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Marlborough College, laboratory building from 1933 - designed by Newton

Revealed: shortlist for £10m Marlborough College project


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


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’


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

Chestefield. Image by Jon Bennett

Masterplanner sought for Chesterfield Town Centre review


Chesterfield Borough Council is on the hunt for an architect to review its town centre masterplan

The University of Manchester. Image by David Dixon

Architect sought for Manchester biomedical research centre


The University of Manchester is on the hunt for an architect to deliver its new biomedical research building

Canberra in Australia. Image by nsgbrown

Canberra housing design contest opens


The Australian Institute of Architects has launched an ideas competition for new housing in Canberra, featuring a £5,400 top prize

Manchester Craft and DesignCentre. Image by Dave Croker

Contest launched for Manchester Craft and Design Centre pop-up


RIBA North West is holding a contest to upgrade the exhibition space inside the Manchester Craft and Design Centre (MCDC)

Queanbeyan in Australia. Image by Graeme Bartlett

Ideas contest opens for Queanbeyan overhaul


The Queanbeyan Business Chamber has launched an international ideas competition to regenerate the historic Australian city

Norwegian Canning Museum. Image by Tobias Spaltenberger

Design contest opens for Norwegian Printing Museum extension


The Norwegian Printing Museum has launched a design competition for a new extension

Petty Island in Philadelphia. Image by Doc Searls

Student contest opens for Philadelphia island overhaul


The Philadelphia Centre for Architecture has launched a student competition to rejuvenate Petty Island featuring a £3,000 top prize

Kait Tak River. Image by Millevache

Contest launched to overhaul Hong Kong river


Hong Kong’s Civil Engineering and Development Department has opened a competition to overhaul the Kai Tak River

Helsinki - paper entries

Finnish Guggenheim - officially most popular architectural contest ever


The international competition to design the new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki has attracted more entries than any other architectural contest in history

Sessay, North Yorkshire

RIBA launches Sessay village hall design contest


The RIBA has opened an international design competition for a ‘striking’ new village hall in Sessay, North Yorkshire

The A81 in Bearsden. Image by John Firth

Architect sought for Kessington travel hub


East Dunbartonshire Council is seeking an architect for a ‘travel hub’ in Kessington, Bearsden

The new monument will be built outside the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw

Design contest launched for Poles who saved Jews memorial


The Remembrance and Future Foundation has launched an international contest for a memorial honouring Poles who saved Jews during the German occupation of Poland

The Mabel Tylecote Building in Manchester. Image by Stephen Richards

Manchester Met seeks architect for theatre redevelopment


Manchester Metropolitan University is seeking an architect for the mixed-use redevelopment of its Mabel Tylecote Building

Historical dwelling at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. Image by James Cridland

Norwegian folk museum seeks architect for revamp


The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is on the hunt for an architect to regenerate its home on the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo

Garden City plan as proposed by Urbed

URBED scoops 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize


Manchester-based masterplanner URBED has won the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize for its garden city vision

Portsmouth Old Town. Image by eNil

Portsmouth seeks architect for residential towers eco upgrade


Portsmouth City Council is on the hunt for an architect to overhaul two residential towers

New College Oxford. Image by Olaf Davis

Mikhail Riches and Jamie Fobert in mix for New College jobs


Mikhail Riches and Jamie Fobert are among 10 practices shortlisted for two separate projects at New College in Oxford

ADP\'s vision for Daxing Airport in China

Foster loses out in race for huge new Beijing airport


ADP Ingénierie (ADPI) has beaten Foster + Partners in the competition to design Beijing’s enormous new Daxing Airport

Winner: Camera House by NEON Studio

Giant camera by NEON wins St Petersburg cabins contest


London-based NEON is one of five winners in the international competition to design new summer cabins at the Yarky art hostel in St Petersburg

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Finalists revealed in contest to transform Glasgow winter gardens


Five finalists have been revealed in the ideas contest to regenerate the category A-listed Springburn Winter Gardens in Glasgow


ShedKM gets go-ahead for £100m Brighton scheme


Brighton Council has approved a £100million project by Shedkm to overhaul the municipal market on Brighton’s Circus Street.

Moxon Architects Wild Cabins

Moxon Architects reveals contest-winning wild cabins


London and Aberdeenshire-based Moxon Architects has revealed its contest-winning wild cabins project for Scottish arts organisation Wide Open

Levitt Bernstein\'s competition-winning scheme to overhaul Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park leisure complex

Levitt Bernstein scoops £35m Eastbourne leisure centre job


[First look + project data] Levitt Bernstein has won the contest to overhaul Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park leisure complex

Page Park Edinburgh Printmakers

Page\Park wins printmakers competition


Page\Park has won the competition to create a new £5.7 million base for Edinburgh Printmakers in Fountainbridge, to the west of the city


Nicholas Hare wins competition to design London Film School


Nicholas Hare Architects has won the competition to design the London Film School’s new home at the Barbican

Garden City plan as proposed by Urbed

URBED scoops 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize


Manchester-based masterplanner URBED has won the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize for its garden city vision

How to design a successful awards or competition entry

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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

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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

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

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

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Competitions: editor's pick 22.08.14

21-Aug-2014 | By

A design contest for St Petersburg Pier, a new visitor centre at St Albans Cathedral and regenerating Rome’s Malagrotta landfill. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Bristol Arena artist impression. Image courtesy Bristol City Council

Competitions: editor's pick 15.08.14

14-Aug-2014 | By

Bristol’s new indoor arena, masterplanning Moscow’s riverfront and rethinking vacant plots in New Orleans. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Lubeck old town in Germany. Image by Innomann

Competitions: editor's pick 08.08.14

7-Aug-2014 | By

Façade designs for Lübeck old town, a new business district in India and transforming two railway arches in south London. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions