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2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Awards

2009 Open Architecture Challenge Winner

Project: Teton Valley Community School
School: Teton Valley Community School
Location: Victor, Idaho, United States
Design team: Section Eight [design], Victor, Idaho, United States

Award: $50,000 to Teton Valley Community School, $5,000 to Section Eight Design
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Founders' Award

Project: The Corporación Educativa y Social Waldorf
School: The Corporación Educativa y Social Waldorf
Location: Ciudad Bolívar, Bogota, Colombia
Design Team: Arquitectura Justa - Wolfgang Timmer, Fabiola Uribe, T. Luke Young, Bogota, Colombia

Award: AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite 2009 (worth $6,720)
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Category Winners

Urban Classroom Design
Project: Connect and Extend
School: Rumi School of Excellence
Location: Hyderabad, India
Design team: IDEO, San Francisco, California, United States

Award: Design/Travel Grant
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Relocatable (Modular) Classroom Design
Project: PeaPOD
School: Druid Hills High School [Dekalb County School System)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Design Team: Perkins & Will

Award: Design/Travel Grant
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Rural Classroom Addition
Project: A Sustainable Community Classroom
School: Building Tomorrow, Uganda
Location: Uganda
Design Team: Gifford LLC, London, UK

Award: Design/Travel Grant
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Finalists

Project: Extending the Classroom: A Teaching Studio in House of the Wood / Rowe Elementary School
School: Northwestern University Settlement House
Location: Delavan, Wisconsin, United States
Design team: Built Form, LLC / Northwestern University Settlement House, Chicago, United States
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Project: Bamboowood School
School: Teksing Bamboowood School
Location: Antarastriya Yuba Barsais, Kavre, Central Nepal
Design Team: Petr Kostner, Martina Sobotkova, Sona Huberova, Czech Republic
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Project: Classroom for the Saltpan Community, Cohesion Foundation
Design Team: Rajesh Kapoor, Prashant Solanky, Bharat Karamchandani, Kiran Vaghela, Gujarat, India
Partner/Location: Cohesion Foundation, Kutch, Gujarat, India
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Project: Blurred Classroom
School: Future Leaders’ Institute
Location: New York, New York, United States
Design team: Gensler, New York, United States
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2009 Aspen Ideas Festival People's Choice Award
Project: Adaptable Hillside Classrooms
School: Bunyonyi Community School
Location: Kabale, Uganda
Design Team: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, AFH UK, Buro Happold
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All Winners and Finalists will receive software and copies of The Third Teacher.


Curriki Awards

Project: Drishya: Mobile Mandala
School: Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology
Location: Bangalore, India
Design team: Jackson Porretta,Geetha Narayanan, Dipti Sonawane, Palash Mukhopadhyay, Arzu Mistry
Award: $500 Honorarium
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Project: Interactive Business School
School: Interactive Business School
Location: Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Design team: Ayan Egeh, Gabriel Gallego Vallejo and Orlando Marin Mejia
Award: $500 Honorarium
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Chapter Award

Project: Limitless Boundaries
School: The Project School
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Design team: ChunSheh Teo, Kelli Polzin, Brooke Funkhouser, Amy Berndt, United States
Award: $1000 honorarium
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Technical Awards

Best Photorealistic Rendering
Project: School of Light
School: Building Tomorrow
Location: Uganda
Design team: Lick Fai, Eric Ho
Award: Autodesk Maya Complete 10th Anniversary Edition (worth $2,590)
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Most Ecologically Designed Classroom
Project: Re[Modular]
School: Pescadero/La Honda School District
Location: Pescadero, California, United States
Design team: Architecture for Humanity San Francisco - Jason Buchheit, Reiko Matsuo, Howard Blecher, Dannon Rampto, Sam Spetner
Award: AutoCAD Revit 2009 with Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 (worth $6,190)
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Best 3-Dimensional SketchUp Model
Project: Chameleon Pavilion - Indoor Outdoor Learning Lab
School: Montessori Children’s School
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Design team: Kelly Ryan, Dino Indra
Award: Google SketchUp Pro 7. (worth $495)
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Honorable Mentions

Project: Modular Adaptability
School: Northrop Urban Environment School
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Design Team: Darin Duch, Peter Portilla, Ben Delwiche Learn More

Project: TransFORMation
School: Charleston Development Academy
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Design Team: Brian Sanders, Jennifer Hurst, Seth Cantley, Jennifer Charzewski, Angie Brose Learn More

Project: Rumi Schools of Excellence
School: Rumi Schools of Excellence
Location: Hyderabad, India
Design team: Adri Kerciku, Julia King, Francesco Anselmo Learn More

Project: Design of a mobile classroom for the BEDE Community
School: BEDE Community
Location: BEDE Community, Bangladesh
Design team: Imrul Kayes,Kaisar Hossain, Rabeya Rahman, Abdun Nime Learn More

Project: [up]GRADE
School: Eastern Tech High School
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Design team: David Lopez, Hilary Thomas, Tarek Saleh, Sean Hughes, Andrew Fishback, Beret Dickson, Daniel Umscheid, Amanda Fisher Learn More

Project: Let'sDoItTogether
School: Mehr-Danesh Institute
Location: Bam, Iran
Design team: Hoda Khanbani, Saba Ghasemizadeh, Laurenz Mueller Learn More

Project: Future is closer than you think
School: Kharkiv Specialized Secondary School No. 62
Location: Ukraine
Design team: Konstantin Roussev, Marina Pugachova Learn More

Project: Chameleon Pavilion - Indoor Outdoor Learning Lab
School: Montessori Children’s School
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Design team: Kelly Ryan, Dino Indra Learn More

Project: Re[Modular]
School: Pescadero/La Honda School District
Location: California, United States
Design team: Jason Buchheit, Reiko Matsuo, Howard Blecher, Dannon Rampto, Sam Spetner Learn More

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