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Are thawing relations with Iran an opportunity for architects?


As Benoy leaps on the UK’s first trade mission to Iran, British-Iranian architects discuss the potential opportunity the world’s last untapped oil-rich economy represents

Tintagel Castle

Shortlist revealed in Tintagel Castle contest


Niall McLaughlin, Marks Barfield, Wilkinson Eyre and William Matthews Associates are among the practices vying for the £4million bridge project at Tintagel Castle in north Cornwall

Cultybraggan Camp. Image by Mick Garratt

Architect needed for POW camp-to-bunkhouse conversion


The Comrie Development Trust is on the lookout for a conservation architect to regenerate Cultybraggan Camp in rural Perthshire

NUI Galway. Image by Graham Horn

NUI Galway seeking design team for law school relocation


National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway is on the lookout for an architect to overhaul its school of law

Canterbury Prison. Image by N Chadwick

Canterbury university advertises for prison conversion architect


Canterbury Christ Church University is on the hunt for an architect to deliver the first phase of its regeneration masterplan

Milford Dock. Image by Russ Hamer

Hunt begins for architect for Milford Dock's £70m regeneration


Milford Haven Port Authority in Pembrokeshire is seeking an architect for its £70 million Milford Dock regeneration project

Palace of Westminster. Image by chensiyuan

Houses of Parliament tenders client advisor role for major renewal programme


The Houses of Parliament is recruiting client advisors for its multi-billion pound restoration - despite a lack of any final agreement on the best way forward

Süleymaniye Mosque by Mimar Sinan

Win a trip to Istanbul to study the work of Mimar Sinan


The AJ and Turkishceramics will publish a book about Mimar Sinan and want you to join their exclusive project team

Future Home: Barratt\'s Derwenthorpe scheme

Finalists revealed in Barratt and AJ Future Homes competition


Ten architects and designers vying to win the prestigious home of the future contest

Cottenham High Street. Image by Stephen McKay

Cottenham seeks architect for new village hall


Cottenham Parish Council in Cambridgeshire is searching for an architect to redevelop its village hall

Caernarfon Slate Quay. Image by Eric Jones

Architect sought for Caernarfon waterfront revamp


Caernarfon Harbour Trust is on the lookout for an architect for its ‘island site’ regeneration

Zaha Hadid Architects\' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Fresh contest planned for Tokyo Olympic Stadium Video


Japan is planning to launch a second international competition for its centrepiece 2020 Olympic Games stadium

Lerwick. Image by Erik

Masterplanner sought for Lerwick regeneration


Hjaltland Housing Association is on the lookout for a masterplanner to regenerate North Staneyhill in Lerwick, Shetland

Burning Man. Image by Kyle Harmon

Design contest launched for Burning Man festival site plan


The Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning has opened an international competition to redesign the Burning Man festival site plan

Portsmouth Harbour. Image by Editor5807

Masterplanner sought for Portsmouth islands regeneration


Portsmouth City Council is on the hunt for a masterplanner to overhaul Tipner and Horsea islands


Brits make Doha Art Mill longlist


David Chipperfield Architects and Adam Khan Architects are the only British practices to make it onto the star-studded list in the running for a massive new art gallery in Qatar

John Puttick Associates\' winning design in the Preston Bus Station contest

Emerging New York practice wins Preston Bus Station contest


New York-based John Puttick Associates has triumphed in the competition to create a youth centre at Preston’s grade II-listed bus station

IBI Taylor Young\'s proposed Preston Market overhaul

Preston seeks architect for markets overhaul


Preston City Council is on the hunt for an architect to regenerate its historic markets complex

Image of Sejong-daero showing the National Tax Servive building prior to demolition

Design contest launched for Sejong-daero cultural venue


Seoul Metropolitan Government has launched an international design competition for a new £117 million cultural venue

Newtownwards, County Down. Image by Guliolopez

Hunt begins for Newtownards social housing architect


Clanmil Housing Association is seeking an architect for a 48-unit social housing scheme in Newtownards, County Down

Stitch\'s proposed Marlowe Road Estate scheme in E17 - submitted July 2015 [model]

Stitch submits plans for Walthamstow estate overhaul


The competition-winning scheme by Stitch to redevelop the Marlowe Road Estate, in Walthamstow, east London has been submitted for planning

Voigt Partnership\'s competition-winning scheme for a new ‘garden room’ for the community garden at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

