The Constructing of the Yr Awards 2023 Trophy
“With the expansion of the Web, photos of structure discovered a brand new channel for distribution. Architects in even distant geographies had been tapping into a brand new world circulation of architectural concepts and architectural recognition. Structure blogs reminiscent of ArchDaily began to alter patterns of manufacturing and consumption of architectural information […] Crowdsourced awards reminiscent of ArchDaily’s Constructing of the Yr have modified the worldwide map of rewarded places of work and buildings.” – Shawhin Roudbari, within the paper Crowdsourced and Crowd-Pleasing: The New Architectural Awards and the Metropolis.
Through the years, the winners of the Constructing of the Yr Awards have acquired a wood trophy handcrafted in Chile. However with a purpose to evolve and keep true to the spirit of the award, we now have turned to our group to design its subsequent iteration: a 3D printed trophy with a blockchain certificates, that shall be despatched to the architects and stakeholders of the challenge.
As we shut this yr’s world and regional editions (Latin America & Spain, Brasil & Portugal, China), we’re completely happy to share the profitable design after reviewing 120 entries.
Designed by Mohammad Saeed Maaleki, we selected his proposal due to its abstraction, method, and feasibility to be printed correctly.
We thank everyone who participated on this course of, successful that we’ll repeat sooner or later.