RE-Stock London Housing Competition
London is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world, making access to affordable housing almost impossible to all but the very rich. According to a report by UBS Wealth Management, London homes are the second most over-priced in the world, and closely behind Vancouver in its “bubble risk rating”.
PRIZES 3 winning proposals, 2 and 6 honorable mentions will be selected. Bee Breeders will award a total of US $6,000 in prize money to competition winners as follows:
1st Prize - US $3,0002nd Prize - US $1,5003rd Prize - US $500+ 6 honourable mentionsBB Student Award - US $500BB Green Award - US $500The winners will be included in the ARCHHIVE BOOKS “What is Affordable Housing?” second edition print publication.COMPETITION SCHEDULE (extended)Closing date for registration: JUNE 12, 2020Closing date for submission: JULY 17, 2020 (11:59pm GMT)Announcement of the winners: AUGUST 14, 2020More: restocklondon.beebreeders.com
Proposed iconic housing schemes, participants are free to either extend these existing buildings and transform them, or by echoing their spirit with newly design buildings on a site of their choice within London; from left: ALEXANDRA ROAD; BLAFRON TOWER (By Cianboy - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0); ROBIN HOOD GARDENS (By stevecadman - Flickrtik hartua, CC BY-SA 2.0)
Designs for the RE-Stock London Housing should be flexible to different locations across the city. The designs should also be adaptable, allowing adjustments to be made in order to suit different residential capacity requirements.