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On Monday, 7 October 2019, people everywhere will celebrate World Architecture Day 2019. It is traditionally celebrated every year on the first Monday in October to coincide with the United Nations World Habitat Day.

The UIA has chosen the theme “Architecture… housing for all”. It will focus on how architects can contribute to the realisation of affordable housing for all; the implementation of the New Urban Agenda; and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 11, “to make cities and human settlements safe, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable”.

Countries all over the globe will highlight the importance of architecture through events, exhibits, lectures and other activities, for the profession and the public.

The International Union of Architects (UIA)—the only global organisation representing the world’s 3.2 million architects—is now launching a competition to design the poster for World Architecture Day 2019. The winning design will become the unifying visual identity for the programmes and activities organised throughout the world on 7 October this year.

ELIGIBILITY
This competition is open to anyone. Submissions can be made as an individual or as a team.

TIMELINE
Launch: Tuesday 2 April 2019
Deadline for submitting questions: Friday 31 May 2019 at 18h Paris time
Submission deadline: Friday 21 June 2019 at 18h Paris time
Jury meeting: Friday 19 July 2019
Announcement of results: Wednesday 31 July 2019

More info: https://uia.awardsplatform.com/

 

The 1st Thessaloniki Design Week is scheduled for May 4-10, 2019. Thessaloniki Design Week is an initiative of NPO PHILARTIA in cooperation with the Municipality of Thessaloniki, but also with other institutions and teams, active in the areas of planning, education, culture and entrepreneurship.

RE-CREATION is the slogan of the first Thessaloniki Design Week and the general axis and theme of the agenda and the events, aiming to express the dynamics that our society needs to develop in order to meet the challenges, the opportunities and the possibilities of the new era. 

 

First World Capital – Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 2020 will be the first city designated by UNESCO and the UIA as World Capital of Architecture, but logotypes should not be specific to Rio de Janeiro. The logotype should be universal and suitable for prolonged and repeated use (every three years), relevant to any city nominated World Capital of Architecture. The World Capital of Architecture logo will be used alongside the logo of the city council, the UIA and UNESCO for the purpose of promoting the programme. 

Eligibility to compete – This competition is open to anyone. Submissions can be made as an individual or as a team.

Candidate information – Designers must must provide their contact information. If you are submitting as a team, please designate a team leader (who will be our main contact point), and be sure to provide the names of all other team members in the space provided.

Timeline
Launch – Wednesday 6 February 2019
Deadline – All projects must be submitted online via the competition platform by 18:00 Central European Time, Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Results – The winning project will be announced on Monday, 27 May 2019

More Info: https://www.uia-architectes.org/webApi/uploads/ressourcefile/191/uia_logo_competition_en.pdf

 

Lisbon School of Architecture / FAUL / Lisbon / Portugal
April 11-12, 2019
Open Call for Papers

Abstract Submission deadline (250 words): 14.12.2018

Read more.

 

 International Competition \ Envisioning 2017
“ENVISIONING THE CITY OF THE FUTURE: MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE”

The international contest is open to students, graduates and experts and its aim is to imagine and design possible scenarios of the city of the future: How will smart and sharing cities look like in the future? How are these changes going to impact on people’s lives in cities?

Participants are asked to produce spherical panoramas of the proposed scenarios. During the awarding ceremony the selected projects will be shown with immersive Virtual Reality displays (Head Mounted Display).

The international jury will award the most innovative projects. The first classified will win one ArchiCad 20 Full licence and one Lumion Standard licence (corresponding value € 6.289).
Moreover, the three winning projects will win three annual subscriptions to charging stations for electric vehicles (provided by NHP); these stations will be implemented within the European project Sharing Cities.

PROGRAM

28.02.2017
Opening date for applications

15.05.2017
Closing of applications and deadline for project submission within 12:00 pm - Central European Time Zone for accessing the first evaluation phase

26.05.2017
Notice of the selected proposals (up to 30 proposals) and request of integrative material to access the second evaluation phase

12.06.2017
Deadline for the final upload of definitive materials of the finalist projects

20.06.2017
Closing ceremony and proclamation of the three finalists, special mentions and prizegiving at the Polytechnic University of Milan with international jury 

 

Registration until 5/8/5016

Submission until 16-18/8/2016 (depending on theme)

http://ciuhabitat.com/?lang=en

 

As a part of KAFe2016, the international contest of final projects by graduate students will be one of the most important educational events of the festival.

The announced competition strongly focuses on urban and architectural topics of Kaunas city (Lithuania) downtown in the students’ final theses.

In their projects, students should present conceptual proposals for areas abandoned or needing development, urbanism and architecture of these territories, students are invited to propose new functions for the reappearance of those territories into the city’s fabric, or suggest ideas for utilization of cultural heritage buildings for a completely new function.

The participants will compete for monetary prizes founded by Kaunas University of Technology:
1 place – 1,000 EUR
2 place – 500 EUR
3 place – 300 EUR

Registration deadline - 15th June 2016 and there's no registration fee!

More information can be found in our webpage www.kafe2016.lt/en

 
The Board of the City Greenery of the City of Krakow, in cooperation with the Association of Polish Architects, announces the one-stage, international study "competition for the Zakrzowek Park in Krakow in Poland".

More info and download files: http://www.sarp.krakow.pl/konkursy,736,Zakrzowek.html

 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and DBR | Design Build Research School are now seeking entries for TREEHOUSING, an international wood design competition in the context of the XIV World Forestry Congress.

Housing for the world’s growing urban population and the threat of deforestation are two of the most significant issues facing humanity today. TREEHOUSING challenges architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions. There are two open categories:

Competition 1 – TREEHOUSING DURBAN: Tall Wood Housing

Competition 2 – TREEHOUSING GLOBAL: Affordable Wood Housing

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Visit the TREEHOUSING website for competition information.
  2. Register on the TREEHOUSING website by August 15, 2015.
  3. Design a TREEHOUSING solution.
  4. Submit your entry by 5:00pm CET on August 31, 2015.

The registration deadline is August 15, 2015. All submissions are due August 31, 2015 at 5:00pm CET.  Winners will be selected by an international jury and announced on September 10, 2015 at the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa. A grand prize of $6,000 USD will be awarded in each category, in addition to second and student prizes.  For more information, please download the competition PDF or visit www.treehousing-competition.com.
 
Questions about the competition?  Please visit our FAQ page or contact us at treehousing-competition@dbr-school.org.

 

Student Documentary Competition "City and Architecture"

http://conferenceprd4.prd.uth.gr/portal/index.php/programandevents/events

 

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