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WorldCompetitions.archiEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised throughout the world Detailed descriptions of competitions include information about the sponsor, the country of origin, language, eligibility, the prize and the jury. Archived listings of past competitions and results can be found in the "results" section.
TunisiaOrdre des architectes de TunisieFrench and Arabic. Under "actualités" and "concours", this site announces results of competitions held in Tunisia, as well as their archives (2010). Most of it is in French, and some publications are in Arabic.
NetherlandsArchiNedDutch. This site provides listings of active competitions held in the Netherlands and around the world. The interface allows classification according to date or registration deadline, and also displays the date of submission. In addition to competition announcements, there are prize and contract announcements, classified under "all categories". Some descriptions are only available in Dutch.
IrelandArchiseekEnglish. The site presents competitions and projects held in Ireland and around the world.
NorwayNational Association of Norwegian ArchitectsNorwegian. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions in Norway, under "arkitektkonkurranser." Announcements and archives (2006) are displayed according to the deadline for the submission of proposals. The descriptions are brief and supplemented by a link to the competition sponsor's website.
LebanonArchi LebEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions held in Lebanon and throughout the world in the form of archived announcements (2006). The currentness of this site depends on the activity of its contributors.
JapanThe Japan Institute of ArchitectsJapanese. The professional association's site has a few announcements of competitions in Japan and an archive section which is now translated into French as "terminaison d'appel" since 2007. Most entries in these sections use links to pages that publish the content of competitions but are not always up to date.
IsraelArchijobEnglish and Hebrew. This site provides listings of active competitions organized throughout world. The list of the announcements include the deadline and the categories of professionals who can enter the competition. The same list includes the archived competitions (2009). The interface is in Hebrew and descriptions of competitions are in english.
FinlandFinnish Association of ArchitectsFinnish. The professional association's site presents competition listings organised in Finland (open or by invitation, or Finska allmänna tävlingar / or Finnish Open Competitions Finska tävlingar för inbjudna / Competitions Invited Finnish) and throughout the world (Internationella tävlingar / International Competitions). Section Ôvriga tävlingar / Other competition includes the prizes of various design competitions. Each page listing page classifies competitions according to their progress wether upcoming (Tulevat / Coming), current (Käynnissä olevat / Ongoing), last date of submission (Sisään iätetyt / Submitted) or judged (Ratkenneet / Judge ). Some sections of the site are translated into Swedish and English.
United StatesAssociation of Collegiate Schools of ArchitectureEnglish. This site provides listings of open competitions for students, organized in the United States.
United StatesArchinectEnglish. This site presents listings of open competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world. All important dates are listed in the competition's description, and more information can be found by clicking on the competition's title.
United StatesCompetitions magazineEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world, which can be found under "competition" and "open competitions". Detailed descriptions of competitions include information about the sponsor, the country of origin, language, eligibility, the prize and the jury. Archived listings of past competitions can be found in the "expired" section (2007).
EstoniaEesti Arhitektide LiitEstonian. The professional association's site presents competition listings organised in Estonia (Eesti sisesed võistlused) and in the world (Välismaised võistlused). The displayed date is the date of the competitions submission and the registration period may have ended even if the competition is found in the « Käimasolevad » section (in progress). The « Viimati lõppenud » section lists recently completed competitions for the current year.
DenmarkDanish Architects’ AssociationDanish. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Denmark, under "Aktuell konkurrencer". In addition to active competitions, the search result take into account archived competitions (2006). The English version does not provide access to "konkurrencer Aktuell".
CroatiaZagreb Society of ArchitectsCroatian. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Croatia, under "natjecaji". Listings from past competitions are archived under "arhiva" (2009). The detailed description of the listing includes the status of the competition, the type of competition, important dates, prizes and the jury.
ChileArchDailyEnglish. This site contains announcements of competitions held around the world under "competitions". In addition to the announcements, the section includes awards, grants, candidates, competition results, etc..
BrasilVitruviusEnglish, Spanish and Portuguese. This site contains listings of active competitions around the world.
ArgentinaArquitectura CriticaSpanish. This site provides listings of competitions held around the world under "Concursos." In addition to the competitions that are active, the search result take into account archived competitions (2008).
