Dry Futures: Design Competition on California’s Drought

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DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Believing that architects are in a unique position to imagine how the built environment must adapt, Archinect is launching “Dry Futures” – a new competition seeking imaginative, pragmatic, idealist, or perhaps even dystopic, design proposals for the future of California’s drought. And the stakes couldn’t be higher: in a recent op­-ed for the Los Angeles […]


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Dry Futures: An Ideas Competition Seeking Future-Focused Design Responses to California’s Drought

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DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Archinect is launching a new competition oriented around the unfolding drought crisis in California. We believe architects possess a remarkable set of tools and skills that uniquely establish the capacity to adapt to a problem that is both multifaceted and enormous. We are looking for the imaginative, the pragmatic, the idealist, and the dystopian. While the […]


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ArchiNEXT: HCG Young Designers’ Competition 2015

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DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

ArchiNEXT: HCG Young Designers’ Competition (AYDC) challenges the ingenuity and proficiency of young students to design sound yet sustainable Architectural masterpieces. It is a platform that will test and showcase their limitless creativity. ArchiNEXT is an award that recognizes passion, transforming an industrious learner to a trailblazer. The ArchiNEXT Young Awardee is envisioned to contribute inspiring trends not […]


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Hybrid Urbanism: Strelka Education Programme 2015-2016

3 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Strelka education programme is a post-graduate experimental course which aims to explore the challenges facing the city today and educate the next generation of urbanists. Strelka’s education focuses on research and design for the city and employs tools and approaches from a wide variety of disciplines. In its sixth year, Strelka education programme brings together […]


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Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship

3 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Saturday, September 5, 2015.

Purpose This award provides support for travel related to research on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture. The Awards The awards consist of a $2,000 stipend for a junior scholar and a $6,000 award for a senior scholar. The awards will be presented at the Society’s Annual International Conference and will be announced in the Journal […]


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competition A HOUSE FOR . . .

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DEADLINE: Monday, September 7, 2015.
competition A HOUSE FOR . . .

Third edition of this international competition organized by OPENGAP, inviting participants to explore the boundaries and paradigms of house designing, inciting them to work in innovative and visionary proposals which can both, think in a basic housing program and in the relation of  identity between the customer and  the project. Each participant or team can propose the client for […]


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19th Japan Media Arts Festival | Call for Entries

7 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media – from animation and comics to media art and games. The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Since its inception in 1997, the festival has recognized significant works of high artistry and creativity, and in addition to a yearly Exhibition of Award-winning Works has […]


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Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo (A-AIR) 2016 – Call for Entries

8 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, September 10, 2015.

Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo (A-AIR) 2016 program is now accepting entries, inviting new talents from all over the world. Organised by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (Bunka-cho) and run by the Japan Image Council since 2010, this project aims to provide three outstanding young animation artists with an opportunity to come […]


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LISC Chicago Now Accepting Applications for the 22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

8 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, September 10, 2015.

LISC Chicago has announced the opening of applications for the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA). Now entering its 22nd year, the CNDA recognize innovation and best practices in neighborhood development. The premier awards program is the largest and most venerated celebration of the creativity and accomplishments that transform neighborhoods across the City. “For the past […]


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Eleven / / / Cambodia 2015: Protect Respect Empower

9 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, September 11, 2015.

We are happy to announce our first international design and ideas competition! For our inaugural event, we base our challenge in one of South-East Asia’s most fascinating and remote locations: Cambodia‘s UNESCO Tonle Sap Lake, the regions’ largest fresh water basin home to a large variety of unique wildlife specimens and over 1.2million people living on […]


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London Public Library

11 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, September 13, 2015.

Literature laid the foundations of culture in our society and throughout the centuries delineated the boundaries of knowledge in our cities. Today architecture faces new challenges and cities are increasingly dynamic and constantly changing. For this reason ARCHMedium proposes the creation of a new public library for the city of London. Located in the financial […]


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2016 AISC Milek Fellowship Call for Proposals

13 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

University faculty are invited to apply for the 2016 AISC Milek Fellowship, a four-year fellowship given to a promising university faculty member to conduct structural steel research. The awarded faculty member will receive $50,000 per year, for a total of $200,000. They will also be recognized in industry publications and receive free registration to NASCC: […]


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National Pavilion Design Competition

13 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

On Friday, May 15, 2015 the Atlanta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta), Atlanta BeltLine Inc., and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs announced a partnership on a National Pavilion Design Competition for a performance pavilion to be built on the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. The mission of this […]


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SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

13 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Since we first unveiled the idea for a new high-speed ground transport system called the Hyperloop back in 2013, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the concept. We are excited that a handful of private companies have chosen to pursue this effort. Neither SpaceX nor Elon Musk is affiliated with any Hyperloop […]


