Space Forward: Ideas Competition for Repositioning of 1407 Broadway

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014.

THE LIGHTSTONE GROUP LAUNCHES SPACE FORWARD: IDEAS COMPETITION FOR REPOSITIONING OF 1407 BROADWAY “RE-IMAGINE YOUR WORKPLACE” INVITES INNOVATIVE THINKERS TO PARTICIPATE IN CREATIVE IDEAS COMPETITION TO CREATE IDEAL WORK ENVIRONMENT $14,000 goes to jury prize winner with $3,000 prize for 3 runners-up New York, NY, (April 2, 2014) –1407 Broadway, a premier building in Times […]


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+FARM Summer 2014: Performance Pavilion

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

The project for this year’s week-long intensive design, fabrication, and construction studio is a lightweight, self-supporting Performance Pavilion. Studio participants will engage in a collaborative and iterative design process, striking a balance between form, material and craft, culminating in a full-scale, multi-functional Performance Pavilion to be used through-out the year. Ten applicants selected from an […]


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Westside Urban Forum Design Awards 2014

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

he Westside Urban Forum Design Awards celebrates Built and Unbuilt work, plans and policies commissioned throughout the County of Los Angeles. Categories include Schools, Mixed-Use, Public/Institutional, Restaurant/Bars, Public Open Space/Retail, Multi-Unit Housing and Office. Because the forum is comprised of developers, planners, architects and other land-use parties, our design awards program is an excellent opportunity […]


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Stitch: an AIA Portland Ideas Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

ABSTRACT: As the City of Portland continues to grow we find ourselves needing urban living rooms to offer space that is open and free for the public to use and gather. Pioneer Square is a great success as an urban space for the city, but as the population grows more public squares are needed. The […]


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‘The City Rises’ Student Photography Competition

Registration Deadline: Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Win an iPAD AIR in this exciting student photography competition! The competition is open to all full-time and part time students in all study subjects. Submit three photographs on the theme of ‘The City Rises’. Register and submit at www.mycitycompetitions.com See previous entrants and winners at www.flickr.com/photos/mycitycompetitions/ The Brief – “Each day is a new […]


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PINarchitecture /// April Brief : The Fighting Rooms

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014.

PINarchitecture is a creative outlet for designers to express unique ideas within a 4 inch circle. The contained format challenges designers to be concise while being less time- consuming than a standard competition. April 2014 /// The Fighting Rooms The programatic needs of a building are usually determined without full consideration of site, zoning, or […]


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Full Metal Frame – Luxottica

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Luxottica, leader in the eyewear sector, offers to all designers the chance to design a metal eyewear line, both sun and prescription eyewear, that may recall an essential style and highlight the innovative patented closing system. Link to the contest: http://des.al/luxottica Deadline: 17th June 2014 Awards: 1st: € 3000 2nd: € 1500 3rd: € 500 Participation to the […]


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Westside Urban Forum Design Awards (Los Angeles)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Registration/Submission Deadline EXTENDED: Tuesday, April 29 at 5PM The Westside Urban Forum Design Awards celebrates Built and Unbuilt work, plans and policies commissioned throughout the County of Los Angeles. Categories include Schools, Mixed-Use, Public/Institutional, Restaurant/Bars, Public Open Space/Retail, Multi-Unit Housing and Office. Because the forum is comprised of developers, planners, architects and other land-use parties, […]


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Vision42 Design International Competition

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

The Institute for Rational Urban Mobility is hosting a design competition that encourages entrants to imagine an enhanced public environment for one of the most iconic streets in the world-42nd street in midtown Manhattan. Submit your plans to transform the street into a world-class boulevard complete with a high-quality public spaces and a light-rail tram. […]


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Reanimate the Ruins – Detroit 2014

Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.

OVERVIEW: Once the fourth largest city in America and Michigan’s primary Metropolis, Detroit has recently filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States. Among the many reasons for Detroit’s decline, two stand out: an undiversified economic model, reliant on the production and sale of automobiles, and an unprecedented degree of sprawl. […]


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Urban SOS: Towards a New Industry

Registration Deadline: Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014.

