Title: Microhome 2021
Type: Competition Announcement [Ideas]
Organizers: Bee Breeders Architecture Competition Organisers
Registration: 02 November, 2021
Submission: 07 December, 2021
Prizes: 1st Prize 3,000 € + Publications Certificate of Achievement. 2nd Prize 1,500 € . 3rd Prize 500 €.
The third annual MICROHOME architecture competition is part of the Bee Breeders Small Scale Architecture Appreciation Movement, which hopes to highlight the fact that bigger isn’t always better. With great design and innovative thinking, small-scale architecture could change how this and the next generation view residential property.
For the MICROHOME 2021 architecture competition, participants are invited to submit their designs for a micro home – an off-grid modular structure that would accommodate a hypothetical young professional couple [which will be used as an example of family size throughout the competition series]. The only requirement is that the structure’s total floor area does not exceed 25 m2 ; beyond that, participants are encouraged to be as creative as possible.
Participants are encouraged to rethink spatial organisation and incorporate unique aesthetics, new technologies, and innovative materials that will make the micro home an entirely new form of architecture.
As there is no specified competition site, project designs can be set within any hypothetical site of any size, in either a city or countryside location anywhere in the world. The jury will favour sustainable designs and those projects that look to solve economic, social, and cultural problems through the establishment of new architectural methods.
Bee Breeders collaborated with a strong international jury, which brought insights from a range of practice types. The jury included: Oke Hauser, Vice President of Architecture and Design at Quarters Co-Living in Berlin and former creative lead and project manager of BMW-MINI Living; Brian Gaudio, CEO of Pittsburgh-based Module Housing; Anne Cecilie Haug, Senior Architect at Snøhetta in Oslo; Carlo Ratti, Director of the MIT SENSEable City Lab and Milan-based Carlo Ratti Associati; and Patrik Schumacher, Director of Zaha Hadid Architects in London.
Competition is open to all. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams [4 team members maximum]. Correspondence with organizers must be conducted in English; All information submitted by participants must be in English.
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