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March 10, 2016
by Camila Schaulson Frenz
04.29.16: Call for Entries: AARP’s Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow Design Challenge

2016 Oculus Editorial Calendar
If you are an architect in practice or by training, or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, Oculus wants to hear from you! You may submit projects/topics from anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas/projects by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA:

Fall: Tech in the City
Why cutting-edge industry loves older buildings. How technology businesses transform neighborhoods and the city at large. Adaptive Reuse & Interiors.
Deadline for story ideas: 05.16.16

Winter: Preservation & Reinvention / Rethinking Preservation / Preservation & Urbanism / Preservation Today
Projects with a unique take on history and how to reconcile it with contemporary needs. Focus on daylight and natural ventilation as city becomes more dense; historic preservation as zoning tool; quality vs. scale. Is city preserving too much in historic districts?
Deadline for story ideas: 08.19.16

03.11.16: Call for Ideas: Urban Design Forum’s Onward: New Ideas for Transportation

03.15.16: Call for Entries: Museum of London West Smithfield International Design Competition

03.15.16: Call for Nominations: DOCOMOMO US 2016 Modernism in America Awards

03.15.16: Call for Entries: ASA International Design Competition 2016

03.21.16: Call for Entries: SMPS-NY 2016 Marketing Communications & Chapter Leadership Awards

03.22.16: Call for Entries: AIA Brooklyn and AIA Queens 2016 Design Awards

03.24.16: Call for Entries: Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge Gates

03.30.16: Call for Entries: NYSCA Architecture + Design Independent Projects

03.30.16: Call for Entries: City of Ryde – Design our Ryde: Ryde Hub Precinct International Design Competition

04.01.16: Call for Entries: AIA National Photography Competition

04.01.16: Call for Entries: International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture

04.04.16: Call for Entries: Urban Green Council 2016 EBie Awards

04.04.16: Call for Entries: Arch Out Loud NYC Aquarium & Public Waterfront Competition

04.06.16: Call for Entries: 2016 Core77 Design Awards

04.07.16: Call for Entries: Bee Breeders London Internet Museum International Architecture Competition

04.08.16: Call for Entries: Houzz-AIA Playhouzz 2016

04.18.16: Call for Entries: Contract’s 2016 Inspiration Awards

04.19.16: Call for Submissions: AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit 2016: It Takes a Community

04.20.16: Call for Entries: ARCHITECT’s R+D Awards

04.22.16: Call for Proposals: The Architectural League of New York’s Deborah J. Norden Fund

04.24.16: Call for Entries: Berlin University Residences (BUR) International Competition

04.29.16: Call for Entries: AARP’s Re-defining Home: Home Today, Home Tomorrow Design Challenge

04.29.16: Call for Entries: Living Future Institute Australia’s The Brickworks Living Building Challenge

04.29.16: Call for Applications: Northeast Chapter of the Civita Institute Fellowships

04.30.16: Call for Entries: Brick Industry Association 2016 Brick in Architecture Awards

05.01.16: Call for Entries: UNHCR and IKEA Foundation’s What Design Can Do – The Refugee Challenge

05.02.16: Request for Proposals: NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Covenant House seek developers to redevelop Hell’s Kitchen at Tenth

05.31.16: Call for Entries: Collaboration of Design + Art (CODAworx) 4th Annual CODAawards

06.01.16: Call for Entries: Architectural Record’s 2016 RECORD INTERIORS

07.01.16: Call for Entries: National Trust for Historic Preservation’s New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition – How do you reinvent an architectural icon for the 21st century?

07.31.16: Call for Entries: UIA-HYP Cup 2016: Architecture in Transformation – Concept and Notation, International Student Competition in Architectural Design


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