RIBA Announces Shortlist for 'Rethink - 2025'

RIBA Announces Shortlist for 'Rethink: 2025'

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for Rethink: 2025 - an international design competition for our post-pandemic world.

Rethink: 2025 invited architects and students to consider what life could look like by 2025 and to respond to one or more of the following areas - the future of; healthcare spaces, remote learning, high-density living, public transport, high streets vs online shopping, international travel and the use of technology to monitor and control populations.

The judging panel - made up of five design leaders and radical thinkers, chaired by RIBA Journal Editor, Hugh Pearman - have selected a shortlist of 12 proposals.

Key themes explored by the Rethink: 2025 shortlist include: ideas to reclaim the streets to make them safer and greener, proposals to change existing buildings to make outdoor spaces more accessible, and plans to repurpose redundant offices and shops to create vibrant new community facilities.


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