Walltopia Open International Climbing Wall Design Competition

Sponsor: Walltopia Ltd

Type: Open, international, 2 stage

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

Languages: English

Eligiblity: The contest is open to all persons and organizations, regardless of their location. Registered participants may submit more than one design.

Entrance Fee: None

Awards: The prize pool is 60 000 EUR divided evenly in two categories – boulders and top-rope/lead

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Stitch II: An AIA Portland Ideas Competition

Sponsor: AIA Portland

Type: Open, ideas

Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Open to professionals and students

Entrance Fee: $50 for professionals $25 for students  Awards: 1st Place $500 2nd Place $200 3rd Place$100

Registration and Submission Deadline: 1 June, 2015

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Rochester Design Competition

Sponsor: Design Rochester

Type: Open, ideas

Location: Rochester, Minnesota

Languages: English

Eligiblity: Interns within seven years of graduating, architectural students, and unlicensed individuals are all eligible. ÂÂ Licensed architects and teams of individuals are not eligible.

Entrance Fee: $20ÂÂ (multiple entries per individual are allowed provided multiple fees are submitted)

Awards: First PrizeÂÂ $1,000ÂÂ

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“Smart School” Educational Complex in Siberia – Finalists Announced

The “Smart School” Competition between leading international architects is entering its final phase this week as six firms vie for a commission to design a unique $58 million educational complex that will include a village for families adopting children from Siberia.

The finalists are:

Work Architecture Co. – New York CEBRA – Denmark Architects Rudanko

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Peace Corps Commemorative Work National Design Competition

Sponsor:ÂÂ Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF)

Location:ÂÂ Washington, DC

Type:ÂÂ Open, 2 stage, national

Language:ÂÂ English

Eligiblity:ÂÂ Open to artists, landscape architects and architects competing as individuals, teams or firms. Students currently enrolled in university-level programs are also eligible.ÂÂ To be eligible, a competing individual, one member of a competing team or one owner of

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2015 Tiny Home Community Ideas Competition

Sponsor:ÂÂ AIA North Carolina Activate14

Location:ÂÂ Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Type:ÂÂ Student, 1 stage, international

Language:ÂÂ English

Eligiblity:ÂÂ The competition is open internationally to all students in a certified architectural program, un-licensed design professionals, and licensed Architects. Individuals or teams may submit more than one entry, but each entry will receive separate ID numbers and

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Tristan da Cunha Design Ideas Competition

Sponsor:ÂÂ RIBA

Location:ÂÂ Tristan da Cunha island

Type:ÂÂ Open, ideas, 2 stage, international

Language:ÂÂ English

Eligiblity:ÂÂ The competition is open to design teams from around the globe who must be led by a fully qualified architect. Architects practising in the UK should be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB), with overseas-based applicants registered to

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Concordia Lighthouse Competition

Sponsor:ÂÂ matterbetter

Location:ÂÂ Italy

Type:ÂÂ Open, ideas, 1 stage, international

Language:ÂÂ English

Eligiblity:ÂÂ Architects, students, engineers, and designers are invited to participate in the competition. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged.

Entrance Fee:ÂÂ none


1st place:ÂÂ 3000 EUR + certificate 2nd place:ÂÂ 2000 EUR + certificate

3rd place:ÂÂ 1000 EUR + certificate

ÂÂ Timeline: 17 May

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New Homes for Neighbourhoods Competition

Sponsor:Â RIBA

Location:Â Brighton, UK

Type:Â Open, 3 phase

Language:Â English

Eligiblity:Â The competition is open to fully qualified architects who are registered to practice in the UK with the Architects Registration Board (ARB). At Phase 2, the authors of the four short-listed schemes will be required to demonstrate their ability to assemble a team

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CTBUH International Student Tall Building Design Competition 2015

Sponsor:Â Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

Type:Â Student, ideas, 1 stage

Language:Â English

Eligiblity:Â The competition is open to all students who are registered at a University level. Recent graduates can enter but must have been a registered student at least during the Fall 2014 term, i.e., August–December 2014.

Entrance Fee:Â None

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