The task for the competition participants, consisting of teams of one or two people, was to prepare an IDEI of a public or residential space in the form of a model – which, by its form – will influence the creation of strong and healthy human communities.
These healthily designed spaces include residential areas and cultural, recreational and commercial spaces. Inhabitants and users of residential areas should find the environment and possibilities to create shared spaces here, personally influence their shape, and influence leisure areas. The projects are intended to create conditions for the recovery of new generations. It is crucial for the project that the elements of the surroundings influence the generational interdependence of the inhabitants using their potential, knowledge and skills—often forgotten skills necessary for survival.
Living in such a place is to achieve strong bonds among its users, benefit from the potential of knowledge and experience, use technological advances for human wellness, and recover natural resources.
Result: A place to build a sense of connectedness and security, where we recover and create strong mutual relationships of sharing resources and knowledge among residents. Based on the interdependence of people.
Objectives of the competition
- Creating new inspiration and design solutions for innovative architectural solutions.
- Development of cooperation between the TMG and the Ukrainian interior design and architecture community
- Promotion of good design, including both in Ukraine and abroad.
- Identifyify the most interesting architectural projects for future design ideas and innovative solutions.
- Oksana Shumelda – architect, designer
- Olga Kleitman – architect, urban planner
- Ewa Kryszkiewicz – Tubądzin Group, Manager of Development and Cooperation with Architects
- Mykola Sheremeta – architect, vice-president of Lviv Regional Organization of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine
- Bohdan Goy – doctor of architectural sciences, associate professor of the Department of Architectural Environment Design at the Institute of Architecture, Lviv Polytechnic
1st place – a trip to Cersaie 2021 for 3 members of the project team
2nd place – a trip to Poland to the Tubądzin factory in Sieradz for 2 members of the project team
Photographs and competition entries description
Guess Line Architects: Andrii Lesiuk, Mykhailo Kogut, Maria Shkolnyk, Kateryna Ivashchuk, Sofia Shkolar
The mobile living and service modules are placed on a circular track and can change their location according to the needs of the residents. The centre provides a place for all residents to meet. The space is self-sufficient and safe.
AVR Development: Dasza Kycuk, Bogdan Dumich, Yuliia Voloshyn
Other competition entries
EP bureau: Polina Zabarna, Yevgenij Pryhodko
A self-sufficient residential and commercial complex. The whole project is based on 6x6m modules that can move vertically. Residents can walk to platforms that change levels. Blue – river; Red – public spaces: cinema, theatre, skatepark; Yellow – modules to be combined with the resident deciding if they want to have a balcony or not – movable balconies.
A7 Architects:Yaryna Dobra, Illya Korobka
Permanent residential and service modules (e.g. swimming pool, amphitheatre) are placed on the circle. The dwellings are in different price categories, causing social differentiation. In the centre, there are farms and gardens. This residential area has its own clean water. They have ecological water purification systems to reuse water. The design includes photovoltaic panels, so they have renewable energy—a self-sufficient housing estate.
ArchObraz: Kamila Abdinova, Anastasya Galanycka
“2 Floor 4 side” – The idea of this project is to create an isolated space combining 3 aspects: greenery, public space and private space. The project responds to the problems of quarantine during the Covid-19 pandemic. It helps people maintain social contacts.
VKA Architects: Gaponenko Tetyana, Mylostyuk Vadym, Senyak Stepan
“Biohab” – Neighbours who missed meeting and creating together. The Biohab pavilion is the name of the work. It was built around an old tree to be cut down, which the residents did not allow. They preserved the trunk and created a structure around it. They bought special ivy to overgrow the structure and the trunk. This is a space for the residents to work together and share their experiences. In time, birds will make their nests there and leave their young there. The ivy that grows there is also tasked with decomposing plastic. Mushrooms perform the same function. People bring the plastic to the pavilion, so the ivy continues to grow, and more birds make their nests there. The pavilion teaches people a connection with nature, and nature reacts to their work.
Anna Swider, Tetanya Borivec
“Space beyond the walls” – a space for very active people who like movement and do not sit still. Here you can use the area in different ways. There is also a place to rest and relax under a tree. All materials used in the concept are natural.
Maryana Boryslavska, Andrij Harhalis, Diana Crestian
A person is free to choose when they have options. The composition is based on the concept of freedom of choice. The concept envisages a cultural and artistic campus with the possibility of simultaneous leisure. The main space for communication between people is the central part, which connects the individual functional blocks.
The radial arrangement of blocks and spaces creates a balance between individual and shared public spaces and emphasises the idea of human choice.
Nadiia Tkachyk, Yulya Yaremkovych
The structure can be realised in different places. The idea behind this construction is that people missed meeting with others while sitting at home during the pandemic.
The most significant need was to go to the park and the forest. To make it safe, a structure was made that has many levels so that there is no direct contact between the people walking but that everyone can use the park. When the pandemic is over, this structure can come down and then a common integration space will be created without separating into levels.