The insight of Francine Houben to city, architecture and living can be seen in the design of winning works and Q&A of final review. At the same time, the host and planner will discuss the design inspired by each work from the viewpoint of Taiwan practitioners to help the public to understand the idea of the 8 winning works and its inspiration for housing architecture and design.
Given that “2021 International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition” unexpectedly coincides with the outbreak of Covid-19 raging around the world. The topic of “The Future of Residences – Before and After the Epidemic” proposed by Judge Francine is a most relevant topic for the participants. In order to curb the spread of the pandemic, countries worldwide have implemented lockdown of cities and quarantine policies.
The topic of this competition "The Future of Housing-before and after a pandemic" received 328 works from 35 countries around the world, and the results were quite fruitful. Although it was only a conceptual design competition, and the results will not be implemented, some of the conceptual ideas also reflect the impact of the pandemic of COVID-19 on us over the past year or so. On top of that, since the judge attaches great importance to the feasibility of the ideas, many possible changes in th
This year, the Taiwan Residential Architecture Award had to concern the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting every person in the world, it has been putting our way of living under review. We know that this pandemic is not a one-off event. Viral outbreaks have occurred in the past, and they will happen again in the future in our high-density, globalised world. Resiliency is increasingly important to live in our contemporary world, not only in the scale of cities, but also to the scale of our homes.
The awards ceremony of “2021 International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition” was successfully completed on February 19th by live streaming and the winners have been announced by Judge Francine Houben. The project of “Ghost to Host” designed by Pongpol Puangniyom from Thailand and Mah Yi Jun from Malaysia is awarded the first place with prize of US$2,500.
A total of 8 works is selected through the deliberate review by judge Francine Houben as the final shortlists.
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The purpose of the 2021 International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition is to improve the quality of the residential environment, breakthrough the existing framework for residential design and promote design creativity.
The awards ceremony was also successfully completed on March 23, 2019.Congratulations to all the winners.
The purpose of the 2019 International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition is to improve the quality of the residential environment, breakthrough the existing framework for residential design and promote design creativity.