Winners of the d3 Natural Systems 2013 competition
By Bustler Editors|
Monday, Oct 7, 2013
The winners for the d3 Natural Systems 2013 competition have finally been announced! The international competition challenged architects, designers, engineers, and students everywhere to investigate the potential in nature-based, sustainable practices and solutions to apply in urbanism, architecture, and design.
Three winners and 14 special mentions were selected by the jury, which consisted of architects and designers all involved in sustainable practices and computational research.
First prize - $1,250 USD : Water Aerial by Christian Bobsin, Michael Eberl | Germany
Second prize - $1,000 USD: Working Tidal by Erin Saven, Ryan Rebecca Wall | USA
Third prize - $750 USD: Vault Belt by Masood Shahverdi, Sima Shahverdi, Majid Adab | IRAN-USA
This year's jury members featured Mark Gardner, University of Pennsylvania; Sandra McKee, Yoshihara McKee Architects/Columbia University; Illya Azaroff, City University of New York; Nina Freedman, Shigeru Ban Architects; and Jieun Yang, Shigeru Ban Architects.