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Rothesay Pavilion. Image by Thomas Nugent

Architect sought for Rothesay Pavilion revamp

24-Jul-2014

Argyll and Bute Council is seeking a conservation architect to regenerate the Grade A-listed Rothesay Pavilion

Derry in Northern Ireland. Image by Ardfern

Architect sought for Shantallow Community Centre overhaul

23-Jul-2014

Derry City Council is on the hunt for an architect to refurbish and extend the Shantallow Community Centre

Perth in Australia. Image by JJ Harrison

Architect sought for Aubin Grove train station in Perth

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

Assemble\'s winning proposal for Goldsmiths

Assemble wins contest for new Goldsmiths College art gallery

28-Jul-2014

Assemble has defeated five rival practices in the competition to design a new £1.8 million art gallery for Goldsmiths College in south-east London

Alison Brooks Architects\' proposal for Peabody\'s Archway site

Revealed: Peabody names new major projects panel

24-Jul-2014

Architects including 2014 Stirling Prize-shortlisted practices Haworth Tompkins and Mecanoo among nine named to deliver 5,000 new homes

Eric Parry Architects\' scheme for Birmingham\'s Paradise Circus

Parry wins contest for major building at Birmingham’s Paradise Circus

24-Jul-2014

Eric Parry Architects has won the competition to design a key building in the first phase of Birmingham’s Paradise Circus redevelopment

New image of Wilkinson Eyre\'s competition-winning Barangaroo hotel tower project in Sydney, Australia

New images of Wilkinson Eyre’s Barangaroo tower revealed

23-Jul-2014

Wilkinson Eyre has unveiled fresh images of its competition-winning hotel tower scheme for Barangaroo in Sydney

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

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… 

Perth in Australia. Image by JJ Harrison

Competitions: editor's pick 25.07.14

24-Jul-2014

A new train station for Perth, kindergartens for Russia’s extreme climatic regions and upgrading the Shantallow Community Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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