AECOM is seeking submissions to our fifth student competition. The theme this year is Urban SOS: Towards a New Industry. We are seeking integrated design, planning, environmental and engineering proposals in any urban context that relates to and improves the relationship between industry and urban development worldwide. For complete details, terms and conditions, please download […]


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Iconic Flip Key

Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Keyline is inviting you all into the fascinating and complex world of the keys. The challenge consists in finding innovative yet feasible solutions for a Flip key, known for the quick release movement that allows to extract and retrieve the key blade which is inserted into the car door keyhole and into the ignition. Deadline: […]


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MEDELLIN EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL HOUSING (MESH)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.

SUMMARY In 1991, Medellin was considered to be the most violent city in the world with almost 20 people being shot every day, and one of the five most corrupt cities of Colombia in the year 2003. Society was marked by violence and a strong sense of inequality. The main problem in Medellin was drug […]


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Land Art Generator 2014 Copenhagen

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 19, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, May 19, 2014.

What if our cities were powered by artfully designed clean energy generators? Is there an important role for public art to play in the new smart city? In a focused effort to provide some interesting answers to these questions, the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) and Refshaleøen Holding are thrilled to announce that the LAGI […]


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DawnTown: Alternative Mobilities

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Recently, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado declared March as Miami Bike Month. And why shouldn’t it?  Did you see the latest gathering this past Friday for Critical Mass?  Hundreds of people, including celebrity cyclists and NBA megastars Dwyane Wade and Lebron James, were in attendance for a 13 mile trek around Miami.  Cycling has […]


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Midtown Viaducts Project in Detroit

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) in partnership with the New Economy Initiative (NEI) is seeking proposals to transform the undersides of two viaducts located in Midtown Detroit’s TechTown district with public art and light. MDI is pleased to announce that its Call for Entries is now open. The Second and Cass Avenue viaducts are two fully […]


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Green Square Design Competition: Gunyama Park and Aquatic Centre

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.

The City of Sydney invites architects and landscape architects to enter a design competition to create a new park and aquatic leisure centre for the Green Square area. The winning design will combine a precinct recreation park with a state-of-the-art aquatic leisure facility, meeting the City’s design excellence standards. The City’s vision Our vision for […]


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Minimize

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Minimize, 28th contest launched by Formabilio, the participatory and eco-design platform that promotes the projects of talented, aspiring designers through contest online. The new challenge for the creatives and interior enthusiasts that will enter this contest can be summarized in one world: simplicity. The entries have to down-size their grandiose thoughts and submit a furniture, […]


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Architecture for Humanity New York presents: GARNISH: A Culinary Lab & Art Studio Design Competition

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014.

Architecture for Humanity New York has launched a design competition in collaboration with New York Cares and The Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders. The Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders serves a diverse population of students, grades 9-12, in Brooklyn, New York. Principal David O’Hara and staff have created a safe and supportive learning […]


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The Fan Fiction Competition

Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Summary: “Fan fiction is what literature might look like if it were reinvented from scratch after a nuclear apocalypse by a band of brilliant pop-culture junkies trapped in a sealed bunker…They’re fans, but they’re not silent, couch-bound consumers of media. The culture talks to them, and they talk back to the culture in its own […]


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Generation Kingspan 2014

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

The GenK Student Design Competition offers the opportunity to compete in an Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) design competition with a chance to win top awards. Students investigate how insulated roof and wall panels can be integrated into the design of a mixed-use building. Students compete, communities participate, and everyone learns more about sustainable design with […]


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2014 HardieDesign Contest

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 16, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, May 16, 2014.

The 2014 HardieDesign Contest from James Hardie Building Products will give architectural firms the opportunity to showcase their best commercial and multifamily projects featuring the company’s fiber cement siding and panel products. Like the inaugural 2013 edition, the contest will have two winners – one for traditional and one for modern design – each of […]


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+FARM June 2014 Studio: Performance Pavilion

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

+FARM is excited to announce that the project for this year’s week-long intensive design, fabrication, and construction studio is a lightweight, self-supporting Performance Pavilion. +FARM brings together a wide range of professionals to work directly with the participants during the studio. Ten Participants will progress from introductory to more advanced working sessions with technical content […]


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+FARM August Studio: Tactical Tectonics

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

+FARM is excited to announce our 2014 August Studio in Buffalo, NY working directly with Silo City + Rigidized Metals Corporation and the Rigidized Fab-Team to design, fabricate, and construct a multi-level Culture Shelter within an existing grain silo. Ten applicants selected from an open call will work directly with professional craftsmen, fabricators, architects, digital […]


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Plasticity

Registration Deadline: Sunday, June 29, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, June 29, 2014.

