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Rufus Thompson

  • Competitions: Editor's pick, 02.06.11

    2-Jun-2011

    Helsinki bridge designs, Welsh town centre improvements and a new capital for Australia. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions.
  • Competitions: Editor's Pick, 26.05.11

    26-May-2011

    The next generation of UK pylons, a brewery for Carlsberg in Denmark and upgrades to Hampden Stadium for the Commonwealth Games. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
  • Competitions: Editor's pick, 19.05.11

    19-May-2011

    A competition to design future developments for the Helsinki South Harbour; the chance to restore an operational pottery in Stoke-on-Trent; and a contest to refurbish the University of Lancaster’s library. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
  • Madrid SoundRoom competition, Spain

    19-May-2011

    [Registration deadline is 7 June and submission deadline is 14 June] A competition has been launched asking for designs for music rehearsal spaces within an industrial building in the city of Madrid
  • Melbourne Docklands competition

    12-May-2011

    [Registration deadline 31 May] A design competition has been launched aimed at transforming the Melbourne Docklands area in just 72 hours
  • Kernel Festival: Temporary architectural installations

    12-May-2011

    [Submission deadline 15 May] A design competition has been launched asking for proposals from under 35s for temporary architectural installations
  • Kilcreggan development

    12-May-2011

    [Registration deadline is 27 May. Submission deadline is 18 July] A competition seeking ideas about how to develop the Scottish rural community of Kilcreggan has been launched
  • French school expansion

    12-May-2011

    [Requests to participate must be filed by 10 June] A contract for managing the restructuring and expansion of the externship and the administration of Frederick High School in Mont de Marsan
  • €7.7m German swimming pool competition

    12-May-2011

    [Requests to participate must be made by 14 June] A competition has been announced to design the €7.7 million construction of a swimming pool in Hennigsdorf, Germany
  • Competitions: Editor's Pick, 12.05.11

    12-May-2011

    A design challenge to transform Melbourne’s Docklands area, an ideas competition to develop a Scottish rural town and the chance to build an installation for the Kernel Festival; the editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions.
  • Competitions: Editor's Pick, 05.05.11

    5-May-2011

    The masterplan for the 2016 Olympic Park in Brazil, a ‘new urbanism’ design competition in Glasgow and proposals for a Flamenco museum in Spain; the editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
  • Competitions: Editor’s Pick, 21.04.11

    21-Apr-2011

    Aberdeen’s Union Terrace gardens design competition, Passive House dwellings for New Orleans and proposals for a London vertical farm; the editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
  • Competitions: Editor's pick, 07.04.11

    7-Apr-2011

    An ideas contest to design an Olympic Games Information Pavilion, a floating stage for the Miami Marine Stadium and a competition to generate ideas for Indianapolis’ Monument Circle; the editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
  • Traditional architects reveal 'six immutable principles' for profession

    6-Apr-2011

    Six ‘immutable’ principles to be adopted by all architects and urban designers have been drawn up by a thinktank of the world’s leading traditional architects
  • Lyall's Chatham waterfront scheme gets green light

    4-Apr-2011

    John Lyall Architects has received planning permission for this £25 million mixed-use regeneration scheme on the Chatham waterfront, in Kent
  • Forgotten Spaces London and Sheffield deadlines extended

    1-Apr-2011

    RIBA London has announced plans to extending the registration deadline for the London and Sheffield Forgotten Spaces ideas competition
  • Saltire Society Housing Design Awards calls for entries

    31-Mar-2011

    Scotland’s oldest design awards scheme has marked its 2011 Call for Entries with the announcement of a new ‘Innovation in Housing’ award and the news that Malcolm Fraser will become its Annual Chair
  • Quake could force all Japanese homes to be low energy

    31-Mar-2011

    The recent earthquake in Japan and the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could force all new homes to be low energy and become non-reliant on national power networks, according to architects in the country, writes Rufus Thompson
  • Regent Street's window-dresser architects revealed

    30-Mar-2011

    DSDHA, Duggan Morris and Marks Barfield are among 10 practices picked by RIBA London to design shop window installations for Regent Street in London
  • Boyes Rees chairwoman wins Welsh property award

    30-Mar-2011

    Jane Boyes, the chairwoman and managing director of Boyes Rees Architects in Cardiff has landed the top accolade at the 2011 Welsh Women Mean Business Awards
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