AFRICATOWN Design Competition



Reimagining a Historic Site as Cultural Destination


Background “Africatown shot to the forefront of the world’s consciousness with the sensational May 2019 discovery of the sunken slave ship Clotilda in the Mobile River Delta. It illegally brought 110 kidnapped West Africans to America’s shores in 1860. After a short enslavement,

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LAGI 2022 Mannheim design competition: Beautiful Forms of Energy

Type: Open, international, one-stage Location: Mannheim, Germany Event: The German Federal Garden Show Language: English Fees: none Timetable: 4 September 2022 – Deadline for Submissions Awards: 1st Place – $30,000 USD 2nd Place – $10,000 USD Jurors: Peter Kurz Lord Mayor of Mannheim Michael Schnellbach CEO, BUGA 23 Heinz Ossenbrink Former European Commission Joint

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Belfast City of the Future Competition


Sponsor: Take back the City Coalition Competition type: International, open, one-stage Project Scope and type: Masterplan Location: Site of Mackie’s former plant in Belfast Fee: none Language: English Awards: Winner: 10K prize + option to proceed with master plan Timetable: 30 September 2022 – Deadline for submissions Jury: TbD Design challenge: Marissa McMahon of

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Seoul Metropolitan Library Competition (Seodaemun)



Competition managers: Urban Space Planning Division Competition type: General Design Contest (Education and research facilities) Fee: none Languages: English and Korean Jury: TbD Project Scope and type: Location: 479 Buggajwa-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul Size: 3,486.8 sq.m Estimated / Construction cost – 41,778 million KRW ($31M) Expected Construction Start and End Date 2024.01-2027.02 Design Fee

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KURANDZA – A Learning Center in Mozambique




Sponsor: Kurandza non-profit NGO, San Francisco Administrator: archstorming Type: open, international, one-stage Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese Eligibility: Architects and students of architecture, regardless of location; Teams may consist of 1 to 4 persons Fees: See timetable

Timetable: 29 June 2022 – End of early registration (€60/team) 27 July2022 – End

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Portland Museum of Art Campus Unification + Expansion


Building a Landmark for the Future



Sponsor: The Portland Museum of Art Type: open, international, two-stage RfQ Location: Portland, Maine Organizers: Dovetail Design Strategists, LLC Eligibility: Open to architects around the world. Architects will be required to form and lead a multi-disciplinary team to include accessibility, inclusivity and

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Reinventing Cities 2022


A global competition for innovative, zero-carbon and resilient urban projects


Deadline for EOI submissions: 20 September 2022 About the Competition Reinventing Cities is a C40 Cities initiative that addresses the urgent need for change in the way that cities are designed and built in response to the climate emergency. C40 is inviting architects,

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Namdo Righteous Army History Museum


Application deadline: 6 May 2022 (12:00 EST)


Organizer: The ordering organization of the competition is Jeollanam-do, and is responsible for the overall design competition and project process and supervises all related issues Type: International, two-stage, open Eligibility: Licensed architects in their country of origin Fees: none Languages: English, Korean Timetable 6 May 2022

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Magnet School Campus Gallus, Frankfurt am Main

Neue Bildungscampus Gallus, Frankfurt am Main


Sponsor: City of Frankfurt am Main Type: open, RfQ, two-stage, EU/EWR Eligibility: Architects/Landscape Architects Language: German Fee: non Timetable: 22 April 2022 – RfQ deadline for submissions 14 June 2022 – Deadline for design submissions 20 July 2022 – Jury Process: It is intended to select 25

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2022 Habitat: Design Competition


Climate Positive Concrete Housing


Sponsor: ACSA Type: open, one-stage, Student Fees: none Languages: English Eligibility: Students from all ACSA member schools internationally Timetable: 13 April 2022 – Registration deadline 1 June 2022 – Submission deadline Awards: Jurors will select one winner from each of the 7 regions, in addition to a selected number

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