“Close, Closer”: Triennale Millennium BCP Universities Award Competition

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The site of the competition for university students is the new headquarters of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale, the Palácio Sinel de Cordes in Campo de Santa Clara, Lisbon. We invite students to put forward a programmatic intervention for this Palace that addresses the theme of Close, Closer. It can be an installation of great beauty, drama or simplicity, an idea or a text, a publishing programme or a radio station. A long-term element of infrastructure or a site-specific piece for the opening. Students will be given a budget to make their intervention and proposals from interdisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged.


link to the competition call

New Concordia Island Contest

Friday, July 27th, 2012


In recent decades the dissemination and accentuationof the perception of disaster have fueled insecurity and collective fear by encouraging the development of technicist rhetoric, that uses engineering as linear solution to the issues.

Above a certain line of speed and employment of information, a disaster takes such a social and cultural significance that technical knowledge and economies are forced to reorganize themselves exclusively within its logic. The promise of a total security guaranteed by Rhetoric is the answer to the collective fear unleashed by the media. Read the rest of this entry »

Spazio 33 Competition

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Spazio 33 Competition, an open call addressed to everyone, has been launched! If you think you are good with chalks and freehand drawings… just click here.

Il Concorso Spazio 33, un’iniziativa rivolta a chiunque, è stato lanciato! Se ci sai fare con i gessetti e sai disegnare a mano libera… clicca qui.

Paris Market Lab

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Archmedium, a student organization that has been promoting International Architecture Competitions for over two years, with the support of the Architecture School of Barcelona (ETSAB) and the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC), launches Paris Market Lab. The ArchMedium competitions are conceived as learning experiences and allow students to become familiar with how professional architecture competitions work. By participating, students will have the chance to get their projects reviewed by teachers from other schools, see their proposals published on architecture magazines and exhibited around the world.

To find out more click HERE.