Applications call for WARMING Competition 2021. WARMING calls on students and professionals from the fields of architecture, planning, and design to submit projects that respond to the changing climate and the environment.
Imagine Mumbai and Miami permanently underwater, hurricanes frequently clashing against Manhattan and Manila, devastating droughts in Los Angeles and London, and fires running rampant in Sydney and San Francisco.
A global future like this currently occupies our imagination but inches closer to reality each day.
How will our built environment react to rising sea levels, extended droughts, climbing temperatures, and other symptoms of global warming? How can our buildings and cities prevent the severity of natural disasters, degrading air quality, melting ice caps, and climate change at large?
Participants are free to experiment and explore the subject – designs can be of any program, any scale, and on any site. Architecture may be building types such as homes, parks, skyscrapers, stadiums, schools, museums, libraries, transportation, multifamily housing, and more.
Participants may propose an architecture that prevents the rise of global warming or architecture that reacts to the changing world we will inhabit. Participants may also take a combined approach.
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