A comprehensive resource of competitions and events

Northeastern R.I.S.E

Each year, in an effort to support Northeastern University’s commitment to use-inspired research and solution focused innovation, hundreds of students and faculty members embark on an exciting opportunity to showcase the research and innovative thinking of the Northeastern community at the Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE).

AIAS Design Competitions (DL Early March)

The AIAS supports and sponsors design competitions to contribute to the education of all students. Competitions present unique opportunities to investigate and utilize building materials and design techniques from different perspectives or those that the student might not be familiar with already. Check for deadlines. 

ACSA Competitions (DL Early March)

The ACSA sponsors annual student competitions.

ASLA Professional and Student Awards (DL Early March)

Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.

The Sustainable Versatility Design Awards

Available to architecture and Design Students enrolled in accredited universities in North America

Gerald D. Hines Student Design Urban Design Competition (DL Early December)

An urban design and development challenge for graduate students that challenges multidisciplinary student teams to devise a comprehensive development program for a real, large-scale site.

Breaking New Ground (DL Early October)

An international design and ideas competition that addresses the urgent affordable housing needs of farmworkers in the Coachella Valley.