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Category list : Americas

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  • Mor ext 6

    House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription

    Buildings12 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform

  • 39

    He, She & It, Buffalo, USA, by Davidson RafailidisSubscription

    Buildings12 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: this ‘three-in-one’ studio built on the cheap is far from bargain basement

  • Contest site in Tiburon, California

    Competition: Architecture at ZeroSubscription

    Competition10 July, 2017

    An international ideas competition has been launched for a zero net-energy community education complex in Tiburon, California (Deadline: 10 January)

  • Buffalo, NY

    Competition: Little Free Libraries, BuffaloSubscription

    Competition26 June, 2017

    The Buffalo Architecture Foundation has launched an open international design-build competition for a series of $300 micro-libraries in disadvantaged neighbourhoods (Deadline: 1 September)

  • Nogales

    Competition: Unbuild the WallSubscription

    Competition15 June, 2017

    An open international ideas contest has been launched for a new ‘wall-less’ customs area in the separated cities of Nogales on the US-Mexico border (Deadline: 7 August)

  • Contest site: Canal Street Triangle, NYC

    Competition: Gateways to Chinatown, New YorkSubscription

    Competition15 May, 2017

    The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has launched an open international competition for a $900,000 gateway structure in Manhattan’s Chinatown (Deadline: 30 June)

  • Tropical city: Jakarta, Indonesia

    Competition: Zero-energy buildings, TropicsSubscription

    Competition8 May, 2017

    An international ideas contest has been launched for innovative net-zero energy buildings for tropical and sub-tropical cities worldwide (Deadline: 7 July)

  • Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco

    Competition: Harvey Milk Plaza, San FranciscoSubscription

    Competition24 April, 2017

    An open international competition has been announced for a $10 million USD upgrade of Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco (Deadline: 31 May)

  • Atafu Atoll

    Competition: LA+ global island designSubscription

    Competition3 April, 2017

    An international ideas competition has been launched for imaginative 1km² islands anywhere in the world (Deadline: 2 June)

  • London at night: Canary Wharf

    Competition: How would a 24-hour city of the future look?VideoSubscription

    Competition27 March, 2017

    The UK’s Built Environment Trust has announced an ideas contest for innovative new ways to boost the night-time economies of cities around the world (Deadline: 20 April)