TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition

経済的な木造住宅のアイディアコンペで、2つの課題から選択する。1つは南アフリカのダーバン市中心部にパブリックや商業スペースを有する、計1万平米の高層集合住宅。もう1つは敷地・規模とも自由に設定する。

カテゴリ アイディアコンペ / 学生が参加できるコンペ
タイプ International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
ジャンル Housing
開催地 Durban, South Africa
登録締切日 15 August 2015 GoogleCal iCal
提出締切日 31 August 2015 (via Online) GoogleCal
応募資格 All

Description
This competition challenges participants to design a residential and/or mixed-use complex on a site in Durban, South Africa.
The creation of affordable housing is a critical issue in Durban and throughout the world. Entrants are asked to use wood products to design a high-rise solution that addresses the housing needs of the community and integrates with the surrounding urban context.
Submissions can include additional program spaces that are relevant to the location (transit, plaza, retail, etc.). Solutions that are replicable and expandable beyond the particular context of the site are encouraged.
Wood materials offer unique construction solutions to address the issue of global urban housing needs. Entrants will be challenged to propose construction systems that crow on the performance characteristics of a variety of wood as the primary structural system. Any sustainably-harvested wood material or product is possible, even those not yet invented.
An ability to connect the wood construction system and building techniques to the local forest industry within South Africa ins preferred but not mandatory. Ideas that will help enhance South African forest management and forest products are encouraged.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
First Prize in each category: $6,000
Second Prize in each category: $3,000
Two additional Student Prizes: $2,000 (team must be composed entirely of student entrants)
Publication of the top 5 entries in each category

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Drawings (Plans, Details, 3-Dimensional representations)
A Brief essay (500 words maximum, in English)

Timetable
Winners announced: 10 September 2015

Organizer
DBR | Design Build Research | School

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