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Kaira Looro Architecture Competition
Kaira Looro Architecture Competition, a non profit contest for students and young architects on humanitarian architectures in developing countries. Here is an opportunity for research and professional growth for students with the current edition of the competition.
The architecture contest theme is the design of a Children's House in Africa (Senegal), to prevent health and nutrition. The competition aims to launch the careers of new architectural talent, to raise awareness in the international community on the emergencies issue, and to support humanitarian projects. Indeed, the proceeds of the competition will be entirely devolved to Balouo Salo's charity projects and to the construction of the winning project of the competition.
There will be cash prizes and internships at the architectural firms in the jury.
H-NET Call for Papers
[Call for Papers] Beyond Borders: Visualizing Diaspora, Displacement, and Dispossession (Virtual, April 1–2, 2022)
We encourage submissions on topics relating to art, architecture, and visual media from all fields across the humanities concerned with material in any time period. Potential themes might include:
Diaspora, displacement, and dispossession
Forced migration and detention
Objects and architecture of survival
Propaganda and activism in visual culture
Multiraciality or racial ideology
Settler colonial logics
Oral and literary customs and practices
Origins, ancestry, and mythical consciousness of people and land
Potential intersections of indigeneity and nationalism
Forced religious conversions
Postwar physical and artistic environments
Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2021
Symposium Date: April 1–2, 2022 via Zoom
SOM Foundation Research Prize and Award
- 2021 Research Prize - Due November 8
The SOM Research Prize (two $40,000 grants) is awarded to faculty-led interdisciplinary teams that address a topic identified on an annual basis by the Foundation Board. The topic this year is "Envisioning Responsible Relationships with Materiality.” The SOM Foundation Research Prize is open to applicants currently teaching at US schools with accredited Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, or Urban Design. Info + application requirements: https://somfoundation.com/awards/research-prize/apply/
- 2021 Robert L. Wesley Award - Due November 1
Created in 2020, the Robert L. Wesley Award supports BIPOC undergraduate students enrolled in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, or structural engineering programs across the US. The award aims to support the academic development of the student. In 2021, the Robert L. Wesley Award will provide three $10,000 unrestricted awards. Info + application requirements: https://somfoundation.com/awards/robert-l-wesley-award/apply/
MBMA Student Design Competition
Registration for the Metal Building Manufacturers Association’s (MBMA’s) inaugural Student Design Competition is now open. Offering a total of $15,000 in prizes, this new contest challenges architecture students to create an innovative metal building design for a one- or two-story elementary school. Individual students or teams interested in this exciting opportunity can register at www.mbmaeducation.org until Oct. 1, 2021, with submissions due by Dec. 1, 2021.
Epidemic Urbanism Initiative Competition
The Epidemic Urbanism Initiative (EUI) is pleased to announce a forthcoming design competition, “Designing for Health and Equity: Supporting Vulnerable Communities in the Post-Pandemic Age,” with submissions due September 6, 2021.
The goal of this design competition is to provide a setting for collaboration between students, teachers, designers, thinkers, architects, artists and practitioners from a range of disciplines and fields in order to create and discuss conceptual design ideas that explicitly promote healthy places for vulnerable communities.
This design competition will seek submissions in four categories: senior housing, community clinics, neighborhood schools, and public parks. Each design category will be reviewed by three jurors consisting of faculty and professionals from various countries and disciplines. Shortlisted projects will be announced on October 1, 2021 and will be discussed by the jury and guest commentators in final review meetings for each topic on:
• Friday, October 8, 12-1pm US Eastern Time: Senior Housing
• Saturday, October 9, 12-1pm US Eastern Time: Community Clinics
• Friday, October 15, 12-1pm US Eastern Time: Neighborhood Schools
• Saturday, October 16, 12-1pm US Eastern Time: Public Parks
Please see the attached PDF for more details on the call, including due dates and submission criteria.
Arch Out Loud HOME Competition
arch out loud is currently running its fourth year of The HOME Competition, an architecture competition that invites all designers to explore ideas of domestic architecture.
