What is an architecture competition?

In the field of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture, competitions are held when the optimal design is to be found for an upcoming precise planning task or for general brainstorming. Such a competition is carried out because independent of detailed project specifications, there are still many different options for structuring, constructing and designing a

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Intended, but Not Realized

Idea competitions for architecture are a nice thing. That's because in the end you always get the best result, you might think. But what can be the problem in an architecture competition? Renowned architecture firms are usually invited to a competition to submit their ideas. But it happens again and again that the design that