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Canada, Toronto | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2014

Heritage Reframed
Heritage Reframed

The renovation and extension project currently under construction provides a new home for the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design on the site of a culturally significant nineteenth century structure. The project rehabilitates existing urban, landscape, and architectural elements – and demonstrates the University of Toronto’s aim to foreground sustainability as part of its pedagogic program.

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Nader Tehrani - NADAAA, Boston, USA; Katherine Faulkner - NADAAA, Boston, USA Read more »

Sri Lanka, Ambepussa | Building Better Recognition, Asia Pacific, 2017 | Silver, Global, 2015

Post-War Collective in Sri Lanka
Post-War Collective in Sri Lanka

Following over 25 years of civil war, the reintegration of young soldiers is one of the great challenges Sri Lanka faces. This Community Library provided young men from underprivileged backgrounds with construction training during the implementation of the building. The slender building with a footprint of 1,400 sq m sits lightly in the landscape and wraps around an inner courtyard, taking full advantage of cross ventilation and daylighting. Rammed-earth walls and recycled materials reduce costs and the ecological footprint.

Main Author
Milinda Pathiraja - Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka Read more »

Indonesia, Parung | Acknowledgement prize, Asia Pacific, 2017

Growing Grassroots in Indonesia
Growing Grassroots in Indonesia

Organic farm promoting agriculture as professional vocation in the town of Parung located on the fringe of the metropolitan region of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Main Authors
Kamil Muhammad - pppooolll, Jakarta, Indonesia; Brahmastyo Puji - pppooolll, Jakarta, Indonesia Read more »

Switzerland, Augst | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2017

Radical Archaeology in Switzerland
Radical Archaeology in Switzerland

Radical archaeology: an archaeological center for Roman ruins in Augusta Raurica, Switzerland finds a flexible structural system to meet diverse uses and adapt as they change over time.

Main Authors
Ünal Karamuk - Karamuk Kuo Architects, Zurich, Switzerland; Jeannette Kuo - Karamuk Kuo Architects, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

Russia, Kazan’ | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Europe, 2017

Liquid Era in Russia
Liquid Era in Russia

New spatial concepts for the city of the future is an exploration of new architectural vocabularies for a future city in an era marked as much by the physicality of things as by the liquidity of the digital realm.

Main Author
Anna Andronova - Kazan State University of Architecture & Engineering, Kazan’, Russia Read more »

Taiwan, Taichung | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Asia Pacific, 2017

Meta(bio)lism in Taiwan
Meta(bio)lism in Taiwan

Exploring resilient ecosystems: Exploration of material stocks and flows at multiple scales as an alternative to predominant modes of development in the city of Taichung in Taiwan.

Main Author
Tzu-Jung Huang - Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan Read more »

Syria, Aleppo | "Next Generation" 2nd prize, Middle East Africa, 2017

Recovering Aleppo in Syria
Recovering Aleppo in Syria

Rubble recycling units: Rubble recycling units combining the rebuilding of the constructed habitat with the rebuilding of devastated communities.

Main Authors
Nour Madi - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon; Jad Melki - GHAITH&JAD Architecture and Design, Beirut, Lebanon; Ghaith Abi Ghanem - GHAITH&JAD Architecture and Design, Beirut, Lebanon 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 »

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 »

Belgium, Brussels | Gold, Europe, 2017

Logistics Framework in Belgium
Logistics Framework in Belgium

Logistics Framework: Design for an adaptable garbage collection facility in Brussels in Belgium, making a plea for the re-integration of logistics infrastructures in urban settings.

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 »
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