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Perth in Australia. Image by JJ Harrison

Australia seeks architect for Aubin Grove train station

23-Jul-2014

The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia is seeking a design team for a new £31 million train station in Perth

The Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Image by Vfp15

Russia opens contest for kindergartens in extreme climates

22-Jul-2014

The Russian Ministry of Education and Science has launched an open international competition for a series of new kindergartens in the country’s most inhospitable regions

The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales

AOC wins Chapter Arts Centre expansion

22-Jul-2014

AOC has triumphed in the competition to enlarge Cardiff’s Chapter Arts Centre

Lomdon 2012 Olympic Park

International contest announced for new east London ‘Olympicopolis’

21-Jul-2014

A major international design competition is to be launched for a ‘landmark’ cultural and educational campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, east London

The Kendall Square business district in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Image by Shinkuken

Public realm contest launched for Cambridge, Massachusetts

17-Jul-2014

The City of Cambridge in the USA has launched a design competition to upgrade the public realm in its Kendall Square business district

The Category A-listed Springburn Winter Gardens in North Glasgow. Image by GIA

Ideas contest launched for Springburn Winter Gardens

17-Jul-2014

The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) has launched an ideas competition to regenerate the Category A-listed Springburn Winter Gardens

Entrance to BCU\'s City South Campus. Image by Elliott Brown

Design team sought for BCU Edgbaston campus

15-Jul-2014

Birmingham City University (BCU) is on the hunt for an architect to design a new home for its School of Education and Faculty of Health

Brough Lodge on Fetlar. Image by Ken Craig

Architect sought for Brough Lodge revamp

10-Jul-2014

Brough Lodge Trust is seeking a conservation architect to restore a ruined nineteenth century mansion on one of the Shetland Islands

Wimbledon Piazza in south west London

Ideas contest opens for Wimbledon town centre

8-Jul-2014

An open ideas contest has been launched to regenerate Wimbledon town centre in south west London

Shettleston in Glasgow. Image by Ian Paterson

Architect sought for £3.8m Glasgow housing

8-Jul-2014

Shettleston Housing Association is on the hunt for an architect for a £3.8 million residential scheme in Muiryfauld Drive, Glasgow

Exeter bus station. Image by David Smith

Hunt begins for architect to design £20m Exeter pool

8-Jul-2014

Exeter City Council is seeking a design team for a new ‘state of the art’ indoor pool and leisure centre

The Admiralty in London. Image by Diliff

Michael Gove branded a 'hypocrite' as he picks BDP for HQ

8-Jul-2014

Education secretary slammed for criticising ‘award-winning’ architects before selecting BDP to design his department’s new home

Associated Architects\' £61 million first phase of Birmingham City University\'s new City Centre Campus

Design team sought for Birmingham City University campus

3-Jul-2014

Birmingham City University (BCU) is on the hunt for an architect for the £20 million final phase of its new City Centre Campus

The River Ribble. Image by John Darch

Masterplanner sought for new Lancashire park

3-Jul-2014

South Ribble Borough Council in Lancashire is on the hunt for an architect to masterplan its new Central Park

Hillhurst United Church in Calgary. Image by Thivierr

Student contest seeks Calgary church hall design

1-Jul-2014

Architecture students and graduates are invited to take part in an open competition for a new community centre at Hillhurst United Church in Calgary, Canada

The Moscow Metro. Image by Antares 610

Moscow announces subway station design contest

1-Jul-2014

Moscow has opened an international design contest for two new subway stations

The Spine at the Bailrigg campus of Lancaster University. Image by Dave Bleasedale

Shortlist revealed in Lancaster University walkway contest

26-Jun-2014

Rick Mather, Gustafson Porter and White Arkitekter have been named among the finalists vying to overhaul the central walkway on Lancaster University’s Bailrigg campus

RIBA Enterprises\' Old Post Office headquarters in Newcatle

RIBA seeks local architect for Newcastle HQ overhaul

26-Jun-2014

RIBA Enterprises is on the hunt for a north east-based architect to overhaul its central Newcastle headquarters

A modern version of the traditional mud hut. Image by Christina Welsh

Student contest launched for mud huts in Ghana

25-Jun-2014

Students and recent graduates of architecture and design are invited to take part in an international contest to design a mud house in Ghana

