WAF Student Charrette

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Student Charrette

2015 Winner: School of Architecture and Planning, Bhopal for City of Lakes

Seven entries were selected to take part in the 2015 WAF Student Charrette, in association with Marco Goldschmeid Foundation and Perkins + Will. We received 17 expressions of interest from across the world, the largest ever field. All were of a high standard and the selectors looked for clarity of concept and its potential to generate an original contribution to the theme set out in the brief. The selectors would like to thank all the entrants for making their task so difficult and interesting - congratulations to all seven finalists but huge congratulations to the 2015 winner: School of Architecture and Planning, Bhopal, India - Past, Present and Future, re-imagining the City of Lakes

The other finalists included:

The University of Westminster (London, UK) and National University of Singapore
The implications of juxtaposing arts and culture in Singapore’s Central Business District

IE School of Architecture and Design, Madrid, Spain
Adaptive Habitats, a design strategy that aims at developing and implementing diverse schemes which respond to specific socio-economic, cultural, and climatic needs of one place

University of San Carlos, The Philippines
Creative Destruction – the resurrection of Colon Street, Cebu City, The Philippines

Design School, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Remaking Ahmedabad – the third fastest growing city in Asia

Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture
Work Park – a vision for a central quarter of Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon

Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Light up the Alun-Alun – an open space in central Bandung

What is the WAF Student Charrette?

WAF's Student Charrette provides the opportunity for groups of architecture students from all over the world to present live to a panel of WAF's renowned judges. This 2015 theme was 'Anticipating the Unexpected'. Selected teams will be able to send up to eight students and two tutors to the Festival. There will be no delegate charge for teams (though they will have to pay for accommodation and travel).

Thank you to the Marco Goldschmied Foundation and  Perkins + Will for their support of the WAF Student Charrette

 

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