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Project Baltia invites to participate in a landscape design competition in St. Petersburg


Project Baltia, an online architecture magazine of architecture and design from Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, and North-West Russia, has announced a competition to develop part of the bank of the River Okhta abutting the Novaya Okhta development in St.Petersburg. The competition is organised within the frame of AlterSPb project in the Youth Educational Center of State Hermitage Museum by Project …

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UIA-HYP Cup 2015 International Student Competition in Architectural Design

2015 HYP Competition Poster

The School of Architecture and the University of Tianjin and the Chinese press group, Urban Environmental Design (UED) have announced the fourth edition of the UIA-HYP Cup 2015, the annual international competition open to students enrolled in any accredited school of architecture in the world. The language of the competition is English. The competition topic is Transformation: Place, Tradition and …

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Tallinn Architecture Biennale: Invitation to a vision competition “Epicentre of Tallinn”


Tallinn Architecture Biennale TAB is an international architecture festival which will be organised between 9 September and 18 October 2015 under the title “Self-Driven City”. As a part of the forthcoming festival, TAB has announced the vision competition “Epicentre of Tallinn” to find a design solution for intersections in the future, when only self-driving 
cars will drive on the city …

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Finnish expertise shortlisted for the A+ Awards 2015: vote for your favourites now

Mika Huisman's fabulous photos of the Seinäjoki Library (JKMM Architects, 2012) compete in the Architecture +Photography & Video category.

Architizer global online platform for architects and architecture has announced its shortlist for the A+ Awards 2015. Mika Huisman’s stunning photographs of the Seinäjoki Library (JKMM Architects, 2012) compete in the Architecture +Photography & Video category; and ALA Architects‘ renovation and extension design for the Kuopio City Theatre competes in the Hall / Theatre typology category. The public voting period …

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Europan 13 launched: Finnish competition sites in Espoo, Seinäjoki and Jyväskylä

Kortepohja competition area in Jyväskylä.

The 13th season of Europan architectural competitions is now open and offers three exciting competition areas in Finland for young professionals of the architectural and urban design. The generic theme is The Adaptable City 2 with three specific topics: Welfare State versus Self-organization; Segregation versus Sharing; and Object versus Project (process). The three competition areas for the Europan 13 in …

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Ideas competition for students and young professionals: Art Center in Portugal


ARKxSITE invites young professionals and students of architecture under 40 years of age to participate in an international ideas competition for a contemporary Art Center located within the Fortress of Cresmina in Cascais, Portugal. Registration is open until 25 May, 2015. For more information about the competition and the ARKxSITE platform, please visit www.arkxsite.com.

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Nominees for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 announced

House Riihi by Oopeaa / Anssi Lassila. Photo: Jussi Tiainen.

Finnish architecture is in a fine company among the nominees for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the list of 420 projects five of which are located in Finland and one of which is designed by Finnish architects to Warsaw, Poland. Nominees in/from Finland Renovation and Extension …

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International Architectural Competition Design of the Bamiyan Cultural Centre in Afghanistan


UNESCO, together with the Government of Afghanistan, have announced a single phase, open, internationa competition for the design of the Bamiyan Cultural Centre in Afghanistan. As announced in the International Union of Architects UIA news, the centre will be built near the Cultural Landscape and Archaelogical Remains of Bamiyan, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage property. The winning project should …

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Six international teams proceed to Phase 2 of the Guggenheim Helsinki competition

Helsinki South Harbor seen from the North-West. Image source: nexthelsinki.org © Kaupunkimittausosasto and © Kaupunkisuunnitteluvirasto, Helsinki 2014.

The 11-member jury of the Guggenheim Helsinki ideas competition for a new museum building has chosen the six finalists for the 2nd phase of the competition: AGPS Architecture Ltd. (Zurich, Switzerland and Los Angeles, United States of America) Asif Khan Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) Fake Industries Architectural Agonism (New York, United States of America; Barcelona, Spain; and Sydney, Australia) Haas Cook …

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Ideas competition for young architects: Site Museum, Portugal


ARKxSITE invites young architects and students of architecture under 40 years of age to participate in an international one-stage ideas competition for a Site Museum located within the Castle at Montemor-o-Novo area in Portugal. Registration is open until 24 January 2015. A complete competition brief and details about the process, the jury, entry fees and awards are available at the organisers’ …

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