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Category list : Americas

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  • Housing in Canada's remote indigenous communities

    Competition: Indigenous housing, CanadaSubscription

    Competition2 October, 2017

    Architects Without Borders (AWB) Canada has announced an international ideas contest for new housing for remote indigenous communities (Deadline: 14 November)

  • Damage in the city of Moron, Haiti, following Hurricane Matthew

    Competition: Shelter 48Subscription

    Competition2 October, 2017

    An open international ideas competition has been launched for innovative shelters to house survivors in the 48 hours after a natural disaster (Deadline: 11 November)

  • Seoullo Skygarden by MVRDV

    Competition: The Reconstruction of CommonsSubscription

    Competition18 September, 2017

    An international student ideas contest has been launched to rethink how public spaces are used in urban areas around the world (Deadline: 18 October)

  • Leeward Fleet by Raw Design

    Competition: Ice Breakers, TorontoSubscription

    Competition18 September, 2017

    An open international contest has been announced for a series of temporary $15,000 CAD art installations on Toronto’s downtown waterfront (Deadline: 13 October)

  • Open Border by Joyce de Grauw and Paul van der Berg from Rotterdam

    Competition: Warming Huts 2018, WinnipegSubscription

    Competition11 September, 2017

    The Forks Foundation has reopened its annual international contest for a series of $16,500 (CAN) art installations in Winnipeg, Canada (Deadline: 3 October)

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    John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription

    Thinkpiece8 September, 2017

    His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it

  • The 2015 winning pavilion by Izaskun Chinchilla Architects

    Competition: City of Dreams Pavilion, New YorkSubscription

    Competition28 August, 2017

    An open international contest has been launched for a pop-up pavilion on Governors Island in New York City (Deadline: 30 September)

  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

    Competition: The Next Parkway, PhiladelphiaSubscription

    Competition28 August, 2017

    An international ideas contest has been launched for new public realm visions to revitalise the historic city of Philadelphia (Deadline: 27 October)

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    Iturbide Studio in Mexico City by Taller Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela CarrilloSubscription

    Buildings25 August, 2017

    Enclosed patios shield this studio from a narrow colonial street in a historic part of Mexico City

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    Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription

    Buildings8 August, 2017

    The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...