First prize of £2000, runner-up of £1000 and highly commended places will be presented as part of CIRIA’s bi-annual World Green Roof Congress at 6.00pm on Wednesday 15th September with the top three finalists also receiving a free ticket to the 2-day congress which is run in partnership with livingroofs.org. The eight finalist proposals will be published online and will also be showcased at the 5 week IHDC Exhibition will will open on Monday 13th September.
Based on a similar competition organised by the City of Portland in 2007, the IHDC emphasises the importance of biodiversity in the built environment. The competition invited holistic designs that integrate biodiversity, emphasising the value of good quality design that puts nature at its heart. Complete list of finalists after the break.
The IHDC Finalists in alphabetical order are: City Park Hove Maria Hawton-Mead, and Jon Turner and Fergus Carr of Turner Associates Edge Hill Halls Maria-Cristina Banceanu, Liverpool University architecture student Happy Habitats Phil Hampshire, Katherine Sydney, Aylin Ludwig, Laura Crawford, Celia Way, Victoria Wilson, Tamasine Scott, Buro Happold & Grant Associates Matripolis Paul Jones and David Dobereiner National Wildflower Centre Grant Luscombe, Ernst ter Horst, Julie Godefroy, Thomas Lefevre: Landlife with Ian Simpson Architects and Hoare Lea Engineers Overflow Car Park Claire Mookerjee and Mat Triebner Satoyama Hiroyuki Ichihara and Atsumi Sako The Seed Catalogue Susannah Hagan, Silvio Caputo, Mark Gaterell: Team RED