Register: MAR/31/2019, Submit: APR/15/2019, Eligibility: Students, professionals, architects, designers, institutions; all disciplines; individually, teams up to 4 members, Fee: Students 20 USD, professionals 30 USD, institutions 75 USD (DEC/17/2018 – JAN/31/2019); students 30 USD, professionals 50 USD, institutions 125 USD (FEB/01 – FEB/28/2019); students 40 USD, professionals 70 USD, institutions 200 USD (MAR/01 – MAR/31/2019), Awards: Winner: 1,500 USD, Runner-up: 750 USD, 2 People’s Choice (1 student and 1 professional): 500 USD each, 4 Honorable Mentions (2 students and 2 professionals): 200 USD each, Institutional Excellence Award
As our cities grow denser, tall buildings are not a luxury any more but a necessity today. With rampant growth of technology, and the density we have to mitigate with – the overlaps between dynamic nature of spaces is now gaining more and more evident form. For instance restaurants which works as a co-working space in the morning, and a club by the night – our lives are full of such examples where the nature of spaces are bending/blending every day. Hybrid Futures ‘19 is an open ideas competition that explores such programmatic ramifications in a much futuristic timeline and high density scenarios.
The fundamental aspects of work in the coming decades – with a more faster transit technologies, this challenge engages with a skyscraper that serves as both – A workplace (Private & Public) and A fly hub (Public & Private). With decreasing popularity of surface commute (Cars) with slower / unpleasant / space consuming qualities, and lowering costs of air travel with less restrictions, both these typologies are expected to soar in future. Design challenge: How will your idea of a tall building that houses these two evident typologies of today give birth to a more hybrid future?