Winners of “Your World, Reimagined: A Global Design Competition” Revealed

2013/10/14

Best Overall Submission Prize Goes to Maryn Hekker from the Netherlands

Columbia, Md. (October 14, 2013) – Nemetschek Vectorworks in collaboration with MAXON Computer, DOSCH DESIGN, Arroway Textures® and AMD FireProTM professional graphics is pleased to announce the winners of “Your World, Reimagined: A Global Design Competition.”

The “Your World, Reimagined” design competition asked professional and student designers to tackle an old, dilapidated or run-down locale and redesign it for a new, improved use. Entries could range in focus from adaptive reuse to landscape reclamation or object redesign.

The competition winners are as follows:

Best Overall Submission: Maryn Hekker, Freelance Interior Architect (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Summary of judges’ comments: Very interesting concept: A modern back-to-basics facility. This should be the basis for future architecture. Great design board, ingenious and creative concept, and a clear presentation. You feel there is a fire in the person who made it.

Category prizes: $2,000 Visa gift card sponsored by AMD, an article in a prominent, global design magazine, highlighting the winner and his/her design, DOSCH DESIGN Collection: HDRI Complete

Best Computer Rendering: Dmitry Boykov, Founder, db-arch studio (Stuttgart & St. Petersburg, Germany)

Summary of judges’ comments: This is a beautiful design! It’s a good concept and the design boards are very well achieved, containing a lot of eye-catching material. Excellent job!

Category prizes: $1,000 Visa gift card sponsored by MAXON, Arroway Textures All-In-One Bundle + Tiles-1, DOSCH Textures: Arch Views America, DOSCH Textures: Arch Views Asia, DOSCH Textures: Arch Views Nature

Best Animation: Kourosh ASGAR-IRANI, Architect at B&M Architektur and teacher at Atelier04 (Vienna, Austria)

Summary of judges’ comments: This is a truly visionary concept for a reimagined world. This is the type of submissions I was hoping to see. So well done! While it is a sprawling work, I’m impressed that the detailed parts were modeled with a 3D tool.

Category prizes: $1,000 Visa gift card sponsored by MAXON, DOSCH DESIGN Prize Bundle

Best 3D Modeling: KANG Jian, student at The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Summary of judges’ comments: This work is totally eye-catching. It’s a simple design and well organized. Good subtle solution for housing with great analysis. Final strategy is clear but design solution is still diagrammatic.

Category prizes: $1,000 Visa gift card sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Arroway Textures All-In-One Bundle + Tiles-1

Best 2D Plan: Charlotte Le Dain, student at the École Spéciale d’Architecture (Paris, France)

Summary of judges’ comments: Shows clear concept of the project supported by visually pleasing renderings that adhere to a common visual theme. The design board is professionally presented and includes both a history of the site and clearly defined plan moving forward. Such a complex model was realized very well.

Category prizes: $1,000 Visa gift card sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Arroway Textures Wood-Veneers CE, Arroway Textures Construction Bundle + Tiles-1

The winners were selected by a panel of judges from around the world, including designer and sculptor Nicholas Dunand; digital artist Shinya Fujimura from 3D-KOBO; architect François Lévy; lighting and production designer Tyler Littman of Sholight, LLC; architectural visualizer Alejandro Nogueira from DECC 3D Art; architect Peter Petz from German-Architects.com; digital animator Marc Potocnik from renderbaron; architectural visualizer Erik Recke from Datenland; assistant professor Katherine Bambrick Ambroziak from the College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and project architects Maxime Czvek, Thomas Rigby and Tom Boogaerts from BOGDAN & VAN BROECK ARCHITECTS.

To view the winning entries and for more information, including the complete competition rules, please visit: http://www.vectorworks.net/design-competition/.

About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.
Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nemetschek Group and has been developing software since 1985. The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions for more than 450,000 designers in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries. With a tradition of designing flexible, versatile, intuitive and affordable CAD and BIM solutions, Nemetschek Vectorworks continues to be a global leader in 3D design technologies. For more information, visit www.vectorworks.net.

About MAXON Computer
Headquartered in Germany, MAXON Computer is a developer of industry-leading professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D software products have been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials to cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, medical illustration, and architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France, Japan and Singapore. MAXON products are available directly from MAXON and its worldwide distribution and reseller channel. www.maxon.net

About Arroway Textures
In business since 2004, Arroway Textures is a manufacturer of digital textures for various fields, such as architectural visualization, animation for film/TV or game design. For more information, visit www.arroway-textures.com.

About AMD
AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its groundbreaking AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) that power a wide range of computing devices. AMD’s computing products are focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD’s superior graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs and workstations as well as supercomputers. For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.

About DOSCH DESIGN
DOSCH DESIGN develops demand-inspired computer graphics products for professional use in the areas of 3D-design, visualization, animation, movies/TV and desktop publishing. In this endeavor DOSCH DESIGN translates its high quality-standards on the development side into equally high-quality products with an attractive price-performance ratio. When used in compliance with the license agreement, DOSCH DESIGN products are always license-free, therefore not causing any further cost when used commercially.  For more information, visit www.doschdesign.com.

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