United KingdomE-ArchitectEnglish. This site provides listings of active competitions held in the UK and around the world. These announcements are available directly under "Competitions", while "Competitions archives" lists the results of competitions.
FranceCyberArchiFrench. This site contains few active competition announcements held in France.
FranceConseil national de l’Ordre des ArchitectesFrench. The professional association's site presents competition listings organised in France and throughout the world. These listings can be classified by region or host country. The displayed date is site's publication date. In addition to active competitons, the listings include archived competitons (2008).
ChileConcursoscaSpanish. This site presents listings of competitions held in Chile and provides relative documents.
SpainConcursos publicosSpanish. This site provides listings of active competitions held in Spain and Europe. From the drop down menu indicating: "Select one categoria" select "arquitectura nacional" for competitions in Spain "arquitectura internacional" for competitions in Europe. Detailed description consultation requires a registration fee.
BrasilConcursos de projetoPortuguese. This site provides listings of competitions held in Brazil and around the world under "Concursos andamento em". This section contains active competitions and others that are in the submission or judgement process. The listings also contain archived announcements (2008).
SpainColegio oficial de arquitectos de MadridSpanish. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions in the administrative region of Madrid. These announcements are archived since 2005 (available from the following link "[+] más noticias"). The site also provides contracts (ultima y recursos actuaciones), the list of jurors appointed for the year (jurados), results of competitions (resultados of Concursos) and a press release for certain competitions (prensa). In all cases, the links allow one to the download the information in PDF format or redirect to an external site.
AustriaChambre fédérale des architectes et ingénieursGerman. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Austria (Österreichische Wettbewerbe) and worldwide (International Wettbewerbe) under "Wettbewerbe" then "Wettbewerbe Vergabe und". In the same section one can find archived listings (2002).
HungaryChamber of Hungarian ArchitectsHungarian. The professional association's site lists competitions held in Hungary (Belföldi tervpalyazatok) and worldwide (Külföldi tervpalyazatok) under "palyazatok". The site also provides listings of architectural awards held in Hungary (Belföldi palyazatok) and internationaly (Külföldi palyazatok). All sections include archives of announcements in their category (2008).
CanadaCatalogue des Concours Canadiens / Canadian Competitions CatalogueFrench and English. This site contains listings of competitions in Canada and around the world. In addition to active competitions, the search result take into account archived listings (2008). This site is managed by the "Laboratoire d'Étude de l'Architecture Potentielle", which aims to archive and document competitions held in Canada since 1936.
CanadaCanadian ArchitectEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions held in Canada and around the world. In addition to active competitions, the search result take into account archived competitions (2003). This section also contains announcements of prizes and other news.
United StatesBustlerEnglish. This site presents listings of open competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world. All important dates are listed in the competition's description, and a detailed description is available by clicking on the competition's title. Listings can be classified according to the registration deadline, the submission deadline, most popular, latest commented and most recently added.
AustraliaAustralian Institute of ArchitectsEnglish. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Australia, under "What's On".
MexicoArquiREDSpanish. This site provides listings of competitions in Mexico and throughout the world. The description of the competition is accessible by clicking on " Concursos".
SpainArquideasSpanish. This site presents competition announcements organized in Spain and around the world.
ArgentinaArqaSpanish. This site provides listings of competitions held in Argentina under "Concursos". The listings contain open competition, archived competitions (2000) and results of competitions .
TurkeyArkiteraTurkish. The competitions section (yarisma) displays advertisements and archived announcements of architectural competitions (mimarlik), deisgn competitions (tasarim) and student competitions (digest), held in Turkey and throughout the world.
United StatesArchitizerEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions held in the United States, with generally no restrictions on participation. The listings display the status of the competition, the prizes and the eligibility. Listings are archived since 2010.
NetherlandsArchitectuur lokaalEnglish and Dutch. This site presents only a few announcements of competitions in the Netherlands under "Actueel." The displayed date is the winner's announcement, therefore the date of registration can already be over. For more information, see "lees meer" Only a brief description of the site is available in English.
