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Architectural Poem Writing Competition Series, India

Pappal Suneja • Nov 13, 2018 • 4774

Architectural Poem Writing Competition Series, India

Architectural Poem Writing Competition Series is the third Initiative of the Architectural Journalism Organization to spread awareness about this subject and sow the seeds of inspiration to explore and to write about Architecture from a lyrical perspective. (Maximum No. of Lines for the verse shall be 20)

Themes for Series 1.0 and 2.0 are as follows:

Series 1.0: “An Architect’s Life”

Touching infinity is indeed the travesty of nature. That our minds have such ability has made architects reach this point. Skyscrapers seem touching the sky; architecture has been brought to such a level, and we have to take it higher than this. This evolution is the result of our needs and wants. Art is huge while time is (...)

Call For Registrations To Bee Breeders' Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower competition

WA Contents • Nov 12, 2018 • 419

Call For Registrations To Bee Breeders' Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower competition

Bee Breeders has announced the Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower competition, in collaboration with Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD). The Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower competition is calling for submissions for designs for an observation tower in the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve in Abu Dhabi. The man-made reserve in the UAE capital is home to a spectacular flock of some 4,000 migratory flamingos during the winter months.

Participants are being asked to create designs for an observation tower and accompanying boardwalk so that visitors can fully immerse themselves in the stunning wildlife of the reserve. Projects will need to be mindful of the unique environment, as well as have tahe potential to become an iconic landmark i (...)

Call for registrations to Bee Breeders' Pavilosta Poet Huts competition

WA Contents • Nov 9, 2018 • 700

Call for registrations to Bee Breeders' Pavilosta Poet Huts competition

Bee Breeders has announced the Pavilosta Poet Huts competition, tasking architecture enthusiasts with creating an inviting retreat within the quit fishing village on the western coast of Latvia. Already a popular European tourist destination, Pavilosta is known for its long sandy beach and idyllic Baltic Sea waters.

In addition to designing the “Poet Huts” for the artists in residence, participants are being asked to design a multifunctional space to facilitate small exhibitions, presentations and group gatherings, as well as permanent accommodation for the host family.

The small port town of Pavilosta is located on the western coast of Latvia, at the mouth of the Saka river in Courland. Known for its long sandy beach and idy (...)

Call For Submissions: Harvard GSD 2019 Wheelwright Prize

WA Contents • Nov 8, 2018 • 769

Call For Submissions: Harvard GSD 2019 Wheelwright Prize

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced the 2019 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The 2019 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications; the deadline for submissions is Sunday, January 27, 2019. This annual prize is dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural research informed by cross-cultural engagement.The Wheelwright Prize is open to emerging architects practicing anywhere in the world. The primary eligibility requirement is that applicants must have received a degree from a professionally accredited architecture program in the past 15 years. An affiliation to the GSD is not require (...)

Call for submissions for "Beauty Matters: the Resurgence of Beauty" competition in Tallinn

WA Contents • Oct 27, 2018 • 1104

Call for submissions for

Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2019) has recently launched another Open Call for its Vision Competition. TAB 2019 (11 September – 3 November 2019) is dedicated to the theme “Beauty Matters: the Resurgence of Beauty“ and it is curated by Israeli-born, London-based architect and researcher Dr. Yael Reisner of Yael Reisner Studio.

Related to the main curatorial topic, this year’s competition focuses on the east side of Kopli, part of Kalamaja, an urban area in the North of Tallinn. The curatorial team asks that the proposals escape the bland globalisation of standard developer architecture and find new concepts in keeping with the alternative lifestyles of Kalamaja’s inhabitants.

"No one can define beauty in simple terms, ne (...)

Call for registrations to Volume Zero's ReSchool 2018 Architecture Design Competition

WA Contents • Oct 27, 2018 • 1192

Call for registrations to Volume Zero's ReSchool 2018 Architecture Design Competition

Volume Zero, international architecture and design magazine, has launched a new competition titled "ReSchool 2018 Architecture Design". The magazine has initiated a design challenge to create a innovative education space for the millions of individuals for whom education today is still in accessible. To encourage the creative imagination of young designers and students from around the globe to explore their creative limits.

The world is growing at a break-neck speed today and with rapid urbanization, information and technology, it is demanding a constantly changing human intellect. To face these transformations, the upcoming generations need to be moulded in a way that they can cope efficiently with the variations. Education can help (...)

Call for projects to Turkistan Architect Awards

WA Contents • Oct 27, 2018 • 1148

Call for projects to Turkistan Architect Awards

The Administration of the Turkistan has launched a competition to select the best architectural concepts and sketches for new buildings of the city of Turkistan. Turkistan Architect Awards is an international architectural competition for the conceptual development of objects located in the historical city of Kazakhstan — Turkistan, initiated by the Governor of the Turkestan region. The main objective of the competition is to give a new impetus to the development of the Turkestan region: as a touristic hub with the unique architecture. The competition is aimed at creating equal conditions for creative competition between the participants in order to determine the most interesting and progressive solutions, both architectural and engineering (...)

Call For Proposals To Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 Installation Programme

WA Contents • Oct 23, 2018 • 1217

Call For Proposals To Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 Installation Programme

The Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019, which takes place from September 11th – November 3rd, 2019 has presented its Installation Programme Competition “Huts and Habitats”, which offers emerging architectural talents the opportunity to design and build an experimental wooden structure in the heart of Tallinn.The open two-stage competition (first stage submission deadline is November 2nd, 2018, and second stage submissions are due by January 30th, 2019) challenges participants to develop creative designs for a temporary outdoor installation in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture, housed in one of Tallinn’s most outstanding examples of industrial architecture. The site consists of a lively pedestrian green area along one of the busie (...)

ARKxSITE Announced Site Chapel International Architecture Ideas Competition

WA Contents • Oct 23, 2018 • 1020

ARKxSITE Announced Site Chapel International Architecture Ideas Competition

ARKxSITE has announced the Site Chapel international architecture ideas competition for architecture students and young professionals. Early registration period is open till December 17, 2018.

The Site Chapel, located on the Pessegueiro Island, is a place of solitude and contemplation, an intimate space for reflection and a platform for meditation. Together with the roman archaeological remains, the Fort ruins and the enigmatic space of the quarry, the Site Chapel offers a unique experience within this remarkable landscape; it is a reflective journey and contemplative walk through memory, time and silence.

Brief

This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture students, young architec (...)

Call for registrations for YAC's Kid's Factory refurbishment competition on Lake Maggiore

WA Contents • Oct 19, 2018 • 1030

Call for registrations for YAC's Kid's Factory refurbishment competition on Lake Maggiore

YAC (Young Architects Competitions) has launched a new competition, titled "Kid's Factory", inviting creatives to refurbish the former pottery of Laveno Mombello into a modern and international kindergarten on the rivers of Lake Maggiore.

There will be a total amount of 20,000€ in prize money for the awarded proposals and the jury of the competition gathers outstanding international personalities like Ben van Berkel, Peter Wilson, Arne Emersn, Mario Cucinella, Stefano Boeri.

Barrie’s Peter Pan and Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince are two examples of the countless attempts to catch the shy handful of years that childhood comprises. Childhood is a time when reality is complementary to imagination. It is a crucial time that de (...)