Competition :: d3 Housing Tomorrow :: Due January 15, 2010


d3 Housing Tomorrow

Register by January 4, 2010
Submit by January 15, 2010

Exploration of housing typologies reveals vast the potential of overlaying urban, contextual, cultural, social, and life-cycle flows toward determining new architectonic strategies for the future. The d3 Housing Tomorrow Competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students to collectively explore, document, analyze, transform, and deploy innovative approaches to residential urbanism, architecture, interiors, and designed objects.

The competition calls for transformative solutions that advance sustainable thought, building performance, and social interaction through study of intrinsic environmental geometries, social behaviors, urban implications, and programmatic flows. Special emphasis may be placed on housing concepts that investigate dialogues, including engagement of internal/external socio-economic diversity, change/adaptability over time, public/private realm connectivity, and permanence/impermanence of materiality. d3 challenges participants to rethink strategies for investigating residential design from macro-to-micro scales ranging from urban—promoting broader physical interconnectivity; communal—exploiting an interaction of units with shared facilities; and internal—examining the interior particularity of the unit, individual, or family in housing design toward promoting identity, ownership, and intimacy.

Although there are no restrictions on site, scale, program, or residential building typology, proposals should carefully address their selected context.

For more information, visit d3 Space.

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