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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 - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Loreta Castro Reguera - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico 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 »

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 »

Lebanon, El Marj | Bronze, Middle East Africa, 2017

Pavilion Re-claimed in Lebanon
Pavilion Re-claimed in Lebanon

Adaptive reuse for refugee education: Located in an informal settlement for Syrian refugees, the project creates a dignified school environment using a repurposed pavilion.

Main Authors
Joana Dabaj - CatalyticAction, Tripoli, Lebanon; Riccardo Conti - CatalyticAction, London, United Kingdom; Matteo Zerbi - CatalyticAction, London, United Kingdom Read more »

Bangladesh, Dhaka | Bronze, Asia Pacific, 2017

Floating University in Bangladesh
Floating University in Bangladesh

Remediating a wetland and floating a new university above it, this project adds both open and built space to the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Main Author
Mun Summ Wong - WOHA, Singapore 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 »

Germany, Berlin | Gold, Europe, 2011 | Bronze, Global, 2012

Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct

This project is located in the city center and turns an unused arm of the River Spree into a natural 745m “swimming pool”. The pool is the equivalent of 17 Olympic swimming pools and features a 780m-long reed bed filtration system. The Flussbad will have a strong impact on the quality of urban life.

Main Authors
Tim Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany; Jan Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany Read more »

Indonesia, Bandung | Silver, Asia Pacific, 2017

Microlibrary in Indonesia
Microlibrary in Indonesia

Using simple construction, this “micro library” creatively promotes literacy and community in Bandung and across Indonesia.

Main Authors
Florian Heinzelmann - SHAU, Bandung, Indonesia; Daliana Suryawinata - SHAU, Bandung, Indonesia 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, Wellesley | Bronze, North America, 2017

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The shaping of water
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Regarding water, Mexico City is struggling with a paradoxical situation: On one hand, there is a shortage of drinking water – and on the…

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