The 'House 2.0' design competition invited participants to re-envision the traditional concept of a house, incorporating the post-pandemic need for a multi-functional space that serves as a sanctuary for both the body and mind. The competition was met with an impressive response from participants worldwide and we are proud to announce the winners, honorable mentions, and a selection of the Top 50 submissions chosen by our jury. Explore all the innovative designs on our website and social media platforms.
This competition offered a prize pool of INR 100,000 for the winners and was open to all individuals, including team entries of up to three participants. Interdisciplinary teams were encouraged to participate and there was no age limit, but those under 18 needed adult accompaniment.
The competition winners, honourable mentions, and top 50 submissions are available for viewing on our website and social media. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.
Principal Architect (Shirish B
Principal Architect (Shirish Beri & Associates)
Ar. Shirish Beri's works, which strive to address his life values and concerns, have been bearing a distinct mark on modern Indian architecture since 1975. His works have been widely published and have won him a number of national - international awards and recognitions, including the highly coveted J.K. Great Master's award, the A+D Hall of fame award and Arcasia gold medal twice. He has been invited to speak and conduct design workshops in various professional and educational institutions here and abroad. His books (Spaces inspired by nature and Wanderings and ponderings), exhibitions and films (The unfolding white and Uru, the space) on his work have been critically acclaimed.
Principal Architect (Organic A
Principal Architect (Organic Architect)
Eric Corey Freed is an award-winning architect, author, and global speaker. As Senior Vice President of Sustainability for CannonDesign, he leads the healthcare, education, and commercial teams toward better and higher performing buildings for over 15 million square feet a year. For two decades, he was Founding Principal of organicARCHITECT, a visionary design leader in biophilic and regenerative design. His past roles include Vice President of the International Living Future Institute and Chief Community Officer of EcoDistricts, both nonprofits pushing innovative new paradigms for deep green buildings and communities.Eric is the author of 12 books, including "Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies." In 2012, he was named one of the 25 "Best Green Architecture Firms" in the US, and one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects." In 2017, he was named one of Build's American Architecture Top 25. He holds a prestigious LEED Fellow award from the US Green Building Council.
Principal Architect (Design Wo
Principal Architect (Design Workshop)
Alumni of Racha Sansad, graduated in 1986. After a brief stint with couple of firms in Mumbai (in those days it was still Bombay) decided to relocate to Lonavala. Staying in Lonavala led to re-evaluate Architecture and its place in Nature. Also had an opportunity to work with Nachiket and Jayoo Patwardhan in Pune and during that period got introduced to movies while working with them and thus this bug of story telling with cold hard structures using space and light as elemants became a life long journey. The studio is based on a firm principle that the act of creation cannot be an act of destruction. We are involved in creating a typology of how to build on Mountain and Mountain slopes without destroying the flora and fauna of the place and this effort of ours was recognised when 'Machan' completed in 2007 was selected by CNN in 2008 as 23 ideas for the sustainable future. The chase still continues of this Chimera called Architecture aka Sustainable Architecture aka Green Architecture.
Principal Architect, Zaha Hadi
Principal Architect, Zaha Hadid Architects
Patrik Schumacher is principal of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and Chairman for life of the Employee Benefit Trust owning ZHA. He is leading the firm since Zaha Hadid's passing in March 2016. He joined Zaha Hadid in 1988 and was seminal in developing Zaha Hadid Architects to become a 500 strong global architecture and design brand.
Swinburne University (Director
Swinburne University (Director)
Mark Burry is Director of Swinburne University of Technology's 'Smart Cities Research Institute', leading a whole-of-university research approach to ensure future cities meet the needs of all. In 2018 Mark received the Order of Australia (A) for "service to spatial information architecture" and as an innovator in apply- ing digital manufacturing and construction methods and was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). Mark is an architect who has published on two main themes: putting theory into prac- tie regarding procuring 'challenging' architecture, and the work and theories of the architect Antoni Gaudí. He has been Senior Architect to the Sagrada Família Basilica Foundation since 1979. In 2001 Mark founded the Spatial Informa- tion Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) at RMIT University before establishing the Design Research Institute (DRI) in 2008. He held an ARC funded Federation Fellowship in Complex Architecture and Convergent Design' 2007-2012. He joined the Universi- ty of Melbourne in 2014 as Professor of Urban Futures at the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.
Sean Godsell Architects
Sean Godsell Architects
Sean Godsell was born in Melbourne in Imagining a Place of Faith for the secular world 1960.He obtained a Masters of Architecture degree from MIT University in 1999 entitled 'The Appropriateness of the Contemporary Australian Dwelling! His work has been published in the world's leading Architectural journals including Architectural Review (UK) Architectural Record (USA) Domus (Italy). In July 2002 the influential English design magazine wallpaper listed him as one of ten I people destined to 'change the way we live. He was the only Australian and the only Architect in the group. In July 2003 he received a Citation from the President of the American Institute of Architects for his work for the I homeless. His Future Shack prototype was exhibited from May to October 2004 at the Smithsonian Institute's Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New York. In 2015 he was shortlisted for the $450million Sydney Modern project at the Art Gallery of NSW and in 2016 was shortlisted for the National Conservatory at the National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. He received the 2016 DETAIL Prize in Germany for the 2014 M Pavilion.In 2018 he received a Papal Silver Medal for his Vatican Chapel on the island of S Giorgio Maggiore in Venice for the 2018 Architectural Biennale.
Harison & White Architects (Di
Harison & White Architects (Director)
Professor Marcus White is an award-winning architect and urban designer, Professor of Urban Design at the Swinburne University of Technology, the director of the Spatio-Temporal Research Urban Design and Architecture Laboratory in the Centre for Design Innovation, and is a director of Harrison and White Architects.
Warrick is an Australian based artist and story teller that has a range of art styles which include traditional ink drawings, digital art and dynamic 2D animations. Warrick has also self published his original fantasy picture book "Princess Nyissa: The Legend of the Lost Light" as well as his Sci-Fi Dystopian comic "ZODIAC:ZEN".
Principal Architect (Hamzah &
Principal Architect (Hamzah & Yeang, Malaysia)
Ken Yeang is the Executive Director of T.R. Hamzah and Yeang Sdn. Bhd. He is both an architect and ecologist, known for his authentic innovative, signature eco-architecture and masterplans, that have a distinctive verdant biodiverse green aesthetic, designed based on the science of ecology, functioning beyond accreditation systems. He trained at the Architectural Association School (UK). His doctorate is from Cambridge University on ecological architecture and planning. He has authored over 12 books on green architecture. Awards include the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Malaysian Institute of Architects Gold Medal, Malaysian Government's Merdeka Award, Architectural Society of China's Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize. He holds the Plym Distinguished Professorship at Illinois University. The Guardian newspaper names him, "one of the 50 people who could save the planet.."
Principal Architect, Sanjay Pu
Principal Architect, Sanjay Puri Architects
Sanjay strongly believes that every project should be designed contextually evolving spaces that are perceived in new ways. Each design takes cognizes of the climate and integrates sustainability in cohesive way. This ideology is reflected in the extensive work done by the firm in the 3 decades since its inception. Sanjay Puri graduated from the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 1988. He worked with Architect Hafeez Contractor throughout the five years of education from 1983 to 1988 and was made an Associate of the firm in 1988 upon graduation. He continued to work there for 4 years more as a Senior Associate prior to commencing Sanjay Puri Architects in 1992.
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