Designed and built by: Sonam Wangchuck and Neelakshi Joshi, 2016.
Combining local earth and solar resources to address housing needs in a cold desert region. is a geospatial risk and planning platform developed for Broward County, Florida by the University of Toronto's Daniels Faculty MIT Urban Risk Lab. "Our goal is to design and develop a web-based tool for Broward County to understand the potential adaptability of the urban fabric to manage the dynamic hydrological condition in the face of increased vulnerability due to climate change." Image courtesy of Fadi Masoud. Building designed and built by: Auroville Earth Institute, 2012.
Past winners have gone on to publish a book with their winnings, start a similar contest in Romania, and found an NGO in Ghana focused on youth, garnering media attention from the likes of the .
Keep an eye on these rising stars as they continue a tradition of excellence.
Please join us in congratulating the 4 winning Essay Prize entrants, and 5 Travel Fellows!!
These essays and proposals were thoughtful and creative, and they drew superlative comments from the Committee.
The buildings come into existence during a paradigm shift in the South African landscape; after the fall of the apartheid regime.
So the emergence of the buildings in the new South Africa primarily deals with the redressing of their brutal political and architectural history.
The social art of architecture, in this case, is the alteration of spatial meaning respectively.
However in architecture, the meaning of space is never defined... On 19th July, I left from Barcelona (the first leg of my Travel Fellowship) and began my 19-hour journey to Lesotho to participate in the Rise International in-loco built workshop.