Friday 19 March 2010

"The Museum of the Second World War" Design Competition

on Friday 19 March 2010 - 15:43:20 | by admin
The Second World War Museum Design competition, Poland

The Second World War is one of the biggest scratches on the picture of world history. It comes with different notions to different persons and countries. Several memorials and monuments are standing around the world hosting the memories of the Second Wold War so far.

The Government of Poland is willing to put another landmark on the way of making world war memorials. They have declared an architectural design competition to make "The Museum of the Second World War" intended to become a new identity landmark of the City of Gdansk.

The competition is open to professionals from any country with professional license in their home country and at least 5 years work experience or at least one built project no smaller than 2000 SqM.
Prize: The winning project will receive 80,000 Euro.
Jury: Wiesław Bielawski, Grzegorz Buczek, Wiesław Czabański, Wojciech Duda, George Ferguson, Tomasz Konior, Daniel Libeskind, Jack Lohman, Andrzej Pągowski, Hans Stimmann, Krystyna Zachwatowicz-Wajda

All interested participants must send a "Requests to Participate in the Competition" within 26th March, 2010
This 'request' will be checked and selected Architect or groups will get the opportunity to participate the competition. Selected architects are to submit their final design by 13th August 2010.
Find all other details in the Competition Website.

Tuesday 26 January 2010

Test your 'failed' competition entries! Submit them once again in ACC'10

on Tuesday 26 January 2010 - 14:34:05 | by admin
Architizer Competition CompetitionEvery thoughtful design must have some kind of unrealized potentials! So don't just let your un-winning competition entries hibernate in your drawer or hard disk. There's a chance to re-submit your works in the Architizer Competition Competition 2010! You can submit any of your competition entries done in 2009 which has NOT been awarded the first prize.

The submitted entries will be judged on a general architectural merit basis, not according to criteria of the original competition. The submission is online and free. Anyone of the design team of a competition entry may submit the project crediting all the team members.

The result will be published on 19th February. The winning design will be rewarded $1500 USD cash prize and will be featured on Architizers front page.  Four special mentions will also be awarded and featured on Architizer. And the finalists will be asked to participate in an exhibition in at Relative-Space Design Showroom in New York this Spring.

The competition website is open for submission up to February 15, 2010
11.59pm EST.

Friday 22 January 2010

SMART Ideas Urban Design Charrette & Competition

on Friday 22 January 2010 - 20:13:56 | by admin
SMART Idea Urban Design Competition logoThe American Institute of Architects, Redwood Empire Chapter, and the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy are joining together to sponsor a SMART Ideas Urban Design Charette and Competition for an existing suburban area around the North Santa Rosa Station for the new Sonoma Marin train.

This competition is open to any person from any profession. There’s an immense possibility of playing versatile design ideas to develop the site. And it may become a great chance to concentrate on access and connectivity, access to existing jobs and services, placemaking, infill and preservation of open space, balance of public and private partnerships, the connectivity of multiple modes of ransportation, stimulate excitement about new possibilities for urban transformation etc.

We are sorry for a late post of such an interesting and important competition! The registration and submission deadline is knocking at the door. However as the submission is online you may still try:
Registration Deadline : 1st February
Submission Deadline: 8th February
Registration Fees: 75 USD for students and 150 USD for professional and academics.
All the details of the design task and the information about the site are available in the competition website.

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