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Winning designs of Cambodian Sustainable Housing competition now built

Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014
It's a well-known fact that a safe and comfortable home is essential to one's well-being. From Building Trust International's 2013 "The Future of Sustainable Housing in Cambodia" competition, over 600 registered entrants proposed sustainable housing solutions for low-income families in Cambodia. The jury -- which…

Peabody housing competition shortlist shares future ideas of affordable housing

Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
With the help of young UK architects, London housing association Peabody is already looking to the future of social housing with their "Small Projects Panel" competition launched this past November. The judging panel received over 300 submissions from recent graduates to more established practices last month.…

H Architecture’s winning proposal for the Sejong Public Housing Development

Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013
New York-based H Architecture sent us their winning proposal for the Sejong 2-2 M2 Block Public Housing Development competition. In celebrating its 50-year apartment building history, the Korea Land and Housing Corporation opened a call for ideas for its new 77,000m2 housing development in Sejong City, South…

GO Design’s winning proposal for the Billy Taylor Challenge

Posted: Saturday, November 23, 2013
GO Design, a London-based studio founded by architect Go Sugimoto, sent us their proposal for the Billy Taylor Challenge that they recently won. The competition challenged participants to design a renovation plan for the former house of Billy Taylor, an influential mentor figure for the…

Cradle to Cradle Innovation Challenge 2013 Winners reinvent safe, sustainable building products

Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Make It Right honored the winners of their Innovation Challenge on Nov. 15 at the Innovation Celebration in New York City. The challenge was established in 2012 as a chance for innovators to reinvent and respond to the…

Micro Housing by Donghyun Kim - second-prize entry for International Architectural Thesis Award 2013

Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Donghyun Kim, an architectural designer who graduated from Cornell University, recently won second place in the Residential category for RE-THINKING THE FUTURE's International Architectural Thesis Award. The Residential category recognizes the best residential projects that provides comfortable and attractive housing that are suitable and produce minimal impact for…

Winner of the Christchurch “Breathe - The New Urban Village Project” competition

Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The Holloway Team was selected as the winners of New Zealand's international "Breathe - The New Urban Village Project" design competition. The team is led by Holloway Builders from Christchurch, NZ in partnership with architecture firm Anselmi Attiani Associated Architects and Cresco…

Shortlist for the 2013 RIBA Manser Medal highlights the UK’s best new homes

Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Royal Institute of British Architects has revealed its shortlist for the 2013 RIBA Manser Medal - Best New Home -- the UK's most distinguished private home design award. The annual competition has set the standard for producing great architecture across the country since 1966. Locally presented and…

New York’s micro-unit exhibition extended to September 15th

Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Due to popular demand, the Museum of the City of New York is now extending their "Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers" exhibit until Sept. 15, 2013. Originally planned to close on Labor Day weekend after recently hosting its special "Living Large While Living Small"…

Winners of the Timber in the City: Urban Habitats Competition

Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Two winning entries as well as four Honorable Mentions were just announced in the Timber in the City: Urban Habitats competition. Organized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), the Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC), and Parsons The New School…

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