36 The Calls Design Competition - Design a ‘landmark’ for Leeds

The objective is to develop this prominent river side site in Leeds City Centre with a view to delivering a landmark development, worthy of it’s location between some of the most photogenic buildings in Leeds on this prestigious waterfront site.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture
Country Leeds, UK
RegDeadline 16 December 2009 GoogleCal iCal
16 December 2009 (via Online)
Eligibility Registered Architects

This is a two stage open competition for an inspirational design for the site.

The objective is to deliver an outstanding development, which not only realises the potential of this site, but embraces the waterfront in Leeds.

The design should be for a high quality sustainable development delivered to high architectural standards.

This site represents an exciting opportunity for architects to create a landmark development for one of the last remaining waterfront sites in the city. Should this inspire you, we hope that you will bring forward enthusiastic ideas for the site.


A panel of judges will be appointed from various backgrounds.

Each finalist invited for interview will receive £1000

One finalist will be selected as the winner and the winner’s honorarium represents an advance on their professional fee.

Entry Fee

Microsoft Powerpoint of not more than 4 slides in total

Deadline for questions: 25th November 2009
Judging: January 2010
Interviews of finalists: February 2010
Notification of Winner: 25th February 2010


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