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Submission: March 28, 2022
Registration: March 28, 2022
Language: English
Location: Virserum, Sweden
Prizes: Please  see details below
Type: For professionals

 

Architecture of Necessity, an international triennial for sustainable community building, is held by Virserum Konsthall with the support of the Municipality of Hultsfred and the Regional Federation of Kalmar County. The call is now open!

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With this text, we continue series of articles on Competitions.archi. We will be showcasing the case studies of the projects that were awarded in various architecture competitions.

The main focus of this series is to understand the design process behind all winning submissions. That is why we will be asking all architects and designers ‘ How you won that competition? ‘. We’re curious about their path, from the first draft, the first blueprint to the full-scale plan. We’re also interested to see which solutions had been dropped on the way, what kind of choices had to be made, and most importantly, what was the grand idea behind the project. That is why we will be asking for sketches, drafts and detailed descriptions so that we can fully understand their technique and the process that resulted in the awarded works.

We started with Emergency Operations Center – Kaira Looro Competitions and Fairy Tales 2020 Competition. Now is time to present the concept behind the winning submission in Xi’An Train Station Competition.

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