Author: Sepideh Sahebsara
Project Title: Equilibrium
Urban Forestry Knowledge Centre
2023 Stantec Prize Winner (Third Place)
The design seeks a harmonious balance between architecture and the environment, utilizing natural resources to enhance ecological equilibrium. Addressing climate-related challenges, the project strategically manages rainwater by incorporating basins and bioswales into the landscape. Within the building, a central atrium features a basin that collects rainwater, offering a unique space for interaction, natural light, and ventilation.