China's Donghua Chen scoops top prize
The winners of the latest CityVision competition - Rio de Janeiro: Two Presents, One Future - have been announced, with China's Donghua Chen scooping first place with his project ‘Ceu de Janeiro'.
The Italian-run competition, which attracted a total of 68 entries from five continents, was judged by an international jury chaired by Alejandro Zaera-Polo and including Jeffrey Inaba, Jeroen Koolhaas, Hernan Diaz Alonso, Pedro Rivera and Cristiano Toraldo di Francia.
The jury also awarded a special prize - the Farm Prize sponsored by Andrea Bartoli of the Farm Cultural Park gallery in Sicily - to Alessandro Nardacci, Alessandro Oltremarini and Federico Marchi for ‘Keep it Rio!'.
Nine honourable mentions were also made. These went to Gwyl Jahn and Tom Morgan (The City Beyond the City), Sam George Welham, Rui Liu and Chun Fatt Lee (Dot.Scaped Centro), Lee, Kyo Seon, Hong, Yoon Kee and Song, Jin Young (Tensile City), Andrea Galli, Riccardo Berghella, Ottavio Berghella and Lorenzo Massimiano (Mántica), Alfie Koetter and Emmett Zeifman (Measure), Tiago Torres-Campos (Sailing is Necessary, Living is Not Necessary), Justin Garrison, Dorin Baul, Carla Landa, Rania Ghosn (4.7: A Geographic Stroll Around the Horizon), André Cavendish and Alessandra Monarcha (Metropolitan Antropophagy), and Roberto Costa, Rodrigo Bocater (Latent Skyline).
The competition was posted by WAN's Business Information Service.