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The PAC College of Architecture Prize
Awarding the excellence that emerges from a collaborative process, the PAC CoA Prize offers the winning team an award of $2,500. For details, see this link.
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.
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.
Arch Out Loud
ARCH OUT LOUD holds annual and themed competitions for student designers. Check out their latest offerings.
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.
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.
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 Research Prize
2022 Research Prize that will award $40,000 to two teams (due December 5): https://somfoundation.com/awards/research-prize/apply/. The topic this year is "Shaping Our World Through Air.”
This year’s topic is a prompt to investigate the impact that air has in our world, from the unequal way pollution affects communities to the way it shapes spatial conditions and material innovations. How can air be considered while exploring new architectural environments, structural solutions, ecological strategies, and urban policies? According to the World Health Organization’s 2022 air quality database, 99 percent of the world’s population breathes polluted air that exceeds internationally approved limits. Within this context, what are the multidisciplinary approaches that can develop a more sustainable future? How can air, a vital element that belongs to none, benefit all? Air shapes our world and knows no boundaries.
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