Foreword

The Modern Collective Living Challenge is part of the Bee Breeders Global Housing Crisis competition series. For this architecture competition, participants were tasked with envisioning new forms of accessible housing for relocated farmers in rural China. There was a very high standard of entry, with a very strong sense of clarity and understanding of the brief in the submitted projects.

When selecting winners, the jury panel were looking for projects that were flexible and adaptable to the differing needs of the users. Another defining attribute of selected winning projects was their demonstrable ability to reflect on the traditional Chinese lifestyle.

COMPETITION ORGANISERS
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1st Prize Winner +
BB GREEN AWARD

Project name

21st century Tulou | Modern Collective Living Challenge

Architecture vision competitions are important to challenge our architecture to be more than practical and they give us a better view on the builded society in the future.

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Authors Misak Terzibasiyan, Athanasia Kalaitzidou, Luigi Simone
Country Netherlands

2nd Prize Winner +
BB STUDENT AWARD

Project name

Community Of Farmers "HIVE"

Participation in architectural competitions allows me and my colleagues in the studio to apply our own ideas and practice author's methods in the process of solving various architectural problems.This can be both small design tasks, and large conceptual works, for example, the concept of territory development. Participating in contests brings up such important qualities for the architect, such as the ability to quickly switch from one task to another and the ability to complete work on time.

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Author Ilsiyar Gabdrakhmanova
Country Russian Federation

3rd Prize Winner

Project name

One Grid One Community

I like interesting challenges that I cannot often encounter in school. Schools are training us for the professional world, so we will have a very certain theme and specific requirements which can be constraining sometimes. Competitions give me more freedom and control to think about architecture problems and it is fun.

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Honorable Mentions

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Project name

Winding Wall Housing

University Columbia University GSAPP
Author Tien Chen
Country United States
+52 points Buildner University Rankings
Project name

Tri-plus

Authors Ana Rolim, Maria Júlia Jaborandy, Larissa Falavigna, Hugo Santiago
Country Brazil
Project name

Building Stories

Authors Sixin Liang, Su Wu, Taifu Zheng
Country Italy
+52 points Buildner University Rankings
Project name

Collective Modern Living

Authors Mengzhu Jiang, Naidi Li, Kyle Hui
Country Australia
+52 points Buildner University Rankings
Project name

Greater Beijing - Imagining a Post-Hukou Rural Territory of China

Shortlisted projects

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Project ID 9568

Dayanna Marcela Salazar Marin

Maria Camila Hernandez Daguer

Jose Fernando Almeida

Wilmer Ferney Vargas Prada

Colombia

Encountering in Between

Bianca Alexandra Gavrila

George Stanescu

Emilia Stanescu

Teodora Anda Capra-Robescu

Universitatea de Arhitectura si Urbanism "Ion Mincu"

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Romania

URBAN COURTYARDS

Petros Terra

Clara Marinho

Lucas Coelho Netto

Portugal

Project ID 9521

Pui Quan Choi

Masahiro Nakamura

United Kingdom

Reconnect Collective Housing

Ntchwaidumela Thomas

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
United States

Project ID 9502

Roniel Vincent Armas

Philippines

SOLID+VOID

Xiaowei Bai

United States

Rejuvenate the Countryside: A Urbanization Strategy for Rural Hancheng

Mingjun Yin

United States

Productive and Preservation Housing

Rafael Abarca Maichil

Francesca Riquelme Sanchez

Elizabeth Hawas Rodriguez

Juan Godoy Asencio

Universidad de las Américas

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Chile

Floating Productive Housing

Antonio Sepulveda Bustos

Jesus Vergara Delgado

Catherine Gutierrez Pezoa

Cristian Gonzalez

Universidad de las Américas

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Chile

Herein Lies Feng Wei Zhuang (9488)

Shobha Narendran

Guochuan Kwang

Singapore University of Technology and Design

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Singapore

OPEN FIELD

Bob Jr Calumba

Philippines

Project ID 9385

Juntian Chen

Jin Yi

Letian Zhang

COURTYARD RECONSTRUCTION & DIY GREEN BOUNDARY - Project ID 9363

Jing Chen

Qianxin Lin

China

区 LOCALITY

Cindy Cao

Diana Si

University of Waterloo School of Architecture

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Canada

Project ID 9139

Arber Sadiki

Vildane Maliqi

Kosovo

The Urban Countryside

Macarena Reinoso

Chiara Stornaiolo

Ecuador

Adaptive Collective Living

Emanuele Calabrò

Serena Casamento Barbitta

Andrea Cippitelli

Italy

Project ID 9000 Resilient Communities

Karen Hewson

Ruvimbo Moyo

South Africa

Thinking Hybrid

Mariana Moro

Eduardo Tong

Marcella Carone

Brazil

Collective Courtyard Community

Andrew Druding

United States

Under One Roof

Faisal Isfan

Erin Damayanti

Rama Dwiwahyu

Romy Dwiwahyu

Universitas Katolik Parahyangan

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Indonesia

Living Districts

Kathleen Hogan

Michael Da Silva

Matthew Imperato

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc.

United States

Shan

Adam Ho Yong Sheng

Alyssa Cassidy Ajin

Jason Lim Zhe Hui

Serene Lim Jia Yi

LIMKOKWING INSTITUTE OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Malaysia

CO-LIVING

Ernesto Preciado

Jonathan Joong

United States

MOVING FIELDS

Anna Vylegzhanina

Natalia Kalistratova

Russian Federation

Project ID 8111 Hefei 2030

HANCHENG ZHANG

HANSEN SENTOSA

United States

Project ID 8093

BOSSENO eddy

France

Project ID 8091

DOMENICO MALARA

ALESSIA MALARA

DOMENICO ROMEO

Alessia STELITANO

Italy

Project ID 8039 3D Print Urban farm housing

Kaikang Shen

Boqun Hui

United States

The Mushroom House Re-envisioned

Florencia Gutierrez

James Herrmann

Argentina