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2-Aerial-Rend

2nd place : Opportunity Detroit, Redisigning an Iconic Site

 

Competition Poster

Competition Poster

I know, We are probably getting too old to keep doing this… but, wanted to share the news…

Myself and two friends in Croatia (Juan J. Nuñez & Marko Kanceljak) stayed up for a few nights during memorial day weekend and got this project done…

Didn’t think anything would come out of it, but we won 2nd place in this International Architectural Ideas competition for Downtown Detroit.

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/hudsons-detroit-site-development-contest_n_3420886.html

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130612-907625.html

 

http://hudsons.opportunitydetroit.com/

http://hudsons.opportunitydetroit.com/entries/

Opportunity Detroit: Redesigning an iconic site video

cheers

Efrain

AIA Austin’s Latinos in Architecture Showcase

 

AIA Austin’s “Latinos in Architecture” is proud to announce “PERSPECTIVAS dosmil11”.

This exhibit aims to showcase the work and talent of Austin Latino architectural professionals and designers during the 2011 celebrations of National Hispanic Heritage Month.  The exhibit will take place at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC).

Opening night is scheduled for Friday October 7th (5:30-7:00PM) with opening remarks by Juan Cotera, FAIA.  We hope you’ll be able to attend.

Please RSVP at LiAcommitteeAustin@gmail.com

Student Housing Competition – Athens, Greece

 
Athens Student Housing Competition
Athens Student Housing Competition
Can Student Housing become the prototype of future Urban and Sustainable
Community housing experiences?

The University experience is a transitional stage in our lives. We learn and develop many of the habits and practices  we will incorporate into our daily routines during those years. It is a time to start implementing sound practices learned about sharing with others, working with others toward common goals, and caring  for the environment and our community. We see our proposal as a way to capture the imagination and energy of today’s college student and inspire them with the  possibilities for developing sustainable buildings and sustainable communities in Athens and all over the globe. Shaped by their experiences in college we would hope that they would take this knowledge and enthusiasm and spread it virally wherever their paths might lead them.

The concept for this housing project is that of an urban tree house. Tree houses are cool places that defy gravity and bring the occupants closer to nature.  This housing project forms a protective oasis, a hideaway that refreshes the spirit, and is designed to delight and inspire.

Competition Text – URBAN TREE HOUSE

 

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