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319_Daniel Whelan: The Black Pit

Submission #319 | Daniel Whelan: The Black Pit — Since the Cold War, one of the most challenging and urgent tasks facing governments around the world has been the disposal of transuranic nuclear waste. As a by-product from nuclear weaponry production, high-level waste is not only harmful, but also boasts a formidable decay process lasting thousands of years. To address this issue, millions of barrels of highly radioactive waste have been buried in repositories deep beneath the earth’s surface.

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318_Behruz Hairullaev, Brandon Muir and Nicholas LiCausi: Holographic Reality

Submission #318 | Behruz Hairullaev, Brandon Muir and Nicholas LiCausi: Holographic Reality — “For decades, films and media outlets have portrayed holograms as the technology synonymous with the future. Through advancements, scientists and designers alike have been able to create scattering lights that create forms, but only at a small scale. As of now, we have three-dimensional viewings through two-dimensional screens.”

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317_Timothee Mercier and Ian Lee: Bronx Supportive Living & Farming

Submission #317 | Timothee Mercier and Ian Lee: Bronx Supportive Living & Farming — “The housing project is an attempt to bring farming back to the Bronx residents in its current urban context, assimilating urbanism and agriculture – providing a new, intimate proximity with food. Empowering residents with a self-sustaining nutritional and financial system. A form of supportive housing, a new age of housing.”

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314_Ali Chahine and Mustafa Bahce: The New Datum

Submission #314 | Ali Chahine and Mustafa Bahce: The New Datum — “We address issues of site connectivity to the waterfront and use architecture as flood protection to create new urban spaces in a rather industrial site along the waterfront. The concept experimented a new building typology that served as a transportation network system, above grade, that allowed for new types of program for the community.”

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299_Daniel Avilan: Occupy Vitkov; The Czech National Brewery

Submission #299 | Daniel Avilan: Occupy Vitkov; The Czech National Brewery — “The National Monument at Vitkov in Prague was once built to celebrate Czech statehood. However, both the Nazis’ and the Soviet Army took possession of the monument in order to propagate their regime. After the war, the monument was once again taken back by the Czech people and used as a museum. The isolated and unused monument remains an unpleasant reminder of the history the Czech people have faced.”

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298_Federico Monti and Francesco Mura: Galaxy Tower

Submission #298 | Federico Monti and Francesco Mura: Galaxy Tower —  In one of the most famous drawings in the world, the Vitruvian Man by Leonardo Da Vinci is symbolically represented as the most sublime of unions, the one between art and science. There are the figures of the square and the circle that refer respectively to the Earth and the universe, placing at the center of this union the pulsating and signifying heart of the work: the man.

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279_Matteo Gawlak and Riccardo Gialloreto: The New Yorker

Submission #279 | Matteo Gawlak and Riccardo Gialloreto: The New Yorker — “Opposite to the anonymous architecture of the skyscrapers that don’t take in account the context of the city, its identity, and the lifestyle, The New Yorker wants to be a specific answer for the city of New York, land where high-rise buildings were born.”

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273_Chanakarn Assavasirisilp and Phawin Siripong: A WALL MANIFESTO at US/MEX BORDER

Submission #273 | Chanakarn Assavasirisilp and Phawin Siripong: A WALL MANIFESTO at US/MEX BORDER —The Project is focusing on exploring ideas and program typologies of a public border park, creating a radical paradigm based on our manifesto. By understanding the context of US/MEX border area, we have proposed various typologies of excitement park activities as a combination of 3 zoning; sports activities, gathering area and relax area, which we believe they could bring a lot of fun to the border, attract and gather people from both side, creating new community paradigms shift at outskirt.”

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270_Swati Jain: Let's Play MoMA

Submission #270 | Swati Jain: Let's Play MoMA — “The aim of the Project to question an art residency and how the art world views its artist residents and their places of dwelling.”

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263_Andrew Shea: Post Industrial Appalachia

Submission #263 | Andrew Shea: Post Industrial Appalachia — “This project introduces a new interpretive and educational facility on the river’s edge. Here, visitors would learn about the history of the town, the surrounding region, and the environment. The program includes space for a library, exhibitions, theater, classrooms, and offices.”

