2018 Competition Recap

2018 Competition Recap!

Graphics Winners – Honor Awards

 What is the impact of climate on human comfort and design strategies? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Xiaofei Shen Firm Name: AECOM What is the impact of climate on human comfort and design strategies? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Xiaofei Shen Firm Name: AECOM  What is the impact of Microgrids on Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Shreshth Nagpal Firm Name: MIT Sustainable Design Lab What is the impact of Microgrids on Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Shreshth Nagpal Firm Name: MIT Sustainable Design Lab  What is the impact of context shadows on community park's solar access and new landscape design? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aman Singhvi, High Performance Design Specialist Firm Name: AECOM What is the impact of context shadows on community park’s solar access and new landscape design? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aman Singhvi, High Performance Design Specialist Firm Name: AECOM

Graphics – Honorable Mentions

 How can I visualize the upstream and downstream impact of design decisions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aly Abdelalim How can I visualize the upstream and downstream impact of design decisions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aly Abdelalim  What is the most effective shading geometry for various facade orientations? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Elliot J Glassman, Associate Firm Name: WSP Built Ecology What is the most effective shading geometry for various facade orientations? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Elliot J Glassman, Associate Firm Name: WSP Built Ecology

Case Study Winners – Honor Awards

 What is the impact of facade geometry on space daylight distribution and heating/ cooling load? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Xiaofei Shen Firm Name: AECOM What is the impact of facade geometry on space daylight distribution and heating/ cooling load? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Xiaofei Shen Firm Name: AECOM  What is the impact of automated blinds on daylight performance by facade orientation? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Alen Mahic, Amir Nezamdoost, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg Firm Name: Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory - University of Oregon What is the impact of automated blinds on daylight performance by facade orientation? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Alen Mahic, Amir Nezamdoost, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg Firm Name: Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory – University of Oregon

Case Studies – Honorable Mentions

 What is the impact of Architectural and MEP Systems on Energy and Construction Costs? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Amir Rezaei Firm Name: CannonDesign What is the impact of Architectural and MEP Systems on Energy and Construction Costs? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Amir Rezaei Firm Name: CannonDesign  What is the impact of active radiant surfaces on environment thermal comfort? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Stefan Gracik Firm Name: Integral Group What is the impact of active radiant surfaces on environment thermal comfort? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Stefan Gracik Firm Name: Integral Group

Peoples Choice Award

Rating Criteria:

  • Clarity (the ability to convey complex information concisely)

  • Innovation (uniqueness of the graphic)

  • Insightfulness (The effectiveness with which it is answering the question it was designed for)

  • Aesthetic design (composition of the graphic)

The Winner!

 How can I visualize the upstream and downstream impact of design decisions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aly Abdelalim How can I visualize the upstream and downstream impact of design decisions? Check out the full submission HERE Submitted by: Aly Abdelalim

Special Thanks to Our Judges this Year!

Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari – Ladybug Tools / Holly Wasilowski Samuelson – Harvard GSD / Paul Erickson – Affiliated Engineers / Sandy Mendler – Mithun / Vikram Sami – Olson Kundig