Daegu, South Korea. Image by Peregrine981

Ideas contest launched for South Korean gymnasium

25-Jun-2014

The South Korean city of Daegu has launched an open ideas contest for a new sports complex

The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales

AOC wins Chapter Arts Centre expansion

22-Jul-2014

AOC has triumphed in the competition to enlarge Cardiff’s Chapter Arts Centre

Marks Barfield\'s competition-winning primary school scheme in Cambridge

Marks Barfield’s contest-winning school lands planning

21-Jul-2014

[First look] Marks Barfield has won planning permission for this primary school scheme in Cambridge

Steven Holl. Image by Mark Heitoff

Steven Holl wins Praemium Imperiale

16-Jul-2014

Steven Holl has won the prestigious Praemium Imperiale award for architecture - an accolade worth £86,000

The Admiralty in London. Image by Diliff

Gove's department picks firm for HQ it previously sued

11-Jul-2014

Education secretary Michael Gove has provoked a barrage of criticism after his department selected BDP to refurbish its historic new headquarters building which it sued three years ago for alleged negligence

The Admiralty in London. Image by Diliff

Michael Gove branded a 'hypocrite' as he picks BDP for HQ

8-Jul-2014

Education secretary slammed for criticising ‘award-winning’ architects before selecting BDP to design his department’s new home

The Science Museum in London. Image by Science Museum

Muf, NORD and Grimshaw shortlisted for latest Science Museum job

4-Jul-2014

Muf, NORD and Grimshaw have been named among the finalists in the Science Museum’s contest for a new interactive gallery

ACME\'s competition-winning scheme

ACME lands Berlin bridge contest

3-Jul-2014

ACME has seen off an international shortlist of stars to win a contest to design a new pedestrian and cycling bridge in Berlin

Science Museum

Big names in running for Science Museum job

27-Jun-2014

A star-studded list of names including Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Haworth Tompkins, and Caruso St John is in the running to design two new gallery spaces for London’s Science Museum

NPS\' shortlisted scheme

Revealed: eight finalists vying for this year’s British Homes Award

27-Jun-2014

Concept designs have been revealed by the eight finalists in the running to design waterfront homes for this year’s British Homes Award

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 RDS Arena in Dublin. Image by LeinsterLad

Competitions: editor's pick 18.07.14

17-Jul-2014 | By

Regenerating Dublin’s RDS Arena, Birmingham City University’s new Edgbaston campus and the Springburn Winter Gardens. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Guangzhou in China. Image by Azwari Nugraha

Competitions: editor's pick 11.07.14

10-Jul-2014 | By

Guangzhou’s new science museum, 42 new homes in Shettleston and an indoor pool and leisure centre in Exeter. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The World Health Organisation HQ. Image by Thorkild Tylleskar

Competitions: editor's pick 04.07.14

3-Jul-2014 | By

Redeveloping the World Health Organisation headquarters, two new Moscow subway stations and a community centre in Calgary. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Olympia in Kensington, London. Image by Ruth Sharville

Competitions: editor's pick 25.06.14

26-Jun-2014 | By

RIBA’s lounge for MIPIM UK, transforming Chicago into a ‘city of lights’ and Daegu’s new sports complex. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Nidelva River in Trondheim, Norway. Image by Perlblau

Competitions: editor's pick 20.06.14

19-Jun-2014 | By

A new bridge over the Nidelva River, upgrading the home of David Livingstone and an ideas contest for London’s Eisenhower Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

St Albans Old Town Hall. Image by Nigel Cox

Competitions: editor's pick 13.06.14

12-Jun-2014 | By

A new St Albans museum, upgrading Swords Castle in Ireland and regenerating Agnew Park in Stranraer. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Seoul World Cup Stadium. Image by Jirka Matousek

Competitions: editor's pick 06.06.14

5-Jun-2014 | By

Seoul’s culture-led oil depot regeneration, Birmingham’s new urban extension in Langley and a skateboard arena for White Rock Baths in Hastings. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. Image by Ray Jones

Competitions: editor's pick 30.05.14

29-May-2014 | By

Cyfarthfa Castle regeneration, Hermitage Park in Helensburgh and National Museums Scotland’s archive. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions