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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.
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.
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.
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, MI, USA.
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.
Niger, Dandaji | Gold, Middle East Africa, 2017 | Silver, Global, 2018
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.
Ghana, Karaga | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018
Shea butter storage for Nyingali community: The striking towers of the storage units are designed for passive cooling and allude to traditional local architecture.
Argentina, Punta Loyola | "Next Generation" 1st prize, Latin America, 2017 | Ideas prize, Global, 2018
Infrastructure-landscape project for the generation of electric power based on tidal currents in the Río Gallegos estuary at Punta Loyola in Argentina.