Apr 15, 201409:25 AMPoint of View
Living Cities, the Runners-Up
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Metropolis launched the Living Cities competition last fall, prompting architects and students to conceive of design solutions for the coming urban influx and attendant housing crisis that will hit New York in future decades. The winners have been announced, and now we present the four runners-up that almost took home the top prize.
Asked to design residential towers in steel, these projects came a close second in addressing the threads of sustainability, flexibility, lifestyle amenities, and multigenerational design that the competition sought to highlight.