|Category||Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result|
|Type||International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous|
|Country||Phnom Penh, Cambodia|
|RegDeadline||15 July 2018 GoogleCal iCal|
|1 August 2018 (via Online) GoogleCal|
|Eligibility||Design professionals, Engineers, Architects, architecture/design/engineer graduates or architecture/design/engineer students|
The aim of this competition is to design modern, a affordable homes for the workers in and nearby PPSEZ. The design should have a sensitivity to the local culture and tropical surroundings and where possible provide a sustainable solution that enhances the local architectural tradition, in which locally sourced renewable resources are used to provide natural temperature and humidity regulation. As the costs related to sustainable technology solutions decrease, opportunities arise to integrate new technology innovations into the design. Sales cost per standard unit house should be capped at US$16,000, to maintain a affordability and allow for future ownership by factory workers. The standard unit house, should be safe, include at minimum; a bedroom, a living room, a kitchen, and an independent toilet. Efficient space management and new construction designs may allow for variable and adaptable space usage. Thought should be given to access to re exits, ventilation and natural light.
The houses should be designed for families, young couples with optional design elements for multiple or larger groups. As a total of 3,000 units are to be designed within the housing community, please include an overall masterplan of how the units will be arranged. This community planning, should include supporting facilities that meet the basic needs of residents, such as children’s daycare, shops, and public/ green space.
Not yet announced
1st prize: US$20,000
2nd- 5th prize, Honourable mentions: US$5,000 each
Announcement of Winners: 1st September 2018
Building Trust International in association with the United Nations Development Programme and the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone