Silicon Alley Design Competition: Upgrade of the Nanjing Tobacco Factory

Sponsor: Nanjing Zhongshan Asset Management Group Co., Ltd. Organizer(s): Southeast University; People’s Government of Xuanwu District, Nanjing; Nanjing Science and Technology Bureau

Type: open, international Languages: English, Chinese Fee: None Timetable: 15 December 2019 – Submissions deadline 20 January 2020 – Final review Awards: 1st prize – $50,000 2nd prize – $20,000 3rd prize –

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A New State Archive in Kitzingen, Germany


1st Place – gmp Architekten Photo: ©Hans-Joachim Wuthenow, Berlin


As part of a policy to relocate archives of local interest outside of major Bavarian cities, a competition was staged for the design of a new archive in Kitzingen, 12 miles from the provincial capital city of Würzburg, Germany. The competition was

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New Entrance General Plan for the University of St. Gallen



Sponsor: Kanton St. Gallen Hochbauamt Competition adviser: Strittmatter Partner AG Type: open, anonymous, one-stage

Location: St. Gallen, Switzerland Program budget: 137M CHF (USD 140M) Eligibility: Firms that reside in countries of the EU or GATT

Language: German Registration fee: CHF 400.00 (USD 404) Timetable:

8 November 2019 – Registration deadline 15 November

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2020 Forge Prize: Vision in Steel for Architectural Excellence and Speed


Sponsor: American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Type: open, ideas, two-stage Eligibility: U.S. and Canadian architects within 10 years of licensure or pursuing licensure.

Participants must be working professionals in any of the following firm types: Architecture Firm; A/E Firm, but submitting as an emerging architec; Design-Build Firm, but submitting as an

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The Great Cinema of Modern Zlin



Competition organizer: cceamoba Type: international, EOI Process: Up to six teams will be selected to participate in the competition phase Language: Czech Fee: None Challenge:

The Great cinema in Zlín, designed by architect František Lýdie Gahura and built by the

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Urban Confluence: Silicon Valley Competition Webinar and Q&A


Join the leaders of the Urban Confluence Silicon Valley Competition for a webinar introducing the international ideas competition and describing student and Professional opportunities.

Date: Thursday, October 17 2019 at 9:00 am PST

Deadline for submissions: 15 January 2020.

Fee: none

To register:

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Competition

1st Prize Entry by querkraft architekten (Image © querkraft architekten)



Memorials to commemorate atrocities committed by the Nazis during World War II have taken many forms. Holocaust museums such as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. by Pei Cobb Freed or the Jewish Museum in Berlin by Daniel Libeskind, all endeavor to paint a broad picture, including narratives covering most of the major events and sites. Former concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, Theresienstadt and Buchenwald have been frequent tour destinations. In the case of Buchenwald, the local city of Weimar has placed pictures of “Witnesses” throughout the downtown area as a reminder of the Nazi legacy.

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Xi’an Train Station


Sponsor: Manni Group Competition Organizer: Young Architects Competitions (YAC) Type, Open, international, ideas Location: XiAn, China Theme: Design for a new Train Station Languages: English (Brief available in various languages) Fees for teams and deadlines: 20 Oct 2019 – €60 Early Bird registration deadline 18 Nov 2019 – €80 Standard registration deadline 15 Dec

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National Railway Museum: Central Hall Competition


Sponsor: National Railway Museum Location: York, U.K. Theme: Central Hall Competition Type: Open, RfQ, two-stage, International Eligibility: Limited to licensed architects, etc. Language: English Fee: none

Timetable: 2 October 2019 – Deadline for questions 16 October 2019 – Deadline for EOI qualifications documents February 2020 – Exhibition of entries in York March 2020

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2020 Berkeley Prize Competition

Sponsor: UC Berkeley Department of Architecture Theme: How Do Civic Buildings Create Community? Type: Open, International, essay, two-stage Eligibility: Typically, students enrolled in any accredited undergraduate architecture program or diploma in architecture program throughout the world are invited to submit a 500-word essay proposal in English responding to the Question. Language: English Fee: none


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