Tactical Urbanism NOW! Architecture Competition 2023

Tactical Urbanism NOW! Architecture Competition 2023


Tactical Urbanism NOW! Architecture Competition 2023 is now open for entries!

Tactical Urbanism NOW! Architecture Competition 2023: TerraViva Competitions recently has launched its Tactical Urbanism NOW! 2023.

About Competition

TerraViva Competitions has launched Tactical Urbanism NOW! 2023. A new edition of the architecture competition that puts the focus on the transformation of public space all over the world.

The challenge of this competition is to imagine more inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable public spaces. The idea is to think creatively and to experiment with new possibilities to improve the conditions of the cities where we live in.

Exploring the potentialities of Tactical Urbanism, designers are encouraged to propose ingenious and unconventional projects capable of transforming a public space with a hidden potential, an underused urban area or even a neglected residual plot.

The “15 Minutes City” concept can be helpful to understand which functions and uses might be more suitable for the area where you are thinking to locate your project. The term defines a highly flexible urban model that ensures all citizens can access daily needs within a short walk, a bike ride or a public transport trip, reducing therefore carbon emissions and commuting time while generating more public spaces.

Remember that scalability, modularity and flexibility can be key factors to guarantee a successful design. At the same time, do not forget about the formal aspect of your proposal: the colours, textures and shapes of each element will make the difference. Use your imagination and take public space to another level!



The competition is open to students, architects, designers, urbanists, engineers, artists, makers, activists and anyone interested in the transformation of the contemporary urban space. Participants can join the competition either individually or with a team.


Prizes up to 7,000 Euro will be awarded to the winners selected by an international jury panel.

Entry fees

During the (until 17th March 2023) period entry fee is 69 Euro. After that period ends the amount of the fee will increase.


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