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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.
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.
Manni Group and YAC (Young Architects Competitions) are launching a competition of ideas for the design of a new rail terminal that will define the meeting point between East and West of the ancestral city of Xi'An, in China. The station will also include various programs such as shops, offices, a hotel and a public square. Registration begins on September 23rd and ends on December 15th. The deadline for the submission of projects is December 19th, 2019.
This competition gives the opportunity to work in the creation of a school in an underdeveloped country. But not only that, in this case the school will be designed for disabled and socially excluded children, so the challenge is even bigger. The projects will have to use locally sourced materials, easy to build constructive systems, and should be self-sufficient in energy terms. They have to be respectful with nature in order to teach the kids the proper way to interact with their natural environment.