At the 2019 Skyscraper Competition; a joint project of Kale, PIN Architects and two PhD students from Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics received an honorable mention.
The “Skyscraper Competition” is held on an annual basis as a prestigious platform that brings together projects focusing on the future by international architecture and design magazine eVolo. Architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from all around the world enter the competition, to which we entered as Kalebodur with our partners.
The joint project was developed as a part of multidisciplinary collaborations ranging from material science to molecular biology. The project aimed to transform a sustainable and patented Kale construction material into a living material with the help of modern methods used in biotechnology.
Offering an innovative solution to the problems of the future, this joint project received an honorable mention at the eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition.