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The crumbling ruins of Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Avanti tipped to win St Peter’s Seminary rescue project - again

28-Aug-2014

Avanti has emerged as favourite to win the long-awaited job to ‘rescue’ Gillespie Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Wimbledon Piazza in south west London

Ideas contest opens for Wimbledon town centre

27-Aug-2014

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

Washington DC. Image by Carol M Highsmith

Contest launched for Museum of Science Fiction interior

26-Aug-2014

An international design competition has been launched for the interior fit-out of a pop-up science fiction museum in Washington DC

Shenzhen, China. Image by Mauchai

Student contest seeks to boost mobility in Shenzhen

26-Aug-2014

The 2014 Schindler Award for students – featuring a £90,000 prize fund – has opened for entries

A self-build project. Image by BoneDaddy.P7

Self-build design contest launched

26-Aug-2014

An open ideas competition has been launched to design 20 ‘cost effective, green and beautiful’ self-build homes on a 2,000m² urban site

Newcastle University. Image by Sarah Cossom

Architect sought for Newcastle uni faculty building

26-Aug-2014

The University of Newcastle upon Tyne is on the hunt for an architect for a £30 million teaching centre

Landfill. Image by Ropable

Contest seeks ideas to regenerate landfill in Rome

21-Aug-2014

An international ideas contest has been launched to regenerate the Malagrotta Landfill in Rome

Highcliffe Castle in Dorset. Image by Mike Searle

Hunt begins for architect to overhaul Highcliffe Castle

21-Aug-2014

Christchurch Borough Council is seeking a conservation architect to renovate Dorset’s Grade I-listed Highcliffe Castle

Glasgow. Image by John Lindie

Architect sought for Glasgow social housing job

21-Aug-2014

Sanctuary Scotland Housing Association is on the lookout for an architect for a new residential scheme in Glasgow

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Design contest launched for St Petersburg pier regeneration

20-Aug-2014

St Petersburg in Florida has opened an international design competition for the £27 million overhaul of its iconic pier

St Albans Cathedral. Image by Ian Capper

Architect sought for St Albans Cathedral visitor centre

20-Aug-2014

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban is on the hunt for an architect to design a new £1.5 million visitor centre

Thomastown, Kilkenny. Image by Humphrey Bolton

Architect sought for Thomastown special needs housing

14-Aug-2014

Camphill Communities of Ireland is on the hunt for an architect to design five houses for young adults with learning disabilities in Thomastown, Kilkenny

Madrid in Spain. Image by Fermín Rodríguez Fajardo

Ideas contest opens for Madrid arts museum

13-Aug-2014

CTRL+SPACE has launched an open ideas competition to create a new digital arts museum in the Spanish capital

The Hotel Ukraina in Moscow. Image by Pavel Kazachkov

Masterplanning contest launched for Moscow riverfront

13-Aug-2014

Moscow has opened an international competition to regenerate 10,400 hectares of riverfront plots and embankments within the Russian capital

New Orleans. Image by United States Navy

Ideas contest launched for New Orleans vacant plots

12-Aug-2014

The Van Alen Institute has announced an open ideas competition seeking new uses for swathes of vacant land in New Orleans

Loughborough Junction in south London. Image by Tom Betts

Architect sought for London railway arches meanwhile use

7-Aug-2014

Regeneration outfit Meanwhile Space is seeking an architect to overhaul two railway arches in Loughborough Junction, south London

2014 winner: Vernacular Versatility by Yong Ju Lee

eVolo skyscraper contest opens for entries

6-Aug-2014

The annual eVolo skyscraper competition – featuring a £3,000 top prize – is now accepting submissions

Lubeck in Germany. Image by Arne List

Contest opens for Lübeck old town regeneration

6-Aug-2014

The Hanseatic City of Lübeck has launched an open design contest for the redevelopment of its UNESCO World Heritage-protected founding quarter

The City of Edmonds in Washington. Image by Walter Siegmund

Design contest launched for Edmonds veterans’ memorial

6-Aug-2014

The City of Edmonds in Washington has launched an open design contest for a new veterans’ memorial

LEAD\'s RIBA Window in Shanghai

RIBA seeks architects for Shanghai windows installations

6-Aug-2014

The RIBA has announced an open call for architects to design installations for shops and restaurants in Shanghai next year

RMJM\'s competition-winning tower scheme in Doumen, China

RMJM wins ‘fish-shaped’ tower project in China

29-Aug-2014

RMJM has won an international design competition for a new skyscraper in China, shaped like a fish

Invisible Studio\'s competition-winning design for a new ‘mess’ facility for workers at the National Arboretum in Westonbirt

Double victory for Invisible Studio in West of England

29-Aug-2014

Invisible Studio has won two major design contests in the West of England

The crumbling ruins of Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Avanti tipped to win St Peter’s Seminary rescue project - again

28-Aug-2014

Avanti has emerged as favourite to win the long-awaited job to ‘rescue’ Gillespie Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Broadway Malyan\'s competition-winning Chengdu Creative Centre scheme in China

Broadway Malyan wins Chengdu business district masterplan

22-Aug-2014

Broadway Malyan has won an international contest for a new business park in Chengdu, Western China

Thomas Phifer\'s competition-winning scheme for MOMA, Warsaw

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest

20-Aug-2014

Thomas Phifer and Partners has seen off a list of international stars to win the contest to design Warsaw’s new £50million Museum of Modern Art complex

Wilkinson Eyre\'s designs for the Science Museum\'s new Medicine Galleries

Science Museum selects Wilkinson Eyre for £24m medical galleries

14-Aug-2014

Wilkinson Eyre has been chosen to design the Science Museum’s new £24 million Medical Galleries – three years after its more ambitious overhaul of the west London attraction was shelved

Ian Simpson\'s competition-winning masterplan to redevelop the Granada Studios site in Manchester

Ian Simpson wins contest for Granada Studios overhaul

13-Aug-2014

Ian Simpson Architecture has won the competition to redevelop the iconic Granada Studios in Manchester

Topshop Colour Wheel by NEON

Neon wins contest to design RIBA Lounge at MIPIM UK

12-Aug-2014

Emerging practice Neon has won the competition to design RIBA’s lounge at the inaugural MIPIM UK

Behnisch Architects\' competition-winning scheme to expand Adidas\' headquarters

Adidas reveals headquarters expansion

12-Aug-2014

Sports brand Adidas has chosen Behnisch Architects to mastermind an extension to its headquarters in Bavaria

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

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… 

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

The Tirana Pyramid. Image by Diego Delso

Competitions: editor's pick 01.08.14

31-Jul-2014 | By

Rethinking Pyramid Square in Albania, Aberdeen University’s new student association and social housing in Northern Ireland. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

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