TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition

Wood structure (part 3)

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and DBR | Design Build Research School are now seeking entries for TREEHOUSING, an international wood design competition in the context of the XIV World Forestry Congress.

Housing for the world’s growing urban population and the threat of deforestation are two of the most significant issues facing humanity today.

TREEHOUSING challenges architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions. There are two open categories:

  • Category 1 – TREEHOUSING DURBAN: Tall Wood Housing
  • Category 2 – TREEHOUSING GLOBAL: Affordable Wood Housing

How to enter

  1. Visit the TREEHOUSING website for competition information.
  2. Register for the competition on the TREEHOUSING website by 15 August 2015.
  3. Design a TREEHOUSING solution.
  4. Submit your entry by 5:00pm CET on 31 August 2015.

Read the full announcement of this competition

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Photo courtesy Peter Casier

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