Vision 42 Competition

Sponsors: The Institute for Rational Urban Mobility, Inc (IRUM)

Type: Open, 2-stage


Early registration: US$80 to 14 April 2014

Standard registration: US$100 to 8 September 2014

Student registration: US$30

Courses with multiple student entrants: US$100

Language: English



In 2004 IRUM received a substantial grant from the New York Community Trust, which has

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Looking into the Hi-Tech Future: New Campus of the Vietnamese-German University, Ho Chi Minh City

Looking into the Hi-Tech Future

New Campus of the Vietnamese-German University, Ho Chi Minh City

by Stanley Collyer

Winning entry by Machado and Silvetti Associates

Comprehensive plans for new towns have long been on the agenda of Asian countries. In this period of globalization, those nations are now expanding university campuses to accommodate the need for a well-trained cadre in high technology. Now in the midst of a rapid catch-up mode with its neighbors to the north, Vietnam has recognized the need for more highly specialized technicians. Since this requires new educational facilities, the country has turned to the World Bank and enlisted international expertise in its effort to accelerate this process. With aid coming from the German government, a new campus for a technology university was envisioned outside of Ho Chi Minh City.


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Re-Thinking the University of Manitoba’s Campus: Visionary (re)Generation International Competition

Re-Thinking the University of Manitoba’s Campus

Visionary (re)Generation International Competition

by Carmela Cucuzzella and Camille Crossman

Note: This article originally appeared in the Canadian Competitions Catalogue at the Université de Montréal

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First Place entry by Janet Rosenberg and Studio Inc. + Cibinel Architects Ltd. + Landmark Planning and Design Inc.

At a time when universities are summoned to assume their responsibilities in the shaping of major urban areas, and in an era of ferocious educational competitions in which benchmarking and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released by Shanghai Jiao Tong University rule the educational market, some universities have decided to take advantage of the potential power of competitions to seek excellence in design. This was the case when the University of Manitoba launched their competition for a new campus in December 2012.



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11th Street Bridge Park Design Competition

Sponsor: Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC, Office of Planning

Type: RFQ, three stage, national

Location: Washington, D.C.

Awards: Each design team selected for Stage Three will receive a $25,000 stipend.

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Architects and landscape architects can register as lead designers by submitting a portfolio of their qualifications.

RFQ Submission Deadline: 22

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Midtown Viaducts Public Art + Light Project

Sponsor: Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI), New Economy Initiative (NEI)

Type: Open, regional

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Open to all professional artists, architects, designers, design firms and/or teams consisting of these entities located in the following eight southeast Michigan counties: Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. National and international partners

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Generation Kingspan: 2014 Student Design Competition

Sponsor:Â Kingspan

Type: Student, open


Grand Prize Winner – $5000 Juried 2nd Prize – $4000 Juried Third Prize – $3000 Top 2 Social Winners – $3000 each

Languages: English

Eligiblity:Â Students presently enrolled in an accredited university program

To enter, students must be currently enrolled in an architectural program offering a

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Department of Sport and Health at the University of Basel, Switzerland

Sponsor: Canton of Basel

Type: Open, anonymous

Eligibility: EU and GATT residence

Entry Fee: SFC 500

Language: German


Q&A deadline: 2 May 2014

Answers published on competition website: 16 May 2014

Submission Deadline: 12 August 2014

Total Awards: SFC 190,000

To access the competition brief: www.simap.chÂ

The City of Sydney Design Competition

Sponsor: City of Sydney

Type: Open, international

Location: Zetland, Australia

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Architects, landscape architects

Submission Deadline: 30 April 2014

Design Challenge: The City of Sydney invites architects, together with a landscape architect, to participate in a design competition on a site at Green Square, Zetland to provide a local community recreation facility that

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+Farm Studio Call for Applications

Sponsor: +Farm

Type: Studio, call for applications

Location: New York State

Eligiblity: Applicants must be enrolled or have successfully completed at least one year of education at the university level or school of higher education, and we recommend that students not be out of school more than 4 years. Selections will be made based on

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