Architecture Competition Berlin Techno Booth Green prize winner – SUNY BUFFALO

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the Green prize winner of our “Berlin Techno Booth” competition – Jackson Gaylord from United State! 

BTB Green prize winner

Jackson Gaylord from United State 

I'm a graduate student currently attending the University of Buffalo for my Master of Architecture, and I have a BFA in industrial design from the Rochester University of Technology. Being exposed to architecture through my undergraduate design courses eventually convinced me to pursue architecture.

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?

This is the first architecture competition I've ever entered. I chose to enter this competition because of the project's small scale and its relation to my personal music interests. It seemed like a perfect introduction to the world of architecture competitions.

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

Architecture serves as a means of reinterpreting the world through space and form to create new ways of experiencing reality. It's the architect's job to discover what that experience should be and how it will benefit others. (I'm afraid that's a bit of a generic answer, but it's what first comes to my mind.)

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

I enjoy the creative freedom that competitions give, as well as the diverse range of settings and scenarios that competitions can expose me to.

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

Just go for it, you only have something to gain from entering competitions, regardless of whether you win an award or not.

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