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The Montemor-o-Novo castle in Portugal

Ideas contest launched for Portuguese archaeological museum

16-Oct-2014

An international ideas competition has been launched for a new ‘site museum’ at Montemor-o-Novo castle in Portugal

Lomdon 2012 Olympic Park

Starchitects team up for Olympicopolis bids

16-Oct-2014

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Heatherwick, Adjaye in the running as smaller firms cry foul

A wine lodge in the Loire region. Image by Licorne37

Under 30s contest launched for French cycle cabins

14-Oct-2014

An international contest has been launched for a series of cycle cabins on the Loire à Vélo trail in France

Salerno in Italy

Ideas contest launched for Salerno antenna park

14-Oct-2014

The City of Salerno in Italy has launched an international ideas competition to create a new landmark antenna and public park above the city

James Stirling\'s Andrew Melville Hall at the University of St Andrews. Image by Eric Jonathan Martin

Hunt begins for architect to revamp Stirling’s St Andrews icon

13-Oct-2014

The University of St Andrews is seeking an architect to renovate its iconic James Stirling-designed Andrew Melville Hall

Mackintosh fire May 2014

Search begins for architect to restore the Mac Video

13-Oct-2014

The Glasgow School of Art has launched its search for an architect to bring the fire-damaged Mackintosh building back to its former glory

Wimbledon

Spanish architect’s Wimbledon victory

9-Oct-2014

Pablo Sendra Fernández of Seville-based Lugadero has won the ideas contest to regenerate Wimbledon town centre in south-west London

Hillsborough Castle in County Down, Northern Ireland. Image by Northern Ireland Office

Architects sought for Hillsborough Castle overhaul

8-Oct-2014

Historic Royal Palaces is seeking architects for a four year framework to upgrade Hillsborough Castle in County Down

Liverpool. Image by Jim Barton

Merseytravel launches £250m upgrade framework

8-Oct-2014

Liverpool transport body Merseytravel is seeking architects for a £250 million regeneration framework

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wales. Image by Akke Monasso

Masterplanner sought for Pontcysyllte Aqueduct regeneration

7-Oct-2014

Wrexham County Borough Council is seeking an architect to masterplan new visitor facilities around Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Norwegian train. Image by David Gubler

Architects sought for Norwegian rail network overhaul

7-Oct-2014

The Norwegian National Rail Administration is recruiting architects for a two year design framework

Kirkcudbright Town Hall. Image by MJ Richardson

Hunt begins for Kirkcudbright Art Gallery architect

7-Oct-2014

Dumfries and Galloway Council is on the hunt for an architect for a new £1.2 million art gallery in Kirkcudbright

Street cats. Image by Rodrigo Basaure from Santiago, Chile

Cat sanctuary contest launched

2-Oct-2014

An international ideas competition has been launched to create a new home for stray cats

The Boeing 777 aircraft was shot down close to the Ukraine–Russia border. Image by Aero Icarus

Ideas contest launched for Flight MH17 memorial

1-Oct-2014

An open international ideas competition has been launched for a memorial to commemorate passengers who died aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17)

Pompeii in Italy. Image by Morn the Gorn

Ideas contest launched for Pompeii museum

1-Oct-2014

An international ideas competition – featuring a £390 top prize – has been launched for a new museum of Pompeii in Italy

Hay Castle in Powys, Wales. Image by Linda Billinger

Architect sought for Hay Castle revamp

1-Oct-2014

The Hay Castle Trust is seeking an architect is sought to overhaul Hay-on-Wye’s ruined Norman castle

North Kensington in London. Image by Danny Robinson

Masterplanner sought for North Kensington school regeneration

1-Oct-2014

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is seeking a masterplanner to overhaul Barlby Primary School and the nearby Treverton Estate

Marlborough College, laboratory building from 1933 - designed by Newton

Revealed: shortlist for £10m Marlborough College project

30-Sep-2014

Tim Ronalds and Sarah Wigglesworth have been named among the finalists for a prize £10 million project at Marlborough College - the former school of Kate Middleton and William Morris

East Wick

Big name housing architects line up for latest Olympic plots

26-Sep-2014

A who’s who of leading architects, including a trio of Stirling Prize winners, has been shortlisted to design 1,500 new homes on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Toronto. Image by Benson Kua

