RE-Stock London Housing

Início em 04/12/2019 até 11/05/2020

Categorias: 05 Maio2020

Like so many major cities, London is constantly struggling to provide more affordable housing for its citizens. And since social housing was released for private sale, the supply of government-assisted council housing has dwindled to nearly nothing.

The RE-Stock London Housing architecture competition is the Bartlett School of Architecture initiative in partnership with Bee Breeders Architecture Competition Organisers and ARCHHIVE BOOKS where participants are asked to look at existing iconic council housing and RE-visit, RE-imagine, RE-invigorate and RE-think them.

This could involve adding to existing council housing schemes, or replicating what makes them so iconic in other locations across London.

RE-visit, RE-imagine, RE-invigorate and RE-think how housing can be the answer to some of society’s biggest problems: community cohesion, limited energy consumption, food production and reducing the carbon footprint, while at the same time remaining in keeping with the city’s situation and heritage.

Looking at different iconic housing schemes, participants are free to either extend these existing buildings and transform them, or by echoing their spirit with newly design buildings on a site of their choice within London.

This architecture competition requires participants to be bold and think outside the traditional box. How can housing be an answer to some of the questions we are facing today – community cohesion, limited energy consumption, reducing the carbon footprint, food production, construction methods and so on.

Winning participants will need to apply unique strategies as well as creative designs to tackle the housing crisis, while at the same time remaining in keeping with the city’s situation and heritage.

 

PRIZES

3 winning proposals, 2 and 6 honourable mentions will be selected. Bee Breeders will award a total of US $6,000 in prize money to competition winners as follows:

  • 1st Prize – US $3,000
  • 2nd Prize – US $1,500
  • 3rd Prize – US $500
  • + 6 honourable mentions
  • BB Student Award – US $500
  • BB Green Award – US $500

The winners will be included in the ARCHHIVE BOOKS “What is Affordable Housing?” second edition print publication.

 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

  • Early Bird Registration: DECEMBER 4, 2019 – JANUARY 28, 2020
  • Advance Registration: JANUARY 29 – MARCH 10
  • Last Minute Registration: MARCH 11 – MAY 12
  • Closing date for registration: MAY 12, 2020
  • Closing date for submission: JUNE 17, 2020 (11:59pm GMT)
  • Announcement of the winners: JULY 14, 2020

 

All communication regarding the competition should only be carried out with Bee Breeders staff.
For any questions please contact us on hello@beebreeders.com

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