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Architecture External Fellowship History / Theory Urbanism

Schwartz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture

Deadline: April 30, 2021 12:00 am

Source: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Description: The Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture supports innovative and cross-disciplinary research on architecture, urban planning, and the history of the built environment in Greece from 1821 to the present. Fields of study include Architectural and Urban Design, History of Architecture, History of the City, Historical Geography, and related fields. Projects should incorporate the holdings of the Gennadius Library (maps, topographical plans, landscapes etc.) and other appropriate resources of the American School of Classical Studies.

Award: Stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the School for the full academic year from early September to late May. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the Gennadius Library. Fellows are expected to participate in the academic life of the School.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. holders within five years of receiving the degree. Open to all nationalities.

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Architecture Building Science Design External Grant Landscape Architecture

The Richard Kelly Grant

Deadline: June 30, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Illuminating Engineering Society NYC

Description: Grant recognizes and encourages creative thought and activity in the use of light. Applicants must demonstrate accomplishment as well as the potential to contribute to the art and science of illumination. The Grant Committee will consider works using light in architecture, art, education, environmental design, health, fixture design, software design, and theater.

Award: Unspecified monetary award

Eligibility: Anyone 35 years or under, studying or working in the art and/or science of illumnation in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Deadline: June 30, 2021

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Architecture Design External Grant History / Theory

Arts Writers Grant Program

Deadline: May 19, 2021 8:59 pm

Source: The Andy Warhol Foundation / Creative Capital

Description: The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories–articles, books, and short-form writing–these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. Program also supports art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles. “Contemporary visual art” refers to visual art made since World War II. Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields–architecture, dance, film, media, music, performance, sound, etc.–will only be considered if they directly and significantly engage the discourse and concerns of contemporary visual art.

Award: $15,000-50,000

Eligibility: To be eligible, an arts writer must be an individual applying for a project about contemporary visual art; an art historian, artist, critic, curator, journalist, or a writer in an outside field who is strongly engaged with the contemporary visual arts; a U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or a holder of an O-1 visa; at least 25 years old; a published author (specific publication requirements vary for each project type).

Deadline: Applications accepted from April 14 to 11:59 pm EST, May 19, 2021.

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Architecture Design External Grant Landscape Architecture

Grants for Visual Artists

Deadline: April 30, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Harpo Foundation

Description: Award provides direct support to under-recognized visual artists 21 years or older.

Award: Up to $10,000.

Eligibility: Self-defined, under-recognized visual artists 21 years or older who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply. Current students are ineligible. Previous recipients of a direct artist grant from Harpo are ineligible.

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Architecture Competition Design External Grant Landscape Architecture Uncategorized

2021 Abbey Mural Prize

Deadline: April 23, 2021 12:00 am

Source: National Academy of Design

Description: The National Academy of Design invites artists, architects, arts and community-based organizations, and other nonprofits to submit applications for the 2021 Abbey Mural Prize, which awards grants to support the commission of public murals in the United States. Building on a tradition of public murals as instruments of social activism, neighborhood revitalization, and community engagement, the Abbey Mural Prize aims to broaden support and recognition of the vital role that murals play in making public space more open and accessible. Grants will be awarded for the creation or restoration of public murals, especially those that promote accessibility, serve local audiences, and inspire community dialogue. The Academy will hold an Abbey Mural Prize Information Session on March 23, 2021. 

Award: Grants typically range from $10,000 to $40,000 USD in minimally restricted support for the production and installation of mural(s) on and within public buildings and on buildings owned by charitable institutions.

Eligibility: Applications are open to all artists, architects, designers, as well as arts and community-based organizations and other nonprofits. Project leads must be eighteen years of age or over. Project proposals must be for sites located within the United States, Tribal Nations, and U.S. territories including American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Projects must be public and have start dates before June 30, 2022.