Plasticity, the quality of being able to be made into different shapes, to be molded or altered, is a quality that is pervasive in contemporary design. This idea can manifest as a material providing haptic experience or as a concept defining relational interaction with performative consequence. From advanced applications of arrested fluid materials to assemblies […]


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Liget Budapest International Architectural Design Competition in Hungary

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

Registration began for the Liget Budapest International Architectural Design Competition in Budapest, Hungary on 27 February 2014. A summary of the competition and its set of rules are available for all those interested on the official homepage of the open, free, international, two-stage, anonymous architectural competition. The open, international design competition approved and supervised by […]


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Selle Royal Saddle Selector – Product Design

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Selle Royal, leading company in the bicycle saddles market, is looking for an innovative system that gives support to the in-store sells. The aim of the contest is to identify the best design for the measuring tool able to suggest to each customer the most suitable saddle among the specific ergonomic range that will be […]


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MEDS 2014 Tutorpack

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014.

This Tutorpack is a collection of competitions for a place as a Tutor in the MEDS 2014 international design festival in Dublin City. There are competitions for a variety of different disciplines including Architecture, Furniture Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Photography, and many more as well as a section for Open Call Ideas competitions. MEDS […]


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Eighth Annual R+D Awards

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014.

To celebrate the building technologies that are revolutionizing the process and product of architecture, ARCHITECT magazine announces its eighth annual R+D Awards program. The awards honor innovative design and systems at every scale—from entire buildings to building systems, products and materials, and digital tools such as software, apps, and fabrication methods. Deadlines: Friday, April 18, […]


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Urban Art Museum Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Mission: The Urban Art Museum is not a building, it is a museum without walls. The artwork of the Urban Art Museum is scattered throughout the built environment, and is designed to strengthen the identity of the local community and to bring a greater sense of ownership and awareness of the built environment that we […]


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2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014.

Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites scientists, students, designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists and planners from all over the world to submit their innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems. A $100,000 prize is awarded to support the development and implementation of one outstanding strategy. THE INSPIRATION Buckminster Fuller led a […]


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Troldtekt Award 2014

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

The International Troldtekt Award 2014 is a biennial concept competition for international students of design & architecture. The Award encourages students to explore Troldtekt acoustic panels and find new uses for them that are not only creative but also possible to realise in practice. The project can describe the proposal from small scale to large […]


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Revitilizilation Of Telichka

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Graduates and students of architecture or urban design departments are kindly invited to take a part in the international Workshop “Revitalization of Telichka” which is lead from 12 to 17 of May in Kyiv, Urkaine. Application form you can find here bit.ly/1fWJZ4r  (you have to fill it on-line) Motivation letter and projects to be sent […]


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RAMSA 2014 Travel Fellowship

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 11, 2014.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ RAMSA Travel Fellowship is back for its second year. The Fellowship awards $10,000 to an individual to support travel and research for studies that convey the firm’s key ideal of perpetuating tradition through invention in architecture. Candidates demonstrate insight and interest in the architectural profession and its future, as well as […]


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Call for Entries: Genius Loci Weimar Video Mapping Competition 2014 – MAKE WALLS TALK!

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

The international festival of audiovisual projections Genius Loci Weimar has recently launched the 3rd video mapping competition. (see last year’s results in the Bustler News) It’s an unique media art festival which looks beyond the mere geometry of objects to explore the possibilities of reflecting the spirit of the place through projection art. For this […]


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illy City Mug

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

illy City Mug is the new casting by illy on Desall, looking for graphical proposals for an exclusive line of mugs by illy dedicated to six world-famous cities: Rome, Milan, Paris, London, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Read all the info on: http://des.al/illymug Deadline: April 9th, 2014 Awards: 6 x Collaboration contracts with illy for […]


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WT SmartCityAward 2014

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 20, 2014.

WT-SmartCityAward 2014, international Urban and Architecture ideas competition, part of an annual program of prestigious Awards and Events. The aim of this competition is to reward the most visionary and sustainable ideas and projects to transform in a positive way the urban landscape. The winning projects will be exhibited six days with a prestigious event […]


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Make Architecture Happen: Crowd-funded architecture

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS CROWD-FUNDING FOR ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS Make Architecture Happen is revolutionizing the way we conceptualize, design, and finance the projects of tomorrow. By utilizing the limitless potential of Crowd-Funding, Make Architecture Happen is connecting architectural enthusiasts, practitioners, and educators to fund innovative new projects by designers the world around. Our goal is to […]


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Marvin Architects Challenge

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.

