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Haven - Habitat for Koalas

Haven - Habitat for Koalas

Earth’s ecosystem besides resourcing human needs and habituating many culture ethos, is home to a variety of living beings. It is a ground for a complex network of interdependence between plants and animals. The mutually beneficial interactions between them have been paramount in the generation of the Earth’s ecosystem.

But what happens when the foundation of the structure is slowly being ripped off?

Australia is raging with its most unprecedented early fire season, which has reportedly destroyed an area of more than 3.21 hectares as of December 24, 2019. Bushfires raging up the country’s eastern coast have led to deaths and many properties getting incinerated. Amidst this, one of Australia’s most iconic animals has taken center stage in headlines - Koala


Recent reports suggest that around 30% may have perished in the fire-devastated zones since November. Furthermore, rapid urbanization, agriculture has led to a sharp decline from the 8 million found in 1990 to fewer than 10,000 now remaining.

CHALLENGE

In a co-dependent hemisphere of plants and animals, humans should enact the role of a Samaritan than that of a disruptor. An element that helps in the ecosystem’s rehabilitation.

Brief: To design a Koala habitat - a rescue and rehabilitation center that raises awareness regarding its ecological depletion and importance.

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  • Title

    Haven - Habitat for Koalas
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
  • Organizers

    Unfuse
  • Registration Deadline

    May 11, 2020 10:45 AM
  • Submission Deadline

    May 21, 2020 10:38 AM
  • Venue

    Worldwide
  • Price

    $20

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Cite: "Haven - Habitat for Koalas" 08 Jan 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/931519/haven-habitat-for-koalas/> ISSN 0719-8884

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