Students are encouraged to use projects from studio and format to the competition guidelines.
We offer discounted registrations for multiple teams from a studio to register. The advance registration period ends on October 12th and the final submission deadline is on January 8th.
U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® is a collegiate competition, initiated in 2002, that has grown to showcase much more than solar technologies. Today, the 10 contests that are the foundation of Solar Decathlon inspire student teams to design and build highly efficient buildings powered by renewables, while optimizing for key considerations including affordability, resilience, and occupant health. The winners are those teams that best blend architectural and engineering excellence with innovation in how their building interacts with the world around it.
Leicester B. Holland Prize
The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared by an individual(s) to the standards of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), or the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS). The prize is supported by the Paul Rudolph Trust, the American Institute of Architects, and the Center for Architecture, Design, and Engineering at the Library of Congress, and is administered by the Heritage Documentation Programs of the National Park Service (HABS/HAER/HALS). The prize honors Leicester B. Holland (1882-1952), FAIA, chairman of the AIA's Committee on Historic Buildings, head of the Fine Arts Division of the Library of Congress, first curator of the HABS collection, co-founder of the HABS program in the 1930s, and the first chair of the HABS Advisory Board.
2021 SARA National Student Design Awards
Register now to submit projects for the 2021 SARA National Student Design Awards Program. Winners will be announced at the Design Awards Event, date & location to be determined. Contact Cathie Moscato - firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Once registered you will receive Submission instructions and forms.
The RAMSA Travel Fellowship is a $10,000 prize awarded annually by Robert A.M. Stern Architects for travel and research. The fellowship seeks to promote investigations into the perpetuation of tradition through invention—key to the firm’s own work—and is given to an individual who has proven insight and interest in the profession and its future, as well as the ability to carry forth in-depth research.
Home Base Earth
Home Base Earth is an organization that’s the main purpose is to give sufficient and modern environmental solutions to create a better life for people all around the world.
We focus, especially on migrants. Our vision is to develop an environmental home base in new, permanent and appropriate settlements built by their own hands that will restructure their lives in a positive way.
Home Base Earth- Global Architecture Competition is our initiative to awaken the young generation to think and create sustainable cities for migrants. We offer an exciting grand prize for the winning team and many more career breaking opportunities. There are no age criteria. To know more please visit our Home Base Earth website.
ACSA 2022 Student Design Competitions
ACSA 2022 Student Design Competitions
Each year, ACSA hosts a series of student competitions focusing on innovative material and programmatic explorations. This year, they are working with AIA, AISC, Habitat for Humanity, Build with Strength and the Soft Lumber Board to provide many opportunities for your students. Topics will include design that responds to climate change, monumentality and the creation of democratic public spaces, the need for affordable and resilient housing, and sustainable urban living.
JANUS et Cie Design Competition
JANUS et Cie introduces their first annual student design competition. Collaborating with architectural design firm Populous in the first year to develop the brief and foundational platform, the competition celebrates upcoming talents in the design industry and fosters creative innovation around the globe.
2022 VIRTUAL SUMMER ARCHITECTURE RESIDENCY
Each year, five residents are selected on a competitive basis for the Steven Myron Holl Foundation / ‘T’ Space Summer Architectural Residency.
The 25-day virtual intensive studio challenges participants to think and design critically. Residents enjoy theoretical and experimental freedom as they design a site-specific project unique to their program.
The program includes design critiques, pin-ups, lectures and conversations with invited professionals, as well as virtual field trips in Dutchess County to destinations of acclaimed architectural and artistic interest.
Of the residents selected for the program, some will be awarded grants, which waive tuition fees partially or in full. 2022 named grants include:
The Pulimood Scholarship honoring Jenni Crain, the Al Held Scholarship, the Marpillero Scholarship, the Hundred Mile Partial Scholarship, and the Silman Scholarship, with additional support by Stan Allen.
Early bird deadline: Sunday, March 6 11:59pm ET
Application deadline: Sunday, March 27 11:59pm ET