For the sixth year in a row, Marvin Windows and Doors is honoring the best in architectural creativity with its Architects Challenge. Accepting submissions now through May 2, 2014, architects are encouraged to enter their best Marvin projects for the chance to win national recognition for their work, as well as other prestigious prizes. Similar […]


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Ampersand v.07_MASS – Call for Submissions

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 9, 2014.

// BRIEF Ampersand v.07_MASS seeks submissions which explore architectural intensities; people, urbanisms, publics, weight, form, ‘pack’ mentalities. MASS is ritual, unavoidable, inevitable, and desirable. MASS is the intentional gathering of individuals, a collection of connected lives, an aggregation of the governed, agglomerations of landscapes as accumulations and articulations of space and time. Recent histories of […]


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AIANY Interiors Speed Presentation Edition 5: Inside Out/Outside In – Influencing the Public Realm

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.

The AIANY Interiors Committee is announcing another Speed Presentation on April 15th at the Steelcase Showroom. We are currently calling for entries to present one interiors project each from 10 New York City architects. PURPOSE This edition of the series will focus on interior projects that capture a public spirit, that operate both internally and […]


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Smart baby lunch – Refine

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.

“Smart baby lunch – Refine” is the second phase of the contest launched by Chicco, “Smart baby lunch”, focused on the study of a kit of products able to guarantee maximum practicality and flexibility in the preservation, transportation and food giving, following the baby needs during the growth. The contest has now entered a new […]


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AIANY Interiors Speed Presentation Edition 5 – Inside Out/Outside In: Interiors Influencing the Public Realm

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2014.

The AIANY Interiors Committee Committee is announcing another Speed Presentation the evening of April 15th at the Steelcase Showroom. We are currently calling for entries to present one interiors project each from 10 New York City architects. PURPOSE This edition of the series will focus on interior projects that capture a public spirit, that operate […]


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ASLA 2014 Professional and Student Awards

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014.

Each year, the ASLA professional awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA student awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession. The professional awards offers six categories: General Design, Residential Design, Analysis & Planning, Research, Communications, and The Landmark Award. Winners receive featured coverage in […]


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[Call for Proposals] MANIFEST Issue No. 2 “Kingdoms of God”

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 14, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 14, 2014.

MANIFEST, an annual independent print journal on American architecture and urbanism, is requesting text, project, and photographic proposals for its second issue entitled, “Kingdoms of God.” Edited by Anthony Acciavatti, Justin Fowler, and Dan Handel, and supported in part by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, MANIFEST was founded to initiate […]


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International competition for architectural and city planning concept of Kaliningrad

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 14, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 14, 2014.

Announcement of the open international competition for architectural and city planning concept of area development in the historical center of Kaliningrad (Korolevskaya gora and its locality) Noncommercial partnership ‘City-Planning Bureau ‘The Heart of the City’ under instructions of the Government of Kaliningrad region and in association with the administration of municipal entity ‘Urban district ‘The […]


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International Design Awards (IDA)

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.

A handful of designers, thinkers and entrepreneurs created the International Design Awards in 2007 as a response to the lack of recognition and celebration for smart and sustainable multidisciplinary design. The International Design Awards (IDA) exists to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic, and […]


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Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 7, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2014.

The Art Institute of Chicago, the High Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (MFAH), and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art are pleased to announce the launch of The Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program, which provides specialized training in the curatorial field […]


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MUD HOUSE DESIGN COMPETITION: Reinventing the African Mud Hut Together

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, August 31, 2014.

Nka Foundation invites entries for Mud House Design 2014, an international architecture competition open to recent graduates and students of architecture, design and others from around the world who think earth architecture can be beautiful. Registration and submission of entries run from March 15, 2014 until August 31, 2014. Contact: info@nkafoundation.org / www.nkafoundation.org The challenge […]


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NEW SPACE FOR ROSATOM

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, December 15, 2014.

