUM

Rapid urban growth and growing inequality has created a global crisis in housing that increasingly segregates the rich from the poor. Though not fully understood, there is a clear and parallel relationship between the size of a city and its level of socio-economic disparity: the larger the city, the less equal it tends to be. Physical and social segregation, which both reflects and perpetuates socio-economic disparity within a city, is a growing concern in cities worldwide - including Mumbai. The…

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August 3 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm

London Affordable Housing Challenge

London is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world, making access to affordable housing almost impossible to all but the very rich. According to a report by UBS Wealth Management, London homes are the second most over-priced in the world, and closely behind Vancouver in its “bubble risk rating”. London house prices increased by 25% from 2014-2016, mainly due to foreign investment and low interest rates, making it the second-least affordable housing bubble in the world…

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September 2018
September 12 @ 8:00 am - December 12 @ 11:59 pm

2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA)

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) is a national urban design award that seeks to promote innovative thinking about the built environment and advance conversation about making cities better. The award discovers and celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design along with their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. One Gold Medal of $50,000 and four Silver Medals of $10,000 are awarded each biennial. Winners are selected by a committee comprised of six urban experts, including…

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October 2018
October 26

Corner to Corner: International Call for Ideas to Re-imagine London’s Grosvenor Square

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has launched an international call for ideas to re-imagine Grosvenor Square in London, seeking ideas from all the creative industries - particularly from the fields of architecture and design - on how to rejuvenate the square particularly making it appeal to a broader range of people. In 2017, Grosvenor surveyed 1,000 Londoners and visitors to find out their views on how this public space should be used. The feedback was that awareness of the square was…

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October 31

WILDERNESS PAVILION I KENYA

“When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.” With each passing year and subsequent technological advancement, man is becoming more and more apathetic about the natural ecosystem he was once an indispensable part of. There has been unprecedented destruction of nature and its key elements like forests, foliage, wildlife and marine habitats in order to satisfy the whims and fancies of the human race. It has and will lead to cataclysmic reactions like global climate change, loss…

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October 31

LUG Best Project Contest 2018

Design a building, façade or interior, illuminate it with LUG and FLASH&DQ; luminaires and win attractive prizes! ( 12 000 €) The competition is preformed in the following categories: - Architecture: In this category, the law of scale applies: not only façades, outdoor, infrastructural and architectural lighting, but also illuminated interiors of buildings are eligible, provided that they have a greater cubature than 1000 m3. - Interior: In this category, the detail counts. Each, even the smallest interior has a…

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October 31

2018 National DiscoverDesign Competition: Design a Community Market for Social Good

The National DiscoverDesign Competition is an annual ideas competition challenging high school students to design solutions to a real-world problem using the design process. The competition is hosted by the Chicago Architecture Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring people to discover why design matters. This year’s challenge was developed in partnership with Borderless Studio, an architecture and urban design office that focuses on the future of cities and the roles that architecture plays in supporting healthy, vibrant and meaningful communities. Design a community…

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November 2018
$100
November 1

Laka Competition 2018: “Architecture that Reacts”

Laka invites designers from around the world to submit their ideas of ‘architecture that reacts.’ The main focus of the competition is on the solutions that develop through a process of changes and adjustments. The subject of the competition is architectural, design, or technological solutions that are capable of dynamic interaction with their surroundings. International Jury:  Alberto T. Estévez Ana Rewakowicz Dagmar Reinhardt Hani Rashid Paul Clemens Bart Peter Kuczia Marvin Bratke Awards:  Three main prizes and approximately ten honorable…

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November 1

Call for Entries: Drawing of the Year 2018

Aarhus School of Architecture proudly announces the sixth joint venture competition: Drawing of the Year 2018. We invite architecture students from all over the world and call for drawings that demonstrate their ability to dream and create drawings that inspire for change. This year's bold theme is Shaping new realities. Shaping new realities The world is facing serious challenges: climate, war, migration, and savage algorithms, to mention a few. How should architects respond to these? How can architects’ ability to…

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November 1

Drawing of the Year 2018

Aarhus School of Architecture proudly announces the sixth joint venture competition: Drawing of the Year 2018. We invite architecture students from all over the world and call for drawings that demonstrate their ability to dream and create drawings that inspire for change. This year's bold theme is Shaping new realities. Shaping new realities The world is facing serious challenges: climate, war, migration, and savage algorithms, to mention a few. How should architects respond to these? How can architects’ ability to…

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November 1

Infrastructures: The 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture

How does infrastructure shape our individual and collective environments? That’s the question posed by the 2018 James Harrison Steedman Fellowship in Architecture. The biennial research competition challenges early-career architects to investigate the fundamental systems, facilities and services that enable, sustain and enhance societal living conditions. The fellowship is organized by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, in concert with AIA St. Louis. The winning proposal will receive $50,000 to support up to a year of international…

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November 4

Winter Stations 2019

Background Winter Stations is now embarking on its fifth year, again opening an international design competition to bring temporary public art installations to The Beaches for an exhibition to celebrate Toronto's winter waterfront landscape. This year we are hoping to include up to six lifeguard stands, including an additional two by invited post-secondary institutions, to be exhibited at Woodbine Beach at the western end of the beach bordering Lake Ontario in the Beach Community. These utilitarian structures are to be…

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