EU Competition Culture Dictionary

EU Competition Culture Dictionary

During the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the concept of the proposed EU Competition Culture Dictionary, a vocabulary to avoid misunderstandings, was discussed by Architectuur Lokaal. The reason for compiling a glossary is that there is a lot of confusion on the terms used in international discussions. In Europe, most of […]

The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions

The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions

The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions, recently published by Leeds Beckett University, builds a bridge between theory (competitions as a policy instrument) and practice (competitions as an aid to innovation in the built environment), on the basis of which conclusions are drawn about political, legal and social […]

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year, Amsterdam 2017

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year, Amsterdam 2017

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year. Last week in Amsterdam, Architectuur Lokaal organized the first two-day conference on Competition Culture in Europe. The results of research in seventeen countries were presented, compared, and supplemented with knowledge from other countries. The meeting […]

Conference Competition Culture in Europe, Amsterdam 2017

Conference Competition Culture in Europe, Amsterdam 2017

How can architects, especially the new generation, find out what design contests are announced in Europe? What considerations should they make to decide if they’re going to participate in an architect selection abroad? And what is the chance a winning plan will be built? Architect selections for commissions below EU […]