Design Competitions 2018-19

Rural School in Haiti

Posted 05.16.19

Sponsor: ARCHsharing, TECHO Haiti
Fee: 60€ (Special), 80€ (Normal), 100€ (Late)
Registration Deadline: July 14, 2019 (Special), September 1, 2019 (Normal), September 22, 2019 (Late)
Submission Deadline: September 23, 2019

Design Challenge: ARCHsharing proposes, in partnership with the humanitarian association TECHO Haiti, the construction of a rural school for the TE NWA community, north of Port-au-Prince. The project will have to meet many social, constructive and economic challenges while proposing solutions that improve educational conditions. The school will include 7 levels of classes and will benefit more than 50 children in the community.

Submission Requirements: Visit www.arch-sharing.com for more information on registration and project details.

Houston 2020 Visions

Posted 05.07.19

Sponsor: AIA Houston
Fee: Sign up for Houston 2020 Visions 
Submission Deadline: August 25, 2019

Design Challenge:  Individuals, teams, and organizations from around the world are welcome to submit visions. The call for visions is seeking responses in scaled categories, from the micro-individual to the macro-global (see “Categories” for more detail). The resulting responses will be juried and curated into an exhibit that will be mounted at Architecture Center Houston in the spring of 2020. Two underlying concepts are key: Recovery and Resilience. Further information located at https://aiahouston.org/v/site-page/Houston-2020-Visions/Categories-for-Submission/9g/.

Submission Requirements: Visit https://aiahouston.org/v/site-page/Houston-2020-Visions/Submission-Requirements/9l/ for more information on registration and project details.

Outer Space 2019

space is the place

Posted 05.03.19

Sponsor: Blank Space, ArchDaily, Archinect, Bustler
Fee: $40 (Early), $55 (Regular), $70 (Late)
Registration Deadline: May 7, 2019 (Early), May 10, 2019 (Regular), June 7, 2019 (Late)
Submission Deadline: June 7, 2019

Design Challenge:  Outer space has always captured the imaginations of the general public. New advances in technology (including comet landings, the Orion Spacecraft, and large scale social experiments leading to a Mars exploration) mean that outer space is no longer a place only astronauts will get to experience - but something you and I can experience within our lifetime. Outer Space competition is seeking proposals that envision space exploration in the near future (100-200 years). What kinds of structures will be developed to move, house and sustain people? How will robotics, AI, autonomous spacecraft, and satellites enhance our reach?

Submission Requirements: Visit www.blankspaceproject.com for more information on registration and project details.

ARCHMedium: BAM!

bam

Posted 04.05.19

Sponsor: ARCHMedium
Fee: €60.50 (Special), €90.75 (Early). €121.00 (Regular)
Registration Deadline: April 14, 2019 (Special), May 12, 2019 (Early), June 9, 2019 (Regular)
Submission Deadline: June 20, 2019

Design Challenge: In ARCHmedium we think that given the immense value of the architectural and urban heritage of Berlin, a museum dedicated to these disciplines will have a special value. Its main mission will be to spread the architectural culture, transmit, generate knowledge and support the architectural quality of the city. The competition is for the proposal of a polyhedral space that awakens the critical spirit so that citizens become active characters in the architectural and urban debate of the future.

Submission Requirements: Visit www.student.archmedium.com/competition/bam for more information on registration and project details.

Hyde Park Music Pavilion

Posted 03.26.19

Sponsor: arquideas
Fee: Click here.
Registration Deadline: April 12, 2019 (early); May 31, 2019 (regular)
Submission Deadline: June 14, 2019 

Design Challenge: The present competition for students of architecture and young architects Hyde Park Music Pavilion (HPMP) London consists in proposing a cultural space associated to music, that provides information about past and future concerts in Hyde Park. A cultural space where nature and the world of music will play a key role.

Submission Requirements: Visit arquideas.net/competition/hyde-park-music-pavilion for more information on registration and project details.

Sustainable Versatility Design Awards No. 8

Sustainable Versatility Design Awards

Posted 03.26.19

Sponsor: Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association
Fee: FREE
Registration Opens: March 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: August 18, 2019 

Design Challenge: For this year’s award, you are tasked with designing a wood-based structure that solves a social problem in your community. Homelessness, transportation gaps, community spaces, housing shortages, food access…it’s up to you. Look around your community for those in need. Think about partnering with a local non-profit to better serve them with your design.

Submission Requirements: Visit sustainableversatility.org/current-award for more information on registration and project details.

2018-2019 Built2Last Resilience Design Challenge

Build2Last poster

Posted 11.13.18

Sponsor: The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), Portland Cement Association (PCA) 
Fee: Free
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2019
Submission Deadline: May 22, 2019

Design Challenge:
This concrete competition offers students the opportunity to design an environmentally responsible RECREATION CENTER that integrates a secondary purpose of post-disaster neighborhood support for community continuity through the inherent attributes of concrete applications.

Submission Requirements: Visit http://www.acsa-arch.org/programs-events/competitions/2018-2019-concrete-competition for more information on registration and more project details.

HUD - Innovation in Affordable Housing

HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing

Posted 11.06.18

Sponsor: Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Fee: Free
Registration Deadline: December 10, 2018
Submission Deadline: February 4, 2019 (Phase I) and April 15, 2019 (Phase II)

Design Challenge:
Teams of three to five graduate students are tasked with redesigning a site with emphasis on innovation in all aspects of development. The competition will focus on safe, affordable housing for a specified constituency. 

Submission Requirements: Visit https://www.huduser.gov/portal/challenge/about.html for more information on registration and more project details.

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