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Help New Orleans Reuse Vacant Land in the Future Ground Design Competition and You Could Win $15,000!

Help New Orleans Reuse Vacant Land in the Future Ground Design Competition and You Could Win $15,000!

Vacant lots are a big and costly problem for many cities. Not only do these urban eyesores attract illegal dumping, but they also drive nearby property values down. The Van Alen Institute, however, believes that with the right creative minds, vacant lots can

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Submit Your Environmentally Friendly Designs to the 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition!

Submit Your Environmentally Friendly Designs to the 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition!

Temporary installations offer one of the best mediums to explore innovative and cutting edge design. That’s why NYC’s Governors Island annually hosts the City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition, an event that challenges designers to construct a prototype

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Call For Ideas: Transform the World’s Biggest Nuclear Submarine into a Peaceful Architectural Project

Call For Ideas: Transform the World’s Biggest Nuclear Submarine into a Peaceful Architectural Project

matterbetter has launched an open-ideas competition to transform the world’s biggest nuclear submarine into a peaceful and sustainable architectural object. A relic and icon of the Cold War, the 575 foot long Russian Typhoon-Class submarine was built at the

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Enter Your Reclaimed Art and Furniture Installations to the Design by Nature Sustainable Design Competition!

Enter Your Reclaimed Art and Furniture Installations to the Design by Nature Sustainable Design Competition!

Here at Inhabitat, we love art and furniture made from reclaimed or recycled materials, which is why we’re excited to share the Design by Nature’s sustainable design competition for sculptural installations, public art, and functional furniture. Although pieces

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Submit Your Unbuilt Studio or 3D Printing Work to the 2014 Pinup Design Competition!

Submit Your Unbuilt Studio or 3D Printing Work to the 2014 Pinup Design Competition!

Do you have a studio project that was exceptional or an un-built work worthy of being awarded? If so, you’ll want to check out the 2014 Pinup Competition! Organized by The Morpholio Project, the Pinup Competition invites students and young professionals to

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Enter Your Sustainable Solutions to the 2014 International Tropical Architecture Design Competition!

Enter Your Sustainable Solutions to the 2014 International Tropical Architecture Design Competition!

The Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA), together with the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) and Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) have recently launched the 4th annual International Tropical Architecture Design Competition for

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Submit Your Designs to the 2014 Taipei International Design Award for a Shot at Winning $16,500!

Submit Your Designs to the 2014 Taipei International Design Award for a Shot at Winning $16,500!

The Taipei City Government has just launched the “Taipei International Design Award” competition–and there’s over $100,000 in prize money up for grabs! Open to designers from around the world with the ability to create artworks with commercial potential, the competition will serve as a creative design exchange platform that …

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Art, Essay, and Advocacy Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Art, Essay, and Advocacy Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Did you know that plastics account for 80% of all ocean pollution? This is one of the most pressing challenges facing the ocean. Plastics pose a huge threat to the ocean ecosystem because they do not biodegrade. Instead, they continue to break into smaller and smaller pieces, which litter the ocean and its beaches.

For this …

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Guatemala Affordable Housing Competition

Guatemala Affordable Housing Competition

The goal of this competition is to design a sustainable house for Guatemala’s future. The design should have sensitivity to the climatic conditions, local history and culture. The cost per house is to be capped at $5000. The applicant need not prove the cost, but the project must be deemed feasible by the review panel.

The following questions should be addressed by the entry:

- Are there …

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Mysteryland Music Festival’s Sustainable Design Challenge

Mysteryland Music Festival’s Sustainable Design Challenge

Producers of Mysteryland (ID&T) and MATTE FINISH creative agency are excited to announce Mysteryland music festival’s Sustainable Design Challenge. Mysteryland USA will be take place at Bethel Woods, NY, the site of the original Woodstock Festival. Just like its historical counterpart, it features a unique, outdoor atmosphere, and embraces sustainable design as a part of its core mission.

We are calling upon …

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