For the attention of energetic, talented, and ambitious professionals! Rosatom, the Russian state atomic-energy corporation announce an open international creative competition to devise a corporate design concept for workspaces and public spaces. This competition is the first stage in a long-term project to modernize the overall look of plants in this sector – from the […]


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The Deborah J. Norden Fund

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Since 1995, The Deborah J. Norden Fund, established in memory of architect and arts administrator Deborah Norden, has awarded up to $5,000 annually in travel and study grants to students and recent graduates in the fields of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies. The Deborah J. Norden Fund is a program of The Architectural League […]


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Create Your Tile: be our new designer

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

The competition aims at rewarding innovative graphic designs that will lead to the production of a new ceramic collection consistent with the values of the brand DesignTaleStudio by Refin. The competition is free and international, and is open to Architecture and Design Professionals. The winning project will be produced and launched on the market by […]


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2014 Brick in Architecture Awards

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

BIA Opens Entries for 25th Annual Brick in Architecture Awards Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association’s (BIA) Brick in Architecture Awards. Celebrating its 25th year, BIA’s annual honors spotlight outstanding, innovative and sustainable architecture that incorporates clay brick products as the predominant exterior building or paving material. Entries are conducted entirely online, and […]


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reGENERATION: An Intergenerational Living Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014.

The Center for Public Interest Design at Portland State University’s School of Architecture is hosting a design competition to explore new models in intergenerational housing. This competition aims to address ways of reintegrating an often-isolated aging population into active settings where they can once again thrive and lend their voices and expertise to the greater […]


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Genius Loci Weimar Video Mapping Competition 2014 – MAKE WALLS TALK!

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

The international festival of audiovisual projections Genius Loci Weimar has recently launched the 3rd video mapping competition. (see last year’s results in the Bustler News) It’s an unique media art festival which looks beyond the mere geometry of objects to explore the possibilities of reflecting the spirit of the place through projection art. For this competition, Genius […]


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Harvard Deans’ Design Challenge: Urban Life 2030

Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 23, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 23, 2014.

The Deans’ Design Challenge: Urban Life 2030 seeks proposals that envision order of magnitude improvements to the liveability of our cities by 2030. The world’s urban population is forecasted to grow by about 50% in the next 15 years, inducing a monumental transformation in the lives of our city dwellers. Most of this urbanization will […]


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3 seconds MAGIC -Animated GIF Contest-

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014.

Loftwork.com is launching an animated GIF contest with Gifpop, a New York-based service that takes GIFs out of the digital world and into the real world as custom cards. The rule for the submitted GIFs is that the animation should loop and be less than 3 seconds long!


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PINarchitecture /// February Brief : The Sinking Floor

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

PINarchitecture is a monthly micro-competition for designers who have a desire to exercise design skills and share original ideas. Submissions are both small and digital to give busy designers an opportunity to participate without the time commitment of a standard competition. There is no fee to participate and no eligibility requirements. February 2014 /// The […]


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AIM Competition: The legend of Tent—International Design Competition of Tent Hotel

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Since 2005, the hotel industry in China is developing in a high speed, with the growth of disposable wealth Per capita, more and more families are devoting their attention on lifestyle vacations. To meet these requirements, there are growing trends of tourist hotels in scenic spots. But hotel architectures in terms of energy consumption, pollution […]


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Ragdale Ring Project 2014 – Call for Proposals

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 1, 1970.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 1, 1970.

Contemporary Redesign of Historic Performance Space at Artist Retreat Ragdale, the nationally acclaimed artist residency program in Lake Forest, Illinois invites architects, designers and artists to apply for the opportunity to design, build, and exhibit the 2014 Ragdale Ring, a temporary theatre to house summer  concerts, performances, events and their audiences. Ragdale seeks proposals for […]


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2014 Fritz Höger Award for Excellence in Brick Architecture

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

The “2014 Fritz Höger Award for Excellence in Brick Architecture” is now open for submissions. For the third time, this internationally renowned architecture award will be presented by the “Initiative Bauen mit Backstein” (Brick Building Initiative), once again with the support of the Association of German Architects (BDA). The Brick Building Initiative awards architects and […]


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2014 RSA-US Student Design Awards

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

RSA US Student Design Awards Competition The 2014 RSA US Student Design Awards program is open for undergraduate submissions until 19 March. We are looking for projects that are inherently beautiful and socially responsible that display ingenuity, aesthetics, and development potential. Our 2014 design briefs will challenge and inspire students across multiple design disciplines, including […]


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War Port Microtecture

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 13, 2014.

