Competition :: D3 Natural Systems

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Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2013
Entry Fee: $50

D3 is a New York-based design organization and publisher committed to advancing innovative positions in architecture, art, and design. They do this by providing a collaborative environment for architects, designers, students, and artists from around the world. Their mission is to unearth new approaches to connecting form, space, and materiality with innovative notions of interiors and exteriors at various scales.

The D3 Natural Systems competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students to collectively explore the potential of analyzing, documenting, and deploying nature-based influences in architecture, urbanism, interiors, and designed objects. 

Established in 2009, the annual D3 Natural Systems competition is an emerging voice in alternative architecture and one of the most notable awards in speculative, performance-based design. It recognizes exemplary ideas that redefine architecture as an ecological project through the implementation of advanced programs, technologies, materials, and social interventions that engage adaptability, globalization, and emergence.

The 2013 competition calls for innovative proposals that advance sustainable thought and performance through the study of intrinsic environmental geometries, behaviors, and flows.

For more information about the competition, visit their website.