Competitions

April 15, 2016, 10am PDT
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Here's hoping these winning ideas for cities are exported around the country.
Fast Co.Exist
March 24, 2016, 9am PDT
City Accelerator selected four cities to test new options for financing the infrastructure investments of the 21st century and beyond.
Governing
June 13, 2015, 11am PDT
An annual competition to recognize public spaces for their economic and social benefit has announced six finalists.
Architect
February 19, 2015, 12pm PST
The U.K. based Design Council recently announced the winners of its "Ones to Watch" competition. The winning entries show how young designers (aka, the "future of British design") are working to improve urban life.
The Guardian Cities
October 10, 2014, 6am PDT
The 2014 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards were presented at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore recently.
Dezeen
July 17, 2014, 7am PDT
Following the Rebuild by Design competition, which awarded $920 million in June, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced another $1 billion competition for innovative resilience projects in communities recently struck by disasters.
Next City
March 11, 2014, 1pm PDT
It’s no secret that more and more people are using smart phones to get the most out of their urban experiences—at home or while traveling. Guardian Cities lists some of the best urban apps and launches a contest to find the best apps worldwide.
Guardian Cities
June 20, 2012, 5am PDT
While some may argue that an award-winning parking project is any that doesn't get built, the International Parking Institute has identified projects from across the country that have taken parking lot innovation to the next level.
The Atlantic Cities
April 7, 2011, 11am PDT
Skyways in Minneapolis and St. Paul have been a major part of the two cities downtowns for years, but are also blamed for killing their streetlife. A new video competition challenged filmmakers to explore that dichotomy.
MinnPost