2016 Dencity Finalists

1st Place

Mumbai: Versova Koliwada

A proposal that is now becoming reality. It encompasses a number of critical issues relevant to the design of the Koliwada community in Mumbai, India.

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2nd Place

Johannesburg: Incremental Alex

This incremental housing solution addresses Alexandra Township in Johannesburg. It prepares for the future by implementing a plan for infrastructure.

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3rd Place

Cairo: Allometric Sake

A software product that helps provide strategies that will effect natural ventilation by changing simple “parameters” on a large scale throughout Cairo slums.

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Special Mentions

We Are Europe

Access to Opportunity



Aqua Infrastructure

Kampung Value

The Jury


Andrew Balster

Executive Director for Archeworks

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David Cole

Director of Building Trust International

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Katie Crepeau

VP, Director of Planning and Urban Design at RTKL

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Robert Elkins

Winner of 2015 Dencity Competition, Director of Elkins Architects

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Julia King

Architect and Urban Researcher, Emerging Woman Architect of the Year

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Geeta Mehta

Professor at Columbia University, co-founder of URBZ

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Michael Murphy

Founder of MASS Design Group

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Peter Williams

Founder of Archive Global

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