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d3 HOUSING TOMORROW - The 2011 Competition Winners
Posted: Monday, February 07, 2011 |

d3 just announced the winners of the Housing Tomorrow competition for 2011. The annual competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students to collectively explore, analyze, transform, and deploy innovative approaches to residential urbanism, architecture, interiors, and designed objects. Developed by co-directors Gregory Marinic and Mary-Jo Schlachter, the competition promotes investigation of alternative housing typologies that boldly postulate new strategies for living in the future.

Detail from the winning board VERTICAL VILLAGE: Sustainable Village-style Living

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Detail from the winning board VERTICAL VILLAGE: Sustainable Village-style Living

The jury awarded three prizes and eleven special mentions, with First Prize captured by Netherlands-based Yushang Zhang, Rajiv Sewtahal, Riemer Postma, Qianqian Cai for their project: Vertical Village: Sustainable Village-style Living.

First Prize: VERTICAL VILLAGE: Sustainable Village-style Living by Yushang Zhang, Rajiv Sewtahal, Riemer Postma, Qianqian Cai (Netherlands/China)

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First Prize: VERTICAL VILLAGE: Sustainable Village-style Living by Yushang Zhang, Rajiv Sewtahal, Riemer Postma, Qianqian Cai (Netherlands/China)

The 2011 jury was composed of a panel of architects and designers engaged in sustainable practices and housing explorations including Colin Cathcart of Kiss+Cathcart Architects, Michael McClure of emerymcclure architects, Sandra McKee of Yoshihara McKee Architects, Jorg Sieweke of ParadoxCity, and Sanjive Vaidya of Vaidya Stoltz Architects.  Colin Cathcart hosted the event in his New York office.

Second Prize: Lace Hill, Yerevan by Forrest Fulton Architecture (USA)

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Second Prize: Lace Hill, Yerevan by Forrest Fulton Architecture (USA)

The d3 Housing Tomorrow 2011 international architectural design exhibition will be a featured event during Cleveland Architecture Week in March 2011.  Sponsored by Robert Maschke Architects, AIA Cleveland, and 1point618 Gallery, the exhibition will be a focal point of this annual regional architecture and design event.

Third Prize: LEARNING FROM SLUMS, Ilhas, Portugal by Antonio Minto, Angelo Renna (Italy)

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Third Prize: LEARNING FROM SLUMS, Ilhas, Portugal by Antonio Minto, Angelo Renna (Italy)

See also the eleven special mentions in the image gallery below. All images via d3.

Special Mention: Sustainable New York Category: The Ubiquitous Network Special Mention: High-Density Housing: 21st Century Sustainable Village in Damelsha Special Mention: Medium-Density Housing: Brick City Urban Farm, Newark Special Mention: Low-Density Housing: GROW: Communal Living in the Mediterranean Basin Special Mention: Suburban Intervention: Living Landscape: High Density Living in the Landscape Special Mention: Interior Architecture: X-House Special Mention: Industrial Reuse: RECIPROCUS: Alternative Typologies in Detroit, Cleveland, & Buffalo Special Mention: Deployable Industrial Design: R(e)ickshaw: A Mobile Homestead Special Mention: Alternative Typology: The Outside House Special Mention: Dystopian Vision; THE INTERIM LINEAR CITY: Living Fueled by Nuclear Waste Special Mention: Directors' Choice: VIA: Housing & Alternative Transportation in Philadelphia


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