United KingdomArchitecture Competitions UKEnglish. This site provides an archive of announcements and a list of competitions held in Edinburgh.
InternationalArchitectural CompetitionEnglish. This blog is dedicated to the announcement of competition results. Updates, however, are irregular.
South AfricaArchitect AfricaEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions around the world. The titles of the competitions redirect to a very brief description and contain a link to the announcement of the competition, mainly to the World Architecture Community's website. This site also has an archives section (2009).
PortugalOrdem dos arquitectos seccao regional sulPortuguese. The professional association's site has organized the competition announcements held in Portugual (Nacional) and the throughout the world (Internacional), which are open under "Concursos". Recommendations are given for each competition : either "with the intervention of the association", "doubtful" or "not recommended".
PortugalOrdem dos arquitectos seccao regional nordePortuguese. The professional association's site presents announcements of competitions and prizes held in Portugal, in a new thread under "Noticias". This news feed includes announcements of open and archived competitions (2009).
PolandStowarzyszenie Architektów Polskich Oddzial KrakówPolish. The professional association's site has a few announcements of active competitions organized by the association. In the same list we can find archived announcements (2008).
MexicoEGSpanish. This site provides listings of architectural competitions (arquitectura) and art competitions (arte) held in Mexico and throughout the world. This section presents various announcements concerning competitions, which are also archived.
LuxembourgOrdre des architectes et des ingénieurs-conseilsFrench. Access to information about competitions on the association's website requires one to be a member.
Hong KongThe Hong Kong Institute of ArchitectsEnglish. The professional association's site has a few announcements of competitions in China and throughout the world. The date in the listing is the submission date. The announcements offer either a description or a link to the official competition's website. Recently, the update frequency is about one competition per month, and some announcements are archived (2007).
GreeceThe Athens Association of Architects (SADAS)Greek. The professional association's site contains a list of competitions held in Greece and throughout the world for which a member of the SADAS participated in the jury.
NetherlandsThe Architecture Site of the NetherlandsEnglish and Dutch. This site provides listings of active competitions held in the Netherlands and throughout the world. The interface allows one to classify according to the date or registration deadline, and also displays the date of submission. In addition to competition announcements, there are prize and contract announcements, classified under "all categories". Some descriptions are only available in Dutch.
United StatesThe Architectural League NYEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised in the United states and an archive of competitions, prizes and awards (2000).
United KingdomThe Architects’ JournalEnglish. This site provides listings of active competitions in the UK and around the world. Under "competitions", the "students" tab can allow one to view only the active competitions for students. Also the "Editor's pick" tab contains a list of competitions selected ​​by the editor of the Architect's Journal.
United StatesThe Architect’s NewspaperEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world. The short description displays the registration date. We can view more information via "continue reading". The differents sorting options include all news and events.
GreeceTechnical Chamber of GreeceGreek. The professional association's site contains competition announcements, notices and contracts organized in Greece and around the world, which are internationally active. They can be found under "Διεθνείς Διαγωνισμοί ".
SwitzerlandEspaziumFrench and German. Platform bringing together Swiss architectural and engineering competitions. The site is divided into 2 categories: calls for applications and judged competitions.
SwedenSwedish Association of ArchitectsSwedish and English. The professional association's site contains active competition announcements in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries, under "current competitions". The competition's description are available almost exclusively in Swedish.
NetherlandsSteunpunt OntwerpwedstrijdenDutch. This site contains announcements of active competitions and prizes held in the Netherlands, under "open aanmelding staat" and a few archived competition announcements that are closed but not yet judged, found under "aamelding gestolen is". The announcements and archives show the date of submission, the type of competition and a description. The archives are categorized by architectural program. An English version is in process.
SlovakiaSlovenska Komora ArchitektovSlovak. The professional association's site archives (2010) competition announcements organized in Slovakia and throughout the world, under "sutaze" then "neoverebe sutaze" and "medzinarodne sutaze."
IrelandRoyal Institute of the Architects of IrelandEnglish. The professional association's site contains announcements of active architectural competitions organized by the association under "current competitions". A list of all the competitions (2008) held by the association can be accessed under "Past competitions."
