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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 »

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 »

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 »

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, MI, USA. 

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

Niger, Dandaji | Gold, Middle East Africa, 2017 | Silver, Global, 2018

Legacy Restored in Niger
Legacy Restored in Niger

Religious and secular complex: A reinterpretation of traditional local construction for a new mosque and community center, creating a space in the village open to all.

Main Authors
Mariam Kamara - atelier masomi, Niger; Yasaman Esmaili - studio chahar, Iran Read more »

Ghana, Karaga | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018

Refrigerating Jar in Ghana
Refrigerating Jar in Ghana

Shea butter storage for Nyingali community: The striking towers of the storage units are designed for passive cooling and allude to traditional local architecture.

Main Authors
Wonjoon Han - VHAN, Seoul, South Korea; Sookhee Yuk - Make Africa Better, Seoul, South Korea; Gahee Van - VHAN, Seoul, South Korea Read more »

Argentina, Punta Loyola | "Next Generation" 1st prize, Latin America, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018

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 Authors
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 »
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