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Architecture Competitions 2019
We feature the latest Architecture Competitions from around the world, updated daily to weekly.
e-architect list the latest architecture tenders and requests for architectural services around the World.
Architecture Competitions, chronological:
International Competition of City Main Library Gwangju, S. Korea
City Main Library Gwangju: This competition is aimed to search for designs of a public library, which will serve as a main Library in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.
Main Library Gwangju, Competition 2019
London Marathon Competition 2019
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and London Marathon Events Ltd competition for Part 2 architecture students and recent Part 2 graduates from UK universities
The contest objective seeks a design for new mile-marker structure located at each of the 26 miles strung along the Virgin Money London Marathon course:
(8 Oct 2019: Standard Registration deadline)
14 Nov 2019: Submission deadline
Explorig the architectural potential in rock forms at the top of San Juan de Lurigancho:
London 2144 Competition: Future Skyline Contest
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New London 2144 competition: to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the iconic London landmark, Tower Bridge is calling all designers, artists, engineers and architects, to reimagine their vision for the London skyline 125 years from now:
London 2144 Competition
eVolo 2020 Skyscraper Competition
Nov 19, 2019 – Early registration deadline
Jan 28, 2020 – Late registration deadline
Feb 11, 2020 – Project submission deadline
eVolo Magazine invites architects, engineers, designers, and artists, including students, from around the world to take part in this skyscraper architecture competition.
Established in 2006, the annual skyscraper design contest is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture:
2020 Expo Dubai Korea Pavilion
(Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 – 12 PMJST – Registration Deadline)
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 – 5 PMJST – Submission Deadline
Architectural Design Competition for the Korea Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
– A design competition for a unique & innovative Korea Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai, opening in October, 2020
– an architectural design to raise Korea’s national brand value ; it must creatively interpret the Korean meaning of “mobility”
– Registration for the design competition is available on the Korea Pavilion website
Derbent Urban District Competition
Open international competition for the development of a master plan for the Derbent urban district, Republic of Dagestan, Russia
Masterplan for Derbent Urban District Competition
Multi-disciplinary design team sought for University of Plymouth’s New Engineering & Design Facility
Plymouth, Devon, England, UK
RIBA Competitions launch of a ‘Competitive Dialogue’ process.
The University of Plymouth wishes to procure multi-disciplinary design services for a New Engineering & Design Facility (NEDF). The building is to be located on its main city centre campus. The NEDF building will accommodate the School of Engineering, and also provide additional space for the School of Art, Design and Architecture.
Full design contest info here: Plymouth Architecture
New University of Leeds western campus student hub Competition
West Yorkshire, England, UK
RIBA Competitions announce the launch of a design competition on behalf of the University of Leeds:
Design that Educates Awards
The Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) recognise and showcase the strongest ideas and constructions of educational architecture and design from around the world.
The design may provide an informative and educational layer to guides us through the complexity of our current environment:
LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
Call for exemplary construction projects and visionary design concepts from arounnd the globe.
The LafargeHolcim Awards is seeking leading professional projects and also conceptual ideas. Designs must combine architectural excellence with strong sustainable construction solutions:
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Houston Endowment International Design Competition
Malcolm Reading Consultants fast-track international design competition seeks architectural designs for a new Houston Endowment headquarters. This is for a US philanthropic organisation located in Houston, Texas, USA.
New Architecture Competitions submissions are welcome – email design contest information to info(at)e-architect.co.uk
Future Mosque Architecture Competition
Dec 2019: Final Submission
Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture (KSA) jointly with Ajman University (UAE) are organizing Student Competition to design the Future Mosque.
Based on Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture’s objectives, a desire to introduce future mosque architecture for new generations.
Within the proposed rectangular mass, representing the usual geometrical proportion of a mosque building, each student should propose an architectural design for a future mosque within this mass.
The Architectural Elements of a Mosque
A mosque (masjid in Arabic) is a place of worship in Islam. The main architectural components of a mosque are practical.
There is a lot of variation in architecture of mosques around the world, building design and materials and depend on culture, heritage and resources. However there are some common architectural features:
B) The Dome
C) The Prayer Hall
D) The Mihrab:
E) The Minbar:
F) The Ablutions:
- Genuine Architectural Design with imaginary future approach.
- Combine technology with architecture.
- Include new building and finishing materials
- Match green architecture principles.
- Incorporating Digital audiovisual appliances.
- Considering people with special abilities.
- Considering Identity and Climate.
All Projects should be submitted by:
- Short Video Clip of 3-4 minutes.
- Detailed Architectural Drawings in digital format.
- Detailed Technical Report on A4 size (Digital copy in DOC.)
- Please upload all these files in a single .zip or .rar file.
- Date of Start: March 2019
- Date of Final Submission: December 2019
- Could be individual or Group of students.
- Students Group could include students from IT, Electronics, Civil Engineering, environmental and material engineering.
1. First prize: 5000 USD
2. Second Prize: 3000 USD
3. Third prize: 2000 USD
Flexible Housing Competition for Great Places Lakes & Dales Partnership, UK
The Royal Institute of British Architects launch a design competition on behalf the Great Places Lakes and Dales Partnership (GPLD). This architectural competition seeks flexible housing designs for two sites within the GPLD area:
London Festival of Architecture 2019 Public Realm Competition, England, UK
The London Festival of Architecture and Westminster City Council announce an architectural competition for the design of a new public realm intervention along the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal, Westminster:
North Design Union Headquarters – Architecture Design Competition 2019, China
A rare opportunity for young architects and designers to realize their dreams, an architectural contest from young Bird Plan, an international design competition platform.
Architecture Competitions Links
Architectural Contests – links to cyclical architectural competitions:
24H Architecture Competition
Reshape18 | Sensing materialities
Reshape18 Design Competition
Major Architecture Awards
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Sommer Pavilion 2018, Jardim da Parada, beside Casa Sommer, Cascais, Portugal
The design competition is run by the Cascais City Hall. It is to be assessed by the South Regional Section of the Architects Association, also known as OASRS.
The goal of this architecture contest is to select one idea for an ephemeral architectural intervention at Jardim da Parada. The site is located adjacent to the Casa Sommer, in the centre of Cascais, a Portuguese coastal resort town just west of Lisbon.
Marstopia Design Competition
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Marstopia Architecture and Design Competition
eVolo Skyscraper Design Competition
eVolo Skyscraper Architecture Competitions
A101 Urban Block Competition, Russia
A101 Urban Block competition
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