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South Africa, Mapungubwe National Park | Acknowledgement prize, Middle East Africa, 2008
This project for Mapungubwe National Park was completed in 2009 and builds relationships amongst people as well as between people and the environment. The building’s form uses materials and techniques which reflect the landscape and cultural traditions of the place. The innovative construction uses stabilized earth tiles in a system of lightweight vaulted spaces.
Lebanon, El Marj | Bronze, Middle East Africa, 2017
Adaptive reuse for refugee education: Located in an informal settlement for Syrian refugees, the project creates a dignified school environment using a repurposed pavilion from the Expo 2015 in Milan (Italy).
Sri Lanka, Ambepussa | Building Better Recognition, Asia Pacific, 2017 | Silver, Global, 2015
Following over 25 years of civil war, the reintegration of young soldiers is one of the great challenges facing Sri Lanka. This Community Library retrained a labor force geared for combat with building skills to equip them for post-military life. The slender building 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.
Canada, Toronto | Acknowledgement prize, North America, 2014
The renovation and extension project the Daniels Building at One Spadina Crescent opened in November 2017. The new home for the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design is 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.
Indonesia, Parung | Acknowledgement prize, Asia Pacific, 2017
Organic farm promoting agriculture as professional vocation in the town of Parung located on the fringe of the metropolitan region of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Switzerland, Augst | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2017
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.
Russia, Kazan’ | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Europe, 2017
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.
Taiwan, Taichung | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Asia Pacific, 2017
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.
Syria, Aleppo | "Next Generation" 2nd prize, Middle East Africa, 2017
Rubble recycling units: Rubble recycling units combining the rebuilding of the constructed habitat with the rebuilding of devastated communities.
Belgium, Brussels | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2014
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.