The seventh edition of the international design competition jumpthegap, organised by Roca together with BCD Barcelona Design Centre, has celebrated its award ceremony at the Disseny Hub Barcelona.
Patrik Schumacher, director of Zaha Hadid Architects and president of the jury, gave a ‘jumpthegap talk’ about the future of design and architecture.
With over 6,000 registered participants from 135 countries, jumpthegap stands as one of the design competitions with more recognition worldwide.
The jury that has deliberated on the “professional” and “student” categories is made up of Patrik Schumacher, director of Zaha Hadid Architects and president of the jury; Josep Congost (Spain), Design and Innovation Director at Roca; Vladimir Pirojkov (Russia), Designer, CEO of the High Complexity Prototyping Center KINETICA; Benedetta Tagliabue(Italy), architect, director of EMBT and of the Enric Miralles foundation; Anjali Srinivasan (India), designer, director of ChoChoMa Studios; Isabel Roig (Spain), general director of BCD Barcelona Centro de Diseño; Valentin Vodev(Bulgaria), designer, founder of Vodev Studio; and Ma Yansong (China), main founder of MAD Architects. With the votes of these eight experts, the finalist projects and their authors are:
• Panacea, by Mohamadreza Shahmohammadi
• Sanctuary, by Bodin Hon and Dilara Kan
• WCircle, by Charbel El Tawil