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" Ten new competitions archived in the Canadian Competitions Catalogue! "
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In addition to two recent competitions of 2019, you can discover a historical competition of 1936 and three of the 1980s : Missing Middle (Edmonton) 2019, Entre l'école et la ville (Montréal) 2019, Market Lands Design Competition (Winnipeg) 2018, Résidences Est-Nord-Est (Saint-Jean-Port-Joli) 2016, Place Eugène-Lapierre (Montréal) 2003, Yukon Green Building Design Competition (White Horse) 2002, Cité Internationale (Montréal) 1990, Carnegie Library (Toronto) 1985, New Vancouver Special (Vancouver) 1984, Dominion Housing Act (Vancouver) 1936. [...] more
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Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Mississauga) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Mississauga)
Ontario, Mississauga, 1979
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Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Saskatoon) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Saskatoon)
Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1979
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has been, and remains, an integral player in the development of urban forms in Canada. Not only does the CMHC provide recommendations for viable domestic space planning, it also promotes the use of safe, affordable, and sustainable constructive principles, and stimulates the creativity of developers, contractors, municipal officials, planners, and architects. In the same vein, the CMHC has produced numerous publications focused on social, technical, and economic research that have contributed to the enhancement of Canada's architectural culture. The planning of domestic spaces has been further advanced by Habitat magazine. The magazine served as an enlightening guide for residential architectural projects from the 1950s until the 1980s. Additionally, La construction à ossature de bois is a book that has been regularly republished since its first publication in 1967; many consider it the authority on housing construction in Canada. One could say that it is the Canadian/US Vitruvius of the North American home. [...] more
Absolute Design Ideas Competition
Ontario, Mississauga, 2005
Consciously engaging ourselves in a meaningful debate, we present two competitions organized by private investors eager to raise the stakes when it comes to architecture, all the while, being mindful of their responsibility to create public space: 91 residential high-rises from near and far, for the 2005 Absolute Ideas Architectural Competition in Mississauga and four projects for the Caisses populaires Dejardins of Drumondville from 1991. [...] more
More commented competitions
Healing Through Interaction?
by Noémie Robitaille & Newt De Nijs, published 2017-04-03
To embody or pay tribute?
June Callwood Park
by Konstantina Theodosopoulos, published 2013-05-10
Too much architecture, not enough landscape?
Concours de design de la plage de l'Est
by Bernard-Félix Chénier, published 2016-03-29
Selected announcements
RE-Stock London Housing Competition
Registration Deadline: May 12, 2020 Submission Deadline: June 17, 2020
The RE-Stock London Housing architecture competition is the Bartlett School of Architecture initiative in partnership with Bee Breeders Architecture Competition Organisers and ARCHHIVE BOOKS where participants are asked to look at existing iconic council housing and RE-visit, RE-imagine, RE-invigorate and RE-think them. Looking at different iconic housing schemes, participants are free to either extend these existing buildings and transform them, or by echoing their spirit with newly design buildings on a site of their choice within London.
McGill College: An Avenue Reinvented
Submission Deadline: December 19, 2019
Ville de Montréal invites designers to form multidisciplinary urban design teams to rethink McGill College Avenue into a pedestrian street. This international competition seeks to redevelop the Place de l'Avenue by creating an overall design for the four sections in question. Submissions will be received in the form of anonymous proposals by December 19, 2019.
Kiribati Floating Houses
Registration Deadline: January 19, 2020 Submission Deadline: January 22, 2020
YAC - Young Architects Competitions and Cantiere delle Marche launch "Kiribati Floating Houses", a competition of ideas aiming to design floating structures to tackle the challenges of the rise in ocean levels and climate change. A cash prize of €15,000 will be awarded to winners. In addition, some projects will be selected to be part of an exhibition at Santa Maria della Vita in Bologna and some other projects will be selected to be part of an exhibition about the ocean exploration held by National Geographic at Palazzo Blu in Pisa.
Registration deadline: December 17, 2019 Submission deadline: June 2, 2020
The SKYHIVE 2020 Skyscraper Challenge is the third annual architecture competition which searches out the latest and greatest designs for an iconic high rise structure. Participants of the SKYHIVE Challenge are tasked with creating a concept for a state-of-the-art tower that breaks from the norm. As an open ideas competition, participants in the SKYHIVE2020 - The Annual Bee Breeders Skyscraper Challenge are allowed to interpret the competition brief however they choose, in the most creative way possible. The SKYHIVE Challenge is a chance for architecture enthusiasts to potentially rewrite the definition of the modern-day skyscraper.
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