Voigt wins Ninewells Hospital ‘garden room’ contest


Voigt Partnership has won a competition to design a new ‘garden room’ for the community garden at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

BDP and Rural Office for Architecture\'s competition-winning new headquarters for Welsh broadcaster S4C in Carmarthen

BDP and Rural Office triumph in Welsh broadcasting HQ contest


BDP and Rural Office for Architecture (ROA) have been selected to design a new headquarters for Welsh broadcaster S4C in a rural location in Carmarthen

Tony Fretton Architects\' 56-unit housing scheme in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland

Tony Fretton wins Swiss housing contest


Tony Fretton Architects has won a competition for a new 56-unit housing scheme in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland


Nicholas Hare bags approval for new London Film School


Nicholas Hare Architects has won planning permission to create a new home for the London Film School at the Barbican centre in London

Lee Valley Reservoirs. Image by Thomas Nugent

Karakusevic Carson lands Meridian Water re-masterplanning role


A team led by Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has been picked to re-masterplan the £1.5 billion Meridian Water Housing Zone scheme in Enfield, north London

Shortlisted: Caruso St John Architects (London)

Caruso St John misses out in race for MAXXI neighbour job


Milan’s Studio 015 has defeated Caruso St John Architects in the international design competition for a 5.1 ha plot next to Zaha Hadid’s Stirling Prize-winning MAXXI in Rome

Winner: Broadway Malyan\'s entry in the competition to design the \'Destination Hub\' in Everton Park, Liverpool (model)

Plug pulled on Broadway Malyan's Everton Park visitor centre


The backers behind Broadway Maylan-designed plans to create a huge viewing platform in a Liverpool park have confirmed the scheme is being shelved because of funding problems

2nd Prize:  The Floating Square Mile, London by Assia Stefanova, Newcastle University

Revealed: RIBA and CAA future cities student contest winners


The RIBA and Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) have unveiled the winners of an international student-only contest to imagine cities in the year 2065

Alvar Aalto\'s competition-winning Säynätsalo Town Hall, Finland

Helping to make the unknowns well known

30-Jan-2015 | By Malcolm Reading

Competitions may be hard work, but they remain a fantastic opportunity for new talent to establish itself, writes Malcolm Reading

How to design a successful awards or competition entry

1-Jan-2013 | By

Seven 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

Palace of Westminster. Image by chensiyuan

Competitions: editor's pick 04.09.15

1-Sep-2015 | By

Client advisors for the Houses of Parliament renewal, regenerating Milford Dock and a prison conversion for Canterbury Christ Church University. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Caernarfon Slate Quay. Image by Eric Jones

Competitions: editor's pick 28.08.15

25-Aug-2015 | By

Regenerating Caernarfon harbour, masterplanning Lerwick and upgrading Bishop’s Park in Abergwili. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Burrell Collection. Image by Finlay McWalter

Competitions: editor's pick 21.08.15

18-Aug-2015 | By

Restoring Glasgow’s Burrell Collection, regenerating Tipner and Horsea Islands in Portsmouth and redeveloping Preston’s markets.  The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

BTE Architecture\'s contest-winning viewing platform for Inveruglas, Loch Lomond

Competitions: editor's pick 14.08.15

11-Aug-2015 | By

Pilot installations for the Scottish Scenic Routes initiative, upgrading Holkham Walled Garden and a social housing scheme in Newtownwards. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Granada TV Studios

Competitions: editor's pick 07.08.15


Manchester’s new £110m Factory venue, a cinema expansion for Galeri Caernarfon and redeveloping Chelmsford’s leisure centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

American Air Museum Duxford. Image by Christopher Kern

Competitions: editor's pick 24.07.15

21-Jul-2015 | By

Masterplanning IWM Duxford, upgrading the National Library of Poland and a 52 hectare industrial district near Ipswich. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The MOSI warehouse building

Competitions: editor's pick 17.07.15

14-Jul-2015 | By

The Museum of Science and Industry’s new gallery, a Hans Christian Andersen visitor attraction in Denmark and Stirling’s National Curling Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Competition site for the extension to the Alvar Aalto Museum and the Museum of Central Finland. Image by Alvar Aalto Museum

Competitions: editor's pick 10.07.15

7-Jul-2015 | By

Expanding the Alvar Aalto Museum, a masterplan for Trinity College in Dublin and restoring Wakefield’s former crown court. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions