United Kingdom, London | Bronze, Europe, 2017
Air Rights: Prototype for a low-carbon architecture built above existing public parking spaces – an ingenious solution to solve London’s housing shortage.Read more »
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro | Bronze, Latin America, 2017
Project for blue-green infrastructure that treats wastewater while teaching water stewardship in informal communities in Rio de Janeiro.
USA, Detroit | Gold, North America, 2017 | Bronze, Global, 2018
This neighborhood-scale project reimagines empty lots as collective infrastructure for energy and food production, as well as civic engagement, Detroit, USA.
Belgium, Brussels | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2014
This construction materials village is an illustration of sustainable urban logistics as part of a larger ecosystem. By distributing construction materials to Brussels and collecting construction waste from it, the village functions as an important logistics and distribution hub between port and city. The modular and hierarchical structure of the warehouses makes the architecture receptive to different programmatic demands of various site users.
Mexico, Mexico City | Gold, Latin America, 2017 | Gold, Global, 2018
Project intermingling flood basins and public amenities, with spaces following the gravitational logic of flowing water in an underprivileged area of Mexico City.
Canada, Vancouver | Silver, North America, 2017
This project achieves midrise, mixed-use housing through a modular panel system that can adapt to create a variety of unit layouts and architectural forms, Vancouver, Canada.
USA, Boston | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2014
The design offers a viable solution to the “housing question” – promoting an affordable model for residential development in a dense urban neighborhood. Completed in 2018, the structure, a wooden construction with a layered metal screen, takes its identity from its immediate surroundings through set-back terraces, the transformation of wrought iron fire escapes into digitally fabricated shading elements, and a commercial space at street level.
Morocco, Aït Benhaddou | Silver, Middle East Africa, 2017
Elementary school and craft training center: A learning complex that uses architecture, form, and space to claim artisanship and handiwork as living and modern traditions.
India, Thane | Gold, Asia Pacific, 2017
On a tight urban site, this project houses orphaned children in a playful and generous vertical form in Thane, India.
USA, Cherry Valley | "Next Generation" 1st prize, North America, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018
This project is a research investigation on how to cool large-scale structures using water on the roof as a thermal insulator and solar reflector, including a prototype in Cherry Valley in California, USA.