Last chance to submit your World Architecture Festival 2016 entries!
Only a few days left to submit your work to the anticipated World Architecture Festival 2016! Entries are due this Friday, June 10.After four successful years in Singapore, WAF is making its way back to Europe in Berlin. The festival will take place on November 16-18 inside the Arena Berlin, which... View full entry
Open Call for Submissions: Sex Aware Design
With April comes springtime, and a proliferation of reproduction symbols laden with the sticky pollen of the universal allergen – sex. We're devoting our next editorial issue on Archinect to themes of sex and sexuality in architecture, and we want you to submit (to our open call).Effective... View full entry
Laka Competition 2016 is now accepting submissions!
Public arts initiative Laka Architektura has launched their second “Architecture that Reacts” competition! The ongoing theme intends to spark more interest in the investigation of adaptive and socially engaged architecture, for now and the future.Following a successful first run last year, the... View full entry
Open Call for Submissions: Architectural Survival
Even more than the laws of physics and building codes, money rules everything in architecture. The architect is the canary in the recession's coal mine; skyscrapers and starchitectural gems stand as allegories for wealth; descriptors like "quality" and "affordable" at times seem mutually... View full entry
This February, Archinect is all about furniture – and we want your submissions
Lean back in that Eames and rest your cup on that Noguchi – February is furniture month here on Archinect, and we're going to luxuriate in an overstuffed Fatboy of furniture-related editorial, including yours. Send us your furniture musings, interviews, reviews, designs, projects and... View full entry
Interested in how urban design and mental health connect? A brand new journal wants your thoughts!
The Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health is planning to launch a new, biannual journal in early 2016.
This online journal will help address the challenge of there not being many journals explicitly publishing research on the links between urban design and mental health right now. [...]
Do you have a relevant research paper, case study, review, comment piece, photograph, book review or other relevant content, (or a good suggestion for the journal's name)? If yes, please submit
Interested in submitting? Here's the details from the Urban Design / Mental Health website:This journal is not currently peer-reviewed. Editorial decisions will be made by Layla McCay (UD/MH Director) and Itai Palti (UD/MH Fellow and Guest Editor of the edition). The journal will be open-access... View full entry
Call for Projects: Sign up now for the 2016 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition!
Taking place annually for the last 22 years, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is back for 2016! Architects and designers worldwide are invited to submit their projects that utilize Italian ceramic tiles in an aesthetically beautiful, original, and functional way. Do you already have a... View full entry
2020 Tokyo Olympics panel launches nationwide call for new logo design
'We’re expecting at least 10,000 applications this time,' said Ryohei Miyata, head of the selection committee.
Only 104 applications were accepted for the previous competition.
Applicants this time only have to be 18 or older and a resident of Japan. The committee will accept an entry by a group if the leader of the group meets the age and resident criteria, meaning that people younger than 18 can still take part.
— The Japan Times
After the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee ran into accusations of plagiarism with their first logo for the Games, the committee is at it again with a second call for submissions. But this time around, they're inviting virtually all residents of Japan to submit their ideas for a new logo... View full entry
Submit your ChiDesign CADE entries by September 9!
The Chicago Architecture Foundation launched their first ChiDesign CADE competition earlier this summer seeking design ideas for a different type of educational facility called the Center for Architecture, Design and Education (CADE). Now that registration is closed, be sure to submit your entries... View full entry
The eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition is accepting entries now until January. Register early!
Floating in mid-air, inspired by traditional designs, or built out of carbon dioxide, the sky is indeed the limit in the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition. Since eVolo first launched the contest in 2006, there's no question that the 2016 edition will be just as competitive.Every year... View full entry
Don't forget that the Dry Futures submission deadline is Tuesday, September 1!
Got an inventive design idea on how to address the historic drought that's parching up California? Send your submissions to Archinect's Dry Futures competition! Architects and non-architects worldwide are welcome to send entries that are imaginative, pragmatic, idealist, or even dystopic. The... View full entry
Articulate your feelings in the "Dear Architecture" competition. Register now!
Needless to say, effective communication is vital in architecture, but how often do architects get the chance to elaborate their own thoughts and feelings on the discipline itself — in the form of a letter? Blank Space (the creators of the successful Fairy Tales Architecture Competition) along... View full entry
All Eyes on Your Design: Submit to the Marvin Architects Challenge now until May 8!
This post is brought to you by Marvin. All eyes on your design. We want to honor your best work in the prestigious Marvin Architects Challenge.Submissions will be accepted until May 8. Submit your design featuring Marvin Windows and Doors, and it could be selected as the best in one of several... View full entry
IABR–2016–Call for Projects
The seventh edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam,IABR–2016–THE NEXT ECONOMY–, will open in April 2016.Chief Curator is Maarten Hajer, director-general of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.IABR invites urban designers, architects, landscape architects... View full entry
One week left to register for the Field Constructs Design Competition!
Yearning for the chance to design a public installation? Register now for the Field Constructs Design Competition before the final submission deadline on April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST.The international open competition is currently accepting proposals for a temporary outdoor installation that... View full entry