United KingdomRoyal Institute of British ArchitectureEnglish. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions organized by the Royal Institute of British Architects, which are open for registration under "live competitions."
CanadaOrdre des architectes du QuébecFrench. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in the province of Quebec, under "Concours d'architecture" and " Les concours en vigueur" This section contains active competitions, some of which the registration date can be passed.
RomaniaOrdinul Arhitectilor din RomaniaRomanian. The professional association's site contains announcements and competition results held by the association (concursuri SROs), other architectural competitions held around the world (Anunturi alte concursuri) and urban competition (achizitii public arhitecture if urbanism ).
SpainOficine de concursos castellanoCatalan. This site presents announcements of competitions held in Catalonia (Catalunya), Spain (España) and worldwide (Internacional). For each region, announcements can be classified according to the type of projects: new construction (Obra Nova), public spaces (Urbanització / Espais Public) Planning (Planejament), other (Altres Treballs), prizes and scholarships (Premis ), allowances or extensions (Reforma i / o Amplició), construction and building (i Urbanització Edificació). Access to the detailed description of the competition requires a subscription.
CanadaKollectif.netFrench. This site provides listings of competitions held in Canada and around the world. The "Concours" section is organized in the form of news and contains competition announcements, candidates, prizes and competition results.
BrasilInstituto de Arquitetos do Brasil – Sao PauloPortuguese. The professional association's site contains listings of active competitions held in Brazil and throughout world. The PDF document provides the same information as the listing.
ItalyEuropa ConcorsiItalian. This site presents competition announcements organized in Italy and around the world. The site is currently private. Access is free to members of certain professional orders.
AustraliaWorld-architectsEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions held around the world, under "Events" then "Competitions + Awards".
United StatesWorld ArchitectureEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world. In the "News" section, a drop down menu provides information regarding competitions (In "Browse by" select "competitions"). In addition to open competitions, archived listings are also included(2007).
GermanyCompetitionlineGerman. This site provides listings of competitions held in Germany, under "Wettwerbe" (competitions) and "Ausschrelbungen" (offers). The search options allows one to limit listings based on the type of announcement (competition, by invitation, prizes, bursaries, contracts, etc..), eligible professionals, the country or the German state. To obtain only active competitions one must select the search options "Mehr als 7 Tage" and "Noch 1-7 Tage" under "Status der Ausschrelbungen."
GermanyWettbewerbe AktuellGerman. This site provides listings of competitions held in Germany, under "Ausschrelbungen" (offers) and "Wettwerbe" (competitions). The announcements are presented in a table that lists the Federal Chamber of German Architects' categories. The title of the competition contains a link allowing access to a detailed description.
RussiaArchi.RuRussian. The site contains announcements of active competitions and prizes held in Russia and other north-eastern european countries.
WorldUnion internationale des architectesFrench and English. The international organisation's site has a few announcements on approved competitions and prizes, which are either active or in the judgement process, under "Competitions" and "Active competitions".
BelarusUnion biélorusse des architectesRussian. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Belarus and around the world, under " АРХИТЕКТУРНЫЕ СОБЫТИЯ И МЕРОПРИЯТИЯ" then "KOHKYPCbl". This section contains announcements of competitions, events, news and archives (2007).
South AfricaThe South African Institute of ArchitectsEnglish. This site provides listings of competitions held in South Africa (National Competitions) and worldwide (International competitions). The list of announcements contain documents and links to the competitions' official sites, and also contain prizes and archived competitions (2010).
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United StatesBlank SpaceEnglish. This site presents announcements of international student competitions organized by Blank Space.
Norway120 HoursEnglisj. The architecture competition for students by students spanning 120 hours
Canadai-Rec Student CompetitionEnglish. Every two years, i-Rec organizes an international student competition of architectural solutions for post-disaster reconstruction and disaster prevention. Participating projects must address: architectural solutions (including architectural design), logistics and process-related solutions. The students are therefore encouraged to think about both the products and the processes of reconstruction.
ChileArchDailyEnglish. This site contains announcements of competitions held around the world under "competitions". In addition to the announcements, the section includes awards, grants, candidates, competition results, etc..
WorldYoung Architects CompetitionsFrench and english. YAC is a association whose aim is to promote architectural competitions amongst young designers, no matter if graduates or students.