Deadline: April 23, 2021

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Architecture Competition External

Architecture + Utopia

Deadline: April 9, 2021 2:59 pm

Source: Henning Larsen Foundation

Description: The aim of this open, international competition is to request ideas and images that can revitalize the utopia of architecture. Ideas that, with artistic and poetic power, can inspire a new dimension and a new quality in architecture are sought. The task: Describe in sketches and few words a Utopia, a dream or mood with descents in spatial, architectural particulars. Contributions are to be made in drawing / photo or any pictorial technique including short illuminating texts in either Danish or English. Analyses and theses are not asked for. See website for full details/guidelines. 

Award: The prize money of 14,000 Euros will be awarded to the best proposal or proposals, distributed at the discretion of the evaluation committee.

Eligibility: Previously published material will be rejected. Entries from relatives or partners to any of the jurors will not be accepted. 

Deadline: 11:59 pm CET, April 9, 2021

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Architecture Building Science Design External Fellowship Landscape Architecture

Griffin/McKahan/Zilm (GMZ) Fellowship in Health Facility Planning & Design

Deadline: April 23, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation

Description: This fellowship was established by three leaders in healthcare planning through the AAH Foundation Legacy fund. Goals of this fellowship include to encourage research into healthcare programming and planning as well as into the general practice of healthcare architecture. See website for more info.

Award: Fellowship award(s) range from $2,000 – $9,000.

Eligibility: All applicants shall be enrolled or teaching in a program within disciplines such as architecture, interior design, industrial design and/or landscape architecture. 

Deadline: April 23, 2021

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Architecture Design External Grant Heritage Conservation History / Theory Landscape Architecture

SPAM Publication Grant

Deadline: March 15, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Society for the Preservation of American Modernists (SPAM)

Description: Through an annual series of Publication Grants, SPAM supports the authorship of articles or books by independent scholars, writers, students, and professionals in the following subject areas: the artistic contributions of the American modernists, and the history of public and private support for the arts in the United States. Publication Grants are intended to encourage non-academics to do original research, and to encourage academics to make their research accessible to the public. SPAM will include the work—published or unpublished—in all SPAM research archives and databases. 

Award: Grants average $1,200.

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from all individuals, but applicants with a clear and realistic publication plan will be favored by the selection committee.

Deadline: Applications must be received by March 15.

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Architecture Design External Fellowship Residency

MacDowell Fellowship

Deadline: April 15, 2021 12:00 am

Source: MacDowell

Description: MacDowell provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. About 300 artists in seven disciplines are awarded fellowships each year and the sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Travel grants as well as need-based stipends are available to open the residency experience to the broadest possible community of artists. 

Award: A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees.

Eligibility: Applications accepted from artists working in the following disciplines: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. Emerging & established artists welcome to apply. Applicants who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs as of the date of application are ineligible for a residency. Doctoral candidates who have finished all coursework may apply. Artists may apply only once every 24 months. 

Deadline: For Fall 2021, accepting applications Feb. 15-April 15, 2021. See website for additional dates.

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Architecture Competition External Landscape Architecture

Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles

Deadline: February 12, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Organized by the Mayor’s Office and Christopher Hawthorne, the Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles, with support from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the James Irvine Foundation, and Citi.

Description: Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles is a $100,000 design challenge asking architects and landscape architects to help imagine appealing and sustainable new models of low-rise, multi-unit housing. The aims of the competition are: to promote housing affordability, new paths to homeownership, and innovative models of sustainable residential architecture; to support emerging architects and excellence in design; to confront historical patterns of racial and environmental injustice in housing policy in Southern California; and to develop healthy models of post-COVID living. Participants may enter in any or all of the following categories: Fourplex, Subdivision, (Re)Distribution, and Corners. See website for more info.

Award: In each category, cash prizes will be awarded as follows, for a total of 12 winning proposals: $10,000 for first place, $3,500 for second place, and $1,500 for third place. Winning proposals will be collected in a publication, featuring complementary critical essays and reflections on the future of housing policy and residential architecture in low-rise Los Angeles, to be made available in 2021.

Eligibility: Advance registration required. To register, email lowrise@lacity.org with the subject line “Low-Rise Design Challenge.” Upon receipt of email, applicants will be sent the full design challenge brief, including detailed submission instructions.

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2021