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Berlin\'s Tegel Airport. Image by Standardizer

Public realm contest launched for Tegel Airport site re-use


Berlin’s senate has launched a competition to design the public realm for a proposed new business district on the site of Tegel Airport

The National Media Museum. Image by Dupont Circle

National Media Museum seeks architect for new gallery


The National Media Museum in Bradford is on the lookout for an architect for a new interactive gallery

Haydn Ellis Building by IBI Nightingale

Cardiff seeks architect for £300m innovation campus


Cardiff University is on the hunt for an architect for its new £300 million innovation campus

The Maspero Triangle in Cario

Masterplanning contest launched for Cairo’s Maspero Triangle


The Egyptian government has opened an international masterplanning contest to regenerate the Maspero Triangle district in west central Cairo

Nepal Earthquake destruction. Image by Moni Jha

Contest opens for Nepal earthquake relief structures


A design competition has been launched for innovative ideas to help rebuild Nepal following its recent devastating earthquake

Taoyuan Airport. Image by Padai

Taiwan airport opens £1bn terminal contest


Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has launched an international competition for a new £1 billion terminal

The Gutenberg Museum. Image by Fralac

Design contest opens for Gutenberg Museum revamp


The city of Mainz has launched a design contest for the 8,500m2 overhaul and extension of its iconic Gutenberg Museum

Aerial map of the Perth Cultural Centre © Western Australian Museum

Foster among stars vying for £200m Western Australia Museum


Norman Foster is competing against OMA and Jean Nouvel in the race for Perth’s new Western Australia (WA) Museum

Dunans Castle. Image by Elliott Simpson

Hunt begins for Glendaruel community hub architect


The Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust is seeking an architect for a new community hub

Derry-Londonderry. Image by Ardfern

Architect sought for Derry social housing scheme


Clanmil Housing Association is searching for an architect for a 57-unit social housing scheme in Derry-Londonderry

New Art Exchange. Image by John Sutton

Nottingham arts centre seeks architect for expansion


Nottingham’s New Art Exchange is on the lookout for an architect for a £1.1 million expansion project

Hoskins Architects\' National Museum of Scotland upgrade. Image by Andrew Lee

Architect sought for National Museum of Scotland renewal


The National Museum of Scotland is seeking an architect for the next stage of its £80 million redevelopment masterplan

WINNER: Theis and Khan\'s victorious scheme for a new community and conference centre next to the Bat & Ball railway station in Sevenoaks, Kent

Theis and Khan wins Sevenoaks civic centre contest


Theis and Khan has won the RIBA-organised contest to design a new community and conference centre next to the Bat & Ball railway station in Sevenoaks, Kent

Kevin McCloud

Contest launched for £40k self-build 'starter homes'


An ideas competition for ‘modular and ultra-flexible’ £40,000 self-build housing schemes has been launched

Edinburgh. Image by Saffron Blaze

Architect sought for £4m Edinburgh postgraduate centre


The University of Edinburgh is on the lookout for an architect for a £4 million overhaul of the Old Kirk on Holyrood Road

Glasgow University. Image by Diliff

Glasgow University seeks architect for £4m health faculty


The University of Glasgow is seeking an architect for a new £4 million Institute of Health & Well-Being and College of Social Sciences

Gladstone’s Library in northeast Wales. Image by Llywelyn2000

Hunt begins for Gladstone's Library revamp architect


Gladstone’s Library at Hawarden, Flintshire is on the hunt for an architect for a £4 million regeneration and expansion

Moscow River. Image by Golasso

Design contest opens for Moscow riverside hotel


The Russian National Agency for Architecture and Urban Planning and the Union of Moscow Architects have launched an open contest for a new 45,000m² hotel complex

The Oastler Centre in Bradford. Image by Stephen Armstrong

Bradford seeks architect for Oastler Centre overhaul


The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is on the hunt for an architect to overhaul the Oastler Centre

Bogota from the Colpatria Tower. Image by Segab

Contest opens for Colombian history museum


Colombia’s National Centre for Historical Memory has launched an international competition for a new museum in Bogota

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

Birmingham Centenary Square winner - Graeme Massie Architects

Graeme Massie wins Birmingham Centenary Square contest


Graeme Massie Architects has won the RIBA-run contest to regenerate Birmingham’s Centenary Square

The URS Building at the University of Reading

Hawkins\Brown picked for new Reading architecture school


Hawkins\Brown has won the commission for the University of Reading’s new School of Architecture

WINNER: Michael Lee Architects\' Cronton Colliery scheme

At last: Michael Lee submits Cronton Colliery plans


Michael Lee Architects has finally submitted a planning application for its competition-winning Cronton Colliery visitor centre scheme

ABIR Architects\' competition-winning project to overhaul the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

ABIR wins planning for Weald & Downland museum revamp


[First look + plans + project data] ABIR Architects has won planning permission for this £5 million, competition-winning project to overhaul the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

Dorset Count Museum - cross-section - Carmody Groarke

Carmody Groarke wins funding boost for Dorset Museum plans


Carmody Groarke’s plans to revamp and expand the grade II-listed Dorset County Museum have received a £10.3 million windfall from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

BBC takes new travelling Listening Studio on the road Video


The BBC has taken the wraps off a new mobile recording studio designed by London-based JaK Studio

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

Haydn Ellis Building by IBI Nightingale

Competitions: editor's pick 03.07.15

30-Jun-2015 | By

Cardiff University’s new innovation campus, Tegel Airport public realm and a new exhibition for the National Media Museum. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Willow Tearooms. Image by Dave Souza

Competitions: editor's pick 26.06.15

23-Jun-2015 | By

Restoring Glasgow’s Willow Tearooms, a new £1bn terminal at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and overhauling the Gutenberg Museum. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Manchester Airport expansion

Competitions: editor's pick 19.06.15

16-Jun-2015 | By

Manchester Airport’s £1bn upgrade, social housing in Derry-Londonderry and expanding Nottingham’s New Art Exchange. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Gladstone\'s Library. Image by Mike Faherty

Competitions: editor's pick 12.06.15

9-Jun-2015 | By

Expanding Gladstone’s Library, redeveloping Lancaster University’s management school and a new postgraduate centre for the University of Edinburgh. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Cambridge. Image by Andrew Dunn

Competitions: editor's pick 05.06.15

2-Jun-2015 | By

Cambridge’s new Cavendish Laboratory, regenerating the Oastler Centre in Bradford and Colombia’s history museum. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Bauhaus Archive in Berlin. Image by Eisenacher

Competitions: editor's pick 29.05.15

26-May-2015 | By

Regenerating Berlin’s Bauhaus Archive, upgrading Coventry Fire Station and an overhaul of the Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Teviot Row House in Edinburgh. Image by Sydney Mitchell

Competitions: editor's pick 22.05.15

19-May-2015 | By

The University of Edinburgh’s student union overhaul, an arts hub in Wrexham and a government complex in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Clark Green City

Competitions: editor's pick 15.05.15

12-May-2015 | By

Affordable housing in the Philippines, a new library for the University of Giessen and upgrading Iceland’s National University Hospital. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions