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Competition / EyeTime 2014 Photo Competition / The Morpholio Project

EyeTime 2014 invites students and young professionals or enthusiasts to submit a collection of their photography comprised of up to three digital images. By submitting your work, we invite you to share your voice with the collective intelligence of a community of visual thinkers. Show More Summary

Competition / Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards 2015 / Lamp S.A.

Due to the consolidation of the LAMP awards in the lighting industry worldwide - last edition we received 608 projects from 52 countries - we return to the fray with a new edition, eager to reward good lighting and with a new jury. Mark...Show More Summary

Competition / d3 HOUSING TOMORROW 2015 / d3, New York

Exploration of contextual, cultural, and life cycle flows offers a critical lens for visualizing new housing strategies for living in the future. The d3 Housing Tomorrow competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students...Show More Summary

Competition / Unbuilt Visions 2014 / d3

Unbuilt Visions promotes critical debate about architecture and design by acknowledging excellence in unbuilt projects. This annual competition provides an opportunity to engage with architecture, urbanism, interiors, and designed objects...Show More Summary

Competition / American Academy in Rome 2015 Rome Prize Fellowship / American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome online application form for the 2015 Rome Prize competition is currently available on the Academy website at The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities. Show More Summary

Competition / CLUE Lighting Competition // EDITION 01: INTERFACE / Philips

CLUE is an international lighting competition open to all lighting applications and spaces named Community Lighting for the Urban Environment – CLUE. OUR MISSION CLUE has set itself the goal of encouraging and challenging young designers...Show More Summary

Competition / Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Culture and Education Quarter Design Competition / London Legacy Development Corporation/Malcolm Reading Consultants

London Legacy Development Corporation’s regeneration of east London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is one of the most ambitious urban renewal programmes in Europe. It forms the legacy of the hugely-admired London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Show More Summary

Competition / International Garden Festival 2015 / Les Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens

The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, is preparing its 16th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 27 to September 27, 2015. Show More Summary

Competition / PINarchitecture /// The Lonely Neighbors / PINarchitecture

The Lonely Neighbors /// Relationships between neighbors are significantly influenced by the density of housing in which they live. Urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods have different spatial relationships, but their densities are not fixed. Show More Summary

Competition / Pompei. Save the history / STaRT

Pompei, a city near the Vesuvius, owes part of its fame to the nearby archaeological site. The ancient Roman province, before submerged by volcanic lapilli, is now exposed to the elements and the continuous fall of rainwater, which, during the winter, put a strain on the static compliance of the walls. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #798

Here are some photos of the Roman Temple of Diana Environments (2011) in Merida, Spain, by José María Sánchez García Architects, photographed by Gonzalo Mauleón.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Twenty major upcoming Private and Government office building construction projects-U.S.- Nov. 2014

The accompanying tables show 20 of the largest upcoming Private and Government office building construction projects. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations.

BuilderBytes' MetroIntelligence Economic Update for 11/21/14

Please click here to see the edition of BuilderBytes for 11/21/14 on the Web. In this issue of the MetroIntelligence Economic Update, I covered the following indicators: Existing home sales rose in October to highest annual rate in over...Show More Summary

A Typographic Tour Through Guatemala City

A British designer scouts crumbling buildings for beautiful lettering. British designer Richard Heap recently moved to Guatemala City with his wife to work at Studio Domus. Inspired by the city's vintage signs, he began photographing...Show More Summary

Nendo Invents An Umbrella Cover That's Impossible To Lose

It comes with a built-in cover that tucks into the handle when not in use. Umbrella covers are the easiest piece of rain gear to lose. When it comes time to actually use your umbrella, inevitably that tube of fabric ends up discarded, lost in the rush to throw up your shield against the onslaught of water falling from the sky. Read Full Story

Global Maps That Forget New Zealand Exists

It's not a Flight of the Conchords spoof. Map makers frequently forget to add New Zealand. At the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit, New Zealand's prime minister John Key took photos with the most powerful leaders around the front of a world map on which New Zealand didn't even exist. Read Full Story

Modern Hieroglyphics That Only Speak The Language Of Burgers

Guess that makes me bilingual. Imagine if every word in our written language was somehow related to the preparation and consumption of hamburgers. No vowels. No consonants. No regional dialects or accent marks. Just a series of icons that speak the universal language of charred ground beef on a bun. Read Full Story

Glow-In-The-Dark Bikes And Handlebar Hunting Trophies: The Best Cycling Gear Of 2014

A gift guide to six of the best bike products of 2014 Cyclists, rejoice: Thanks to inventions like glow-in-the-dark bike frames and clip-on handlebar coffee holders, biking is safer, easier, and more stylish than ever. Here, six of the best products for design-snob cyclists that we came across in 2014. Read Full Story

The Perfect High-Tech Carry-On Has No Zipper At All

Now on Kickster, the Trunkster could be the best carry-on you'll ever own. Zippers are the worst part of carry-ons. They jam. They break. And if you're using a soft bag, they encourage you to overpack, which makes it nigh-impossible to quickly and easily open your bag to get something when you need it. Read Full Story

Canadian Designer Beats Nike To The Punch Making Self-Lacing Sneakers A Reality

But will people still care if they don't look like the ones in Back to the Future II? Self-lacing sneakers have been a dream ever since Marty McFly pulled on a pair of futuristic Nikes in Back to the Future II, but they've never come to market despite the promises of Nike design guru Tinker Hatfield. Show More Summary

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