Re-Thinking the Future's International Architecture Thesis Award 2013 recently concluded with the announcement of this year's winners. The exclusive international design competition recognizes the best in student thesis projects.
Starting with 525 registrations, 265 entries were shortlisted for the first round of screening. The competition pool was then narrowed down to 80 submissions that advanced to the next level of grading.
Finally, the jury — which consisted of 15 renowned architects from around the globe — selected three winners who were ranked by score in each of the following categories:
A selection of the winning projects will be published in the upcoming IATA 2013 YEAR BOOK.
Check out the winning designs below.
Mixed-Use, First place: Urban paradox | Chun Shing Tsui, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mixed-Use, Second place: THE CITY WITHIN THE CITY | Nicolas Lee, Syracuse University School of Architecture, United States
Mixed-Use, Third place: Wine Anatomy | Alison Chan, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Public/Institutional, First place: Center for Musical Experimentation | Victor Diaz Ortega, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
Public/Institutional, Second place: Reebok Concept Store in Janki | Kama Kośka, Warsaw University of Technology – Architecture for Society of Knowledge, Poland
Public/Institutional, Third place: Korean Diaspora | Carlos Zarco Sanz, European University of Marid, Spain
Residential/Housing, First place: (Re)Interpretations of Nature | Nathan Fisher, Lawrence Technological University, Canada
Residential/Housing, Second place: Micro Housing | Donghyun Kim, Cornell University, United States (previously featured here on Bustler)
Residential/Housing, Third place: Digital Constructive Shell | Ofir Menachem, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Sustainable Design, First place: Urban Renewal | Riccardo Torresi, University of Ferrara, Italy
Sustainable Design, Second place: Manufacturing Sceneries: The Concealment of the Bailiwick of Guernsey | Peter Bullough, Aarhus Architecture School, Denmark
Sustainable Design, Third place: VITA VESSEL - A DOOMSDAY VAULT | Ranjith Kumar KN, Anna University, India
Transport Terminal, First place: Nicosia International Airport | Charoula Lambrou, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Transport Terminal, Second place: Casajal International Airport | Luis Alonso Perez Monge, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Transport Terminal, Third place: Manhattan: progettare il margine / East Side | Caterina Spadoni, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
For full details on each project, click here.
Images courtesy of IATA 2013.