> HONORABLE MENTIONS
> Automated Habitats: Metabolism in Motion
> City: Ajman
> Issue: Abandoned Construction Sites
PROFESSOR JASON CARLOW
The Case of Emirates City in Ajman: A highly specialized, residential, and Inflexible neighborhood. in 2008 the global financial crisis ¬hit, and construction was haled leaving massive amounts of expired concrete foundations. Only 10 out of 100 residential towers were constructed leaving 90 % of the site unusable and rigid with expired inflexible structures.
Research has concluded that Ajman is in need of:
Flexible, multipurpose, recyclable Space.
A more economically resilient architecture.
A typology that Is reactive to its transient and constantly changing population