CanadaCanadian Institute of Steel ConstructionFrench and English. Since it was originally conceived and launched 2001, this competition has been challenging architecture students to develop a deeper understanding of steel structures.
United StatesBustlerEnglish. This site presents listings of open competitions organised in the United States and throughout the world. All important dates are listed in the competition's description, and a detailed description is available by clicking on the competition's title. Listings can be classified according to the registration deadline, the submission deadline, most popular, latest commented and most recently added.
WorldCompetitions.archiEnglish. This site presents listings of competitions organised throughout the world Detailed descriptions of competitions include information about the sponsor, the country of origin, language, eligibility, the prize and the jury. Archived listings of past competitions and results can be found in the "results" section.
United StatesThe American Institute of Architecture StudentsEnglish. This site gives access to all competitions organized or endorsed by AIAS.
États-UnisThe Lyceum FellowshipEnglish. Established in 1985, these ideas competitions encourage new talent by creating a vehicle for the circulation of creative ideas between different American schools of architecture. On the Lyceum Fellowship website, you can see images of the winning projects in recent years.
FranceLes albums des jeunes architectes & des paysagiste (AJAP)French. Policy implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Communication of France, section architecture and heritage department to: help young talented architects to access the order; expand the choice of master craftspeople by introducing new architects; to put young architecture in a context different from that of the eighties; promote talents, ideas and know-how, highlight the quality of projects; create an emulation among young architects. Applicants must be French or have a diploma recognized by the French State and be under 35 years of age (see regulations). On this site, you can consult the projects, biographies and curriculums of the winning teams in previous competitions.
Canada (Québec)Centre Canadien d’ArchitectureFrench and English. The inter-university charrettes of the Canadian Center for Architecture, which are reserved for students and interns, are part of "events and educational programs". This site includes, among others, the archives of the projects presented on the occasion of each annual charrette since 1996.
SpainArquideasSpanish. This site presents announcements of international student competitions organized in Spain by arquideas. Under "concursos arquideas" are displayed and archived the announcements of these competitions. The link "+ info" refers to an exhaustive descriptive card, which displays among other things, the type of contest, the date of submission and the date of the jury.
États-UnisAssociation of Collegiate School of Architecture (ACSA)English. This site gives access to all competitions organized or endorsed by the ACSA.
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United StatesCompetitions magazineEnglish. This site lists the results of competitions in the United States and around the world under "competitions" and "Results" (2007). Among the results of competitions, we can find the first step of competitions or the "shortlist", winners' profiles and a few of the competitors.
SpainColegio oficial de arquitectos de MadridSpanish. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions in the administrative region of Madras from 2003 to 2009 (resultados Concursos). The graphical and textual information on the winning project is available by downloading PDF files.
CanadaCanadian ArchitectEnglish. This site lists the results of competitions in Canada and throughout the world. The results are presented in the form of news through the announcements of competition, prizes and other news relative to competitions.
AustraliaAustralian Institute of ArchitectsEnglish. The professional association's site contains listings of competitions held in Australia, under "What's On".
United KingdomArchitecture Competitions UKEnglish. This site presents a list of competitions organised in Edinburgh and their winner.
LuxembourgOrdre des architectes et des ingénieurs-conseilsFrench. Access to information about competitions on the professional association's site requires one to be a member.
JapanThe Japan Institute of ArchitectsJapanese. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions and prizes held (2007-2010) in Japan and throughout the world in the form of news reports. Most entries in these sections provide links (sometimes broken links) to pages that publish the content of the competition.
FranceLe Moniteur Architecture, ArchitopikFrench. This site lists the projects and results of competitions in France. This site is a community database, therefore the publication of competition results depends on the participation of editors. These results can be sorted by type of architectural program, project manager, recently added results, results most often viewed and the option to search by keyword.
