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How knowledge from innovation competitions can advance sustainable innovation targets in architectural design competitions

Christopher Jensen

BUILT TO THRIVE: CREATING BUILDINGS AND CITIES THAT SUPPORT INDIVIDUAL WELL-BEING AND COMMUNITY PROSPERITY | Central Queensland University | Published : 2019

Abstract

Modern interpretations of sustainable building design are founded upon innovative application of new products and technology, often for the first time. Such examples are at the forefront of the ‘prototype’ nature of buildings that result from both design and technological innovations. Architectural design competitions are the primary competition in the construction industry, primarily concerned with design innovation, and are a popular procurement method for large public projects. Although such conceptual competitions often lack the physical dimension such as prototyping, they have been shown to be very effective in generating project specific radical designs. More broadly industry-based con..

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