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Colombia, Bogotá | Acknowledgement prize, Latin America, 2014

Breathing Envelope
Breathing Envelope

Ágora Bogotá will be unique. The city’s new convention center is stacked vertically to minimize the building’s footprint and to correspondingly maximize the surface area of outdoor public spaces in the heart of the city. The building features high levels of flexibility without compromising its architectural quality that is illuminated and ventilated naturally through an actively responding and acoustically sealed enclosure.

Main Author(s)
Daniel Bermúdez Samper - Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto, Bogota, Colombia; Juan Herreros - Estudio Herreros, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Malawi, Lilongwe | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017

Ascending Array in Malawi
Ascending Array in Malawi

Miracle for Africa Foundation central library: Gently curving roof elements and screen enclosures for a library transcending sustainable construction into one integrated design.

Main Author(s)
Steven Holl - Steven Holl Architects, New York City, USA Read more »

Canada, Vancouver | "Next Generation" 2nd prize, North America, 2017

Relational Urbanism in Canada
Relational Urbanism in Canada

Protocol for the agent-based transformation of a neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada foregrounding stakeholder participation and its effects on architectural form.

Main Author(s)
Jason Heinrich - University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada Read more »

Argentina, Córdoba | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Latin America, 2017

Service Points in Argentina
Service Points in Argentina

Public facility towers: Transferable and adaptable structures providing public amenities in underserviced and most often marginalized neighborhoods of Latin American cities.

Main Author(s)
Ángela Ferrero - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Augustina Nieto - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Belén Pizarro - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Seizen Uehara - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Lucía Uribe Echevarria - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

Argentina, Punta Loyola | "Next Generation" 1st prize, Latin America, 2017

Territorial Figure in Argentina
Territorial Figure in Argentina

Infrastructure-landscape project for the generation of electric power based on tidal currents in the Río Gallegos estuary at Punta Loyola in Argentina.

Main Author(s)
Stefano Romagnoli - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Juan Cruz Serafini - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Tomás Pont Apóstolo - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

USA, Detroit | Gold, North America, 2017

Grassroots Microgrid in Michigan
Grassroots Microgrid in Michigan

This neighborhood-scale project reimagines empty lots as collective infrastructure for energy and food production, as well as civic engagement, Detroit, MI, USA. 

Main Author(s)
Constance C. Bodurow - studio[Ci], Detroit, USA Read more »

USA, Boston | "Next Generation" 4th prize, North America, 2017

Airflow Carving in Massachusetts
Airflow Carving in Massachusetts

Climate control exploration for increased comfort levels in buildings and alternative to contemporary HVAC systems for the generation of space and form in architecture. 

Main Author(s)
Peteris Lazovskis - Harvard University, Cambridge, USA Read more »

USA, Cherry Valley | "Next Generation" 1st prize, North America, 2017

Cooling Roof in California
Cooling Roof in California

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.

 

Main Author(s)
Georgina Baronian - Princeton University, Princeton, USA Read more »

USA, New York City | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2017

Cricket Shelter in New York
Cricket Shelter in New York

This pavilion demonstrates the possibility of local insect farming as a form of protein with low-resource intensity, New York, United States.

Main Author(s)
Mitchell Joachim - Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, USA Read more »

USA, Culver City | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2017

Elemental Construction in California
Elemental Construction in California

Addition to and adaptive reuse of a former wallpaper factory using elemental construction for the Graduate Art Studios at UCLA in Culver City, California.

Main Author(s)
Sharon Johnston - Johnston Marklee, Los Angeles, USA; Mark Lee - Johnston Marklee, Los Angeles, USA Read more »
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