Cool School Design Competition – Design for an Extreme Climate

1 Days and 7 hours until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 6, 2015.

Sponsor: Building Trust International Location: Mongolia Type: Open, international Languages: English Eligibility: Open to all. Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group. There is no age limit. However, entrants under 18 years of age must be led or entered by someone over 18 years of age. Interdisciplinary teams are encouraged to enter the competition. Fee: Early-bird: […]


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Gowanus by Design Proudly Announces: AXIS CIVITAS, an Open Design and Planning Competition

1 Days and 7 hours until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 6, 2015.

Despite being a poster child for the negative impact of 19th and 20th century industry and resulting toxic waterway, the Gowanus neighborhood today offers a rich diversity of uses, demographics, history and opportunity for growth. INTRODUCTION  The two-component competition asks participants to first map and present conditions relevant to the Gowanus area in a Gowanus Atlas and […]


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Downtown Cleveland’s Main Avenue Bridge Underpass Improvement Competition

1 Days and 7 hours until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 6, 2015.

Downtown Cleveland Alliance seeks a creative professional or team (architect, designer, artist, engineer, landscape architect or combination thereof) to propose unique and attractive design solutions for the area under and around the Main Avenue Bridge Underpass, centered at the intersection of West 9th Street and Main Avenue in Downtown Cleveland. This location is a critical […]


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‘‘Your Embankment at River Park’’

1 Days and 7 hours until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 6, 2015.

Announcement of opening the competition ”Your Embankment at River Park” From 17th February 2015 The Design Territory Project is launching an open international competition for elaborating a concept of development for the riverbank at city quarter ”River Park”, Moscow. The goal of this project is to identify the best architecture and planning concept for the embankment with unique design for passive and […]


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RSA Student Design Awards

5 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

The RSA Student Design Awards is a global curriculum and annual competition for students and recent graduates run by the RSA, a globally renowned charity committed to finding innovative, practical solutions to social problems. Monday 1st September: Briefs launch online Come rain or shine, our briefs will be available to view and download on our website […]


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Willamette Falls Riverwalk Schematic Design

6 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Metro is seeking requests for proposal for schematic design of the Willamette Falls Riverwalk in historic Oregon City, Oregon. Metro and its public partners in the Willamette Falls Legacy Project – Oregon City, Clackamas County and the State of Oregon – are seeking a premier multidisciplinary design team to collaborate on this regionally significant project. […]


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The Henning Larsen Foundation: Architecture and Film Competition

7 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, March 12, 2015.

The Henning Larsen Foundation is launching an international competition on architecture and film. The aim of the competition is to revitalise the use of architecture on film and foster new inspiration to architects and film professionals. The Foundation has previously launched three similar competitions under the themes: “photographing architecture” in 2007, “drawing architecture” in 2008 […]


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Soar Island International Ideas Competition

12 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Sponsor: RIBA Location: Leicester, UK Type: Open, international, ideas, two stage Languages: English Eligibility: The competition is open internationally to registered architects and landscape architects only. Architects should be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB) in the UK, or an equivalent, recognised overseas regulatory authority. Fee: £50+VAT Awards: Each shortlisted designer will receive an honorarium of £5,000 + VAT and be […]


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Lost Spaces 2015 Call for Ideas

15 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 20, 2015.

The Lost Spaces 2015 Design Competition is an international call for ideas for re-envisioning remnant public space in Calgary. The ideas competition is open to anyone including architects, artists, designers, engineers and students. We’re looking for cross-disciplinary teams to collectively respond to the diverse challenges of design, social sustainability and low impact design improvements. You […]


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Tours & Saint-Pierre-des-Corps

15 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 20, 2015.

Sponsor: l’Institut pour la ville en mouvement Location: Tours, France Type: Open, two stage, international Languages: French, English Eligibility: The competition is intended for teams of at least two people, at least one of whom is qualified in urban design (architect, urban planner, landscape architect…). All the members of the team must be aged under 40 at the deadline for […]


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Chicago Lakefront Kiosk Competition

18 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, March 23, 2015.