FinlandFinnish Association of ArchitectsFinnish. This site lists the results of competitions in Finland (2003). Projects for each year include a separate section for unrestricted competitions (Kotimaiset yleiset kilpailut / Open Competitions Finnish), competitions on invitation (Kotimaiset kutsukilpailut / Finnish Competition Invited), international competitions (Internationella tävlingar / International Competitions) and other competitions (Ôvriga tävlingar / Other competitions). The description of the Finnish competitions include the following information: the state of the competition, the type of competition, the organizers' profile, the winners and competitors, the jury's report and graphic documentation. A list of competitions between 1990 and 2002 is available in PDF format under "Arkisto / Archive." Some sections of the site are translated into Swedish and English.
SpainArquitectura VivaSpanish. This site lists the results of competitions held in Spain (2009). Under "Concursos", the results are presented in the form of news threads, providing a link that redirects to a brief description and an excerpt from the competition’s graphical documentation.
CanadaConcours Europan-FranceFrench and English. This site lists the results of all Europan-France competitions since 1989. This database is produced by the Laboratoire d'Études de l'Architecture Potentielle.
DenmarkDanish Architects’ AssociationDanish. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions in Denmark (2006), under "Afsluttede konkurrencer." Detailed descriptions present the winning project, and often mention other finalists. The English version of the site does not provide access to "Afsluttede konkurrencer."
ChileArchDailyEnglish. This site lists the results of competitions around the world (2008), under "competitions". In addition to results, the section includes awards, grants, nominations, announcements, etc.
BrasilConcursos de projetoPortuguese. This site archives the results of competitions in Brazil and throughout the world, under "e resultados Projetos". The description of the projects are accompanied by graphic documentation of the winning team and often competing projects. It is also accompanied by the jury's comments on the project, or comments left by visitors.
AustriaChambre fédérale des architectes et ingénieursGerman. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions in Austria (2002). The competition's data sheets present the winners of the competition, competitors and their proposals, forms, the jury's report, etc..
NorwayNational Association of Norwegian ArchitectsNorwegian. The professional association's site shows a list of competitions organized in Norway (1953), under "konkurranseregistre." These archives (1953) show the name of the competition and the concerned city, and can be sorted by year (kronologisk register), by location (geografisk register) and by type of project (saksregister).
CanadaKollectifFrench. This site lists the results of competitions in Canada and throughout the world. The "concours" section is organized in the form of news and includes competition results, applications, comments, prizes and competition announcements.
GermanyWettbewerbe und ArchitecturGerman. This site lists the results of competitions in Germany (1991), under "Wettwerbe" (competition) and "Wettbewerbs-Ergebnisse" (results). The search options allow you to filter ads based on the type of ad (unrestricted competition on invitation), eligible professionals, country or the German state organizer. To simply get results of the competition, you must select search options "Wettbewerbs-Ergebnisse" under "Status der Ausschrelbungen."
GermanyWettbewerbe AktuellGerman. This site lists the results of competitions held in Germany (1991), under "Wettbewerbsergebnisse" (Competition Results) and "Wettbewerbsarchiv." Search options can filter by keyword (Objekt / Stichwort), location (Ort), winners (Preisträger) or type of architectural program (Headings).
WorldUnion internationale des architectesFrench and English. The international agency's site has all the competitions and prizes approved and organized throughout the world, under "Competitions" and "Most recent competition" or for a desired period. The competitions between 1975 and 1995 are listed by year and display the title, theme, the developer, the winners and some competitions have a link to a fact sheet. Competitions launched after 1995 are listed and include a link through their main image that redirects to UIA published news affecting the competition.
United StatesThe Architectural League NYEnglish. This site lists the results of competitions in the United States (2000). The "Competitions" section includes announcements and an archive of announcements and results.
NetherlandsSteunpunt OntwerpwedstrijdenDutch. This site lists the results of more than 300 competitions held in the Netherlands (1989). The competition's description includes the submission date, the type of competition, the client or the agency holding the competition, general information and the winners. The English version contains only a summary of the site. A full English site is in progress.
IrelandRoyal Institute of the Architects of IrelandEnglish. The professional association's site lists architectural competitions organized by the association. A list of archived competitions (2008) held by the association can be accessed under "Past competitions."
United KingdomRoyal Institute of British ArchitectureEnglish. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions organized by the Royal Institute of British Architects (2005). For each competition we can find the press review written by the association (Press release) and images of the winning project (Gallery).
