Shortlist Announced for St. Cross College, Oxford Design Competition

Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) ihas announced the shortlist for the private, invited design competition for St Cross College, Oxford. The selected teams will now be asked to develop concept designs which complete the College’s exceptional site on St Giles, adjacent to the Grade II listed Pusey House.

The St Cross College Building Committee,

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Sam Fox School announces winner of 2012 Steedman Fellowship

Architect Jason Mrdeza has won Washington University in St. Louis’ 2012 Steedman Fellowship in Architecture International Design Competition.

Sponsored by the College of Architecture and the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, the biennial competition is open to young architects from around the world

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Buffalo Medical School Competition Results

HOK has been selected to design the new University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, from a competition of finalists, which included Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Cannon Design; Rafael Vinoly Architects with Foit-Albert Associates; and Grimshaw and Davis Brody Bond.

Andreu World 12th Annual International Design Competition

Sponsor: Andreu World

Type: Open, international

Language: English

Fee: None

Eligibility: The competition is open both to design students and to professionals, without age limit.


31 August, 2012 – Submission deadline, USA

12 September, 2012 – Submission deadline, international


1st Prize – €

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International Tropical Architecture Design Competition 2012 for Institutes of Higher Learning (UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Sponsor: Singapore Green Building Council

Type: Student, ideas

Language: English

Fee: None

Eligibility: Registration is open to all university and polytechnic students in the architectural and building design fields. Multidisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged.


31 July, 2012 – Registration Deadline 13 August, 2012 – Submissions Deadline

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Transforming Seattle’s 520 Floating Bridge

Sponsor: Washington State University; NBBJ; KSI

Type: Open, ideas

Language: English


Early Registration (June 5 to July 4, 2012): $40 Regular Registration (July 5 to August 10, 2012): $100

Eligibility: The competition is open to professionals and students of the international design and art communities over the age of

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Nashville Designing Action Competition

Sponsor: Nashville Civic Design Center; National Endowment of the Arts

Type: Open, ideas

Language: English

Fee: $40 ($15 for students with proof of attendance)

Eligibility: Designing Action ideas competition is open to all interested entrants. Individuals, teams, professionals, students and artists from around the world are encouraged to submit their

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HOME – Affordable Housing for $30,000

Sponsor: Building Trust, U.K.

Type: open, international

Eligibility: Professionals, students

Subject: Designing a dwelling in a Developed Country for $30,000 (£20,000)

Fees: None for students; £95 for design professionals


30 June 2012 – Registration deadline

31 July 2012 – Submission deadline

Design challenge:


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RockShell – architectural possibilities in the use of wall building systems

Sponsor: Innosite

Type: open, international


The RockShell wall system is a newly developed building system for supporting external walls. The RockShell wall system is an innovative modular system meeting future requirements of minimum energy loss and efficient building processes. The system combines the requirements of environmentally sustainable lightweight structures with prime

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Architecture at Zero 2012 Challenge

Sponsors: PG&E Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Pilot Program, UC Merced, SFAIA

Type: Open, international for architects, students and designers


UC Merced is the first new American research university in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened September 5, 2005, in the Central Valley

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