Sponsors: Chicago Architecture Biennial, BP Type: Open, International, one-stage Fee: US$35 Eligibility: Open to individuals and teams, whereby the lead designer must be a registered architect. Timetable: 23 March 2015 – Deadline for submissions June-August 2015 – Fabrication October 2015 – Chicago Biennial opens Awards: 1st Prize: $10,000, with a $75,000 stipend for construction of the […]


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Velocity by FIM LAM – Foldable bike design contest

19 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

FIM LAM and Desall are reinventing the bike with the new Velocity contest, looking for a ultralight, foldable, portable and with a very captivating design. Increased commuting needs, growing traffic along with high fuel prices and environmental concerns, call for new solutions to the mobility needs of a raising number of people throughout the world. “…I […]


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Velocity by FIM LAM – Foldable bike design contest

19 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Velocity by FIM LAM – Foldable bike design contest FIM LAM and Desall are reinventing the bike with the new Velocity contest, looking for a ultralight, foldable, portable and with a very captivating design. Increased commuting needs, growing traffic along with high fuel prices and environmental concerns, call for new solutions to the mobility needs […]


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Velocity by FIM LAM – Foldable bike design contest

19 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

FIM LAM and Desall are reinventing the bike with the new Velocity contest, looking for a ultralight, foldable, portable and with a very captivating design. Increased commuting needs, growing traffic along with high fuel prices and environmental concerns, call for new solutions to the mobility needs of a raising number of people throughout the world. […]


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OISTAT Theatre Architecture Competition 2015

22 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 27, 2015.

Sponsor: OISTAT Location: Berlin, Germany Type: Open, student, 1 stage Eligibility: Open to architects and students of schools of architecture. Collaborations between architects and other theatre practitioners such as directors, designers, technicians, actors, dancers, musicians, or students in those fields, will be welcomed, although it is not an essential requirement. Architectsor students associated with members of the jury are […]


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Fentress Global Challenge – Airport of the Future

25 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, March 30, 2015.

Fentress Architects is excited to announce their fourth annual Fentress Global Challenge. The Fentress Global Challenge is an international design competition that was created to engage students worldwide in the exploration of future design possibilities in public architecture. The competition theme changes each year to reflect current issues. For 2015, students around the globe are […]


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2014 GE® Monogram® $150,000 Dream Kitchen Design Contest

26 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

GE Appliances is challenging kitchen designers, architects, professional builders and remodelers to put their creativity to work to design and build a kitchen in the Monogram $150,000 Dream Kitchen Design Contest. A total of $150,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, including a grand prize of $25,000. Kitchens must integrate GE Monogram cooking appliances and […]


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Radical Innovation Competition

26 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

In its 9th year, Radical Innovation—an incubator led by top executives in hospitality—will again call for entries that will positively impact the hotel industry. In 2015, contestants will pitch their ideas for the next big hotel concept on the stage at New York’s New Museum on September 30. One grand prize winner will have the […]


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The Garden Bridge Treehouse: Triumph Architectural Treehouse Award (TATA) 2015

26 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

AIM: The aim of this international ideas competition is to recognise the architectural and design principle involved in designing a high quality tree-house and the role they sometimes play in shaping our ideas of low-cost, low maintenance and sustainable architectural design in many world communities. This competition investigates, explores and emphasises the importance of sustainable […]


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GialloZafferano smart cooking contest

26 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

GialloZafferano smart cooking contest Banzai Media and GialloZafferano, by far the top Italian food and cooking website, are proud to invite all the creative people of the world to explore new scenarios and possibilities around the way we cook while we are connected to the Internet. Link to the contest page: http://bit.ly/GialloZafferanoContest Timeline Upload phase: […]


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Connect: EnAbling Change Design Competition

27 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Design Exchange, Canada’s Design Museum, is pleased to announce the fourth year of the CONNECT: EnAbling Change Post-Secondary Design Competition. This competition invites college and university students from across the province to submit projects exploring design concepts that are accessible to everyone, and help remove barriers for people with disabilities. Students are invited to submit […]


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AIA National Photography Competition

27 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

AIA National Photography Competition is open to architects registered in the U.S., Associate members of AIA and members of AIAS. Entry fee covers the submission of five images to submit on a CD. Multiple entries can be submitted on the same CD with completed entry form and payment. Images must capture an element of the […]


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Field Constructs Design Competition

27 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Field Constructs Design Competition (FCDC) invites emerging designers, architects, landscape architects, and artists to submit proposals for temporary installations to be sited at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin. The international competition will result in the realization of five to eight submitted entries, selected by a jury of leading figures in architecture, design, and […]


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NYC Sky Condo – New York Farm Tower

28 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Description The High Line didn’t appear out of thin air, but thin air played a role in its development. For decades, the High Line had been seen as an ugly obstacle to neighborhood redevelopment. Comprehensive rezoning of the area and provisions to allow the transfer of development rights turned the structure into an asset. During […]


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OHRID Water Sports Club Architecture Competition

31 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, April 5, 2015.

