It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
The finalists of the 2013 WAF Student Charrette have been announced! After a tightly fought first round, the eight teams below will go now on to the live final at the festival.
Student teams from around the world submitted design proposals that responded to the needs of an aging society. Designs ranged from extensions of family homes to a purpose built ‘village in a box’.
The teams will work up their proposals on site at WAF in Singapore after they are given secret final design aspect to incorporate into their scheme. On the final day of the festival each team will present their final proposal to WAF audiences and an international panel judges including Chris Bosse, LAVA; Michael Heenan, Allen Jack+Cottier; Ralph Johnson, Perkins & Will; Leon van Schaik, RMIT and Mille Silvest, GXN.
Congratulations to all of the shortlisted teams and best of luck for the next round!
Gathering Generations, University of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria
Tulou Beta, Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Extending Family Living Space, Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow, Russia
Ageing catalist, Department of architectur Biagio Rossetti University of Ferrara, Italy
Age Friendly Built Environments, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India
Redefining Current Planning Parameters: An Aging Society, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Village in a Box, University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines