New York Affordable Housing Challenge

Winners for the New York Affordable Housing Challenge




Winners have been selected for the New York Affordable Housing Challenge, which recognized the responsibility of architecture in a systemic issue between the built environment, policy, economics and culture.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow

The winners were chosen because they challenged conventional architectural solutions and were distinguished from others by rationality, singularity and imagination.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
SECOND PRIZE – Image © Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs

Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow from the USA were awarded first prize for their concept of a few simple modular elements in three basic forms – circle, square and rectangle – each made up of a slab and four columns that could be stacked, rotated and combined to create different unit types.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
THIRD PRIZE – Image © Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng

Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs, also from the USA, took second prize for their morphological housing strategy that draws from Le Corbusier’s unit type for the Unite d’Habitation.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
STUDENT AWARD – Image © Antonio Gonzalez Viegas

The third prize winners were Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng from China, whose unique solution proposed a new paradigm of living that was as much social as it was spatial.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
GREEN AWARD – Image © Ryan Ball

The Rising Star Award (Student Award) went to Antonio Gonzalez Viegas from Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Sevilla in Spain, and the New York Build Green award went to Ryan Ball from the USA. Source and images courtesy of BEE BREEDERS.

New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
FIRST PRIZE – Image © Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
SECOND PRIZE – Image © Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
SECOND PRIZE – Image © Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
SECOND PRIZE – Image © Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
SECOND PRIZE – Image © Peter Wong, Christopher Jarrett, Nazinin Modaresahmadi and Robert Stubbs
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
THIRD PRIZE – Image © Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
THIRD PRIZE – Image © Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
THIRD PRIZE – Image © Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
THIRD PRIZE – Image © Liyang Chen and Yao Zheng
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
STUDENT AWARD – Image © Antonio Gonzalez Viegas
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
GREEN AWARD – Image © Ryan Ball
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
GREEN AWARD – Image © Ryan Ball
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
GREEN AWARD – Image © Ryan Ball
New York Affordable Housing Challenge
GREEN AWARD – Image © Ryan Ball

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