Design contest opens for Toronto ‘food share hub’

25-Sep-2014

Architecture for Humanity Toronto has launched a contest for the new headquarters of the LifeCorps Food Share programme

Somers Town in Camden, London. Image by Stephen McKay

Adam Khan, DSDHA and Duggan Morris scoop £40m Somers Town overhaul

20-Oct-2014

Adam Khan, Duggan Morris and DSDHA are among a raft of teams chosen for the £40 million overhaul of Somers Town near St Pancras, London

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

British newcomer wins contest for Canadian winter restaurant

20-Oct-2014

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

Niall McLaughlin Jesus College

Niall McLaughlin wins Jesus College contest

15-Oct-2014

Niall McLaughlin Architects has won a contest for a new development at Jesus College, Cambridge

Burd Haward Mottisfont

Burd Haward reveals contest-winning Mottisfont Abbey scheme

14-Oct-2014

Burd Haward has revealed this competition-winning design for a new visitor centre at the National Trust’s Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire

The Landing in Maidenhead

Studio Egret West showcases vision for Maidenhead

13-Oct-2014

Images of Studio Egret West’s contest-winning vision for the mixed-use redevelopment of a 19,000m2 chunk of Maidenhead town centre have been unveiled

Neon RIBA MIPIM London

Revealed: First image of Neon's contest-winning MIPIM RIBA lounge

10-Oct-2014

The first image of Neon’s competition-winning scheme for the RIBA lounge at MIPIM UK in London has been revealed

Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein wins self-build ideas contest

9-Oct-2014

Levitt Bernstein has won a high-profile ideas contest judged by Kevin McCloud for a series of sustainable self-build homes costing less than £75,000 each

Wimbledon

Spanish architect’s Wimbledon victory

9-Oct-2014

Pablo Sendra Fernández of Seville-based Lugadero has won the ideas contest to regenerate Wimbledon town centre in south-west London

Nicholas Hare\'s competition-winning Milton Keynes Museum expansion project

Nicholas Hare bags Milton Keynes Museum job

7-Oct-2014

Nicholas Hare Architects has won a competition for the £7.5million expansion of the Milton Keynes Museum

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… 

Mackintosh fire May 2014

Competitions: editor's pick 17.10.14

16-Oct-2014 | By

Reconstructing Glasgow’s Mackintosh Building, an overhaul of Stirling’s Andrew Melville Hall and the Bellaria Hill antenna park in Salerno. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Kirkcudbright Town Hall. Image by MJ Richardson

Competitions: editor's pick 10.10.14

9-Oct-2014 | By

A new art gallery for Kirkcudbright, a design framework for the Norwegian railways and upgrading visitor facilities at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Centenary Square in Birmingham. Image by Keith Edkins

Competitions: editor's pick 03.10.14

2-Oct-2014 | By

Upgrading Birmingham’s Centenary Square, regenerating Hay Castle and a new museum for Pompeii. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Blackpool. Image by Rept0n1x

Competitions: editor's pick 26.09.14

25-Sep-2014 | By

Blackpool’s new heritage museum, a pop-up for the Manchester Craft and Design Centre and a housing ideas contest in Canberra. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Sessay in North Yorkshire

Competitions: editor's pick 19.09.14

18-Sep-2014 | By

Sessay village hall, upgrading Kai Tak River in Hong Kong and a student ideas contest for Philadelphia’s Petty Island. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Norwegian Folk Museum. Image by Hofi0006

Competitions: editor's pick 12.09.14

11-Sep-2014 | By

Upgrading Norway’s folk museum, a theatre redevelopment for Manchester Metropolitan University and a public realm scheme in Kessington. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The RAF Museum in Hendon, north London. Image by Roger Davies

Competitions: editor's pick 05.09.14

4-Sep-2014 | By

Upgrading the RAF Museum, a new health centre in Dulwich and the interior fit-out of Washington DC’s science fiction museum. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Newcastle University. Image by Sarah Cossom

Competitions: editor's pick 29.08.14

28-Aug-2014 | By

Newcastle University’s new teaching centre, a self-buil design contest and the 2014 Schindler Award. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions