WUC RECLAIMING THE STREETS SYMPOSIUM

SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2018

SEARCH   
 
WAN Jobs
News Review
Podcasts
WAN Urban Challenge
WAN Awards
Previous Next
 

Spirit of Detroit

Friday 11 Feb 2011
 

Capture the moment

 
Spirit of Detroit by WAN Editorial
Shawn Lee - Dawn of Detroit 
 
Spirit of Detroit by WAN Editorial Spirit of Detroit by WAN Editorial Spirit of Detroit by WAN Editorial
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment
 
Editorial

Winners announced for 'Spirit of Detroit' competition run by WAN and Buro Happold 


Running in parallel with the WAN Think Tank with Buro Happold, the global engineering firm launched an online photography competition to capture the ‘Spirit of Detroit’. During last Wednesday's event, top industry professionals submitted their votes for the image they believed best embodied the feeling of the post-industrial city from blown-up replicas which were hung on the walls for inspiration.

The winning photographs are as follows:
Shawn Lee - Dawn of Detroit
Jon DeBoer - Detroitism
Natasha Lofthouse - Dream, Hope and Love

All three images are currently on display in Newman Street in London’s West End, and as the winner of this international competition, Shawn Lee will be awarded $1,000 to pay for or towards a trip to England’s capital to view the exhibition. He will also be presented with a commemorative print of the stunning image. Jon DeBoer and Natasha Lofthouse will both receive camera equipment worth $250 for their efforts.

Although the competition may be over, the Facebook page will continue to function, with amateur and professional photographers invited to upload their images that capture the spirit of the Motor City.

 

WAN Editorial
worldarchitecturenews.com

More projects by this architect

Tech Spot #111 Climate Tile

Genoa bridge collapse

Bridge collapse

Festival collapse

Lost 20th century buildings illustrations

More Projects

 
Reinventing Cities
ECOWAN
 

Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site