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Category list : Americas

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  • New York City’s iconic litter basket

    Competition: BetterBin, New YorkSubscription

    Competition6 August, 2018

    The Van Alen Institute and The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) have announced an international contest to reimagine New York City’s iconic litter basket (Deadline: 20 September)

  • Pulse Nightclub, Orlando

    Competition: Pulse Memorial & Museum, OrlandoSubscription

    Competition6 August, 2018

    The onePULSE Foundation is seeking concepts for a new memorial and museum dedicated to the victims and survivors of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting (Deadline: 31 August)

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    Conventional wisdom: report AIA 2018 in New YorkSubscription

    Thinkpiece2 August, 2018

    The 2018 AIA National Convention laudably focused on increasing architecture’s diversity and potential to create better cities, but the profession risks being left behind by the construction boom

  • Public Safety Building, Winnipeg

    Competition: Winnipeg Market LandsSubscription

    Competition30 July, 2018

    An open international contest has been announced for a major mixed-use regeneration project in central Winnipeg, Canada (Deadline: 14 September)

  • Phillip exeter library 3

    From the archive: Phillip Exeter library in New Hampshire, USA, by Louis KahnSubscription

    Buildings25 July, 2018

    Built with ‘the invitation of books’, Louis Kahn’s brick masterpiece is an essay in ‘authentic monumentality’, from AR June 1974

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    The new normal: exercises in American citizenshipSubscription

    Thinkpiece27 June, 2018

    In recent times, events in the US have raised an awareness of the connections between the built environment and questions of justice, equity and political agency

  • Havana Malecon

    Competition: Havana MaleconSubscription

    Competition23 June, 2018

    An open international ideas contest has been launched to rethink Havana’s deteriorating Malecon sea defences (Deadline: 11 September)

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    A law unto themselves: San Pedro prison in La Paz, BoliviaSubscription

    Thinkpiece15 June, 2018

    The thriving sense of community at San Pedro prison in La Paz, Bolivia, belies the dangers to which inmate families are exposed

  • The Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong

    Competition: Climate of DissentSubscription

    Competition11 June, 2018

    An open international contest has been launched for architectural installations which protest against climate change (Deadline: 6 August)

  • The 2016 winner: Hydro-City MXDF by Lisa Marie Martinez of the University of Arizona and Gonzalo Casado of Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca

    Competition: CTBUH Tall BuildingsSubscription

    Competition4 June, 2018

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is accepting entries to its annual student ideas contest (Deadline: 16 July)

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