Bamiyan Cultural Center, Afghanistan

Sponsors: UNESCO, Ministry of Culture of Afghanistan, Republic of Korea

Type: International, open, one-stage

Fee: None

Language: English

Eligibility: One team member must be a registered architect


22 January 2014 (23:59 GMT) – Deadline for submissions


Winning Entry: 25,000 US$

4 Runner-ups: 8,000 US$ each

Budget: 2.5M US$


• Zahra Breshna,

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Helsinki Highrise: Design-Build Competition for a Prime Location In Helsinki, Finland

Sponsors: City of Helsinki, Nation of Finland

Type: International, Architect/Developer


26 November 2014 – Registration for Seminar

Autumn, 2015 – Competition begins

Site: Pasila district near the city center

Project size:

The project should contain 8–10 towers of at least 15 stories. A total of 1–2 high-rise buildings should be realized for the start-up

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FIRE AWAY: Fire as a driver for innovation in Construction

Fire safety is about saving lives, not buildings. That is why it may be difficult to understand why we do not pay more attention to fire safety when developing innovative solutions for buildings, whether in terms of design, materials or interiors. Of course, legislation imposes certain stipulations, which must be complied with, but fire requirements

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New National Gallery and Ludwig Museum, Budapest

The first stage of the Liget Budapest International Design Competition resulted in 470 entries. Based on the decision of the jury, 6 entries have been invited to the second stage in the House of Hungarian Music competition and the Museum of Ethnography competition and 5 entries in the FotoMuzeum Budapest and Hungarian

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Future Ground, New Orleans – Shortlist

Future Ground is a design competition inviting multidisciplinary teams to generate flexible design and policy strategies to reuse vacant land in New Orleans, transforming abandoned landscapes into resources for the current and future city.

The three finalists teams will receive $15,000 each to participate in a six-month research and design process. Working closely with local

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Results: Development of Kaliningrad’s Historical Center

Client: City of Kaliningrad

Type: open, one-stage

Design Challenge:

Noncommercial partnership ’City-Planning Bureau ’The Heart of the City’ under instructions of the Government of Kaliningrad region and in association with the administration of municipal entity ’Urban district ’The city of Kaliningrad’ announces an open International architectural and city-planning competitive tender for the Concept of area

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Shortlist announced: New arena for Bristol

Bristol’s Mayor, George Ferguson, has announced the shortlist of five experienced design teams for the 12,000 capacity Bristol Arena, at his annual State of the City address.

The announcement follows the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Invited Design Competition which launched in August. Over 30 teams from across the world, expressed interest in

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Public Space Design Competition: Precast Concrete Urban Furniture & Sport


Sponsor: Union of Designers in Belgium

Location: Belgium

Type: Open, international, ideas

Eligibility: Open to all designers

Fee: none

Awards: 1st prize – 1000 € 2nd prize – 600 € 3rd prize – 400 €

Submission Deadline: 30 November 2014

Design Challenge: This competition is free of entry, anonymous and respects the

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Boston Living with Water

Sponsors: The Boston Harbor Association, City of Boston, Boston Redevelopment Authority, and Boston Society of Architects Timeline: Phase 1 Submission deadline – 29 January 2015 Phase 2 Submission deadline – 15 May 2015 ÂÂ Design Challenge:

Boston Living with Water is an international call for design solutions envisioning a ÂÂ more resilient, more sustainable,

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MH17 Memorial + Park Ideas Competition

Sponsor: matterbetter


Registration Deadline: 21 December 2014

Submission Deadline: 5 January 2015

Design Challenge: An international open ideas competition forÂÂ architects and students is initiated toÂÂ remember and honor the victims of theÂÂ MH17 tragedy.ÂÂ This man-made tragedy has influenced thousands of lives in direct or indirect manner across the entire world. Most

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