All posts filed under: competition

Badel Market Park

The Zagreb Society of Architects (DAZ) hosted an open competition for the re-development of the Badel site, which was home to a liquor factory in the past. For this site we developed an urban framework that enables gradual growth of the building block. The block […]

Mount It

Future Proofing Schools was a research project funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and focussed on the design of relocatable buildings for Australian schools. We designed a modular system, MOUNT IT. A pyramid-like head structure of stairs serves as the base of a ‘mountain’. Specific volumes […]

City of Optimism

City of Optimism was our submission for Europan 11. The competition theme was: ‘Resonance between territories and ways of life – what architectures for sustainable cities?’ We created a design for incremental urban development in Amsterdam South East (The Netherlands). Our proposal talked about connections: 1) Literal programmatic connections: […]


Design of housing on top of the Bischoff Building at the market in Hengelo (The Netherlands). The energy-efficient homes are located within an overarching greenhouse structure. The greenhouse provides apartments and offers a public city garden. Competition: The Top of Bischoff Award: second place Submitter: […]

Garden Lofthouse

FreeGreen hosted an open competition to encourage conceptual home designs that meet sustainable and prefabricated standards called Who’s Next? COCOCAN designed the Garden Lofthouse: an affordable green home with an indoor garden for a young family in an American suburb. Competition: FreeGreen Who’s Next? (United States) Submitter: COCOCAN


Design of a community school and a multifunctional accommodation (MFA) in Rotterdam South (The Netherlands). The design concerned multiple use of space, collective use of the playground and the creation of a visually appealing neighbourhood. Competition: Breed, breder, breedst Submitter: Hootsmans architectuurbureau. Architects: Mo Smit (COCOCAN), […]