âUrban Sedimentologyâ offers a new construction paradigm in which urban fragments are reused to create new building components and structures.
Arch Out Loud’s winning entries WARMING 2021 competition have been revealed. The challenge invited students and professionals from the fields of architecture, planning and design to create and imagine the future of our built environment as it responds to our world’s greatest crisis: change climate.
“How will our built environment respond to rising sea levels, prolonged droughts, rising temperatures and other symptoms of global warming?” The brief asked. âHow can our buildings and cities prevent the severity of natural disasters, degraded air quality, melting ice caps and climate change in general? “
The participants were invited to propose new or adapted architectural spaces responding to the challenges of global warming. Entries were not limited to any particular program, scale or site.
The jury for this year’s WARMING competition consisted of renowned architects and designers including Thom Mayne, Sou Fujimoto, Asif Khan, Alice Britton, Tei Carpenter, Rossana Hu, Sheila Sri Prakash, Lola Sheppard, Neyran Turan and Ken Yeang .
General winner: urban sedimentology by Boji Hu
Extract from the project: âUrban sedimentology is an architectural paradigm operating within a new legislative framework. against climate change, by reflecting on the construction process on a geological time scale. It questions the life cycle of urban artefacts and seeks solutions to stimulate the pursuit of longevity. ~ Read more
General winner: âUrban sedimentologyâ by Boji Hu
Prevent Prize Winner: Whales Babysitter by Zeyu Yang & Danni He
Excerpt from the project: “In 2010, scientists discovered an approach to ecological regulation based on cetaceans in which the vertical movement of whales to bring minerals to the ocean surface is called a ‘whale pump’, and the transoceanic migration of whales is called the “conveyor belt of whales”. Both of these behaviors increase the phytoplankton population in the sea, which may indirectly help fix carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and reduce global warming. Statistics show a 1% increase in phytoplankton from the activity. of whales would add hundreds of millions of tonnes of additional carbon capture. every year, which is equivalent to a sudden addition of 200 million trees to the face of the earth. “~ Read more
Prevent Prize Winner: “Whales Babysitter” by Zeyu Yang and Danni He
React Award Winner: Farmer’s Kit by Jiyoon Lee, Michelle Hoe and Zoe Tam
Excerpt from the project: âFloods are one of the most important natural disasters in the agricultural industry, accounting for 43% of documented disasters. Currently, the reduction in the food supply induced by the floods is between 5% and 8%. adapt to rising temperatures and sea levels when climate change left much of the city underwater in 2080. â~ Read more
React Prize Winner: âFarmer’s Kitâ by Jiyoon Lee, Michelle Hoe and Zoe Tam
To see all the winning projects of the competition Click here.
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