Ideas Competition: Offices of the Fundación Arquitectura Contemporánea and the San Pablo Block in Cordoba.

Sponsors: Fundación Arquitectura Contemporánea

Type: International ideas, 2-phase

Language: Spanish, English

Awards: The Jury shall choose the competition winner from among the Phase II finalists. The Fundación Arquitectura Contemporánea shall commission the winning architect or team to draw up the basic design and execution project for the headquarters at the time when the Fundación decides

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Who’s Next – Green Home Design Contest


Type: open, international

Language: English

Eligibility: students, professionalsRegistration Fee: $50

Awards:First Place – $5,000 USAdditionally, the implementation of your design into a true house plan by FreeGreen, to which you will retain the rights and a free posting of your winning house plan for sale on the FreeGreen Open Source website.


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SHIFTboston Ideas Competition 2009

Sponsor: SHIFT and The Boston Society of Architects /AIA

Type: Open International

Language: English

Eligibility: This competition is open to all individuals and teams of all sizes.

Registration fee: US$35.00

Awards:The winning entry will receive a US$1,000.00 cash prize. The winner along with a select number of honorable mentions will be invited to attend the

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2012 Design Idea Competition for the Big-O

Sponsors: The organizing committee for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea

Type: open, international

Language: Korean, English

Eligibility:Any individual, corporation, or a consortium who meets any one of the following criteria is eligible to participate in the competition. It is highly recommended that participants develop their ideas in cooperation with others working in diverse fields.

The participant(s)

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Blue Award 09 – An international Student Competition for Sustainable Architecture

Sponsors: bmvit, Haus der Sukunft, JAP, INEX, UIA, Verein fur Architecktur und Raum, Bouygues Immobilier, Fonciere Paris France, Lafarge, Klimafonds, TU Wien, Abteilung fur Raumgestaltung

Type: Student, International

Language: English

Eligibility: students of architecture, regional planning and urbanism

Registration Fee:none

Awards:Total: 15,000 euro

Timeline:10 November 2009 – Competition Presentation1 February 2010 – Submission Deadline22

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Festival of Lively Architecture – Association Champ Libre

Type: open

Language: French, English

Eligibility: young architects, landscape designers

Registration Fee:none

Awards:Grant of 10,000 euro for the realization of the installation

Timeline:15 December 2009 – Registration and application submission deadlineJanuary 2010 – Announcement of selected teams15 February 2010 – Deadline for project submission17-20 June 2010 – Festival

Jury:To be announced

Design Challenge: Thematic

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TownShift/The City of Surrey

Sponsors: City of Surrey

Type: Open, InternationalLanguage: English

Eligibility: Architects, intern architects, designers, students, planners, landscape architects, and creative thinkers participating individually or in groups of any size.

Registration Fee:$50 CDN

Awards:Total: $75,000 CDN$15,000 CDN Best Overall Design$10,000 CDN First Prize for each and all of the Five Town Centre Sites$2,000 CDN: Five Second Prize

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Competition for a New Urban Area in Koge, Denmark

Sponsors: Koge Kommune,

Type: open, international, 2-phase

Language: Danish, English

Eligibility: Danish and international teams

Registration Fees: none

Awards: Compensation for competition phase and design commission winner

Timeline:9 December 2009 – Deadline for pre-qualification applicationJanuary 2010 – 5 to 7 teams selected for pre-qualification

Jury: to be announced

Design Challenge: An urban development

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Retooling Industrial Sites: Call for Entries

Sponsor: Community Design Collaborative, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

Type: Open

Language: English

Eligibility: Eligible projects include industrial sites returned to industrial or transformed into commercial, open space, and/or residential uses (including but not limited to single‐story former machine shops, garages, multi‐story factories or warehouses, or new construction on brownfield sites). Projects must be submitted

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The Urban Land Institute Announces Winners Of The 2009 Global Awards For Excellence Competition

Five developments have been selected as winners of the 2009 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence competition. The 2009 winners were selected from 21 worldwide finalists, all of whom were winners in their region: The Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The winners are:

the AmericanUniversity in Cairo – New Campus, Cairo, EgyptCalifornia

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