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Open Call: TREEHOUSING Seeks Innovative Wood Housing and Urban Building Solutions

Open Call: TREEHOUSING Seeks Innovative Wood Housing and Urban Building Solutions
Open Call: TREEHOUSING Seeks Innovative Wood Housing and Urban Building Solutions, Courtesy of DBR
Courtesy of DBR

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and DBR | Design Build Research School are now seeking entries for TREEHOUSING, an international wood design competition. Housing for the world’s growing urban population and the threat of deforestation are two of the most significant issues facing humanity today. TREEHOUSING challenges architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative wood housing and urban building solutions through two distinct open competitions: TREEHOUSING DURBAN | Tall Wood Housing and TREEHOUSING GLOBAL | Affordable Wood Housing. Read on to learn more.

The registration deadline is August 15, 2015 and all submissions are due August 31, 2015 at 5:00pm CET. Winners will be selected by an international jury and announced on September 10, 2015 at the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa. A grand prize of $6,000 USD will be awarded in each category, in addition to second and student prizes. 

For more information, please visit www.treehousing-competition.com.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Open Call: TREEHOUSING Seeks Innovative Wood Housing and Urban Building Solutions" 05 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/639552/open-call-treehousing-seeks-innovative-wood-housing-and-urban-building-solutions/> ISSN 0719-8884

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