d3 NY Competitions, Exhibitions & Editorial

Since 2010, Ji Young has been a co-director of competitions and advisory board member of d3, a New York-based organization committed to innovation in art, architecture and interior design which provides collaborative opportunities for artists, architects, designers, and students from around the world.

d3 Housing Tomorrow (www.d3space.org/competitions/)

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Exploration of contextual, cultural, and life cycle flows offers a critical lens for visualizing new housing strategies for living in the future. Among the most acclaimed speculative housing awards, the annual d3 Housing Tomorrow international competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students to collectively explore, document, analyze, transform, and deploy innovative approaches to residential urbanism, architecture, interiors, and designed objects.

Natural Systems, Co-Director

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The study of natural systems offers architects and designers significant potential as a platform for alternative, ecologically-performative design strategies. The d3 Natural Systems competition invites architects, designers, engineers, and students to collectively explore the potential of analyzing, documenting, and deploying nature-based influences in architecture, urbanism, interiors, and designed objects.

d3 Unbuilt Visions, Jury Member

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Unbuilt Visions promotes critical debate about architecture and design by acknowledging excellence in unbuilt projects. This annual competition provides an opportunity to engage with architecture, urbanism, interiors, and designed objects at the conceptual stage by recognizing work that offers a critical contribution to worldwide architectural discourse.

In the 21st century, which unbuilt ideas will reflect the most salient and avant-garde notions of our time?