New York-based d3 has announced the winners of its international Natural Systems 2015 competition. The annual competition asked architects, designers, engineers, and students to “explore the potential for ecologically-grounded and sustainable design influences in urbanism, architecture, interiors, and designed objects.”
Three top prizes were awarded, with six special mentions. The jury included architects, designers, and academics from Shigeru Ban Architects, Syracuse University, and Studio Nguyen, among others.
View the winners, after the break.
First Prize: The Root / Zhibin Li, Yifei Hu, Yuqing Shi, Zongmin Li, Junton Zhang, Yan Li (China)
Second Prize: Breathing City / Anna Andronova (Russia)
Third Prize: The Guildhall Garden / Li Jingsi, Yang Fuyan (China)
Adaptive Reuse: Nautical Cavities / Joshua Hollie (USA)
Ecological Intervention: Yesterday Once More / Tang Xuan, Zhang XiangLin, Che Wen, Yuan Kang, Zhang Zehua (China)
Interior Architecture: Branchout / Adnane El Younsi, Camy Seymour, Violette Theard, Sarah Fabry (France)
Constructed Ecology: Constructing Dynamism: A Tale of Two Basins / Traci Birch, Jessie Booth, Leanna Heffner, Matthew Ketterer, Keith Muang-Douglass, Ana Orosco, Edward Nichol, Liz Williams of LSU Coastal Sustanability Studio (USA)
Alternative Infrastructure: HydroBridge / Wang Xiyao, Du Dikang (China)
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