Future Life in a Vertical Community

“The Next Architecture” Award (Episode I): Smart Tree: Future Life in a Vertical Community

Submission: September 01, 2018
Registration: September 01, 2018
Language: English
Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


On one hand, our planet has undergone unpredictable changes in climate. On the other hand, digital technology cored with artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things has changed our lives dramatically. “Vertical Intelligent Community” embodies an understanding and response to ongoing phenomena and life expectancy in densely populated cities in Asia. Its features include vertical mixture, vertical ecology, systematic connectivity, live mechanisms, and energetic balance.

To achieve fuller vitality, it is required to generate more mobility, extension, abundance, and wisdom in the areas of communications, entertainment, commerce, R&D, healthcare, and public services. At the same time, the development and construction of this project will advance integration of new technology industries, representing intelligence, informatization and clean energy, architectural design, and the general management of community systems.

First Prize (1 place): 25,000 Euro (Tax included)
Second Prize (2 places): 12,000 Euro (Tax included)
Unit Module Prize (5 places): 6,000 Euro (Tax included)

Go to the competition’s website