d3 natural systems 2012

Type: Open, international

Language: English

Fee: US$50.00

Eligibility: Architects, planners, interior designers, landscape architects, students and artists


1 July 2012 – Registration deadline

15 July 2012 – Submission deadline


Category 1

· First Place $1000 cash prize

· Second Place $500 cash prize

· Third Place $250 cash prize

Special Mention Categories

· Urban Design

· Architecture

· Interior Architecture

· Deployable

· Landscape Architecture

· Modular/Industrial Design


Jury: TBA

Design Challenge

To explore the potential of analyzing, documenting, and deploying nature-based influences in architecture, interiors, and designed objects. The competition calls for innovative proposals that advance sustainable thought and performance through the study of intrinsic environmental geometries, behaviors, and flows. By identifying, examining, and applying their structural order on form and function- -bottom-up, performance-based solutions for limitless building typologies, functional programs, and material conditions may be realized.

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