THE GREEN ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION: WINNERS ANNOUCNED ON JULY 12TH!
We are happy to announce the winners of the 3 contestants in the category Design & Development
and 7 contestants in the category Concept & Strategy.
Winner Category: Design & Development
1st prize - No√©mie Benoit (France) - The Port Authority Bus Terminal re-opens in 2030
The jury called this entry a ground breaking and innovative proposal that proves to be an
integral project: "An excellent design research into the complex relationships between biodiversity and architecture".
Winners Category Concept & Strategy
In the category Concept & Strategy the jury has decided that there were
two entries that stood out from the rest. These two projects have both been
awarded with the first prize. Besides that, the jury has given an honourable mention
to one of the other contestants.
The Ecological Energy Network
clear problem is exposed and reversed to an opportunity in an equally powerful
and simple way, the jury said. In addition, the market serves as support for the
development of biodiversity. The alliance needed for this, has already been put together by the team.
1st prize - Jacques Vink / Peter Vollaard / Ward Mouwen
/ Ari√ęnne Boelens (NL) - 7 Seasons
The jury speaks of a balanced proposal that rolls out a long-term strategy
locally to enhance biodiversity. It also promotes social cohesion through the
efforts of local residents and the interventions that are needed for biodiversity
to improve to the environment.
The Free Range Urban Biotope
The jury found this a provocative proposal on biodiversity that will result a shift
in the debate on the development of (urban) space in a political, economic and social aspect.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
We are proud to present the 10 finalists for The Green Architecture Competition.
Category Design & Development
Team of White Arkitekter AB (SE) and Barthel AB (SE) with the proposal 'add another layer'
|No√©mie Benoit (FR) with the proposal 'The wetland of the Port Authority Bus Terminal'
"The act of designing, which positions the Human within the natural environment, should occur at the interface between Biosphere and Technosphere. Exploring this border as a designer is my fascination." Read more
|Openfabric (IT/NL) and Christiaan Harmse (NL) with the proposal 'Diverse Networks'
"In a biodiversity point of view, the network is a key point for conserving habitats. DIVERSE NETWORKS is based on a very simple question: Which is, in an urban environment, the most extended, existing network? Public transportation!" Read More
|Bureau Botersloot (NL) with the proposal 'If you love the city, set her free'
"The key to create a biodiverse city is to activate the individual initiative. Responsibility and initiative is realized through a transparent taxation system. It's purpose is to show the value of sustaining our environment and the direct relation it has with biodiversity."
MattonOffice (DE/NL) with the proposal 'The Free Range Urban Biotope'
Team of Jacques Vink (NL), Piet Vollaard (NL), Ward Mouwen (NL) and Ari√ęnne Boelens (NL) with the proposal '7 Seasons'
|Team of .FABRIC (NL), LOLA Landscape Architecture (NL) and Studio 1:1 (NL) with the proposal 'The Ecological High-Voltage Network'
"The transmission network plays a crucial role in filling in the missing links in our National Ecological Network (EHS). The ecological use of shared space under power lines, a Ecological High-Voltage Network (EHN), will result in the Netherlands largest national park.‚Ä®"