New Deadlines

2016 Oculus Editorial Calendar
The Oculus 2015 Editorial Calendar has been set. If you are an architect in practice or by training, or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, Oculus wants to hear from you! You may submit projects/topics from anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas/projects by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA:

Spring: Institutional Urban Campuses / New York – Science + Research City
How educational, health-care and other institutions fit into the city’s urban fabric; how they are evolving; what are the challenges they face. How can architecture make these large campuses good neighbors? What amenities can they share?
Deadline for story ideas: 10.30.15

Summer: 2016 AIANY Design Awards

Fall: Tech in the City
Why cutting-edge industry loves older buildings. How technology businesses transform neighborhoods and the city at large. Adaptive Reuse & Interiors.
Deadline for story ideas: 05.16.16

Winter: Preservation & Reinvention / Rethinking Preservation / Preservation & Urbanism / Preservation Today
Projects with a unique take on history and how to reconcile it with contemporary needs. Focus on daylight and natural ventilation as city becomes more dense; historic preservation as zoning tool; quality vs. scale. Is city preserving too much in historic districts?
Deadline for story ideas: 08.19.1610.30.15: Call for Entries: Architect Progressive Architecture (P/A) Awards

10.30.15: Call for Entries: 4th Annual Architizer A+ Awards

11.01.15: Call for Entries: American Academy in Rome 2016 Rome Prize

11.01.15: Call for Entries: 2016 Berkeley Prize Essay Competition – Sheltering Those in Need: Architects Confront Homelessness

11.04.15: Call for Entries: Krakow Oxygen Home Architecture Competition

11.06.15: Call for Entries: 33rd Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards

11.09.15: Call for Entries: Varna Regional Library

11.10.15: Call for Entries: eVolo Magazine VMODERN Furniture Design Competition

11.15.15: Call for Entries: Metals in Construction’s Meeting the Architecture 2030 Challenge – Reimagining a New York City Icon

11.23.15: Call for Entries: 2016 Palladio Awards

12.07.15: Call for Entries: Urban Land Institute (ULI) 2016 Hines Student Competition

12.07.15: Call for Applications: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation Transform Research Grants – Applied Research in Interior Design and Human Behavior

12.11.15: Request for Proposals: NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Housing New York RFP for Former Slaughterhouse Site on Far West Side

12.14.15: Call for Entries: China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings (CITAB) and Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) China Tall Buildings Award

12.15.15: Call for Entries: Institute of Classical Architecture & Art New England 6th Annual Bulfinch Awards

12.15.15: Call for Applications: Next City Vanguard 2016 Conference, 05.10-13.16, Houston, TX

12.31.15: Call for Entries: Black Rock City Street Plan Design Competition

01.18.16: Call for Entries: Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and FabLab Barcelona’s 6th Advanced Architecture Contest – Productive City

01.19.16: Call for Entries: eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition