Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
The Winners of NEXT LANDMARK 2013 have been announced by Floornature
July 21st, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
THE WINNERS OF THE SECOND EDITION OF NEXT LANDMARK – THE FLOORNATURE INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST – ANNOUNCED IN A LIVE STREAMING EVENT
NEXT LANDMARK 2013, the second edition of the international contest organised by architecture and design portal, Floornature for new millennium graduates has ended on a real high note. For the first time, Floornature announced the winners in a live streaming event, which starred all the contest judges.
Extensive participation on the wave of the first edition, with projects submitted from all over the world and lost of fine quality ideas; the 2013 edition of Next Landmark is confirmed as a privileged observatory of young creativity in the area of architecture.
For the first time, the 3 winning projects and the 6 special mentions were announced in a live streaming even conducted by anchor-architect, Pietro Polidori with the participation of all the big names on the judging panel: Julien De Smedt (JDS Architects), Esteban Suàrez (BNKR Arquitectura), Luca Molinari (architect, historian and critic of architecture), Aldo Colonetti (editor-in-chief of Ottagono), Angelo Maggi (architect and professor at IUAV and IUSVE), Federica Minozzi (CEO of Floornature) and Paolo Schianchi (architect and editor-in-chief of Floornature). Guest of honour for the evening was “activist” architect from Bangladesh, Rafiq Azam, who participated to present the world premiere of the video-interview with Floornature.
Next Landmark 2013 was an all-women edition, with two women winning first prize for the First Work and Research categories, Shoko Murakaji from Japan and the Russian, Nataly Abramova respectively. The first prize for the new Photography section went to the very young photographer and designer, Hugo Soo fromCanada.
Here are all the winning projects and special mentions of Next Landmark 2013.
FIRST WORK CATEGORY
The winners of the First Work and Photography categories receive a trip for two to Helsinki, for 3 nights, during Helsinki Design Week, and the winner of the Research category will receive a 3-month internship at BNKR, Mexico City. All the winning projects and special mentions for each category will also be displayed in the contest Exhibition held at SpazioFMG in Milan from 2nd to 11th October 2013.
See all the projects by the winners and finalists at http://contest.floornature.com/winners.php.
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