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Competitions: editor's pick 06.02.15

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A Holocaust memorial in Bologna, an installation inspired by Yeats’ poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ and Moscow’s Atomic Energy Pavilion. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Bologna’s Jewish Community and the Union of Italian Jewish Communities have opened an international design contest for a ‘personal and intimate’ monument to the victims of the holocaust. The ‘Shoah Memorial’ competition – chaired by American architect Peter Eisenman – marks the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp [Deadline for submissions 7 April]

The Institute of Technology Sligo has launched an international design competition inspired by William Butler Yeats’ 1892 poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’. Architects and artists are invited to propose temporary structures – combining ‘Yeats’ poetic vision and contemporary architectural ideas’ – for the lake isle in western Ireland [Deadline for entries 5pm on 12 March]

Russia’s state atomic energy company ROSATOM has launched an international design competition for a new Atomic Energy Pavilion in Moscow. Planned to start on site at the All Russia Exhibition Centre this summer, the 15,000m² structure will feature exhibitions on the history of Russia’s nuclear industry [Deadline for applications 20 February]

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