11.01.07 Registration: Archive Institute Poster Competition
UNICEF and UNITE FOR CHILDREN. UNITE AGAINST AIDS calls for poster designs from artists under the age of 18 who want to help bring increased attention to the widespread AIDS epidemic. The theme for the competition focuses on the relationships between HIV/AIDS, “the home,” housing, and/or communities.

11.01.07 Call for Proposals: Milka Bliznakov Prize
Virginia Tech’s International Archive for Women in Architecture (IAWA), a departmental research and outreach center in the School of Architecture + Design, requests proposals for an annual prize of $1,000. Proposals may include an original project, research, or scholarly work that advances the recognition of women’s contributions in design.

11.09.07 Submission: City of the Future
The History Channel, partnered with the AIA, is calling architects and designers nationwide to imagine the future of San Francisco, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. Initiated last year, when competing cities included NY, Chicago, and Los Angeles, designs are developed in one week, and submissions are assembled in a public forum the morning they are to be judged; a $10,000 prize will be awarded in each city.

12.14.07 Submission: Arthur Ross Awards for Excellence in the Classical Tradition
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America will select five award recipients for a body or career of work (not individual projects) from among the following categories: Architecture, Artisanship/Craftsmanship, Community Design/Civic Design/City Planning, Education, History/Journalism/Criticism/Writing/ Editing/Publishing, Landscape Design/Gardening, Patronage, Fine Arts, Stewardship: Good Manners, and Graphics/Photography/Illustration.

12.17.07 Registration: South Street Seaport: Re-Envisioning the Urban Edge
AIANY’s Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) committee invites design students and young professionals within 10 years of graduation to register for the 2008 biennial international ideas competition. In collaboration with the Seamen’s Church Institute, this new competition challenges entrants to present ideas for a community support center/gallery space with sanctuary and public mediation garden at the river’s edge near the South Street Seaport.

1.04.08 Competition: 2008 Metropolis Next Generation Design Competition
Metropolis magazine is challenging young designers to respond to the worldwide need to save and protect the earth’s water supply. The award program supports and showcases young professionals’ outstanding design innovations, and this year the international competition asks designers to consider water in all of its forms — pure, gray, black — and our many points of contact with it. All design professionals in practice for 10 years or fewer are encouraged to participate, and the winning designer or team will be awarded $10,000.