CONTEXT The city of Ohrid is located in the west side of the Republic of Macedonia, a small country in southeast Europe, located in the central Balkan Peninsula. Its natural and cultural attributes have made it the tourist capital of the country. Ohrid Lake, surrounded with various beaches and byzantine monasteries, is one of the biggest […]


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2015 RAMSA Travel Fellowship Call For Proposals

36 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, April 10, 2015.

Applications for the third annual RAMSA Travel Fellowship were released this week. The RAMSA Travel Fellowship is a $10,000 prize awarded annually by the Partners of Robert A.M. Stern Architects for the purpose of travel and research. More specifically, the Fellowship seeks to promote investigations of the perpetuation of tradition through invention—key to the firm’s […]


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Call For Proposals:
 The Deborah J. Norden Fund

42 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 16, 2015.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
 The Deborah J. Norden Fund DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2015, 11:59 p.m. EST The Deborah J. Norden Fund, a program of The Architectural League of New York, was established in 1995 in memory of architect and arts administrator Deborah Norden. The Fund has supported a fascinating array of projects, from a study of […]


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Nature Observatory of Monsanto, Lisbon

43 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, April 17, 2015.

Sponsor: Arqfolium Type: Open, ideas, international Location: Lisbon, Portugal Languages: English, Portuguese Eligiblity: Open to all interested, as indivduals or in teams Entrance Fee: Special Registration: from 15/01/2015 to 15/02/2015: € 20,00 Regular Registration: from 16/02/2015 to 15/03/2015: € 25,00 Extraordinary Registration: from 16/03/2015 to 17/04/2015: € 30,00 Awards: 1st Place: € 500,00 2nd Place: € 250,00 3rd Place: € 150,00 Registration Deadline: 17 April, 2015 Submission […]


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Elica Air Design Award

46 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, April 20, 2015.

Elica Air Design Award Elica, world leader in the design and manufacture of range hoods for domestic use, relies on the Desall Community for the development of a new aspiration hood that might convey the company look and feel, while breaking the traditional schemes. Elica Air Design Award is the new contest by Elica on […]


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Dencity Competition 2015 Shelter Global

46 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, April 20, 2015.

Shelter is pleased to invite architects, planners, students, engineers, designers, thinkers, NGOs and organizations from all over the world to take part in the first annual Dencity Competition. Rapid world growth and urbanization is not allowing cities to adapt and provide for their inhabitants. Towns are quickly growing into cities, and some of the densest […]


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2015 UIA-PHG Student Competition| Design of a Mobile Isolation, Diagnosis and/or Treatment Unit for Use in Ebola or Other Communicable Disease Epidemics

46 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, April 20, 2015.

Sponsors: International Union of Architects-Public Health Group (UIA-PHG) Global University Program in Healthcare Architecture (GUPHA) China Hospital Build Exhibition & Congress (CHBEC) and co-sponsored by Center for Health Systems & Design (CHSD) College of Architecture Texas A&M University Type: open, student, one-stage Eligibility: Full-time college students at the undergraduate, graduate or doctoral levels Fee: Timetable: […]


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Competition INNATUR 4

54 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

OPENGAP organizes the fourth edition of this open ideas competition seeking for innovative, cutting-edge, contemporary, proposals, committed to a strategy of implementing architecture in a natural environment. Approaches should point to find synergies between nature and the building itself. Each participant or team can propose the location of their Project. This competition is open to […]


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New birth of a myth

56 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Fabbian Illuminazione is calling all creatives of the world to join “New birth of a myth”, the new contest on Desall.com aimed at designing the new crystal lamp that will be the worthy companion of the company best sellers, Cubetto and Beluga. The company is looking for a new product made of crystal, with compact […]


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Planetary Urbanism: Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design

56 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Sponsor: ARCH+ Journal; Federal Foreign Office, Germany Type: Open, international, ideas Location: Germany Languages: English, German Eligibility: The competition is intended for: • Designers from the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, environmental planning, graphic, product and media design, statistics, cartography, photography, film and the visual arts • Scientists from the fields of art and cultural theory, art education, […]


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Planetary Urbanism – Critique of the Present in the Medium of Information Design

56 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Sponsor: ARCH+ Journal; Federal Foreign Office, Germany Type: Open, international, ideas Location: Germany Languages: English, German Eligiblity: The competition is intended for: • Designers from the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, environmental planning, graphic, product and media design, statistics, cartography, photography, film and the visual arts • Scientists from the fields of art and cultural theory, art education, […]


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Leroy Merlin – Light On and Take Care

61 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

Leroy Merlin is calling all creative people of the world to take part in “Light On and Take Care”, the new contest on Desall, looking for innovative solutions for the bathroom lighting system. The participants are invited to submit innovative proposals for the lighting system, that might be able to address the several needs for […]


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Filling Station(s) Combo Competitions

66 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 10, 2015.

