competitions

Call for Registrations: Euro Velo Stops Architecture Competition

WA Contents • Jun 18, 2018 • 241

Call for Registrations: Euro Velo Stops Architecture Competition

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced the Euro Velo Stops architecture competition, tasking participants with designing rest stop cabins for travellers along Europe’s large-scale EuroVelo cycle path network.

Designs for the cabins will need to ensure that they can be replicated at multiple locations along the EuroVelo 6 route, which traverses the continent from the Atlantic ocean to the Black Sea.

The jury are looking for simple designs in keeping with the natural surroundings, rather than overly sophisticated projects that have the potential to mar the landscape.

The EuroVelo 6 route is a path that explores the European rivers. Connecting paths that follow sections of the Loire and the Danube Rive (...)

Call For Registrations To 24H's "favela" Competition

WA Contents • Jun 7, 2018 • 900

Call For Registrations To 24H's

24H, a competition branch of ideasforward, has announced a new competition about its themed-based international competition, titled "favela" in its 25th edition. The competition is seeking proposal for "a good place" where there are people, families and communities who carry their stories on their backs.

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. 24H is an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of (...)

Final Call to Submit Entries: Architectural Journalism & Criticism Competition Series, India

Pappal Suneja • May 28, 2018 • 5091

Final Call to Submit Entries: Architectural Journalism & Criticism Competition Series, India

Architectural Journalism & Criticism Competition Series are Initiatives towards spreading awareness about the subject and sow the seeds of Inspiration to take up it as a profession in developing nations like India where it still needs to explore its wings to the fullest potential. There is a long road ahead for India in Architectural Journalism, as its culture is flattening; and the diversity is leading to fragmentation rather than integration. There is a need for a holistic approach that must incorporate environmental issues and its sustainability at the social level, as the new frameworks of evaluation.

This announcement is the final call for registration and Submission of Entries, the Last Date to register is 24th June 2018.(...)

Architectural Journalism Competition Series, India

Pappal Suneja • May 20, 2018 • 3502

Architectural Journalism Competition Series, India

Architectural Journalism Competition Series is an Initiative to spread awareness about this subject and sow the seeds of Inspiration to take up it as a profession in a developing nation like India where it still needs to explore its wings to the fullest potential.

There shall be a total of 10 Series conducted at a regular interval of one month each. Best Publications from all the Series shall be published in the form of a customized book with ISBN No.

Themes for Series 1 to 10 are as follows:

Series 1: "Share an Experience with any Architectural masterpiece"

Monuments and Masterpieces exist everywhere; only their stories remain untold and thus, unheard. Even in India, there are many great works that are being bu (...)

Call for registrations to Great Kemeri Bog Visitor Center architecture competition

WA Contents • May 16, 2018 • 1035

Call for registrations to Great Kemeri Bog Visitor Center architecture competition

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced the Great Kemeri Bog Visitor Center architecture competition to design an entry point to the Kemeri National Park, which is the third-largest national park in Latvia, and covers over 380 km².

The competition is now open until October 12. Winning designs will be put forward for consideration for construction by the Latvia Nature Conservation Agency, as well as receiving US $6,000 in prize funds.

"Kemeri National Park one of the largest national parks in Latvia, and this competition is calling for submissions for an iconic and functional entranceway visitor centre. The entrance point will need to provide several key facilities - such as an information centre, terrace area (...)

International Competition: "Neo-toilet Design Competition" in China

WA Contents • May 14, 2018 • 1261

International Competition:

Young Bird Plan, a global design competition organization based in Shanghai, has announced a new competition for "public toilets". The competition aims to create "Public Toilets Revolution" in Suichang, Zhejiang Province, China, by building top 5 winners.

One of the main criteria to assess the degree of a city or a village’s civilization is the condition of local toilets. Since 2015, Chinese “Toilet revolution” has spread from tourist attractions to the whole nation, from the cities to the rural area, setting a shining example of positive contributions to developing a beautiful and healthy country. But more efforts still need to be put into this massive undertaking due to our vast territory.

Hence, in respon (...)

Call for submissions to London Affordable Housing Challenge competition

WA Contents • May 9, 2018 • 1265

Call for submissions to London Affordable Housing Challenge competition

Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced the London Affordable Housing Challenge architecture competition to design a pilot-phase concept for affordable housing within Britain’s capital city. The Bee Breeders Affordable Housing Challenge series turns its attention to London, tasking participants with devising creative solutions to the complicated crisis in Britain’s capital.

"The city’s property prices have increased at an exponential rate with no signs of stopping, making the act of buying a home a pipedream for all but the incredibly wealthy. As the latest in a series of architecture competitions inviting architecture enthusiasts from around the world to create solutions to the affordable housing crisi (...)

Eurasian Prize 2018 Calling for Entries

WA Contents • May 4, 2018 • 2159

Eurasian Prize 2018 Calling for Entries

The Eurasian Prize 2018 is calling for entries from architects, designers, companies and design students from all around the world for this year's prize.

French architect Odile Decq, David Basulto - Architect, Founder and currently CEO of ArchDaily, Rossana Orlandi - founder and director of one of Europe’s most important design galleries, Paolo Bleve - founder Il Foglio del Mobile and Chris Wilkinson - founder and director of WilkinsonEyre are among the judges and more will be announced soon.

For the past fifteen years, the Eurasian Prize has provided a one-of-a-kind chance for architects and designers to evaluate their skill, expertise and calling. In its 2018, it joins forces with the Master Hand (Rus. “Рук (...)

Call for registrations to STaRT's "Social Housing" competition in Valencia

WA Contents • May 2, 2018 • 1228

Call for registrations to STaRT's

STaRT, a platform for recearch of architecture, has launched a new competition for a new "Social Housing" in old district of the city of Valencia. The competition will select projects that will propose innovative solution and an excellent capacity of integration to the site.

Theme

Valencia, capital of the homonymous community, is a city rich in history. The 13th century Gothic Cathedral and La Loja de la Seda, a commercial market built in the 16th century, are some of the most important testimonies of the past. The City of Science firmed by Santiago Calatrava is an icon of the last century, embodying the perfect balance between contemporaneity and antiquity that characterizes the city of Valencia. In this mix of different age (...)

2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe 2018

WA Contents • Apr 28, 2018 • 1679

2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe 2018

2A Magazine has announced the release of posters and submission calendar of the fourth 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia and Europe (2ACAA). The 2ACAA Architectural Design awards, with the theme "Innovative Contextual Design", are aimed to recognize and praise an individual's or group's substantial contribution to today’s architecture.

This gathering is a manifestation of the diversity of cultures, identities, themes, ideas, and experiences in architecture. It also is a great platform to share, explore and discuss the theory and practice of architecture in a professional environment.

Meet 2ACAA's Esteemed Academic Partner, this time, in SPAINAs one of our more important policies, every year, we tr (...)