Architecture Competition 2008, Design Contest Dates & Deadlines, Entries, Students Prizes

Architectural Competitions 2008 Archive

Design Competitions – 2008

page updated 27 Aug 2016

Architectural Competitions 2008

Architecture Competitions : Current

Design Contest Archive

Roanoke Urban Effect 2008, USA
Design contest for Roanoke City Market, The Crossing, and Reserve
Avenue/Roanoke River

House of the Future in Flood-Risk Area, UK
RIBA with Norwich Union
International design contest :

Housing Design Competition, East Anglia, UK
Norwich Competition Shortlist

Salisbury Market Place Renaissance – New Design Competition
Salisbury Market Place

Oslo Public Library Design Contest, Björvika, Oslo
Organiser: HAV Eiendom AS

Re:Construct Sustainable Materials & Building Practices, USA
15 Sep deadline

Mobile Floating Architecture Competition, Germany
Organiser: Internationale Bauausstellung Fürst-Pückler-Land GmbH
Mobile floating holiday house / dwelling house, Lusatian Lake District

Munch Museum Design, Björvika, Oslo, Norway
Organiser: HAV Eiendom AS

Worldwide Competition of Social Habitat and Development, Ecuador
For XVI Quito Pan-American Architecture Biennale: 17-21 Nov 2008
Organiser: Colegio de Arquitectos Ecuador

Spatial Native Language ArchiDesign Award 2008, Taiwan
1 Sep deadline

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award Dubai 2008
1st prize 100 000 US$ 2nd prize 50 000US US$ 3 prizes of 20 000 US$
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award

Lima Golf Club, Peru
30 Aug deadline

West Cork Arts Centre Architectural Design Contest, Ireland
29 Aug Stage 1 Registration deadline

Redcar Seafront Zone Open Design Contest, England, UK
Redcar Design Competition

Taiwan Centers for Disease Control Complex International Contest
Competition to design the Taiwan Center for Disease Control Complex
located in the Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park in Hsinchu County

Round Building Reuse : 360 Open Ideas Competition, USA
8 Aug submission deadline

Venice Biennale – Cyprus Pavilion
Judges: Peter Cook, Odile Decq, Massimiliano Fuksas
First Prize: €3000 including participation in Cyprus Biennale Pavilion 2008 – see Cyprus Architecture

New Street Gateway Project, Birminghma, England, UK
Birmingham New Street Competition

Preston Bridge, Lancashire, England, UK
Open International RIBA competition – bridge over River Douglas, Preston, England
Architect-led, multi-disciplinary design teams – anonymous first stage
Honorarium of  £1,500 for shortlist of 6, Winner prize: £8,000

Polish Design Contest, Poland
Contemporary art museum, Prize sum exceeds 100.000 euro
Wroclaw Architecture Contest

Leicester Faculty of Art & Design Building, England, UK
Provision of full Architectural design services for the construction of the new Faculty of Art & Design building on the Leicester City Campus which will provide accommodation for the delivery of teaching and learning studios.
Contact De Montfort University

best private plots 08, Europe
First prize: Euro 7.000 | Second prize: Euro 5.000 | Third prize: Euro 3.000

San Josepe Quarry, Mondragon, Basque Country, Spain
first prize 88,000 Euros
Spanish Architecture Competition

Perm Museum competition Russia
winners announced 25 Mar 2008

Norwich Union, England, UK
Flood Design Contest

King’s Cross Square 2007 Contest, London, England, UK
Project for developer Argent & Network Rail
London Building Designs

Ho Chi Minh City – Thu Thiem Peninsula Open Competition, Vietnam
Website :

Finsbury Park London, England, UK
RIBA Competition: City North Site Finsbury Park Winners Shortlist Mar 08

King’s Square Refurbishment Contest, Gloucester, England, UK
King’s Square Gloucester

Grahame Park Regeneration, London
Grahame Park Architecture Contest

Bentley Library, Birmingham, England, UK
Architecture Library Contest

Welsh Housing Contest, UK
Welsh Architecture Competition

beam Design, UK
mobile facility contest

Urban Splash / Architects’ Journal Contest, England, UK
Infobox building, Tribeca development, Liverpool

Estonian International Design Competition, Tallinn, Estonia
1st Prize – £44,000
For National Academy of Arts
Tallinn Design Competition:

Asplund Contest, Stockholm, Sweden
Asplund Architecture Competition – winner

Solidarity Centre Contest, Poland
Winner: Fort, Poland. Prize: £70,000 – Solidarity Centre Contest Gdansk

International Architecture Contest
Portuguese Architecture Competition

JCB Heavy Products Site Redevelopment, Uttoxeter
JCB Architecture Competition: RIBA masterplanning & design competition

Architecture Competitions 2007

Oporto Architecture Contest, Portugal

Advanced Architecture Competition

Hertfordshire Buildings, England – Letchworth Architecture Competition

BURA Architecture Contest

Collieston Architecture Competition, Scotland

Vejle architecture Contest, Denmark

Sheffield Media Centre Contest, England

Tutti Frutti competition, England

Shanghai Expo Building, China

Dumfries Design, England

Architecture Competitions from before 2007

Old Town Fire Architecture Contest

Edinburgh Architecture Competition

Hadspen Architecture Competition

Acadia Architecture Contest

Dunfermline Architecture Contest

Russian Architecture Competition

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Barcelona Pavilion Mies van der Rohe building - Architecture Competitions 2008 post
photo © Adrian Welch

Major Architecture Awards

Stirling Prize

BCO Awards

RIBA Awards

Civic Trust Awards

Zaha Hadid was the first woman recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

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