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United Kingdom, London | Bronze, Europe, 2017

Air Rights in the United Kingdom
Air Rights in the United Kingdom

Air Rights: Prototype for a low-carbon architecture built above existing public parking spaces – an ingenious solution to solve London’s housing shortage.

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Brazil, Rio de Janeiro | Bronze, Latin America, 2017

Urban Circulatory System in Brazil
Urban Circulatory System in Brazil

Project for blue-green infrastructure that treats wastewater while teaching water stewardship in informal communities in Rio de Janeiro.

Main Authors
Eva Pfannes - Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Sylvain Hartenberg - Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands Read more »

USA, Detroit | Gold, North America, 2017 | Bronze, Global, 2018

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, USA. 

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

Belgium, Brussels | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2014

Material Flows
Material Flows

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.

Main Authors
Ana Castillo - TETRA architecten, Brussels, Belgium; Lieven De Groote - TETRA architecten, Brussels, Belgium; Jan Terwecoren - TETRA architecten, Brussels, Belgium; Annekatrien Verdickt - TETRA architecten, Brussels, Belgium Read more »

Mexico, Mexico City | Gold, Latin America, 2017 | Gold, Global, 2018

Hydropuncture in Mexico
Hydropuncture in Mexico

Project intermingling flood basins and public amenities, with spaces following the gravitational logic of flowing water in an underprivileged area of Mexico City.

Main Authors
Manuel Perló Cohen - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Loreta Castro Reguera - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

Canada, Vancouver | Silver, North America, 2017

Stacked in Canada
Stacked in Canada

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.

Main Authors
Cynthia Wilson - LWPAC + Intelligent City, Vancouver, Canada; Oliver Lang - LWPAC + Intelligent City, Vancouver, Canada Read more »

USA, Boston | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2014

Chrysanthemum Building
Chrysanthemum Building

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.

Main Authors
Sheila Kennedy - Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Boston, USA; Frano Violich - Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Boston, USA Read more »

Morocco, Aït Benhaddou | Silver, Middle East Africa, 2017

Weaving and Stamping in Morocco
Weaving and Stamping in Morocco

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.

Main Author
Fatima-azzahra Bendahmane - Ecoactiva, Casablanca, Morocco Read more »

India, Thane | Gold, Asia Pacific, 2017

White Rabbit in India
White Rabbit in India

On a tight urban site, this project houses orphaned children in a playful and generous vertical form in Thane, India.

Main Authors
Avneesh Tiwari - atArchitecture, Mumbai, India; Neha Rane - atArchitecture, Mumbai, India Read more »

USA, Cherry Valley | "Next Generation" 1st prize, North America, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018

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
Georgina Baronian - Princeton University, Princeton, USA Read more »
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