Pick a lost site and redesign it.


Lost Sites ideas competition is looking for small troubled open spaces and design solutions that are site-specific but universal at the same time. From urban centres to residential housing on the margins, the competition seeks ideas to improve the quality of urban outdoors and challenges modes of urbanisation.

Your chosen site needs to be publicly accessible open space in European or North American territories: Canada, United States, Mexico, United Kingdom and the following countries of the European continent: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine.

The winning project will be an innovative and strong conceptual work that successfully deal with several spatial issues where the conditions allow: memory of the site / genius loci / sustainability / user-centred design / urban biodiversity / climate resiliency / inclusive social space / empowerment of communities / sustainable mobility …

The winning project will not be built. However, participants may choose to work with local communities and hand them their project to empower their ambitions to improve public spaces in their immediate vicinity.