“Objects (…) become collective architectures when they are part of an interaction between object-place-users, from which actions result.” (Marcos Rosa, in Microplanning: Urban creative practices) Homemade Dessert, in cooperation with the Liepaja City Council, invites you to participate in the third international architecture vision competition on Karosta, Latvia: War Town Microtecture. Karosta translates as War […]


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2014 Emerging Visions

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 9, 2014.

The Chicago Architectural Club is pleased to announce the 2014 Emerging Visions portfolio competition. This portfolio competition seeks to provide a forum for young designers to be recognized and to share their visions, inventions and ideas. The award promotes significant architectural endeavors by young architects, designers and new practices yet to be acknowledged.


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Centennial Festival of Riverboats Pavilion Design Competition

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014.

The Belle of Louisville, the oldest operating steamboat in the United States, will be celebrating a century of service in October, 2014. To celebrate this milestone, the Centennial Festival of Riverboats will take place from October 14-19, 2014 at Louisville’s Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, attracting an estimated 300,000 visitors from around the world. The […]


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Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014.

2014 Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship Peter Reyner Banham spent his time in Buffalo engaged in a scholarly project on the imaginary of American industrial architecture that took the form of historical research, hands-on engagement and seminar instruction, resulting in his landmark work, A Concrete Atlantis. In celebration of Banham’s legacy of experimental criticism, the fellowship […]


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Poor But Beautiful

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 6, 2014.

COMBO COMPETITIONS organizes international ideas competitions that emphasize the creativity behind proposals, and challenges the competitors to stretch their imagination and innovation even further. BACKGROUND: Regardless of its negative impact on the environment, it is hard to imagine the automobile disappearing from our cities in the foreseeable future. In recent years there has been an […]


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Young Architects in Africa

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

For the 14th International Architecture Biennale, the CA’ASI is holding an architectural competition which will highlight the dynamic young African architecture. CA’ASI will open the doors of Palazzo Santa Maria Nova to emerging African architects in order to emphasize the creativity and originality of new African architecture, and  to help it gain world-wide recognition. APPLICATION […]


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ReSpace Design Competition

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 20, 2014.

The challenge: design a small, outdoor community gathering space which exhibits exemplary design using reuse materials.  Once again, we will be building the winning design! This year the competition combines issues of program, culture and context to the challenge of designing with reuse materials. We are asking you to design a space that will allow […]


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Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge 2014 is a great opportunity for participants to share their skills and contribute to the development of innovative ground noise solutions at airports. Swedavia operates ten of the largest airports in Sweden and are world leaders in developing sustainable airports. Now they welcome participants from all over the world to showcase […]


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Installation(5)

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

Competition instructions are as follows: DESIGN A MULTI FUNCTIONAL SEATING PROTOTYPE. Submissions: Include a 24″x 36″ poster mounted on foam core Model (if applicable) CD with .pdf of poster and 5 max. jpegs of model Applicant’s name should NOT be on front of submission; name should only be on back of poster as appears on […]


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Fashion Writing Competition with the Woolmark, Polly King & Co and Laurence King Publishing

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014.

Modeconnect launches its first International Fashion Writing Competition run in partnership with The Woolmark Company, Polly King & Co and Laurence King Publishing. The competition offers aspiring fashion writers and journalists a unique opportunity to gain experience and exposure. It aims to promote “good” fashion writing, writing on fashion that is researched, reflective, insightful, critical, […]


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AIAVT:EP / Engaging the Public Library (New England)

Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, May 4, 2014.

ENGAGING THE PUBLIC LIBRARY is the 2nd annual competition organized by AIA Vermont Emerging Professionals.  This competition is open to all emerging design professionals within 10 years of graduation or 5 years of licensure, living or working in New England.  Entrants may either work individually or as part of a team. COMPETITION BRIEF Contrary to […]


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‘Here, Here Magazine’ Call for Submissions

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

______HERE, HERE MAGAZINE______ is an architecture, art and design magazine edited and designed by architecture students at California State Polytechnic University. For our Inaugural issue, HERE, HERE is soliciting speculative and innovative pieces from students, faculty and professionals in architecture or neighboring fields. The theme is open to interpretation and we encourage submissions from all […]


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Poor But Beautiful

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 6, 2014.

