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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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L'art de vivre en ville Thème A: Les familles acheteuses d'une première maison
Quebec, Montréal, 1991
From Vancouver to Halifax, 118 master students from the 10 Canadian schools of architecture, and forming 35 teams, took part in the first phase of the first LEAP architectural competition. Of the 35, 15 selected and remunerated teams developed proposals to rethink and redefine social housing in the city center. These projects are now presented exclusively in the CCC and the winners are announced on the LEAP website. [...] more
Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Shawinigan) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Shawinigan)
Quebec, Shawinigan, 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
Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Mississauga) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Mississauga)
Ontario, Mississauga, 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
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A New Dive for Architectural Quality in Laval (Quebec)
Complexe aquatique de Laval
by Anna Torres, published 2017-06-07
Nordicité: Ideas for a Genuine Problem
Concours Nordicité (Volet Professionnel)
by Antony Gasnier, published 2016-11-30
A Competition With Controversial Outcomes
Salle de spectacle multifonctionnelle à Mont-Laurier
by Audrée P. Mercier, published 2016-11-14
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Emergency Operations Centre
International
Registration deadline: March 31, 2020 Submissions deadline: April 27, 2020
This competition, organized by Kaira Looro (Architecture for peace), aims to design an emergency operations centre that would help international organizations to efficiently carry out future humanitarian operations. The project is being developed in response to the increasing number of natural disasters that could add to persistent humanitarian crisis, putting millions of people at risk. The role of the participants is to anticipate the consequences of these disasters and to develop a model for a resilient architecture.
architecture at zero 2020 competition
International
Registration Deadline: April 17, 2020 Submission Deadline: May 11, 2020
The objective of this competition is to rethink the library of the future by reaching the net zero energy footprint. Located in Hollister, California, the library aims to provide an accessible space and an attractive meeting point for community members. The competition is open to students, practicing architects, urban planners, engineers and others from all over the world.
19th Annual CISC Architectural Student Design Competition
Canada
Deadline for receipt of entries: May 15, 2020
The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is inviting architecture students to design an observation tower made entirely of structural steel, in profile or slabs. Although more theoretical projects are also valued, participants will be expected to demonstrate a good understanding of the material and its possibilities as well as to present the elaboration of achievable details. CISC also offers participating students the opportunity to design in collaboration with local steel manufacturers. The winning team will receive a prize of $3,000.
RE-Stock London Housing Competition
International
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.
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