Worth Architecture Festival 2015 on its second day of brainstorming sessions and discussions, announced project winners who understood nature, culture and people to create spaces that are both functional and sustainable.
Let’s have a look at the proud award winners for Day 2:
Future projects Competition Entries was won by Quay Quarter, on the waterfront in Sydney, Australia. Designed by Francis-Jones Morehen , judges thought the concept showed ‘respect for the environment as well as fluid, functional spaces’. A responsive and organic city tower in Sydney’s Circular Quay offers a rich architectural expression and enhanced social amenity for both the building inhabitants and public alike.
In Future Projects Education, the Wellington College Performing Arts Centre by Seilern Architects, UK, was awarded for ‘a poetic relationship between the planned spaces and the existing building and landscape’. The scheme comprises a radical rethink of the theatrical and musical teaching and performance spaces found at the college. The buildings have been designed to sit into the steep slope to minimise impacts to the surroundings and to sit appropriately within the vernacular dense forest, with large full height thick charred timber cladding to mimic and blend in with the forest’s bark textures. click here to read full article….