Tag Archives: student architecture competition 2017

Submission: December 04, 2017
Registration: December 04, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

When the word “nature” is named, it comes to mind images of wild landscape, with a great chromatic quality where the green color is predominant. In fact many times this way of understanding nature is the most similar to what we understand as life. On the contrary, when we name the word desert, we relate it immediately to death and therefore we never identify it with a rich nature but with a dead nature where life is not possible. The survival is not only a challenge but a constant and exhausting lifestyle.

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sahara-eco-house competition

Submission: March 17, 2017
Registration: March 17, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Feature in third edition of [TRANS-]journal
Type: Open

 

It is often thought that architecture has a quality permanence. In the third issue of [TRANS-] journal we seek to understand that this is not always true. Exploring how the construction of spaces can speak to impermanence, transient design could be a variety of things: built one day and disassembled another; rootless, wandering, and drifting as a nomad among environmental and geopolitical conditions; or spaces that house impermanent populations or respond to temporary phenomena or needs. Continue reading

transient competition