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Dates &Events client. Work must have been completed by a professional architect or building engineer. Also, special sections have been added—one focusing on Italian architecture and the other on clients who have hired young architects under 40. Visit www.assoarchitetti.it.
Deadline: January 30, 2006 This annual awards program recognizes design excellence in projects that feature Italian ceramic tile. North American architects and interior designers are invited to submit residential, commercial, and institutional projects. Entries may be submitted for domestic and international new construction and renovation projects. Visit www.italiantiles.com.
Deadline: January 31, 2006 The James Beard Foundation Awards recognize outstanding achievement within the fine food and beverage industry. Open to architects/designers in North America for restaurant projects since 2003. For further information, visit www.jamesbeard.org.
Deadline: February 3, 2006 Architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers, and other professionals from around the world will be vying for the chance to win a $10,000 Grand Prize in the 2006 Spectrum Awards presented by Coverings, the largest and most comprehensive annual marketplace for tile and stone. The competition, which draws installations representing excellence in the use of ceramic tile, seeks residential and commercial projects. To
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Deadline: February 10, 2006 Each year, the ASLA awards program honors the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the student awards program provides a glimpse into the future of the profession. The awards program is divided into five categories: General Design; Residential Design; Analysis and Planning; Research; and Communications. The call for entries also includes the Landmark Award, recognizing a landscape architecture project completed between 15 and 50 years ago. The student awards program also features a Student Collaboration category and a Student Community Service Award. Visit www.asla.org for more information.
The Architectural League of
Deadline: February 10, 2006 Open to architects and designers no more than 10 years out of undergraduate or graduate school. Winners will receive a cash prize, exhibit their work, and present lectures during April and May at the League in New York City. For information, call 212/753-1722 or visit www.archleague.org.
International VELUX Award 2006
Registration Deadline: February 10, 2006
Submission Deadline: May 5, 2006
Open to students of architecture, the award celebrates and promotes excellence in completed study works and acknowledges students as well as their tutors. The overall award theme is "Light of Tomorrow," reflecting a wish to explore and discuss the role of daylight in architecture. Daylight and sunlight are important factors in how buildings
are perceived and in the daily lives of people, their health and comfort, at home or at work. Visit www.velux.com/a.
4 Corners Design Competition
Registration Deadline: February 24, 2006
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2006
Submit a design for a pedestrian connectivity in downtown Naples, Florida. In addition to the jury's judging process, community members will vote for the "People's Choice Award." More information is available at www.aiaflasw.org.
Inside:Out—Weaving Arts into the Urban Fabric
Registration Deadline: February 27, 2006
The Boston Center for the Arts is sponsoring a two-stage, national open design competition for its public open spaces in Boston's South End neighborhood. Set at the crossroads of widely divergent social groups and con-YYaRGi e&othoëy Presents,tThnxafbo ututipodbmpetition, visit
Boston Center for the Arts' campus includes theaters, art galleries, artist studios, the Boston Ballet, restaurants, residences, and the iconic Cyclorama in a tightly knit urban block that connects its many publics through the performing and visual arts. The competition seeks innovative ways to spatialize the BCA's mission by bringing the inside out and by weaving arts into the urban and social fabric of this Boston neighborhood. Visit www.architects.org.
Deadline: March 1, 2006 An international competition for new housing in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's devastation to the Crescent City. Participants in the competition will design housing for an actual block in the city. Programmatic elements include single-family housing, multi-family housing, and mixed-use urban planning. For further informa-
Deadline: March 31, 2006 Portland Cement Association (PCA) is seeking nominations for its tenth biennial Bridge Awards Competition. The program, co-sponsored by Roads & Bridges magazine, recognizes excellence in design and construction of concrete bridges. All types of bridges—highway, railway, pedestrian—in which the basic structural system is concrete are eligible. Entries are encouraged for cast-in-place or precast concrete bridges with short, medium, or long spans. Newly constructed, reconstructed, or widened structures qualify for the competition. Call 847/9729100 or visit www.cement.org for more information.
Edge as Center: Envisioning the Post-Industrial Landscape
Registration Deadline: March 31, 2006
The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) announced recently that the city of Somerville, Massachusetts, will join with the BSA to hold an international urban design ideas competition for the industrial Brickbottom area in East Somerville. A competition prize fund of $35,000 will be awarded to the top three entrants at the discretion of the seven-member jury. In addition, the winner will be given the opportunity to collaborate with the Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development on planning and development activities in the area. For details, visit www.architects.org/somerville.
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