COMBO COMPETITIONS organizes international ideas competitions that emphasize the creativity behind proposals, and challenges the competitors to stretch their imagination and innovation even further. BACKGROUND: Regardless of its negative impact on the environment, it is hard to imagine the automobile disappearing from our cities in the foreseeable future. In recent years there has been an […]


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Shht#3 – Architecture and Conflict

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 30, 2014.

The cultural association Shht! is launching a call for papers, photo reportages, drawings, case studies of buildings, projects or any other creative input regarding the following topic: Architecture and Conflict: in which  ways do war and guerrilla warfare influence and change cities? Send us an abstract of 400 characters addressing a topic of your choice, and it […]


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Currency as Space

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Saturday, March 1, 2014.

Open call:  The exhibition BORROWORROB: In Search of Symmetry, in conjunction with the HDLU Treasury and Mint is holding an open call exhibition for the design of currency.  Entrants are encouraged to design a paper currency or alternative for the geopolitics of space.  50 projects will be exhibited at the HDLU, 10 projects will be […]


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ArquitectAs-Women Architects – Call for Papers

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014.

The first International Symposium on Research in Architecture and Gender entitled “Redefining the profession” that will take place the 27th and 28th of March in Seville, Spain, invites masters or doctoral students, professionals, academics and educators to contribute with new ideas and reflections on a professional practice of architecture with greater equity in terms of gender. In […]


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‘TAMED URBAN ART’ Call for international Artists

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.

WNS Art Project invites Street & Graffiti Artists from around the world to unearth their creativity and unleash their imagination in any domesticable surface and submit their applications for : TAMED URBAN ART Exhibition. Eligibility: -> Open to artists, 18 years of age or older from around the world who submit freestyle artwork in the […]


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The John Stewardson Scholarship in Architecture 2014 113th Competition

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

ohn Stewardson [1858-1896] was endowed not only with high moral principle but vigorous character, a gift for friendship and the power to create confidence — qualities which made him an inspiring example to the young members of his profession.  His tragic death in a skating accident, closing a career of achievement notable for so short a life, […]


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120 HOURS – The architecture competition for students by students spanning 120 hours

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 22, 2014.

120 HOURS is the world’s largest and most prestigious student-driven architecture competition, created for and by architecture students. 120 HOURS introduces a brand new competition format, where students are given 120 hours to solve a complex and socially relevant assignment.The competition is 120 Hours of intense work. Open for students from all over the world. […]


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Living Place Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

Introducing The University of Vermont’s first student-designed competition: LivingPlace. This ecological design competition is sponsored by the University of Vermont Ecological Design Collaboratory and supported by a grant from the Thoreau Foundation and Rubenstein School for the Environment and Natural Resources. The LivingPlace Competition serves as a springboard for the new Ecological Design Collaboratory. Competitors […]


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REPERIMETRAL

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014.

THE CONTEST RE-PERIMETRAL is an open ideas competition. The contest goal is the reuse of the steel beams from the Perimetral elevated highway. The Perimetral elevated highway contains 905 corten steel beams 40m long. An Idea RE-PEPERIMETRAL contest absorbs half a century of the elevated highway‘s life, as a “caterpillar” that now mutates and is […]


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Posterheroes 4

Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2014.

TOWARDS SYSTEMIC FOOD, the fourth edition of Posterheroes The cultural association PLUG launches new edition of the international competition aimed at promoting the debate about themes of global interest and social development. Posterheroes starts a two-year project focused on Food System, aimed at investigating the themes of food and nutrition in their social, environmental and […]


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Moved to Care – Registration Deadline Extended

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

Building Trust International’s new design competition – Moved to Care – seeks to find design proposals for a small, either mobile or relocatable healthcare facility that promotes health and well-being in a safe and clean environment. Contestants should create an innovative design which helps to bring healthcare and well-being education to rural and otherwise disconnected […]


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Thresholds Call for Submissinos: Issue 43 “Scandalous”

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Thresholds is an annual, peer-reviewed journal that accepts original material for publication. Thresholds is looking for three types of content: Scholarly articles, projects, and shorts. 1. Scholarly articles: Text should be in English, limited to 3,000 words, and formatted in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style. Images should be included separately at 300 dpi […]


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Student Architect and Designer Cork Flooring Design Competition

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

The 1st Annual Globus Cork Floor Design Competition has been launched and is open to Design and Architecture students of the NY region. Students and student groups can submit cork flooring design concepts online to a judging committee of prominent designers and architects who will select design finalists and a winner. The competition website is […]


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2014 Mystery Build Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, October 20, 2014.

