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The Devonshire Park Theatre in Eastbourne. Image by Theolimeister

Architect sought for Eastbourne leisure centre revamp

16-Apr-2014

Eastbourne Borough Council is seeking an architect to overhaul it Devonshire Park entertainment and leisure complex

The Téryho chata mountain hut in the High Tatra mountains. Image by Kristo

Design contest launched for Slovakian mountain hut

16-Apr-2014

A design competition has opened for an iconic alpine shelter in the High Tatra mountains of Slovakia

Daniel Libeskind

UIA international student prize opens for entries

15-Apr-2014

The UIA-HYP Cup international student competition has opened for entries

Bristol, England. Image by Adrian Pingstone

Bristol seeks architect for 1,000 new homes

15-Apr-2014

Bristol City Council is seeking a lead designer for 1,000 new council houses

The Obersalzberg Centre of Documentation in Berchtesgaden, Germany. Image by Alexander Fiebrandt

Design contest opens for Third Reich museum expansion

15-Apr-2014

Germany’s Obersalzberg Centre of Documentation in Berchtesgaden has launched an open design competition for a new 2,500m² extension

The Geffrye Museum

Wright & Wright wins Geffrye Museum job

15-Apr-2014

Wright & Wright has been chosen to replace David Chipperfield Architects on the controversial Geffrye Museum revamp job in Hackney, east London

The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales

Contest opens for £6m overhaul of Chapter Arts Centre

9-Apr-2014

A high-profile competition has been launched for the £6 million redevelopment of Cardiff’s prestigious Chapter Arts Centre

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

David Chipperfield wins contest for new Nobel Centre Video

9-Apr-2014

David Chipperfield Architects has won the prestigious competition for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

Pen and pad

ADAM opens £1,500 student travel scholarship for entries

8-Apr-2014

ADAM Urbanism has launched its 2014 Student Travel Scholarship supporting research on the theme of ‘International Urban Design’

Royal Academy, external shots

Open call for teams to rethink area around Royal Academy

3-Apr-2014

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA), in partnership with the AJ, has put out an open call for architect-led teams to submit speculative designs for rethinking a swathe of Mayfair

Midland Boxing Club in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Image by Albert Bridge

Northern Ireland opens design framework for boxing venues

3-Apr-2014

Sport Northern Ireland is on the hunt for an architect for a raft of small projects at boxing venues in the region

Moxon Architect\'s shortlisted design in the RIBA-run rail gantry contest

Revealed: 10 shortlisted designs for HS2’s overhead line structures

1-Apr-2014

The AJ can reveal images of the shortlisted proposals in the RIBA-run competition for new overhead line structures for the High Speed 2 (HS2) route

A building on the Hualapai Indian Tribe reservation in Arizona. Image by swiggz

Architect sought for Arizona youth camp pavilion

1-Apr-2014

The Hualapai Indian Tribe is looking for an architect for a community pavilion on its youth camp in Arizona

Last year’s top prize went to a new lighting masterplan for historic centre of Rietberg in Germany designed by Jochen Meyer-Brandis of SMB Aachen

Philips Lighting opens £8,300 design prize

1-Apr-2014

Philips Lighting has invited architects to submit urban design projects for its annual ‘city.people.light’ award

The Russell Institute in Paisley.Image by WFMillar

Architect sought for Russell Institute revamp

1-Apr-2014

Renfrewshire Council is seeking an architect to overhaul the Category A-listed Russell Institute in Paisley, Scotland

The Admiralty in London. Image by Diliff

Gove seeks architect for new HQ

31-Mar-2014

Education minister Michael Gove is seeking a design team for his department’s new headquarters inside Whitehall’s Grade II-listed Old Admiralty Building

The Old Russian Consulate in Hakodate, Japan

Contest opens to revamp Old Russian Consulate in Hakodate City

26-Mar-2014

The Japanese port city of Hakodate has launched an open international ideas contest to overhaul its historic Old Russian Consulate building

Darlington in the north-east of England. Image by J Spencer

Darlington seeks architect for theatre revamp

25-Mar-2014

Darlington Borough Council is seeking a design team to overhaul its Grade II-listed civic theatre

University College Cork. Image by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen

