24h architecture competition news – Ideasforward brings you the winners – In an era of globalization where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the need to rethink the cities and how Man relates in a global World as well as rethink the economic, social and cultural patterns of contemporary societies.
reTH!NKING team announce Landscape Observatory Pamukkale, an architecture competition which pretends to create a place to observe the landscape. Architecture and nature combine to create a synergy allowing visitors to enjoy and admire what the Earth gives us.
This year the organisers are keen to see clever and cost effective ‘Retirement Home/Granny Annexe’ solutions – a 40 sq m home that can be built for £40k (or less). Thirty of the homes also have to be configured as an innovative retirement community (with a max budget of £1.5m).
The architect, the engineer, the designer, all of them participate to the development and the construction of an upcoming world at their own level. Together, by looking further, beyond preconceived ideas and well-established concepts, these entrepreneurs, these creators, have the power to make up new rules, propose new directions.
Architecture at Zero is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, and planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design. This year’s competition is a science education facility in Tiburon, California.
What do you consider as shared resources in the city? Can we maintain and manage the resources of rural regions and fishing villages as we have done so far? How can we ensure accessibility to resources?
The objective is to design a modern mud type that will be built as a unit of an artisanal village, a residential vocational training center for unemployed rural youths of ages 16 to 25 years to undergo a 2-year skills development training in the vocational arts and earth architecture.
Home is a domain that is intimate to all of us. Beyond its everyday function as a physical shelter for people and their activities, it connects with its user on a personal and emotional level.
archasm architecture contest – The culinary reputation of Paris is very rich, cultured and diverse. French food culture brings “people together to enjoy the art of good eating and drinking’ and the power to create ‘togetherness, the pleasure of taste, and the balance between human beings and the products of nature”.
Dublin-based architecture practice Grafton Architects wins unanimous approval for a £100m redevelopment of the London School of Economics’ Paul Marshall Building. In 2016 they won the architectural competition to design 44 Lincoln’s Inn fields for London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Seeking creative solutions to improve the social, urban, and architectural situation in some of Costa del Sol’s sprawling neighbourhoods. This year’s competition is focused on the theme of ‘identity’, requiring a piece of architecture, whether building or space, which could be adopted as a model of contemporary vernacular architecture specific to the area.
Fentress Architects, Denver, Colorado, announce the 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. The theme, consistent with the firm’s expertise in airport design and aviation, is envisioning an airport of the future.
Nka Foundation is issuing a challenge to designers, architects and builders to use their creativity to come up with modern mud types for rural Gambia. This is a live project with 10 project teams to realize their projects.