HLWSF Low Impact Development Design Competition

HLWSF Low Impact Development Design Competition

Sponsors: Houston Land/Water Sustainability Forum with co-sponsors including AIA-Houston, ASCE-Houston, Mischer Investments, Bayou Preservation Association, Harris County/Precinct 2, City of Houston/TIRZ 15

Type: 2-Stage, open

Language: English

Eligibility: Integrated design teams which include an architect, a landscape architect and a civil engineer

Registration Fee: $250

Awards: $15,000 in

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Mark of Dreams: UNESCO’s DREAM Center Logo Competition

Mark of Dreams: UNESCO’s DREAM Center Logo Competition

Sponsors: UNESCO, DESIGN21

Type: open

Language: English

Eligibility: all registered members of DESIGN 21 at least 18 years of age

Registration Fee: None

Awards:Overall Winner – $3,000

Timeline:17 November 2008 – Submission Deadline

Jury:Judging will be done by the directors and organizers of the DREAM Center program

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4th Annual Ed Bacon Student Design Competition

Sponsors: Ed Bacon Foundation and the Philadelphia Center for Architecture

Type: open, international (North America), 1-stage

Language: English

Eligibility: College and university level students

Registration fee: None

Awards: First Prize: $2,000 Second Prize: $1,500 Third Prize: $1,000 Three Honorable Mentions: $500 each

Timetable:16 October, 2009 – pre-registration deadline 30 October, 2009 –

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Steel Student Trophy 09/10 – Self-Service Train Station

Sponsor: Austrian Steel Association

Type: International, Student, 1-stage

Languages: German, English

Eligibility: Students living outside of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland should inquire if they are eligible to participate.

Team Composition: The participation of at least one student of architecture and one student of engineering is required.Time Table:1 October, 2009 – Competition brief available Awards:1st Prize:

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HB:BX Building Cultural Infrastructure The High Bridge International Ideas Competition

Sponsors:Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA)AIA New York ChapterBRONXMUSEUMArtists UniteTRESPAService Point

Type: Open, International, Ideas Competition

Language: English

Eligibility: Any student or professional (architect, landscape designer, planner, engineer, designer, artist) who has received an undergraduate or undergraduate degree after Sept. 10, 1999.Registration Fee: add $5 for all categories after November 20, 2009Student Entry $35Single

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Green 360 International Architectural Competition

Sponsor: ARQUITECTUM and SPAZZIO + PISSANO Real Estate Alliance

Type: Professional International, 1-stage

Language: English

Eligibility: Architects from all over the world who have satisfactorily concluded their studies, as well as any team or office of professionals with at least one architect of said characteristics (in the instance that the person wishing to participate had

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Grand-Métis – The International Garden Festival

Sponsors: Jardins de Metis / Redford Gardens

Type: Open, International


Location: Grand-Métis, in the Gaspésie region of Québec, CanadaTimetable:14 September, 2009 – call for entries6 November, 2009 – deadline to send proposals1 December, 2009 – public announcement of the chosen projects1 February, 2010 – deadline for reception of documents showing the preliminary design for

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Peace Pentagon Competition

Sponsor: Friends of 339. Project to Save the Peace Pentagon, The Architects Newspaper

Type: open, international,

Language: English

Eligibility: architects, designers, artists, engineers and multi-disciplinary teams worldwide

Registration fee: $50

Late registration fee: $100

Awards:1st Prize – $5,0002nd Prize – $2,0003rd Prize – to be determined

Timeline:15 October, 2009 – questions deadline1 November, 2009

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Student Competition for the Design of a University Residence Building

Sponsor: Ryerson University, the Design Exchange

Type: student, 1-stage

Language: English


21 September 2009 – competition begins

30 October 2009 – Registration Deadline Extension

28 December 2009 – submissions due

Jury:James Timberlake of KieranTimberlake (Philadelphia)Anne Cormier of Atelier Big City (Montreal)Ken Greenberg of Greenberg Consultants (Toronto)Samantha Sannella of the Design Exchange (Toronto)Kendra Schank Smith

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Moulin Rouge Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Paris 2009: Dance School for Moulin Rouge competition have recently been revealed. Competition organizer Arquitectum invited architects to design a reinterpretation of the ‘new Moulin Rouge’, the most famous cabaret in the world and a symbol of what is an important piece of Parisian life. The new facilities should enhance the

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