Discovery Partners Institute Shortlist (update)

Client: University of Illinois Location: Chicago Number of applications: 36 Participating shortlisted teams (3): • Foster + Partners with Epstein • Jacobs Consultants, Inc., with OMA*AMO Architecture, P.C. • Studio Gang Architects

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Urban Confluence: Silicon Valley


The Urban Confluence competition attracted 963 entries from 72 countries and 6 continents. The Community Competition Panel (CCP), comprised of 34 local community leaders including artists, architects, environmentalists, and business leaders, convened for two days of deliberation sessions on July 18 and 19. They diligently reviewed and evaluated all 963 qualified submissions as a

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Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge Finalists


Sponsor’s Statement (Van Alen Institute) Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, our design competition presented in collaboration with the New York City Council, challenges participants to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway. As made even more clear by the pandemic, the design of our streets and shared spaces must be responsive to the present moment and work

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20th Berkeley Prize Results


Sponsor: University of California, Berkeley Type: International, Essay – Travel and Fellowship competitions Number of entries: 79 Topic: How do Civic Buildings Create Community? Awards: • For the eight Finalists, there is the “best of the best” First, Second and Third Prizes, and five Honorable Mentions totaling 35,000USD. • In addition, and in lieu

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Young Architects in Competitions

When Competitions and a New Generation of Ideas Elevate Architectural Quality

by Jean-Pierre Chupin and G. Stanley Collyer published by Potential Architecture Books, Montreal, Canada 2020 271 illustrations in color and black & white Available in PDF and eBook formats ISBN 9781988962047


What do the Vietnam Memorial, the St. Louis Arch, and the

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Powerhouse Parramatta International Competition Results


Type: Open, RfQ, two-stage Location: Sydney, Australia Number of RfQ submissions: 74 teams entered


Moreau Kusunoki (Paris) and Genton(Sydney)



• AL_A (UK) and Architectus (Australia)

• Bernardes Architecture(Brazil) and Scale Architecture (Australia)

• BVN Architecture(Australia) and Carlo Ratti Associati (Italy)

• CHROFI (Australia) withReko Rennie (Australia)

• Steven

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National Railway Museum: Central Hall Competition Shortlist


The open two-stage competition welcomed both national and international integrated design teams, with competitors encouraged to demonstrate exceptional design talent, creative flair, sensitivity to the heritage context and expertise in sustainability. Seventy-six teams from 19 countries comprising 241 firms entered the competition’s first stage.


The shortlisted teams are (in alphabetical order):


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Houston Endowment Headquarters Results


Type: open, RfQ, international Number of Expressions of interest: 121 Shortlisted teams: 4 Compensation: $50,000 for each finalist Competition adviser: Malcolm Reading Consultants Winner Kevin Daly Architects, Los Angeles Honorable Mention Olson Kundig, Seattle Finalists Deborah Berke Partners, New York Schaum/Shieh Architects, Houston/New York

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National Pulse Memorial & Museum International Design Competition Results


Type: Open, International, RfQ Number of Expressions of Interest: 68 Shortlisted for second stage: 6 Professional adviser: Dovetail Design Strategists

Winner Coldefy & Associés with RDAI, Xavier Veilhan, dUCKS scéno, Agence TER, Prof. Laila Farah

Finalists Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rene Gonzalez Architects with Raymond Jungles, Inc. heneghan peng architects, Gustafson Porter +

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Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center


Location: Kiev, Ukraine Competition Organizer: Phase eins, Berlin Number of entries: 165

Type, Open, international

Winner Querkraft Architekten with Kieran Fraser Landscape Design Vienna, Austria 2nd Prize Dorte Mandrup A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark with Martha Schwartz Partners, New York 3rd Prize merz merz gmbh & co. kg, Berlin, Germany with Topotek 1 Gesellschaft von Landschaftsarchitekten

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