Another week, another opportunity to discover new and exciting architecture and design competitions listed on Bustler.
Included in our curated picks this week are the latest call for Harvard GSD's $100,000 Wheelwright Prize travel fellowship, an international ice and snow architecture competition in Beijing, Laka Foundation's Design Educates Awards chaired by Toyo Itō, and the opportunity to design a new school building for 400 students in Senegal.
For the complete directory of newly listed competitions click here.
2021 Harbin Institute of Technology International Ice and Snow Architecture Innovation Design Competition
Register/Submit Deadline: Monday, Dec 20, 2021
"The competition aims at the needs of spreading and popularizing ice and snow culture in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, promoting the technological and artistic innovation of ice and snow architecture, and promoting the sustainable development of ice and snow culture and ice and snow industry. It is hoped that designers can adopt ice and snow or composite ice and snow materials [...], integrate modern industrial technical means, and carry out innovative research on the materials, structure, form, construction technology and functional layout of ice and snow buildings on the basis of the existing research on ice and snow buildings and ice and snow culture, so as to promote the development of ice and snow construction technology, serve the needs of the Winter Olympic Games, disseminate characteristic ice and snow culture and enhance the experience of ice and snow activities [...]"
Design Educates Awards
Register/Submit Deadline: Sunday, Jan 2, 2022
"Design Educates Awards is an international award for designers and architects who want to bring a change to the world through their work. It is an award that recognizes, showcases, and promotes projects that can make our surroundings more functional, more beautiful, safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The aim of the DE Awards is to find, present and promote internationally the best ideas and realizations that offer an additional educational benefit — an added value that can influence a beneficial change in the behavior or way of thinking of the recipients of the project. The project itself can highlight specific opportunities and challenges, explain socio-cultural factors and influences, or even create new development scenarios."
Harvard GSD - Wheelwright Prize 2022
Register/Submit Deadline: Sunday, Jan 30, 2022
"The Wheelwright Prize is an open international competition that awards 100,000 USD to a talented early-career architect to support new forms of architectural research. The annual prize is dedicated to fostering expansive, intensive design research that shows potential to make a significant impact on architectural discourse. We seek individual applicants who are accomplished but emerging, who are resourceful and risk-taking, and who can make the most of this extraordinary opportunity to advance a research project that will have a significant impact on his or her own professional development, and potentially on the discipline of architecture as a whole."
The Earth School Competition
Register/Submit Deadline: Wednesday, Mar 16, 2022
"Archstorming is launching a new competition in partnership with the NGO Kakolum. We will travel to Casamance, a region in Senegal marked by an identity conflict that started more than 30 years ago and continues to this day. [...] This competition will look for designs for a brand-new school for 400 students that will be built in Kafountine, Senegal. One of Kakolum’s main goals is being sustainable and environmentally conscious, and they want this new school to respect that too. For that reason, it will be very important to use local materials and easy-to-learn construction techniques. This is a chance to bring this community a cheap building method they can use not only in this school but also in future constructions. Also, this school can proof that earth construction can be highly beneficial."
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