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Casablanca Bombing Rooms - architecture competition
Illustration: hmmd.org In 2003, a series of terrorist attacks in Casablanca killed 45 people. Today it is proposed to create a public library on the site of one of the explosions, the project of which must be developed by the participants of the competition. In this way, the organizers want to oppose intellectual and spiritual development to violence and ignorance. In the building, it is necessary to plan not only halls for readers, but also an exhibition space, the purpose of which will be to draw attention to the problems of violence, cruelty and terrorism in the world.
|dead-line for submitting projects:||30.09.2015|
|open to:||all; individual participants and teams up to 4 people|
|reg. contribution:||before July 2 - $ 90; from July 3 to August 15 - $ 120; from August 16 to September 17 - $ 140|
|awards:||1st place - $ 6,000; 2nd place - $ 3000; 3rd place - $ 1000|
Hut in the Lepini mountains
Illustration: archistart.it Participants are encouraged to design modern huts for tourists traveling to the peaks of the Lepini mountains in the Italian commune of Carpineto Romano. New buildings should not only become a safe and comfortable refuge, but also harmoniously complement the picturesque landscape. In the huts, tourists will be able to spend the night, relax, cook food. Particular attention should be paid to the use of sustainable construction technologies.
|dead-line for submitting projects:||23.10.2015|
|open to:||students and young architects up to 32 years old|
|reg. contribution:||until August 25 - € 60; from August 26 to October 20 - € 80|
|awards:||1st place - € 1000; 2nd place - € 500; 3rd place - € 250|
Meeting Point Barcelona
Illustration: archallenge.com Thanks to its climate, high level of education, active widespread introduction of innovations, Barcelona can lay claim to the title of the European Silicon Valley. Participants are invited to develop the concept of the congress center, which will become a platform for the productive work of business incubators. The project should include an entrance area, public and exhibition spaces, a conference room, work and administrative areas, an event hall and a cafeteria.
|dead-line for submitting projects:||04.09.2015|
|open to:||students of architectural specialties; individual participants and teams up to 4 people|
|reg. contribution:||before June 30 - € 40; from July 1 to July 31 - € 55; from 1 to 31 August - € 70|
|awards:||1st place - € 1,500; 2nd place - € 1000; 3rd place - € 500, honorable mentions|
[more] Ideas Contests
Eleven Cambodia 2015 - architectural idea competition
Illustration: eleven-magazine.com Tonle Sap Lake is a unique wildlife sanctuary. More than a million people live on its territory in floating houses. Today, the area is under threat from severe environmental pollution, and the villagers are suffering from epidemic diseases. The competition is aimed at finding solutions to protect nature and people in this area. Participants need to propose ideas for mobile buildings and structures that can contribute to the development of health care, education and research in the region.
|open to:||architects, designers, students; individual participants and teams up to 4 people|
|reg. contribution:||until June 22 - £ 50; June 23 - September 11 - £ 75|
|awards:||1st place - £ 1500; 2nd place - £ 500; People's Choice Award - £ 500; incentive prizes|
Laka Competition 2015: An architecture that reacts
Illustration: lakareacts.com Competitors must submit their ideas for creating an architecture that can respond to changes and adapt to human needs. Today's society needs a "living" architecture that can develop and adapt to different conditions. The solution to this problem is not limited to the use of certain construction technologies and requires an interdisciplinary approach.
|dead-line for submitting projects:||31.10.2015|
|open to:||all, individual participants and teams|
|reg. contribution:||before July 1 - $ 50; from July 2 to October 1 - $ 75; October 2-20 - $ 100|
|awards:||1st place - $ 2500; 2nd place - $ 1500; 3rd place - $ 1000|
Seventh Contest "Idea in 24 Hours"
Illustration: if-ideasforward.com The competition provides an opportunity for talented youth from around the world to present interesting ideas in the field of eco-design and sustainable architecture. The task will be announced on the day of the competition. During the day, the participants will need to show their creativity and offer a solution to the problem. The theme this time is the Moon.
|dead-line for submitting projects:||19.07.2015|
|open to:||all persons who have reached the age of 18; individual participants and groups up to 5 people|
|reg. contribution:||until June 10 - € 10, from June 11 to July 14 - € 15, from July 15 to 18 - € 20|
|awards:||1st place - € 500, publications, prizes; II and III places - publications and prizes; 7 honorable mentions|
Dchair: 48th Formabilio competition for furniture designers
Racchia model. Designer Piero Crespi. Illustration: formabilio.com Italian brand Formabilio is holding another competition. This time, participants need to design a chair that will complement the formabilio.com directory. Among the requirements: ease of assembly, compliance with the criteria for weight and dimensions of the package. Also, don't forget about using sustainable materials.
|open to:||persons over 18 years old|
|awards:||the authors of the two winning projects will receive 7% of the sales of their products on the website formabilio.com|
The architecture of Evpatoria in children's creativity
Illustration: e-times.rf The task of the young participants is to create models of hats. The source of inspiration for their design will be the architecture of Evpatoria (whole structures, their parts and details). There are no restrictions on the choice of materials. A separate prize will be awarded for the best sketch.
|open to:||children from 8 to 17 years old|
|awards:||exhibition of the best works at the Zodchestvo festival|
[more] Awards and contests
Next Landmark - Milan 2015
Illustration: floornature.com The purpose of the competition is to promote the professional development of architects, to draw attention to their work. In addition to architectural projects, photographs and theoretical studies are accepted for participation in the competition. The Object of the Year section examines modern residential buildings built no earlier than 2000. In the research category - unrealized urban planning projects, projects of "ideal buildings", dissertations by architects who completed their studies no more than 15 years ago. Finally, in the "Photography" section, pictures are accepted that show new urban attractions.
|open to:||architects, planners, designers, urbanists, photographers|
|awards:||the winner in each category is awarded a trip to Milan for Expo 2015 and a diploma; the best works are published in architectural publications and participate in exhibitions|
François Valentini Foundation Prize
Illustration: valentiny-foundation.com The François Valentini Foundation is an educational institution and one of its main missions is to encourage students and young architects. The Valentiny Foundation Awards are a platform for theoretical discussions around student projects internationally. Students and young architects from all over the world can take part (individually or as part of a team).
|open to:||students and young architects who graduated from the university no more than two years ago|
|awards:||1st place - € 3000, II place - € 1000, as well as special prizes and incentive prizes|
Illustration provided by the organizing committee of the Zodchestvo festival "Eco-sustainable architecture" - a new review competition of the Zodchestvo festival. The works are considered in three categories: projects, buildings and urban planning solutions. The main assessment criterion is the maximum integration of architecture with nature, reduction of negative impact on the environment.
|open to:||architects, architectural workshops and students|
Review-competition "Leonardo 2015"
Illustration: leonardo-minsk.by VI Minsk International Biennale of Young Architects "Leonardo" is being held within the framework of the Belarusian National Architecture Festival. Participants must not be over 40 years old. Buildings and projects are considered in six nominations: "Urban planning and planning", "Public and industrial complexes, buildings and structures", "Residential high-rise buildings", "Residential single-family and low-rise buildings", "Landscape architecture, street design, monumental art and sculpture in architecture”,“Interiors of buildings and structures”.
|open to:||architects under the age of 40|
|awards:||for the best work in the "Construction" section - $ 1000; for the best work in the "Project" section - $ 500|