11.05.07 Submission: 1000x Architecture of the Americas
Fushion publishing is calling for architecture projects to be included in an international book, 1000x Architecture of the Americas, featuring 1,000 projects by 1,000 architects from Alaska to Chile including the Caribbean. Submitting a project is free, but architects may only enter one project. Both the architect and project must be located in America. Projects should not be older than three years, and all building categories are welcome, including future projects and competitions or experimental architecture
11.07.07 Call for Presentations: Greenprints”>Green Prints 2008
Showcasing the latest sustainable design and construction strategies from practitioners in commercial and residential building and land use planning, Greenprints seeks presentations for its conference in Atlanta March 13-14, 2008. Complimentary conference registration, including meals and receptions, is included, but speakers must donate their time and provide their own transportation and accommodations.
11.23.07 Registration: What if New York City
The NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is sponsoring a design competition to provisionally house residents after a major coastal storm. Judging criteria includes capacity, rapid installation capabilities, site and unit flexibility, reusability, livability, accessibility, security, sustainability, and cost efficiency. Ten winners will be awarded $10,000 each to revise their projects and prepare presentation materials. Submissions are due 12.14.07.
1.15.08 Call for Entries: ICFF Studios Bernhardt Design
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will be held May 17-20, 2008 at the Javits Convention Center. Conceived as a way to help young and promising designers with prototypes connect with the ICFF’s manufacturer attendees and the media, ICFF Studio with George Little Management, producer and manager of the ICFF, and Bernhardt Design invite submissions from designers working on any of the product categories exhibited: furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath. Selected designers win a spot to display their prototypes at ICFF Studio, a group area with individual booths on the exhibition floor.
2.05.08 Call for Entries: 2008 NCARB Prize
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is accepting entries for the 2008 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy, which supports combined practice and education initiatives at the university level. Six cash awards, totaling more than $60,000, with a grand prize of $25,000, will be presented.
2.29.08 Submission: JELD-WEN Student Door Design Contest
Students are asked to find and express their inspiration for an entrance door from their choice of architectural styles. Two grand-prize winners will each receive a $3,000 scholarship. Scholarship winners will be selected based on suitability of the design for contemporary architecture, usability as a door, creativity, uniqueness, and attention to detail. Designs can include wood, glass, decorative hardware, metal accents, or other materials.