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249_Andrea Molina: ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN

Submission #249 | Andrea Molina: ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN — “The name of my project is ONCE UPON A TIME IN ALCORCÓN, cause its main purpose is to transform an obsolete industrial state into an advanced neighbourhood recalling the history of the place through the proposed architectural interventions in its public space.”

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248_Alejandro Quinto and Maria Mas Mengual: Entomomaniac

Submission #248 | Alejandro Quinto and Maria Mas Mengual — “Our point of view is located in the city of New York, in the neighbourhood of Hell’s Kitchen to be precise for some reasons which led us to think how could evolve in the future against the new world wide gastronomic tendency.”

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239_Jose Andres Coba Rodriguez: Are We There, There

Submission #239 | Jose Andres Coba Rodriguez: Are We There, There — Codes and Continuities as ways of creating and thinking about architecture. From the recollection of images and features of cultures to the exploration of collages alternatives, architecture can be seen as interpretations and abstractions of what is already there, there.

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212_Jose Coba: Nantou Waste Managment Project

Submission #212 | Jose Coba: Nantou Waste Managment Project — "The proposal is motivated by the need of new and efficient infrastructure related with waste production inside traditional neighborhoods in China. By learning from their culture, needs, and consumption, the intervention tries to solve waste generation by creating urban and material solutions in order to created integrated and efficient communities."

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206_Andrea Bulloni, Ilaria Belotti, Marco Papagni: TEXTILIA

Submission #206 | Andrea Bulloni, Ilaria Belotti, Marco Papagni: TEXTILIA — "TEXTILIA is the memory of a recent manufacturing past. The Schiatti company, has had for years a key role in Lentate community and is deeply rooted in the heart of every citizen. The quality of its textile production finds voice in TEXTILIA: as the Jacquard loom wove strings of silk to get an extraordinary weft, the project intersects several functions, public spaces, private and commercial, to achieve a high quality of living.

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204_Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology 

Submission #204 | Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology — "Within Homonym Typology, a suburban house is no longer an isolated entity, it engages with neighboring units to form a community. Each unit have common formation parts to spatial whole relationship. Each duplex is made up of two uniquely designed units which are fused together to create a set of relationships which the experience of duality of the unit is completed, the full function of a house is achieved through the connection."

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186_Munjer Hashim: Plant 34

Submission #186 | Munjer Hashim: Plant 34 — Plant 34 is a project which takes on the real-world scenario of drought and future water shortage that is a current issue in New York State and creates a hybrid program which solves the issues conceptually. The project argues that in the future, an increase in population and yearly droughts will place such a strain on the current water reserves, that the need for other sources of water within Manhattan must be established.

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152_Tiakum Ao: Beacon

Submission #152 | Tiakum Ao: Beacon — "Located along the south side of the Arno River in Florence Italy, the proposed waterfront projects can be seen as beacons, attracting residents and tourists alike. Circulating pedestrians from the dense north to the more tranquil south. Translucent panels rise around the facade illustrating lightshows, and interactive play. Qualities of heavy and light are characterized with the use of light steel framing, and heavy translucent program.

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149_Gabriel Gomes, Giulia Chagas, Taissa Assis: Porto 247

Submission #149 | Gabriel Gomes, Giulia Chagas, Taissa Assis: Porto 247 — "Located in the revitalized Port Area of io de Janeiro, the land is positioned in an area of any challenges. The first question is memory and heritage, which historic houses give life to a population that has lived there for generations. The second major issue is the uncertain future of the region with all the transformation process that has been taking place in recent years."

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127_Teresa Esposito, Arcangelo Piccirillo, Marco Giudicianni, Dimitriy Semenyuk: New Capital for Lebanon: TRIPOLI

Submission #127 | Teresa Esposito, Arcangelo Piccirillo, Marco Giudicianni, Dimitriy Semenyuk: New Capital for Lebanon: TRIPOLI — Our intent is to restore hope to all people in this country that have suffered 100 years of war, giving them a new city to live quiet and find peace.

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