Architect sought for Cork business centre

24-Mar-2014

University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland is on the hunt for a design team for a 4,000m² business centre

2012 joint winner

Troldtekt Award 2014 opens for submissions

21-Mar-2014

The Danish acoustic panel manufacturer Troldtekt has launched its 2014 student design contest

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Squire lands planning for £3m sixth form centre in west London

16-Apr-2014

Squire and Partners has won planning for a new £3 million sixth form centre at St James Senior Girls’ School in west London

The Geffrye Museum

Wright & Wright wins Geffrye Museum job

15-Apr-2014

Wright & Wright has been chosen to replace David Chipperfield Architects on the controversial Geffrye Museum revamp job in Hackney, east London

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

Heritage row erupts over Chipperfield’s Nobel Centre Video

15-Apr-2014

Heritage campaigners have branded David Chipperfield Architects’ Nobel Centre proposal in Stockholm a ‘monument to themselves, at our expense’

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

David Chipperfield wins contest for new Nobel Centre Video

9-Apr-2014

David Chipperfield Architects has won the prestigious competition for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

BDP\'s mixed-use redevelopment of Minsk Airport in Belarus

BDP wins 320ha mixed-use regeneration in Minsk

8-Apr-2014

[FIRST LOOK] BDP has won an international competition for the mixed-use redevelopment of Minsk Airport in Belarus

Levitate\'s competition-winning cricket pavilion for Oundle school

Levitate wins £1m cricket pavilion job

27-Mar-2014

Levitate has won the competition to design a new £1 million cricket pavilion at Oundle School, near Peterborough

MVRDV Art Depot

MVRDV reveals €50m bowl-shaped art gallery

26-Mar-2014

MVRDV has revealed images of its competition-winning scheme for a new mirrored art gallery space in Rotterdam

Niall McLaughlin\'s contest-winning Auckland Castle scheme

Niall McLaughlin wins Auckland Castle contest

21-Mar-2014

Niall McLaughlin Architects has won the competition to transform Auckland Castle in County Durham into a national museum of religion and religious art

RCKa Crown Estate

RCKa wins Crown Estate reception artwork contest

18-Mar-2014

RCKa has won the competition to design an artwork for the ground floor of one of the Crown Estate’s buildings in St James’s

How to design a successful awards or competition entry

1-Jan-2013 | By

7 tips on how to design entry boards, fill in forms and what kind of photography you’ll need to win

How to sell your project to an interview panel

1-Jan-2013 | By

10 tips on how to convince a judging panel, client or jury that you’re the right practice for the job

How to present to planning officers, clients or the general public

1-Jan-2013 | By

What to do, and what to avoid, when presenting to review panels, heritage groups, and more… 

The Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa. Image by Themightyquill

Competitions: editor's pick 11.04.14

10-Apr-2014 | By

Canada’s monument to the victims of communism, an overhaul of Lancaster University’s Bailrigg campus and the ADAM 2014 Student Travel Scholarship. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Old Admiralty Building in London. Image by Diliff

Competitions: editor's pick 04.04.14

3-Apr-2014 | By

The Old Admiralty refurbishment, the revamp of Paisley’s Russell Institute and Philips’ £8,300 lighting prize. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Malta. Image by Eric Bézine

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 27.03.14

27-Mar-2014 | By

Malta’s national monument, a business centre for University College Cork and Darlington civic theatre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Univeristy College London site Gordon Street

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 13.03.14

13-Mar-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

A student centre for UCL, a revamp of the Horniman Museum’s galleries and an ideas contest for a transport hub in Miami. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions.

Ennis

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 27.02.14

27-Feb-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

Architecture Foundation film contest, student halls for University of Surrey, a central library in Ennis, Ireland. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions.

Eversholt Street in Somers Town

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 20.02.14

20-Feb-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

Somers Town regeneration, the 2014 Boyd Auger scholarship and British Council international development funding. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Copperas Hill

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 13.02.14

13-Feb-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

Liverpool John Moores University’s Copperas Hill Redevelopment, and an events centre inside the Tower of London. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Maidenhead town centre

Competitions: Editor's Pick, 06.02.14

6-Feb-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

A £100 million RIBA contest for Maidenhead, Kaliningrad’s historic centre and an airport noise barrier. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions