International Architecture Competition

Legendary
Bird Home 2020

Results

Foreword

Competition organisers

Legendary 
Bird Home 2020

Official Partners

Legendary 
Bird Home 2020

The Bee Breeders jury panel would like to thank all those who took part in the Legendary Bird Home competition. Both Bee Breeders and Birdly were excited to see so many fantastic submissions. The jury was impressed by the creativity of the entries, shortlisting those that married practical understanding with impressive design. 

 

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1st Prize Winner

Project name

KNOEST

Authors

Fabian De Vriendt
Arnout Stevens
Mathias Spiessens

University

Ghent university
+126 points!

Belgium

Why do you enter architecture
competitions?

Vision competitions seek out non-traditional solutions. It allows the creative process to thrive and to stimulate the imagination. Besides this freedom, it is a good opportunity to take up new challenges with different people. Learning from their way of thinking allows the sharpening your own vision. And most of all, it’s fun!

Jury commentary

The jury selected this project as the winner because of the versatility of its design. This project included the option to be scaled and adapted for different species of bird without sacrificing design elements. The jury felt that this was an interesting project and could be further adapted to better suit home construction; currently the variety of fine materials make it more suited to factory production as some uniformity would be lost when being built at home.

2nd Prize Winner

Project name

House 3 Bird home

Authors

Kenyo Jacob Musa
Ifta Khairul Ridan
Thai Cao Nguyen

University

University of manitoba
+96 points!

Canada

Why do you enter architecture
competitions?

We believe in the importance of competition in the field of architecture to push beyond boundaries of creativity; and architecture vision competitions provide a platform to achieve these goals.

Jury commentary

This project was chosen for second place as it stood out as a new take on a traditional version of a bird house with an interesting design element. The proportions were well thought out and the forward slant adds a practical as well as aesthetic element to the design since a forward slant makes it easier for birds to get out.

3rd Prize Winner

Project name

The Burrow Project

Authors

Kerry Kyriakou

Cyprus

Why do you enter architecture
competitions?

As a practical architect I often get caught up on the idea/routine that I should only apply my abilities to the built environment and tend to forget that I can offer more. Architecture vision competitions allow architects to keep a bridge between practical architecture and the realm of academia to create unique proposals.

Jury commentary

This project was inspired by the naturally-occuring burrows of birds that make their nests on the ground or in cliff side formations. The jury selected this design as a winner because of its interesting and unique concept. A good option for Asian and American bird species.

Honorable mentions

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Project Name

Bird Roof

Country

Switzerland

Project authors

Dimitri Nassisi
Antoine Béchet

Project Name

A "Pear"

Country

China

Project authors

Weishi Chu

Project Name

Villa Columbarium

University

The university of western australia
+72 points!

Country

Australia

Project authors

Monroe Sydney Masa

Project Name

B PORTER

Country

Japan

Project authors

Ryo Ishikawa
Mars Sambo

Project Name

Gestalt

Country

United States

Project authors

Jacob Tesmer

Project Name

Total Package

Country

United States

Project authors

Keshen Liu

Shortlisted projects

VIEWclose Shortlisted projects

Slovenia

jan barič

United States

aimilios davlantis lo
caleb marhoover

Germany

mwanzaa brown

United States

hua xiu chen
yukta satpute

United States

Woodbury University

+22 points!
andrea postma

Canada

justin lewis
nathan lewis

Australia

amy haigh
alex cashmore

Canada

University of Manitoba

+96 points!
kenyo jacob musa
ifta khairul ridan
thai cao nguyen

United Kingdom

Middlesex University London

+22 points!
tautvydas petruškevičius

United States

karin hostettler
wilfred rodriguez

United Kingdom

City of Glasgow College

+22 points!
john collins

Switzerland

dimitri nassisi
antoine béchet

China

qi wang
kaho hsieh
ansgar pale
lance liaina

United States

Duke University

+22 points!
sunny li
lindsay hu

Belgium

Ghent University

+126 points!
fabian de vriendt
arnout stevens
mathias spiessens

Canada

University of Waterloo

+22 points!
mahara falif

Austria

University of Innsbruck, Universität Innsbruck

+22 points!
jonas hoyer

France

ENSA Normandie, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Normandie

+22 points!
paul de cathelineau

Canada

University of Toronto

+22 points!
daniel lam
michelle choi

Cyprus

kerry kyriakou

United States

thomas cheney

Australia

ruairi molloy

Australia

The University of Western Australia

+72 points!
monroe sydney masa

Spain

kellian garrigós
cristina ibanyez
jonatan cuadrado

United States

College of Dupage

+22 points!
alec masur

United States

University of Virginia

+22 points!
jude carver-kay

Chile

alexander heselaars

United Arab Emirates

Dewan architects & engineers

mira kanj
masa abdel rahman
mona abou fayad

Canada

ryan schwartz

France

mona taherinejad
mahtab yazdanian
iman ebrahimi

Russian Federation

Dydykin studio

igor dydykin

Hong Kong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

+22 points!
theean log yi chan
king long chan
chun hei tsang
sze chit liu

United States

keshen liu

Sweden

brendan cooney
luna perschl

United States

jacob tesmer

Japan

ryo ishikawa
mars sambo

Indonesia

nasya pranoto

Italy

chiara catani

Austria

stefanie bauer

China

weishi chu

Portugal

ana rita rodrigues gomes
 

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