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 […]

Competition Culture in Europe: Voices

Competition Culture in Europe: Voices

Competition Culture in Europe: Voices is a publication from Project Compass on architectural competitions, with a series of essays by 17 distinguished architects, competition organisers, scholars and commentators in 22 chapters, covering 11 countries. The case studies, project data, discussions and interpretive glossary, that together include reflections on historic, contemporary […]

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 […]

European Competition Programmer Handbook GreenArch project results

European Competition Programmer Handbook GreenArch project results

This EU project partnership included French, Spanish, UK, Czech and Italian participants. The project aims to improve opportunities and procedures for all architects, especially young professionals, through better understanding, knowledge sharing and collaborative strategies which address the European design competition system. Research on the common priorities and objectives for public […]