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Submission: October 18, 2017
Registration: October 18, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Architecture Students Competition

 

In rural regions and fishing villages there still exist “commons” such as mountains, forests and water areas that are jointly managed and utilized by the local community. It could be said however, that such commons are almost nonexistent in urban areas (especially in Japan). This is because in the process of modernization, land, building, and objects were designated either under private ownership or public ownership, and a society based on systems of exchange through currency and redistribution through tax had in particular come to shape urban space. Continue reading

shelter competition 2017

Submission: October 6, 2017
Registration: October 2, 2017
Language: English, Japanese
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1,000,000 JPY, 2nd Prize: 500,000 JPY, 3rd Prize: 300,000 JPY, x8 Merit Prize: ¥100,000 each
Type: Open

 

“Bridging” signifies, “connecting different places by drawing bridges”. Once the bridge is drawn over the river, the traffic of people and matter is born. Recently, we also call the connections among different networks bridging. Continue reading

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nisshinkogyo architecture competition

The word Botanical has an extended meaning of “plant” and “botany”. Speaking of Botanical Architecture, in a broad meaning it may be interpreted as a “plant like building” or a “building made of plants” then in a narrow sense it may be interpreted as a “construction of a botanical garden”. Continue reading