CanadaOrdre des architectes du QuébecFrench. The professional association's site lists the results of competitions in the province of Quebec, under "Concours d'architecture" and "Les concours terminés". This section contains various information including news, sketches, videos, jury reports, etc..
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United KingdomRoyal Institute of British ArchitectsEnglish. The professional association's site offers a section on competitions as managed by their association. Sub sections have case studies, a brief description of competition management services, and a link to order their "Competitions booklet". This section is intended for customers and sponsors.
CanadaOrdre des architectes du QuébecFrench. The professional association's site offers a section on architecture competitions. This page includes a link to download the association's "Guide des concours d'architecture" (2008), which addresses rules regarding professional advisors, architectural program regulation, the jury's duty, prizes and wages, and also defines terminology relative to competitions.
FranceOrdre des architectesFrench. The professional association's site offers a section on public commissions and competitions. Multiple documents are available on this subject, for example the "guide de la commande publique d'architecture et le guide de l'architecte juré". In addition to downloadable publications, the section provides multiple useful links (Legislative documents, forms for candidates, public competition notices, etc.)
NorwayNational Association of Norwegian ArchitectsNorwegian. The professional association has a publication, available in PDF format under "Konkurranseveileder". This guide covers laws and regulations surrounding the competition, the implementation of a competition and details concerning the types of competitions.
CanadaDesign MontrealFrench and English. The site for the "Bureau de design de la ville de Montréal" provides a 3 part article "Cahiers des bonnes pratiques en design" in "Nos publications". The "Cahier des bonnes pratiques 2" deals with "Trois processus performants pour favoriser l’excellence en design urbain : panel, atelier et concours." The documents are available in french only.
AustraliaAustralian Institute of ArchitectsEnglish. The professional association has a guide entitled "Competitions Guidelines" available for download in PDF format under the "community" category. This document is introductory, easily consultable, which includes recommendations about the process, types of competitions, the client's, competitor's and the professional consultant's roles, compensation, the professional association's involvement and functions it can provide, the importance of the "Design Brief", suggested conditions for a competition and supporting documentation, the jury, the prizes, etc.
CanadaArchitecture CanadaFrench and English. the institute's site includes a section on architecture competitions. Sub-sections include the RAIC's and provincial association's roles, the objectives and benifits of architecture competitions, competiton categories, types, prizes, budget, etc.
IrelandRoyal Institute of Architects of IrelandEnglish. The professional association's site offers an introductory section on competitions and management services provided by the RIAI.
FinlandFinnish Association of ArchitectsFinnish. The professional association's site offers a section on competitions (kilpailut kilpailusäännöt), which has documents about the association's laws for competitions (SAFA kilpailusäännöt 2008), the principles surrounding the competition for public commission (Rakennusalan kilpailuperiaatteet 2006), the judgement and quality assurance criteria (Oikeusturva-ja laatukriteerit 2004) and the recommendations of the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE Recomendation for Design Contests 2007).
CanadaManitoba association of architectsEnglish. The professional associaton's site offers a section on different methods of selecting an architect for a project including direct selection, design competitions, of quality based selection. This section is intended for clients and sponsors.
DenmarkDanish Architects’ AssociationDanish. The professional associaton's site offers a section on competitions. Several sub-sections describe the function of the Danish Architects' Association (Rules) and provide information about the jury (Fagdommere), particularly in regard to the qualities of a good juror (In god fagdomme) and selection criteria (Udvælgelseskriterier). In the "Rules" sub-section, the "konkurrenceformer" link proposes and defines several types or forms of competitions.
InternationalUnion internationale des architectesFrench and English. The site offers a section on competitions that proposes the reasons for holding an international competition (Pourquoi un concours international?). The "ressources et documents UIA" section announces the "Guide UIA des concours internationaux", which can be obtained in French or in English when requested from the General Secretariat of the UIA.
SwedanSwedish Association of ArchitectsEnglish and Swedish. The professional association's site offers a section on architecture competitions (Competitions rules for architecture competitions in Sweden) which addresses the regulations, types of competitions, forms, eligibility, the jury, anonymity, costs, legal aspects, etc.