Trippy optical illusions and a bridge sculpted from a giant swimmer upped the diversity standard for this year's projects, which already included an impressive range of structures.
1. The Titan by Ballistic Architecture Machine
2. Grenelle tower by ATELIER ZÜNDEL CRISTEA
3. Fold Up House by Dan Brunn Architect
4. Amsterdam Workplace VI by Yaohua Wang
5. Hedge House by Wiel Arets Architects
6. Fortresses, Bridges, Islands by Mona Ghandi
7. LOW3 by Alejandro Ribas Mercau
8. Pavilion Siegen by Ian Shaw Architekten
9. CAPE DUTCH HOUSE by CÚRE & PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design
10. Kaohsiung Port Services Centre International Competition (Finalist) by JET Architecture
11. Tartinery Nolita - New York by Lightyears
12. Zodchestvo House - an optical dystopia by ITHAKA - Design & Architecture
13. 80 housings units in Bordeaux (33) - ZAC BERGE DU LAC, ilot A3.3 by Nicolas Laisné architecte urbaniste
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