Smith Promenade Urban Design Finalists


The Ville de Montréal has announced the names of the finalist firms chosen in the urban design competition to develop the Smith Promenade, in the Peel-Wellington portion of the Griffintown neighbourhood.

Type: two-stage

Number of entries: 25


The area targeted by this cross-Canada competition encompasses the

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Virginia Low Impact Development Design Competition

Sponsor: James River Association, Friends of the Rappahannock, Potomac Conservancy, Virginia Chapter of the American Society for Civil Engineers

Type of competition: Two-stage, open

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Rotch Traveling Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: MIT

Type: Open, two-stage design competition that results in one person, deemed the Rotch Scholar, traveling the world for eight months studying architecture. In the first stage of the selection process, a weekend-long preliminary design competition is held. Finalists from this competition go on to compete in the second stage, a 10-day

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2012 Steedman Competition

Type: open, one-stage, international

Sponsor: College of Architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Washington University, St. Louis

Award(s): Winners receive a cash prize to support study and research abroad. For 2012, the first place award will be $50,000 — up from $30,000 in 2010 — making it

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re:CONNECT Open Ideas Competition Winners Announced

Category: Connecting the Core-Fee

Category Winner: Joseph Fry, Hapa Collaborative Honourable Mentions Studio Egret West Maulik Bansal and John Doyle

Connecting the Core – Free The judges chose not to select a winner in this category. Honourable Mention: Ron van der Eerden and Yolanda Bienz

Connecting the Core – People’s Choice

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School 4 Burma Competition Winners Announced

Building Trust International have announced that designers Amadeo Bennetta and Daniel LaRossa, of Berkeley, California have won the School 4 Burma Design Competition.

The winning design, for a modular school for migrant and refugee children in the Thai-Burma border town of Mae Sot, beat entries from all over the world as the competition generated progressive,

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SHIFTBoston: Glow Competition

Sponsor: SHIFTBoston, LightBoston, Friends of Copley Square

Type of competition: Open, International

Language: English

Location: Boston, MA

Eligibility: Open internationally to all artists, architects, urban planners, sculptors, lighting designers, and landscape architects.

Registration Fee: None

Jury: Ana Bassat – Architect,

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NYC AIDS Memorial Park Design Competition

Sponsor: NYC AIDS Memorial Park Campaign, Architizer, Architectural Record

Type of competition: Open, International

Language: English

Location: New York City

Eligibility: Open to all.

Registration Fee: $50

Jury: Chairperson: Michael Arad; Kurt Andersen, Barry Bergdoll, Elizabeth Diller, Robert Hammond, Dr.

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Flinders Street Station Design Competition

Sponsor: Victorian Coalition Government

Type of competition: Open, two-stage

Language: English

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Registration Fee: None

Jury: Geoffery London (Victorian Government Architect – Panel Chair) A Melbourne architect A City of Melbourne planning representative An architect with heritage experience A representative from

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City in Between: Eastern Aalborg, Strategy for an International & Sustainable Suburb

Sponsor: City of Aalborg, Architect’s Association of Denmark

Type of competition: International, Request for Permission

Language: English, Danish

Location: Aalborg, Denmark

Eligibility: Strategic urban planners, architects ore landscape architects for example together with economists, ethnogeographers,sociologists, anthropologists or futurologists. The competition organizer encourages foreign

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