This is a competition about rethinking the filling station: As the automobile became a highly celebrated and desired part of western society during the first half of the 20th century, the filling station followed closely behind as the architectural counterpart of this new phenomenon that was changing the world. However, as car ownership exploded around […]


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Innovative Minds 2015 Architectural Design Competition – Situational Synthesis

71 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, May 15, 2015.

Innovative Minds design competition is an exploration into the relationship between a site specific physical architectural design and the virtual world. Investigate the influence of the virtual world blending with physical architecture. The virtual world is built on the framework of computers, the internet, mobile technology and other mediums, which enhance how information is exchanged […]


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Axis Civitas

71 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, May 15, 2015.

Axis: an alliance, the main stem or central part about which a network is arranged Civitas: citizenship, especially as imparting shared responsibility, a common purpose, and sense of community. Gowanus by Design presents its third international design competition, “Axis Civitas.” The two-component competition asks participants to first map and present conditions relevant to the Gowanus […]


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The 2015 George Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design

73 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 17, 2015.

North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH), an award-winning non-profit organization, announces the 2015 Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design throughout North Carolina. Named for George Matsumoto, FAIA, a founding member of the faculty at the NC State University College of Design, the Prize uniquely features $6000 in awards, a blue-ribbon jury of internationally known architects, and […]


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2015 GEORGE MATSUMOTO PRIZE FOR MODERNIST RESIDENTIAL DESIGN

73 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 17, 2015.

North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) announces the 2015 George Matsumoto Prize for North Carolina Modernist residential design.. NCMH created the Matsumoto Prize in 2012 to honor George Matsumoto, FAIA, one of the founding faculty members of North Carolina State University’s School of Design (now College of Design). Matsumoto designed some of North Carolina’s most well-known […]


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AC Martin Scholarship

76 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Woodbury University (www.woodbury.edu) and AC Martin Partners, Inc. (www.acmartin.com) today jointly announced establishment of the AC Martin Scholarship, to support deserving students pursuing design excellence in the academic programs of the Arid Lands Institute (ALI), a self-sustaining education, research, and outreach center at Woodbury. Funded by a $15,000 gift from AC Martin, the scholarship places […]


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Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa

87 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015.

The Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa (CPDI Africa) is a culture-inspired, research-based, design-build competition, created to inspire the development of successful neighborhoods and communities on the continent, with modern African architecture that is both culturally and environmentally sustainable. CPDI Africa engages participation from the design community within and outside Africa, for the accomplishment of […]


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Reshape 15 | Wearable Technology Competition

87 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015.

In the digital landscape a new reality has started to shine by itself: the ubiquitous computing. A concept that is burying the common idea of machine and completely altering the role computers play nowadays. In this computational narrative, the challenge is no longer to add a new digital object to our list of tools, but […]


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Reshape 15 | Wearable Technology Competition

87 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Sunday, May 31, 2015.

In the digital landscape a new reality has started to shine by itself: the ubiquitous computing. A concept that is burying the common idea of machine and completely altering the role computers play nowadays. In this computational narrative, the challenge is no longer to add a new digital object to our list of tools, but […]


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Cosentino Design Challenge

88 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Monday, June 1, 2015.

Cosentino, the world leader in the production and distribution of innovative quartz, natural stone and architectural surfaces, has opened the call for submissions for its 9th International Cosentino Design Challenge (CDC) for students in two categories: Architecture and Design. Students participating in the Cosentino Design Challenge Design category, “Cosentino and Celebration,” are tasked with creating […]


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perFORM 2015 Building Design Competition

106 Days until submission deadline.
DEADLINE: Friday, June 19, 2015.

Hammer & Hand’s perFORM 2015 Building Design Competition challenges emerging architectural professionals to fuse high performance building with high design. WHAT: This year’s competition calls for architectural students and interns to design a net zero energy, mixed-use, multifamily building in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Group and individual entries will be judged based on the […]


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2015 Mystery Build Art Competition

229 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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Winter Stations Design Competition

275 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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