International Architecture Competition

Construction
Container
Facelift

Results

Foreword

Competition organisers

Construction
Container 
Facelift

Official Partners

Construction
Container 
Facelift

There were countless interesting projects submitted for the Construction Container Facelift architecture competition, many of which dug below the surface to conceptualise some fascinating and intriguing reimaginings of the construction container. However, for this competition the jury chose to focus on those submissions that offered a realistic implementation of a novel solution; those that did not compromise the durability and functionality of the containers in order to redefine their aesthetics.

1ST PRIZE WINNER

Project Name

CCIPV: Construction Container Integrated Photovoltaics based on energy generating foil

Company

Saule technologies

Country

Poland

Project authors

Katarzyna Formela

jury commentary

The Construction Container Integrated Photovoltaics project was a submission from Saule Technologies in Poland, and was chosen as the competition winner for its modern approach that used a high tech solution to improve both the aesthetics and the functional performance of the containers.The new conceived technology would enable a custom-made design to wrap up construction containers in an ornamented envelop, creating a pleasant addition to the cityscape while at the same time generating electricity. The exterior design is applied by ink-jet printed solar cell technology which allows creative designs to harvest solar energy and store it in portable battery stations.

2ND PRIZE WINNER+
BB GREEN AWARD

Project Name

An Urban Container Jungle

Company

Cuhaci & peterson

Country

United States

Project authors

Aram Piligian, Jr
Jeff Simmons
Devin Marie Cressman
Martin Dion

jury commentary

The second place winners were also selected for the BB Green award for their utilization of state of the art technology to blend nature in a concrete and steel jungle. It was chosen by the jury for its simple application and environmentally-friendly solution.Working in several stages, detachable panels and planter boxes are attached to the containers, allowing seedlings compatible with the site’s growth zone to flourish, and allow the inclusion of a green element to a usually stark construction site.

3RD PRIZE WINNER

Project Name

A Container Surprise

Country

Austria

Project authors

Ludovic Marx

jury commentary

The third place entry took an innovative approach, offering two different ways of integrating the container with its environment depending on the time of day. During daylight hours, the container would effectively be invisible due to a complete one-way mirror cover. At night, hidden electro features that are placed between the container face and the one-way mirrors would be illuminated. This would create a place for either artistic light illustrations, or even advertising; offering both a creative and commercial solution to reimaging the containers aesthetic.

BB STUDENT AWARD

Project Name

City Patch

University

Sichuan agricultural university

Country

China

Project authors

Lanxin Zhong
Bee Breeder's university rankings
+72 POINTS

Honorable mentions

VIEWclose HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Project Name

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Country

New Zealand

Project authors

Julie Tse

Project Name

Printing the City

Country

Taiwan

Project authors

Fu Su
Hong Yin Kuo

Project Name

On the Brink of… Creating Interactive Thresholds

Country

United States

Project authors

Carolina Giraldo
Ali Mahjouri
Anastasia Limogiannis

Project Name

ASSEMBLE IT!

Country

United Kingdom

Project authors

Larissa De Rosso
Ana Bretes

Project Name

It's a Natural!

Company

Dbaarchitects

Country

United States

Project authors

Steve Pribyl

Project Name

Disturbeeing Cities

Country

United States

Project authors

Leonard Yui
Christian Scungio

Shortlisted projects

VIEWclose Shortlisted projects

Malaysia

jazzbi chew
shirlyn lew
zen kong

China

Sichuan Agricultural University

Bee Breeder's university rankings
+72 POINTS
lanxin zhong

Canada

reagan chi
kenneth villasenor
brendon fresco

United States

carolina giraldo
ali mahjouri
anastasia limogiannis

Poland

Saule technologies

katarzyna formela

United Kingdom

Pm group

eithne fitzgerald
attiq qasam
nicky loc
qasim hussain

Romania

Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism - UAUIM

Bee Breeder's university rankings
+22 POINTS
alexandru teodor moldovan
andrei george barbu

United States

jaclyn hardiman
john perkins
john jehring

Austria

University of Innsbruck, Universität Innsbruck

Bee Breeder's university rankings
+22 POINTS
adin beganovic

United States

Cuhaci & peterson

aram piligian, jr
jeff simmons
devin marie cressman
martin dion

United States

thomas kirk iii
alejandro peña
nicholas hernandez

Romania

Studio miolk

ramona costea
alexandra berdan
adriana gheorghiescu
tiberiu teodor-stanciu

United States

rebecca schwartz
justin weaver
cat terak
amanda sovich

United States

leonard yui
christian scungio

United States

Dbaarchitects

steve pribyl

United Kingdom

larissa de rosso
ana bretes

Japan

kohki hiranuma
 

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