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November 2018

November 30

Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Competition

The Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Competition (JBC Competition) challenges architects, engineers, students, and firms to imagine the future of masonry design and construction. The goal of this year’s competition is to develop a high-rise building with a masonry envelope enclosure located in a major metropolitan area of the entrant’s/entrants’ choice. Solutions should explore the implementation of innovative masonry construction technologies and focus on building envelope performance with respect to constructability, energy, structure, and aesthetic considerations. Urban jobsite logistics for…

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November 30 @ 7:00 pm

Project of the Year

Architects, interior designers, landscape architects, researchers and students are invited to submit works planned or written since 2014. PowerPoint presentations, not exceeding 5mb, should include a short explanatory text describing the project, location, purpose, its uniqueness, date of completion. The competition is international and runs in six categories: buildings, interior design, landscape architecture, conceptual plans, students and research. Special credit will be given for creativity, feasibility, climate and environmental awareness. Projects reaching the final stage will be published in a special…

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November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Capturing Change: Freshkills Park

The Architectural League, The Great Hall, The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

In conjunction with the exhibition Capturing Change: Freshkills Park, now on view at The Architectural League, Urban Omnibus will host a panel discussion exploring the design process, evolution, and current state of Freshkills Park. The world’s largest landfill-to-park project is scheduled to open, in phases, through 2036. The public has limited access to a site that will eventually become one of New York City’s largest urban parks. The panelists—a landscape architect, a scientist, and a writer—have been closely engaging with the…

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November 30 @ 11:59 pm

Resilient Homes Design Challenge

The World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, and GFDRR are looking for building professionals like you to generate designs for cost-effective, sustainable, small homes for people living in underdeveloped areas that both reduce the risk of damage and enable rapid reconstruction following a natural disaster. Winning designs will be published and winners will be invited to exhibit at the World Bank in Washington D.C., USA and other select global venues. Winning designs could also eventually inform resilient housing or reconstruction work…

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December 2018

December 1 @ 10:00 am

A sculpting contest dedicated to “Book of Lamentations” by Gregory of Narek

“Renaissance” cultural and intellectual foundation announces a sculpting competition, dedicated to the poem “Book of Lamentations” by Saint Gregory of Narek. The participant sculptors can be from Armenia, as well as from other countries in the world. The competition has one stage. The competition’s whole procedures, including jury assessment of the submitted work, will be online, which will make sure of the impartiality of the competition. The memorial statue will be located in the very heart of the capital: in…

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December 1 @ 11:59 pm

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

The competition, called Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion, asks participants to reconsider Monument Avenue: its role as an historic urban boulevard, its viability as a 5.4 mile interurban connector, its presence in Richmond given the city’s emergence as a diverse and progressive city, its significance in the history of the United States and in the current debate about Confederate statues in public spaces. Context Designed to encourage the westward development of the City of Richmond, the original drawing of Monument…

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December 4 @ 7:00 pm

The Predicament of Architecture

The Great Hall, The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street
New York, NY United States

“Architecture,” Henry Cobb writes, “is caught in a conflict. On the one hand, it is impossible for architecture to ignore the ethical obligation stemming from the fact that buildings are intended to be useful. On the other hand, it is fatal for architecture to become trapped in the condition of being merely useful. From the ethical perspective, architecture is contaminated by its art status, while from the artistic perspective, it is contaminated by its use status. Yet this is precisely…

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December 7

CONCURSO INSPIRATION HOSTEL 2018

OPENGAP organizes the sixth edition of this open ideas competition seeking for innovative, cutting-edge, contemporary, proposals regarding a new concept for artistic inspiration spaces. Participants are invited to design a place focused on the rental of spaces that motivate creativity and concentration, allowing users to focus, inspire and develop their artistic ideas. Each participant or team will define the location of their project, however, the proposal must justify the choice of the location. The competition is open to all architects, designers,…

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December 7 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Facades+AM Seattle

Motif Seattle, 1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA , WA 98101 United States

The Facades+ conference series is a robust dialogue encompassing all things building skin—bridging the profession, industry, academia, operations, and ownership. We’ve distilled the best of the Facades+ 2-day event into a quick-take morning forum with a strong local flair. Facades+AM is returning to Seattle on December 7th, 2018. The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, future-proofing high performance facades, and the changing face of Seattle. These well-rounded, expert dialogues will inform and…

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December 10 @ 11:59 pm

2019 FORM Student Innovation Competition

The 2019 FORM Student Innovation Competition is open for entries through Dec. 10, 2018. Architecture and interior design students are invited to showcase their creativity by designing furniture pieces for resimercial spaces that incorporate Formica® Laminate products. These resimercial designs should embrace the blurring lines between commercial and residential architecture and design and showcase pieces that could be used in either setting. To enter, please read the official competition rules and submit all entry materials to designcontest@formica.com via email. Submissions will be judged by an…

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December 12

2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

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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December 12

2019 Rudy Bruner Awards for Urban Excellence Call for Entries

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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