Architecture Competition Berlin Affordable Housing Challenge BB Green and BB Student prize winner – Dongguk university

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the BB Green and BB Student prize winner of our "Berlin Affordable Housing Challenge" competition – Hyosik Kim from South Korea!

Hyosik Kim from South Korea

I’m currently a student of Dongguk University. Studying in the center of Seoul, I can visit a lot of high-tech buildings and improve my design skills through various experiences.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been involved?

As Seoul is a densely populated city, I have focused on designing apartments and skyscrapers. But I try to design various scales of buildings to improve my designing skills.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

Architecture can be a solution to various social problems. That’s the reason why architects have to be responsible for buildings they designed.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

I think competition is a stage for the young architect. As an architecture student, I want to prove myself and measure my designing level through worldwide competition.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

Competition is always difficult, however if you try hard and never give up, you can achieve your goal. Don’t afraid of failure, sometimes failure can be the next step of your career.

Open architecture competitions

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    Experimental competitions with the focus on pushing the boundaries of creativity
project COMPETITION
Tili Wine Italy Guest Homes

Design guest homes for an organic winery in Italy

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Jun 07
Sep 07
Nov 01
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ideas COMPETITION
Las Vegas Affordable Housing Challenge
Affordable Housing Series #14

Design affordable housing in Las Vegas

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Jun 08
Sep 08
Nov 02
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project COMPETITION
Painters' Lake House

Design a picturesque painters' residence

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Jun 09
Sep 09
Nov 03
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ideas COMPETITION
MICROHOME
Small living, huge impact! Edition #5

Design a new concept of small-scale home

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN MAGAZINE
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Jul 05
Sep 07
Nov 03
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ideas COMPETITION
Museum of Emotions
Edition #2

Use architecture to create different emotional states

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Aug 02
Oct 05
Dec 01
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ideas COMPETITION
Rammed Earth Pavilion
Material studies. Edition #2

Design a pavilion to exhibit rammed earth as a building material

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Sep 06
Nov 02
Jan 05
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Other competitions

essay COMPETITION
Why do you enter architecture competitions?

Share your views on architecture competitions

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 07
Feb 02
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T-SHIRT DRAWING COMPETITION
The Architect's T-shirt / May 2022

Design THE architect's t-shirt!

Prize: 1,000 € Monthly
Eligibility: open to all

registration deadlines

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May 07
May 20
May 31
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Competition results

Hong Kong 
Pixel Homes

Hong Kong Pixel Homes

Affordable Housing Series #2
MICROHOME

MICROHOME

Small living, huge impact! Edition #2 (2020)

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