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National Pavilion Design Competition – Atlanta Beltline Westside Trail

13 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

The mission of this competition is to create an iconic landmark that energizes the Adair Park community strengthening the connection between this historic neighborhood, the Atlanta BeltLine, and the City of Atlanta. This outdoor performance pavilion is anticipated to be the second of a series of artistic multi-purpose small pavilions located in greenspaces along the […]


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2015 Impact Challenge – Singularity University

13 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

IN COLLABORATION This challenge is presented by Singularity University in collaboration with California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom. THE CHALLENGE How do you positively impact the severe drought situation in California by leveraging new and exponentially growing technologies to increase water supplies available in California? THE PRIZE The prize for 3 winning teams is a place […]


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Casablanca Bombing Rooms

15 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, September 17, 2015.

Morocco’s unique location as a connecting point between Europe, the Middle East and Africa means that cultures from around the world constantly co-exist there. Throughout its long history Casablanca has seen its fair share of strife and conflict, with violent acts claiming many lives, regardless of their religion, creed or culture. Extremist acts are, in a way, […]


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Self Build on a Shoestring 2015

16 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, September 18, 2015.

This year’s challenge is to design an innovative ‘self build‘ starter home that can be constructed for less than £40,000. The home has to have one bedroom, a living room, kitchen and bathroom, and be capable of being easily expanded as the family grows. Later on, it could grow again to provide a multi-generational home, or […]


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Call For Papers: Design is Everywhere! From Cells to Cities

16 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, September 18, 2015.

The Journal of Undergraduate Research Students of the College of Engineering of the University of Puerto Rico has released its most recent Call For Papers. Titled “DesignEverywhere, Design is Everywhere! From Cells to Cities” this third issue of JOUST will be dedicated to the multiple connotations of the term “design” within both scientific and humanistic disciplines.


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2016 City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition

18 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, September 20, 2015.

FIGMENT, the Emerging New York Architects Committee of the AIA New York Chapter, and SEAoNY are pleased to announce their sixth annual architectural pavilion competition on Governors Island for the 2016 summer season. Since Governors Island first opened to the public in 2004, the attention and interest that this public place has received has increased […]


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NKBA U Professional of the Year

21 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

The National Kitchen & Bath Association, a cross-industry leader in continued education and professional development, today announced the Call for Entries for its 2nd annual NKBA U Professional of the Year, a contest recognizing the best and most driven professionals in the industry. NKBA U Professional of the Year is open to both NKBA members […]


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Limited Edition Print, MAC and Benefit Giveaway

21 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

Win a limited edition Big Ben print by Katie Duffett, a MAC lipstick of your choice, and Benefit They’re Real Eyeliner


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Sejongdaero Historical Cultural Space Design Competition

22 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Space exists with time. The site is located at Sejong-daero with the area size of 1,088 m2. It is a place where the meaning has accumulated through the interweaving of space, time, and public events. This design competition attempts to augment a new temporal layer of time. The layer of time in the space will […]


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Triumph Pavilion 2016: Energy Pavilion

27 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

The brief is to design a temporary, freestanding, transportable and contemporary showcase Pavilion to be installed in the Museum Gardens. The theme for the 2016 Triumph Pavilion is “Energy”, hence the Pavilion will be entitled “Energy Pavilion”. It is a theme that invites participants to create a unique space representing the author’s visual interpretation of […]


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handle with creativity – design a new handle for the nidi collection by Battistella

27 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

Nidi, brand of Battistella Spa, and Desall launch you a challenge to design a new handle for the opening of doors and drawers with shapes or functions that turn the children’s bedroom into an even more playful and creative place. For more info: http://bit.ly/handlewithcreativity Timeline Submission phase: 16th June – 29th September 2015 Community vote: […]


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Grow Op

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Toronto, Canada’s Gladstone Hotel’s fourth annual Grow Op exhibition, a four-day exhibition celebrating innovative ideas and conceptual responses to landscape, gardens, art, and place-making is open for submissions for 2016! Grow Op 2016 is seeking proposals that employ the tools of art, craft and design to reframe our understanding of the shifting boundaries between urban […]


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Lampa Fashion Award – fashion accessories contest

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Lampa and Desall ask for your help to reinterpret and find innovative solutions for studs, buttons, buckles and accessories for the clothing, footwear, leather and fashion industries. For more info: http://bit.ly/LampaFashion Timeline Submission phase: 07th July – 30th September 2015 Community vote: 30th September – 14th October 2015 Client vote: from 14th October 2015 Awards […]


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BREIL – What’s next? – Jewellery design contest

