Winner of Tristan da Cunha’s Sustainability Competition

The Competition encouraged innovative and cost-effective proposals for the re-design and consolidation of Tristan’s government (community infrastructure) buildings. The brief encouraged initiatives to significantly iprove the standard and performance of residential properties, together with improvements to the island’s agrarian systems to better support grazing and the year-round growth of fresh produce.

The finalists were:


Brock Carmichael (working with Oval Partnership, Arup International Development, Multi QS and Dr. Gerda Speller, University of Surrey


• Lateral Office (Toronto, Canada); John Puttick Associates (New York, USA)

• Scott Brownrigg (Cardiff, UK) and Javier Terrados and Fernando Suárez (Seville, Spain)
The competition was administered by the RIBA, UK