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Competition / CAREfully designed / Phidias Community Cooking & Dichterbij

Design Challenge: Dichterbij (a Dutch care institution that supports children and adults with intellectual disabilities) is looking for a new design for the Mikado site. Where formerly the care institution cared for about a hundred clients under intensive care, the number has now dropped to under fifty. Show More Summary

Competition / Montmartre Markets / Platform RE

Abbesses and Chateau Rouge are demonstrative of the great socio-economic divide currently installed in Paris. Only a few hundred metres apart, the difference between plush 'bobo' Abbesses and relatively deprived Chateau Rouge could not be more distinct. Show More Summary

Competition / Science Island International Design Contest / Kaunas City Municipality

The Science Island initiative is a response to the success of international exemplar science centres, notably the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, the Phaeno Science Centre in Wolfsburg, Germany, and the Experimentarium in Copenhagen, Denmark, all of which have popularised science through hands-on enquiry and exposition. Show More Summary

Competition / New Solar Cells = New Architecture / The project ?PV Starlight?

A new generation of solar panels offers with it´s new colors, styles, structures and texture another aesthetic than before. How solar panels previously were an application, they are now a construction material with a distinct value that opens up new architectural possibilities. Show More Summary

Competition / Open Architecture and Urban Planning Competition "Regeneration of Coastal Marine Industrial Area of Baku City and its Transformation into Public Spaces" / the Union of Moscow Architects and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan.

Background In the current context of economic, urban and environmental challenges the Festival aims at the comprehensive development of innovative ideas of the organisation and the development of the coastal space, including solution...Show More Summary

Competition / World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize / World Monuments Fund and Knoll

Forward-thinking. Experimental. Bold. Progressive. Innovative. Once recognized for their defining characteristics, significant modernist sites around the world are victims of physical deterioration of materials, perceived obsolescence, and public apathy. Show More Summary

Competition / Computational BIM for DfMA / Singapore BCA

Annual International BIM Competition hosted by BCA to promote BIM adoption and technology. 4 days' event with sharing sessions at BIMSG.ORG For details and registration, please refer: http://bimsg.org/bim-events-2/scpw-2016/international-bim-competition-2016/...Show More Summary

Competition / BENCHmark 2016 Competition: Call for Proposals / StorefrontMB, The Winnipeg Trails Association

Presented by StorefrontMB in partnership with the Winnipeg Trails Association, the “BENCHmark” trails-based placemaking and design competition launches, offering Winnipeggers a place to rest while enjoying our growing trail network.Show More Summary

Competition / Architecture at Zero 2016 / Architecture at Zero

The Architecture at Zero 2016 competition challenge is to create a zero net energy student housing project at the San Francisco State University campus. The competition has two components. First, entrants will create an overall siteShow More Summary

Competition / REVIVE - Urban Park Design Competition / AIA Utah YAF / Ogden City / Ogden Rotary Club / Weber County Library

This design competition is organized by the AIA Utah Young Architects Forum and the Utah Committee on Urban Design, in conjunction with the Weber County Library, as well as many other groups invested in the vitality of the Ogden community. Show More Summary

Competition / Off the Rails / UniverCity Urban Lab

Fort Collins, Colorado is a city on the rise, with a rapidly-growing population, a thriving local arts, music and craft brewing scene, and a stunning natural setting at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. But it has a problem: theShow More Summary

Economic Update: Overall Improvement since the First Quarter of 2016

In its July monthly meeting, the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee – which decides on interest rate policy – left the door open to whether or not we’ll see another rate hike in 2016. The good news is that the expected impacts from Brexit have been largely subdued. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #918

Here are some of my photos of a new Columbarium at Center Cemetery in Norfolk, Connecticut, by RKLA | Robin Key Landscape Architecture with stone artist Dan Snow. The 100-foot-long dry stone wall with 50 columbarium niches weaves between four mature trees at the far end of the 250-year-old cemetery. Show More Summary

My Quest To Make The Best Coffee As Lazily As Possible

The coffeemaker industry, once dominated by Keurig and Mr. Coffee, is seeing a new wave of automated innovations. Can they please a snob? The coffeemaker industry, once dominated by Keurig and Mr. Coffee, is seeing a new wave of automated innovations. Show More Summary

Google Goes To War Against One Of The Web's Most Annoying Dark Patterns

Hate interstitial ads? So does Google, and come early next year, the search giant will start punishing websites that use them. Hate interstitial ads? So does Google, and come early next year, the search giant will start punishing websites that use them. You might not know what an interstitial ad is by name, but I guarantee you hate them. Read Full Story

Test Your Knowledge Of The World's Skylines

A visual memory game for architecture nerds A visual memory game for architecture nerds A city's skyline is like its fingerprint—a composition of architectural silhouettes that's unique for any given place. Artist Yoni Alter has used...Show More Summary

New To The Wood Shop? These Smart Power Tools Coach You Through It

Meet the Drill Sergeant, your new virtual shop teacher. Meet the Drill Sergeant, your new virtual shop teacher. Thanks to the nation-wide death of shop class, an entire generation of kids is growing up without knowing the proper way to use a band saw (without someone standing behind it), or how to hold a power drill (not by the cord or the spinning bit). Read Full Story

Can User-Friendly Design Take Drones Mainstream?

The industrial drone company PowerVision hopes to make drones more ubiquitous with an egg-shaped design that's meant to be flown right out of the box. The industrial drone company PowerVision hopes to make drones more ubiquitous with an egg-shaped design that's meant to be flown right out of the box. Show More Summary

We're Only Just Beginning To Understand How Color Impacts Users

Do you use Inkwell or Valencia on Instagram? The choice, it turns out, may say a lot about your well-being. Do you use Inkwell or Valencia on Instagram? The choice, it turns out, may say a lot about your well-being. Color and our emotions have an incredibly complex relationship. Show More Summary

What If Smart Homes Were Designed For Seniors, Instead?

Young people are often the internet of things' target market, but elders might make more sense, argues one designer. Young people are often the internet of things' target market, but elders might make more sense, argues one designer....Show More Summary

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