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

BREIL and Desall invite you to create a new steel jewel for women, that represents an important step ahead in terms of innovation and style, values that have always characterised the brand. For more info: http://bit.ly/BREILwhatsnext Timeline Submission phase: 17th July – 30th September 2015 Community vote: 30th September – 07th October 2015 Client vote: […]


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Site Lake Baths: International Architecture Competition

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

This international one-stage architecture competition invites all architecture students, young architects and young professionals with a degree in architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of Lake Baths located in Serra da Estrela, Portugal. Lagoa Comprida is a remarkable lake in a prominent landscape. A place with […]


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Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

When we talk about landscape, we instinctively think of the beauty of a natural place. In many cases the term is related to its representation in a painting or a photograph. Our proposal is to integrate the landscape with the architectural object. A place of contemplation of nature, where height is achieved without urban mechanisms […]


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Design A Beautiful House International Design Competition

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Design A Beautiful House Competition is a Free and Anonymous International Competition and a unique opportunity that asks all artists, architects, landscape architects, designers and students to engage in a live project. It asks participants to define ‘beauty’ and propose how this can be translated into a ‘home’ for a prize fund of £25,000. Individuals […]


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YouFab Global Creative Awards 2015

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Calling for submissions of fab machines, and products made using digital fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC milling machines! You may submit all types of creative works made using digital fabrication tools such as the 3D printer, laser cutters or CNC milling machines, or you can create your own digital fabrication tool itself and submit that. The entry […]


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2016 Better Philadelphia Challenge: Designing Healthy Neighborhoods

29 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015.

The Mantua/Belmont section of Philadelphia was chosen as one of President Obama’s first “Promise Zones” for economic development – one of only five in the country. This neighborhood is bordered by some of Philadelphia’s largest institutions (the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, the Philadelphia Zoo, and Fairmount Park), as well as by large industrial sites […]


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MOCKETT ANNUAL DESIGN COMPETITION

29 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015.

2015 will be our 30th Annual Design Competition. Seeking the best innovative ideas in furniture parts, components, accessories and hardware. Even if you think your idea is too prosaic, dull, unusual or “not good enough”, we urge you to send it in and let us be the judge of that. You would be surprised at […]


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[AC-CA]: Berlin Gourmet Street Food

29 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015.

The aim of this International Competition is to design a Gourmet Street Food structure in the heart of the city of Berlin. The architecture of this new temporary structure or vessel should reflect contemporary design tendencies in its provision of an architectural solution to the current gourmet street food scene. The proposal must not only […]


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Unbuilt Visions

29 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015.

Unbuilt Visions promotes critical debate about architecture and design by acknowledging excellence in unbuilt projects. This annual competition provides an opportunity to engage with architecture, urbanism, interiors, and designed objects at the conceptual stage by recognizing work that offers a critical contribution to worldwide architectural discourse. Unbuilt Visions recognizes excellence in projects that to date […]


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H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

29 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015.

The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2015 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Professor Brooks intended the recipient to study […]


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Warming Huts v.2016

33 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, October 5, 2015.

Three winning teams will be selected in the WARMING HUTS COMPETITION from submissions of designs for a warming hut or art installation to be located on the Red River Mutual River Trail located on the Assiniboine and Red Rivers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The jury will be selecting the winning designs based on their creativity in […]


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SLEEP 2015

33 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, October 5, 2015.

SLEEP 2015, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, just launched the Wonder Tale student competition. This year’s contest explores the relationship between fairytales and the dream world by seeking hotel suite designs that “draw on the essence of fairytales and folklore from around the world.” The competition is only open to architecture […]


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AIANY 2015 COTE Awards

37 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, October 9, 2015.

The AIANY COTE Awards recognizes results-oriented achievements in the urban context. Winning submissions demonstrate processes that culminate in beautiful, timeless, and measurable design. The awards will further sustainable design in the architectural profession, make transparent lessons learned, and reveal the process behind true innovation in an urban context. Established in 2014 by the New York […]


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IS ARCH Awards for Architecture Students – 6th Edition

43 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 15, 2015.

The IS ARCH Awards are international awards targeting students of architecture. Our aim is to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions that students contribute within the framework of their university studies. The competition aims to boost avant-garde trends and to recognize new research that emerges from universities. It also provides students’ work […]


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IS Arch Architecture Competition for Students

43 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, October 15, 2015.

