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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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Repenser et redéfinir le logement social au centre-ville, concours étudiant / Rethinking and Redefining Social Housing in the City Centre, student competition
Quebec, Montréal, 2006
The CCC presents this month the projects and the winners of the second LEAP competition “Rethinking and Redefining Social Housing in the Montreal City Center”. This contest is inscribed in the framework of a research/creation project entitled Social housing as a creative and innovative space and critical agent of the Canadian city centers, subsidized by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada [...] more
Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Saint-Jean) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Saint John)
New Brunswick, Saint-Jean (Nouveau-Brunswick), 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
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Benny Farm : managing complexity
Benny Farm
by Jacques Lachapelle , published 2007-05-01
Waiting For The Bus While Reflecting On Climate Change
Solar Powered Bus Shelter + Interactive & Educational
by Cheryl Gladu, published 2016-06-30
National Housing Design Competition (part 3-4-5): a Monster Competition by the CMHC and the Canadian Housing Design Council, 1979
Concours national de modèles d'habitation 1979 (Saskatoon) / National Housing Design competition 1979 (Saskatoon)
by Georges Adamczyk, published 2014-09-17
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architecture at zero 2020 competition
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.
Registration Deadline: December 23, 2019 - Submission Deadline: January 22, 2020
YAC, Young Architects Competitions and Cantiere delle Marche offer young architects the opportunity to explore the spatial, environmental, economic, social and technical factors of architecture. This is a climate change adaptation project on the Kiribati islands, where the fragile natural balance and access to the land are under serious threat due to this crisis. Participants will have to rethink housing and other necessary infrastructure through local materials, drinking water collection, Kiribati culture and the importance of the family. They will have to anticipate the extreme weather conditions that are becoming more and more frequent on the islands.
19th Annual CISC Architectural Student Design Competition
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
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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