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Red Dot Concept Design Awards 2011
Deadline: July 10th 2011
The aim of the award is to be the defining platform that separates good ideas with good design solutions from the mediocre, to provide a professional evaluation and internationally recognized seal that gives an advantage to the design and designer in the competitive market. The focus on real market value clearly distinguishes the red dot award: design concept as the most professional international design concept competition today. It is also this focus that attracts not just designers, but companies, institutions, design studios and research centers to compete with their best work every year.
Seoul International Design CompetitionDeadline:
July 28th, 2011
The Seoul Metropolitan Government endeavors to implement a communication- and empathy-based administration with a view to growing Seoul, a UNESCO City of Design, into one of the world’s top 5 cities. As an effort to make Seoul an attractive place to visit, work, live and invest, the 2011 Public Design Competition has been organized. Your sparkling idea will contribute to establishing an enjoyable urban environment.
Urban SOS 2011Deadline:
July 29th, 2011
The Urban SOS: Water competition seeks creative design, planning and engineering responses to urban sites facing water-based challenges. Water is central to every aspect of city life: from basic human sustenance and public health to environmental remediation and overall urban renewal.Responses can range from a strategic framework to a surgical micro-response, from a whole landscape system to a single piece of architecture or infrastructure. Entrants will be judged on their feasibility, creativity and multi-disciplinary approach.
A Logo for Human RightsDeadline:
July 31st, 2011
At present there is no internationally recognized symbol for human rights. The “Logo for Human Rights” initiative wants to change that! Logos win people over through their symbolic power, distinctiveness, clarity and universal applicability. The initiative was established out of conviction that a human rights logo will make a peaceful contribution towards the global spread and implementation of human rights.
Bartcelona International Design ContestDeadline:
July 31st, 2011
Bartcelona.org design edition is launching a contest for professional designers as well as design students with the aim of promoting creativity and making it possible for young designers to realize their ideas and reflect upon the way in which design – from its most practical to its most abstract expressions – influences the shopping mall experience. The contest is open to people of all nationalities between the ages of 18 and 40 who study or work in the field of design, either individually or collectively.
2011 Zerofootprint Re-skinning AwardsDeadline:
August 31st, 2011
The Re-Skinning Awards invite the best minds in architecture, design, building, and engineering from around the world to submit building projects that demonstrate the innovative use of energy retrofitting technologies. Retrofitting and re-skinning involves the implementation of design solutions to dramatically reduce the environmental footprint of older, energy-inefficient buildings.