About Us The IS ARCH Awards are international awards targeting students of architecture. Our aim is to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions that students contribute within the framework of their university studies. The competition aims to boost avant-garde trends and to recognize new research that emerges from universities. It also provides students’ work with an opportunity for international projection that extends beyond the […]


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2015 Mystery Build Art Competition

48 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What’s inside? We can’t tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, cloth, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2015 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same challenges and […]


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Carpineto Mountain Refuge

48 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

”Carpineto Mountain Refuge” competition aims to promote the territory and the landscape of Lepine Mountains through a series of temporary receptive points nearby the main mountain paths hiked over by tourists, that go from the valley to the tops of the mountains that surround Carpineto, rethinking the old mountain huts in a contemporary way. These new facilities, which will give a new […]


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Replay 24h shoe

48 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

REPLAY, historical brand in the denim and casual wear scene, and Desall invite all creative people of the world to design a new 24-hours shoe model for men and women for a non-stop REPLAY experience, night and day. For more info: http://bit.ly/REPLAY24h Timeline Submission phase: 03rd August – 20th October 2015 Community vote: 20th October […]


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Chandigarh Unbuilt

58 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, October 30, 2015.

Archasm invites architects, students, engineers, designers, artists and philosophers to send in their entries for our competition. ‘CHANDIGARH UNBUILT’ There are various elements of unbuilt Chandigarh, that were conceived by Le Corbusier but remained confined to documents, pictures and archives. The design of the Capitol Complex was the jewel in the crown wore by Corbusier’s […]


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Laka Competition’15: Architecture that Reacts

59 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Saturday, October 31, 2015.

Brief — architecture that reacts. Laka Competitions invites designers from around the world to submit their ideas of ‘architecture that reacts’. That means architecture which is able to respond and adjust dynamically to the current needs and circumstances. These circumstances are often unpredictable, but their consequences can be crucial. The architecture that reacts is the […]


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Six Cities High Rise Challenge

59 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Saturday, October 31, 2015.

he Six Cities Solar High Rise Challenge is a global competition in architecture and building, inviting architects, engineers, urban planners, sustainable designers, and students with faculty sponsorship to submit design proposals for highrise urban power generators/distributed lessor apartment/hotels in New York, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Paris, and Tokyo.  Using the MICROTRACK™ module we invite you to prove the reality of the energy positive high rise now and make […]


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2015 Green Furniture Award

60 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, November 1, 2015.

Have a great idea for a sustainable furniture product that’s not yet in production? Submit it to the 2015 Green Furniture Award and you could win up to 10,500 Euro. Design submissions should ideally follow an eco-friendly lifecycle, from the sourcing of material to its final disposal. Read more: Enter the 2015 Green Furniture Award […]


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ReDesign the Wheel

63 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

ReDesign the Wheel OZ, a globally acknowledged automotive brand and world leader in the production of light aluminium alloy wheels for road and racing, approaches the Desall community with an opportunity to design a new wheel that conveys the unmistakable values of the brand. For more info: http://bit.ly/OZracingContest Timeline Submission phase: 07th Aug – 04th […]


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Krakow Oxygen Home

63 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

As one of the oldest cities in Europe, Krakow draws in crowds of tourists in the millions every year; it also draws in extremely high levels of pollution. As the city with the highest levels of air pollution in Europe, it has been claimed that the smog causes 30% of chronic obstructive lung disease cases […]


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V-Modern Furniture Design Competition

69 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite designers around the world to participate in the VMODERN Furniture Design Competition. The award was born from the desire to create a forum for the discussion, debate and development of innovative design. Our goal is to discover and promote the most creative pieces of furniture that will transform the […]


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The 9th AIIT Design Contest

86 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, November 27, 2015.

At AIIT (Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology), to promote a better understanding of the concept of Monozukuri that integrates sensibility and function to achieve innovation, and to discover and nurture the design professionals of the future, we will hold our 9th Design Contest calling for designs that will lead to new products and services.


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Winter Stations Design Competition

94 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Saturday, December 5, 2015.

Eligibility: This is an open international competition, welcoming artists, designers, architects and landscape architects. Submission Deadline: 5 December, 2015 Design Challenge: Although the Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto is a summer long festival of colour and pageantry, this is not true of the winter months. This year we begin what we hope will become an expanded annual celebration of […]


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Black Rock City Street Plan Design Competition

120 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, December 31, 2015.

The weeklong Burning Man arts festival changes themes every year, but the layout of its pop-up town—Black Rock City, Nevada—does not. Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning has launched a competition that could finally change the event’s iconic radial design. The international call for ideas invites visionaries of all skill levels to redesign the […]


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Mountain Architecture Prototype: An SPM Design Competition

403 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, October 9, 2016.

MAP asks architects, students, engineers, designers, artists, and builders to develop unique mountain dwellings in an effort to expand the conversation around what it means to build responsibly at 8,400 ft in the Northern Wasatch Range. As the Summit community shares a philosophy of innovation, creativity, cultural enrichment and environmental conservation, so should its architecture, […]


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