SPACE PRIZE seoul . korea
international competition . completed

The human being is a mutant, he adapts to the environment according to their needs.

The question of the contemporary city is increasingly intertwined with mobility, temporary housing and hyper-nomadism. This growing feature of the digital city will bring important spatial consequences. This new way of inhabiting the city has more weight in this development. In the current time of rapid change, forge ever more ephemeral and hyper-populated cities, the need for a paradigm shift in relation to the potential of the city. This needs to be hybrid, multifunctional, responding to global needs.

This proposal attempts to somehow respond to current needs. First create a multifunctional double layer on top of existing infrastructures in the city, streets, highways, railways, bridges, rivers, among others. Second, it creates, in addition to a new public space, hyper temporary housing modules, designed to meet the recent needs of new urban nomadic. The structure has no specific place, any existing infrastructure is sufficient for ownership. The structural module is developed based on a geometric figure, the Exagon, allowing its reproduction and repetition, but its evolution breaks this geometry, creating voids lighting and ventilation of the existing infrastructure. The project also has an ecological component to the appropriate infrastructure pollutants. The structure has air filters, minimizing the impact of CO2 in the atmosphere.

type: competition
client: space prize
location: seoul, korea
architecture: ines gomes, margarida quintino, tiago moniz, vitor cataluna ribeiro
visualization: beyond-architects
budget: 5.000.000 €
size: 5.000 m2
status: competition entry

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