The d3 Natural Systems competition had another successful edition for 2015. Every year, d3 invites architects, designers, engineers, and students worldwide to submit proposals of sustainable urban strategies that could have potential applications in the future.
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First launched in 2009, the competition encourages the ongoing investigation of natural systems — whether at the microscopic or universal scale — in an effort to discover new design strategies. This year's edition concluded with three prize winners and six special mentions.
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FIRST PRIZE: ‘The Root’ by Zhibin Li, Yifei Hu, Yuqing Shi, Zongmin Li, Juntong Zhang, Yan Li | CHINA
Second Prize: ‘Breathing City’ by Anna Andronova | RUSSIA
Third Prize: ‘The Guildhall Garden’ by Li Jingsi, Yang Fuyuan | CHINA
The 2015 jury panel of architects, designers, and academics included: Carla Cesare, Syracuse University; Jaeyoung Kim, Chelsea West Architects-New York; Ji Young Kim, Shigeru Ban Architects-New York; Gregory Marinic, Syracuse University; Matthew Melcher, Washington State University; David Nguyen, Studio Nguyen-New York; and Liz Teston, University of Tennessee.
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For the Special Mentions, click through the gallery below.
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