they're hard work AND expensive!
Competitions are a great opportunity to get the best design possible for high profile public projects. Competitions create a level playing field that provide the perfect balance of a quality-based selection process while allowing younger firms an opportunity to participate alongside larger more established offices. A well organized competition can raise the level of design propositions for projects.
RAIC Architectural Competitions
(This website replaces Document Five).
(PDFs are in French)
For owners wishing to engage in a competition for a new design JC ROBBINS ARCHITECTURE can provide you with guidance for a fair process that values architects' work and encourages innovation.