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C2C Winners Announced

The Roanoke Regional Housing Network and GreenBlue Institute announced the winners of the C2C competition to design innovative affordable housing. The Professional category winner, designed by Mithun, is shown here. See “C2C Winners Announced,” p. 8.

Source: Mithun Architects
The Roanoke Regional Housing Network and GreenBlue Institute

announced the winners of the

C2C Housing Design and Construction Competition (see


Vol. 13, No. 4) at the Art Museum of Western Virginia in January 2005. The competition to design innovative affordable housing was inspired by the principles laid out in

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, written by William McDonough and Michael Braungart (see


Vol. 11, No. 5).

pMod, designed by Sean Wheeler and Jason Zawitkowski, is a system of premanufactured dwellings that can stand alone or be stacked or grouped.

Source: C2C
More than 625 designs, representing thousands of participants from 41 countries, were submitted for consideration. The jury included William McDonough, FAIA; Sarah Susanka, AIA; Alexander Garvin, Hon. AIA; Randall Stout, AIA; and Daniel Libeskind. With the help of the original designers, competition organizers plan to build several of the winning designs in Roanoke, Virginia, in coming months. Details are online at

The winners in the Professional

category are:

First place:

Matthew Coates, Tim Meldrum, Ron van der Veen, Kristine Kenney, Richard Franko, Brendan Connolly, and

Julie Peterson from Mithun Architects + Designers + Planners in Seattle, Washington

Second place:

Patrick Freet from PAF Architecture in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Third place:

Russell Ashdown from Leicester, U.K.

Fourth place:

Douglas Oliver and

Vincent Snyder from Houston, Texas

The winners in the Student category are:

First place:

Sean Wheeler and

Jason Zawitkowski from

Powhatan, Virginia

Second place:

Damien Urain

Linnen from Clemson, South Carolina

Third place:

Jinyong Yum from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Fourth place:

Robert Gay from Austin, Texas

Published February 1, 2005

Boehland, J. (2005, February 1). C2C Winners Announced. Retrieved from

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