Design a memorial to honor Vietnam War veterans to win $4,000

Design a memorial to honor Vietnam War veterans to win $4,000

Vietnamese immigrant and Louisville, Kentucky local Yung Nguyen has spearheaded the launch of the Tri Ân Monument competition that seeks memorial designs commemorating veterans of the Vietnam War. Created as part of the Tri Ân Foundation—Tri Ân means “deep gratitude” in Vietnamese—the contest is open to anyone from around the world. The monument should honor and express deep gratitude for the millions of Americans and Vietnamese who fought side-by-side to stop communist aggression. Three…

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AECOM and Van Alen Institute launch the 2016 Urban SOS student competition

AECOM and Van Alen Institute launch the 2016 Urban SOS student competition

It’s that time of year again—AECOM and Van Alen Institute have just launched the annual Urban SOS competition, inviting university students from around the world to submit their design solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the world’s cities today. Presented in partnership with ‘100 Resilient Cities—Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation,’ the competition addresses the theme of “Fair Share” and asks students to apply the tools and technologies of the sharing economy…

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Enter the Baltic Way Memorial Competition for a shot at $10,000

Enter the Baltic Way Memorial Competition for a shot at $10,000

On August 23, 1989, approximately two million people joined hands to form a 600-kilometer-long human chain that crossed three Baltic countries as an expression of unity and freedom from Soviet Union occupation. In honor of that event, Homemade Desserts

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Nominate a socially responsible design to win $100K in the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Nominate a socially responsible design to win $100K in the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

The Buckminster Fuller Challenge just launched their 2015 search for “socially responsible design’s highest award”—and they want your help in the nomination process. Every year, the Buckminster Fuller Institute awards a $100,000 cash prize to a deserving

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SHIFT launches wayfinding design competition for Raleigh’s Capital Area Greenway

SHIFT launches wayfinding design competition for Raleigh’s Capital Area Greenway

North Carolina State University’s SASLA chapter launched SHIFT: navigation, a wayfinding design competition that invites students from around the world to propose signage solutions for one of two strategically pre-selected sites along Raleigh’s Capital

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Submit Your Architecture Designs to HMMD’s Red Square Tolerance Pavilion Competition for a Shot at $5,000 in Cash Prizes!

Submit Your Architecture Designs to HMMD’s Red Square Tolerance Pavilion Competition for a Shot at $5,000 in Cash Prizes!

Homemade Dessert just launched their latest architecture competition, this time aimed at promoting social, political, and religious tolerance in the heart of Moscow. Titled the “Red Square Tolerance Pavilion” competition, the brief calls for designs of a temporary

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Creative Garden Design Competition for the 10th China International Garden Expo

Creative Garden Design Competition for the 10th China International Garden Expo

The China International Garden Expo (hereinafter referred to briefly as “Garden Expo”) is a key gathering in the Chinese garden and landscape field, held by MOHURD (the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China) and the principle government of the host …

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Rebirth of the Bath House Architecture Competition

Rebirth of the Bath House Architecture Competition

As the first competition in a design series focused on Liepaja Seaside Park – a historically exclusive retreat area in Liepaja, Latvia – you are presented with an opportunity to express your vision for the revitalisation and further development of the ‘Bath House’, designed by Paul Max Berchi in 1902.

Inside its richly furnished halls, visitors …

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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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Enter the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Enter the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

The Buckminster Fuller Institute has just launched the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge and officials are now accepting submissions! Throughout his career, Buckminster Fuller called for a creative revolution to “make the world work for 100% of humanity,

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