Zumthor on the Chopping Block?

An Ideas Competition in Opposition to a Concrete Design

 

Entry by TheeAe (Image © TheeAe)

 

 

In early 2020, a group advocating a new approach to the design of the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA)—The Citizens’ Brigade to Save LACMA—organized a competition to counter an existing design by the Swiss

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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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Babyn Yar Ukrainian Memorial Competition

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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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RIBA International Competition | The Low Line

Type: open, international, two-stage Fee: None Language: English

Timetable:

2 September 2019 – Stage 1 deadline

Process and compensation:

The initial phase of the competition invites teams of architects, landscape architects, designers, ecologists and other design-related disciplines to submit designs anonymously, in digital format only. Five concept designs will then be shortlisted for further development.

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The Future Park Design Ideas Competition: New Public Space for Melbourne

Sponsors: University of Melbourne, in partnership with Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) Type: Open, international, ideas Location: Melbourne, Australia Eligibility: This competition seeks to enhance the role of landscape architecture and the public realm in Australian cities. However, the competition does not restrict entry to registered landscape architects or those studying within landscape

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Movies in the Park: Garage Screen Summer Cinema Competition in Moscow

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Kazan’s New Garden City Competition

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University College Dublin’s Ambitious Plan

 

Competing for an Arrival Experience and Plan at UCD

 

Winning design: Image:©Steven Holl Architects and Malcolm Reading Consultants

 

A designer of hospitals once remarked that a full vacant floor should be added to every new hospital facility to accommodate the rapid changes in the technical demands of the industry. Although on

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Addressing Affordable Housing in Bentonville

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Waterscape Park Design for the Sustainable Tourism

 

Development of Tushemisht and Drilon, Pogradec, Albania

Sponsor: Albanian-American Development Foundation / AADF – Pogradec, Albania Type: international, open, RfQ Fee: none Language: English Eligibility: Open to International Architecture/Engineering Companies or to Consortiums of International companies and professionals in cooperation with a local Architecture/Engineering partner Timetable: 14 June 2018 – RfQ deadline

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