Architecture and design competitions students should know about
By Katherine Guimapang|
Friday, May 15, 2020
As the school term comes to an end, many of us are preparing for the summer season. As rigorous as the spring term may have been, some of you may be searching for projects to keep you creatively stimulated and inspired during the break. If you're interested in flexing tackling open calls that explore radical disruptions of the built environment, furniture design ideas, and explorations of interior space, Bustler has you covered.
For over a decade, Bustler has been a leader in showcasing the best architecture and design events and competitions. Sister site to renowned architecture platform, Archinect, our robust collection of curated listings keeps the design community motivated and inspired.
*The following competitions are organized by registration and submission due date.
VR/AR Global Student Design Competition 2020
Presented by: The Wild
Register/Submit Deadline: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
What is the future of design for distanced/digital socialization? Show us your vision for the innovation of interactive public spaces. The 1st annual VR AR Global Design Student Competition aims to celebrate the creativity of architecture and interior design students throughout the world. This competition provides rising leaders the opportunity to use emerging technologies, showcase their visions for the future, and gain professional exposure.
International Drawing Competition
Presented by: ArchHue
Register/Submit Deadline: Sunday, May 17, 2020
Archue – A complete Architecture Platform presents ‘International Drawing Competition’. Our first competition celebrating the talent of architecture and design students and young professionals through a single drawing. This competition is in no way limited to architecture and we very much welcome those from other arts and design industries. At Archue we truly believe in the power of a drawing to communicate and represent more than what you see on the surface and are excited to judge an array of innovative and high quality works. You can submit any drawing be it an axonometric, Isometric, 3D render, Visualisation or Sketch. Drawings can be related to any domain.
SuperDesign For SuperFurniture
Presented by: POST Houston
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2020
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 28, 2020
POST Houston, the adaptive reuse of downtown Houston’s former Barbara Jordan Post Office, is proud to launch SUPERDESIGN FOR SUPERFURNITURE, a worldwide furniture design competition open to all students of art, graphic design, industrial design or interior architecture and architecture.
Presented by: ARKxSITE
Registration Deadline: Monday, Jun 1, 2020
Submission Deadline: Saturday, Jun 6, 2020
ARKxSITE is pleased to announce the ‘SITE MIRADOR’ international architecture ideas competition for architecture and landscape architecture students and young professionals (≤ 40 years old). This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture and landscape architecture students, young architects and landscape architects, young professionals with a degree in architecture studies or landscape architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Site Mirador located at the Zavial Battery, Algarve, Portugal.
2020 AISC/ACSA Steel Design Student Competition
Presented by ACSA/Sponsored by AISC
Register/Submit Deadline: Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) is currently accepting submissions for the 20th annual Steel Design Student Competition for the 2019-2020 academic year. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the program is intended to challenge undergraduate and graduate students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. Steel must be used as the primary structural material and contain at least one space that requires long-span steel structure or one custom-designed steel structure, with special emphasis placed on innovation in steel design. Categories: Urban Food Hub or Open.
2020 Burnham Prize: Burnham 2020
Presented by: Chicago Architectural Club (CAC)
Registration Deadline: Friday, Jun 19, 2020
Submission Deadline: Friday, Jul 3, 2020
The Chicago Architectural Club is calling for new visions that address the humanization of our city. Looking at Chicago’s future and reflecting on today’s challenges, formulate your interpretation of the Burnham Plan that expresses the needs of our time. Through a project, series of projects or a larger plan, define one or more elements that address current urban issues and that are able to contribute to the design of a more “human” city.
The Radical Design Project
Presented by: ArcDeck
Registration Deadline: Thursday, Jun 25, 2020
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020
Floating hotels? Houses under bridges? Plug and play retail? Detachable aircraft pods?! Do you think of crazy (read: ridiculous) ideas but brush them off? DON'T! If you love radical disruptions in the built environment, this project is for you. The Radical Design Project (RDP) is intended to be a collection of innovative ideas that trigger design thinking and, hopefully, generate fresh perspectives for the built environment. ArcDeck.net is inviting entries for RDP from creatives, students, architects, designers and anyone related to the real estate / building industry. The proposals should include innovative, original, previously unpublished ideas or concepts that might seem impossible but interesting.
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