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01.Oct.2018 2018 MNPG Arch Competition Winner and Honorable Mentions

The 2018 MNPG Arch Competition asked architectural teams and individuals to shape an island bridge that fused the Great Barrier Island, New Zealand to a new connector. While the seas, could possibly when paired with structural engineering and related fields pose a very difficult problem to architects, the entries for this year’s Competition were extremely […]

Winney Zhao – Winner of the 2018 MNPG Arch Competition

The Crux Bridge: An interstellar walk by Winney Zhao is the pinnacle of architectural fashioning, as it demonstrates how physical spatial coordination and the angular definitions that shape the structures, which humans live and work within and around, relate to each other, and also how they offer a resemblance to the refraction of light and […]

Tetiana Korchebna and Ihor Zhuravel – Honorable Mention, Sustainability

Using a bridge-city and support-skyscraper for the implementation of their thought process, Tetiana and Ihor have created a world of artificial islands. What makes this design interesting is the attention to the varying levels of transport ways (pedestrian, bicycle, car, monorail and helipad). This is a significant improvement upon a use-case for a different scale […]

Magdalena Domagała – Honorable Mention, Resourcefulness

Located above Rarohara Bay, near to the Great Barrier Island Port-Fitzroy, this design by Magdalena is for a proposed construction of an arched bridge. The road of the bridge is composed of three parts: a middle section made of concrete, and a glass composition for the left and right sides of the road. By connecting […]

Miguel Angel Arias – Honorable Mention, Best Practice

While the brief of this Competition was for the connection of the Great Barrier Island to the Hauraki Gulf, Miguel Angel decided to focus on regeneration of the local marine environment. The harbour growth of the entry was an aspect for consideration, as it is known that the fauna species and flora are aligned with […]

Amaldev P, Arjun P, Garima Muwal, Gokul A.N and Karthik Patali – Honorable Mention, Most Innovative

A very unique entry in all capacities, the architect group from India of Amaldev, Arjun, Garima, Gokul and Karthik, has written and designed The Bridge of stories after a sunken ship made way for the introduction of a carrier pigeon service between Auckland and the Great Barrier Island. What what history remained, may have been […]

01.Sep.2018 The 2018 Competition Has Ended

Thanks to this year’s participants, best of luck to the entrants. The winner and honorable mentions are to be announced October 1, 2018.

19.Jul.2018 The Stretch of the 2018 Competition

There is almost a month and a half remaining for architects to enter this island bridge design challenge. The winner and honorable mentions for the 2018 competition are going to be announced a month after the August 31, midnight closing date. When ready, please submit your final entry to information@mnpgarch.com Thanks, and MNPG Arch looks […]

01.Mar.2018 The 2018 MNPG Arch Competition

The 2016 MNPG Arch Competition was for the design of a tech port beacon. For the 2018, the space has evolved towards a wider approach to competitive thinking. MNPG Arch is asking architects in the international community to propose a solution for an island bridge starting at the Great Barrier Island. To learn about this […]

27.Feb.2018 Official 2018 MNPG Arch Competition Poster

Congratulations to Winney Zhao, Winner of the 2018 MNPG Arch Competition

  • MNPG Arch is an international competition working to improve architecture every two years. Awarding a first place prize, as well as honorable mentions in Sustainability, Resourcefullness, Best Practice and Most Innovative.
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