Create a work of art, construction, or other creative object 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 materials like wood, clay, canvas, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces […]


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Re-thinking The Future Awards

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 14, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Re-thinking The Future (RTF) was born from the idea of creating a new window on international trends in architecture and design that looks on to radical solutions for the present day problems facing the domain. RTF is a hub of services for architecture and design. RTF is working to develop an architectural language that would […]


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DUBAI GLOBAL ENERGY FORUM

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 14, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Challenge: For this exercise we are going to consider that after the success of the first Global Energy Forum, Dubai has decided to turn this into an annual event and wants to give it a fixed venue to accommodate it in its upcoming editions. The periodicity of this event will help to strengthen the image […]


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Designing Dreams: 2014 Pitch Competition

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

We’re offering the opportunity for a socially and/or environmentally responsible organization to receive free Professional Design Services that can best utilize Public Interest Design to realize their dreams. Application: http://media.wix.com/ugd/2f9c85_2b6970ade73b4b26b1f964e8be9e9690.pdf


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Architectural Ecologies: Code, Culture and Technology at the Convergence – Call for Papers

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS / PROJECTS: The symposium operates on the architectural interface between system  theory, computation and biology, focusing on processes that are described as an alloy of technology, ecology and culture. The symposium opens a discussion on urbanity-systems, defined as coded,  self-organising organisms structurally based on circular observation, feedback and learning, to a field […]


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ArtScape Donegal @ Ards Forest Park – Architectural Commission

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

The IAF, in partnership Donegal County Council Cultural Services Public Art Program, Earagail Arts Festival and Coillte, is delighted to present a competition for the commission of an innovative installation for Ards Forest Park, Creeslough, Co. Donegal for July 2014. ArtScape Donegal @ Ards Forest Park is intended to create a cultural focal point in […]


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Natural City

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 9, 2014.

useums have historically been centers of research, education, and public outreach. While most people think of natural history museums as places for public entertainment, the importance of museum specimen collections for documenting historical and present-day patterns of biological diversity cannot be overstated. The role of natural history museum in the life of a nation involves: […]


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Call for Papers – The Hybrid_Link

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Call for Papers For Issue #03 ‘HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN FORM AND ENERGY’ Hybridization Design Strategies for a Sustainable Environment and an efficient Urban Form Papers focused on the theme of Hybridization between Form and Energy in the fields of Architecture, Building Engineering, Urban Design, Landscape design, Philosophy, Aesthetics, are welcomed from Scientists, Scholars, and Practitioners in […]


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15th Annual Initiatives for Houston Grant Program

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 24, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 24, 2014.

The Rice Design Alliance is sponsoring our 15th annual grants program for students and faculty of the Rice School of Architecture, the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, the College of Architecture at  Prairie View A&M University, and the Department of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University. RDA will […]


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ARCH3D – Architectural 3D Printing Challenge

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 20, 2014.

itPrint Australia is launching into the architectural industry and calling all architects, engineers, designers, artists and students who are interested in winning some great prizes including the chance to win a Makerbot Replicator 2X! Have you ever wondered what your building would look like against the Perth skyline? This could be anything from a house […]


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2014 RSA-US Student Design Awards

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

2014 RSA-US Student Design Awards to feature Bill Moggridge Award RSA US Student Design Awards Competition The 2014 RSA US Student Design Awards program is open for undergraduate submissions until 19 March. We are looking for projects that are inherently beautiful and socially responsible that display ingenuity, aesthetics, and development potential. Our 2014 design briefs […]


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COMPETITION INNATUR 3: Nature Interpretation Centre

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

OPENGAP organizes the third 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. Participants are invited to find spaces that promote a deep understanding and assimilation of nature. Projects […]


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VIVA Vancouver: Robson Redux

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014.

Enter the Robson Redux public space design competition Enter your ideas on how you would like to transform the iconic 800 block of Robson St in downtown Vancouver into a pedestrian plaza for summer 2014. A single winning design team will be selected by a jury to design, build, and install the temporary public space installation. This […]


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