The results are in and the winners of Macro to Micro are here! This two-challenge competition looked at revolutionizing the way we live from the city to the human scale. Macro asked the creative community to engage with the idea of new neighborhoods and greenfield developments, focusing on a site on the outskirts of Manchester, UK. Whereas Micro asked participants to create new affordable living and housing paradigms for the 21st century.
‘Back to the Future – A New Garden City Paradigm’ by Justyna Romanowska & Joanna Klimek (Poland)
‘Tropism: What if a Community Could Grow Like a Plant?’ by Alex Cammack & Adam Jones (UK)
MACRO PEOPLE’S CHOICE:
‘Insideout’ by Danila Tsarkov, Maria Romanosova, Sofia Vozova & Ekaterina Danilova (Russia)
‘The AD-Homes’ by Chariton Lazarides (Greece)
MICRO RUNNER-UP: ‘Modular Future’ by Vladislav Kulikovskiy, Arsen Khairov, Margarita Podgornaya & Ildar Ildarkhanov (Russia)
MICRO PEOPLE’S CHOICE:
The Beneficial Urban Para-Site’ by Christina Dahdaleh, Lauren Poon, Caoimhe Loftus & Michael Dillon (UK, Canada, Ireland)
To view the winners in full and to check out all the amazing honorable mentions and other fantastic entries please click here!
Macro to Micro was run in partnership with BETA Housing 2018, an event that brought together some of the most influential voices to provide an insightful and engaging discussion on the future of residential developments and housing. The event was held in Manchester (UK) on the 12th July 2018.
Macro to Micro was sponsored by Squareyard. A landscape led design practice with international experience on large scale master planning and urban design projects, specialising in urban regeneration, residential schemes and community design.
Macro and Micro were organised by Eleven, an architecture and creative-lifestyle magazine, design agency and online platform dedicated to creative innovation, architecture and design. Eleven is one of the leading competition generators, creating award-winning international challenges and publishing articles on the industry’s coolest people, places, ideas and designs.