Winners of eVolo's 2022 Skyscraper Competition Announced
3. May 2022
All images courtesy of eVolo Magazine
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2021 Skyscraper Competition. Three winners and 20 honorable mentions, as selected by the jury from 427 submissions, "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments."
The winners and honorable mentions were selected by a jury comprised of Volkan Alkanoglu (VA | DESIGN), Gianni Botsford (Gianni Botsford Architects), Steven Chilton (SCA | Steven Chilton Architects), Tsvetelina Georgieva (DesignMorphine), Nuru Karim (Nudes), Arthur Mamou-Mani (Mamou-Mani Architects), and Moon Hoon (Moon Hoon Architects).
The three winners are shown below, but visit the eVolo Magazine website to see more images of the winners and the honorable mentions.
First Place: Climate Control Skyscraper by Kim Gyeong Jeung, Min Yeong Gi, and Yu Sang GuFirst Place
Climate Control Skyscraper
Kim Gyeong Jeung, Min Yeong Gi, and Yu Sang Gu
"The project investigates the use of a series of skyscrapers to modify weather conditions that would improve the global climate crisis and stop desertification, rising temperatures, and natural disasters."
Second Place: Tsunami Park by Wang Jue, Zhang Qian, Zhang Changsheng, Li Muchun, and Xu JingSecond Place
Wang Jue, Zhang Qian, Zhang Changsheng, Li Muchun, and Xu Jing
"The project is designed as a man-made inhabited mangrove for the Tonga region to prevent tsunamis that would affect the Pacific Rim."
Third Place: New Spring: Agro-ecological Skyscraper by Michał Spólnik and Marcin KitalaThird Place
New Spring: Agro-ecological Skyscraper
Michał Spólnik and Marcin Kitala
Austria and Poland
"The proposal is envisioned as an aggregation of garden modules containing distinct flora and microorganisms that could be deployed to specific regions that would flourish with new life."