Foreword

The competition challenged participants to design an urban catalyst for Adelaide with the option of designing either a temporary pavilion or fixed landmark within the recently-redeveloped Victoria Square, a well-used public park. The Adelaide Creative Community Hub has the potential to become a space that stimulates innovation and contributes to the vibrancy which makes Adelaide one of the world’s most livable cities. In order to have a broad array of concepts for addressing this design brief, Bee Breeders chose to conduct an competition with no restrictions on eligibility. The competition jury was composed of experienced professionals in the fields of architecture and urban planning.

The quality of the submissions was high. While the design brief was written intentionally open to interpretation, the winners were chosen for their ability to develop and express a clear concept. The judges found that the submissions generally fell into three categories: those which provided open platforms to be filled in by various program types; those comprising equal part landscape, equal part building, thereby offering open spaces that connected with the surrounding city; and temporary pavilions. The jury reviewed each entry in detail, and analysed the designs for their potential to function as places where innovation might be sparked, rather than simply exhibited; where people might come together to generate ideas, rather than simply enjoy an afternoon in a park. The jury feels each of the selected winners promises to offer Adelaide a new form of creative hub.

Bee Breeders would like to thank all the entrants who took part.

 

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Adelaide Creative 
Community 
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Official partner
Adelaide Creative 
Community 
Hub

1st Prize Winner

Project name

Creative Jungle

As young architecture students, taking part in an international competition like this is rich on so many levels. It allows us to raise new questions about very current themes, but it is also an opportunity to see how students and architects from all over the world would look at the same given situation. It's a good way for us to see and understand what the other proposals are and also a good way to evaluate ourselves. In that sense, being confronted by a jury anonymously is also a chance to get a different kind of critical feedback than the one we might be used to.

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Authors Lucas Monnereau, Thomas Leblond
Country France

2nd Prize Winner

Project name

The Factory

For young architects, architecture vision competitions are a great opportunity to work on programs and scales that the first commissions of a young company can't reach. These competitions are good exercises, to experiment but also to be aware of the reality of the demand. It's also a way to choose projects that really inspire us and develop a creative process with more liberty than your usual client.

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Authors Judith Busson Taridec, François Cattoni
Country France

3rd Prize Winner

Project name

The Hub of Creativity

We participated in this competition thanks to the openness of the brief and our common interest in the theme: creativity. It gave us the opportunity to test the tools we have learned during our degrees in the real world without the restrictions of a university assignment.

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Authors Kathrine Vand, Emil Trabjerg Jensen, Sebastian Appel
Country Denmark

BB STUDENT AWARD

Project name

Versatile Pavilion

Because I have found them a great opportunity to express the way to make architecture on a human scale, through the vindication of previous concepts. When I had some freedom to design, but at the same time respecting certain parameters of design, i had the opportunity to design from the other side of the world for a place that has been recognized worldwide for having great potential in every field, and was the gateway to the new look of architecture

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University Universidad Austral de Chile
Country Chile
+74 points Buildner University Rankings

BB GREEN AWARD

Project name

Adelaide Creative Community Hub Competition

We participate in architecture vision completions to have a say in shaping the society. We appreciate the democratic nature of competitions and the platform it offers to express ourselves and make us better architects. Our designs are informed by research and the concerns of the context. However, we enjoy the flexibility vision competitions offer in flexing the creative muscle.

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Honorable Mentions

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Project name

The Flow Of Creativity

Authors Kevin Pham, Alex Hoang
Country Australia
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Empty Creative

Authors Adam Brown, Kirsty Hewitt, Kirsty Butler
Country Australia
Project name

The Commons Hub

Company Deraz Architects
Authors Srur Alakari, Mohamed Stifador, Reem Ownis
Country Libya
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The Tree House

Project name

A Habitat For Creativity

Authors Hasan Murad Adali, Burak Çıkırıkçı, Mine Aydemir, Buse Öztürk
Country Turkey
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Forum in Flux

Authors Chang Yuan Max Hsu, Hadeel Ayed Mohammad, Veronika Volkova
Country United States