In the 16th International Edition of the Saint-Gobain Student Contest the task is to design a Sustainable Development Park combining residential, educational and recreational functions.
Students team members
Guillermo Guzman Dumont is a Chilean Architect graduated in 1993 at UBB, Chile.
Since graduation, he combined practice (Architecture and construction) with part time teaching of design studio and composition until he moved to the UK in 2000 to become a full time Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Nottingham.
He was the BArch year 1 head for 6 years, and since then has dedicated to design studio teaching across the BArch and DipArch courses engaging his research topics with studio teaching. Currently he is the BA Architectural studies course director and the Examinations officer for the department of Architecture and Built Environment.
Main researcher at the Creative Energy Homes project and was the communications director at the Nottingham HOUSE project that represented the UK at the Solar Decathlon Europe competition in June 2010.
Member of the Buildings, Energy and Environment research group, his specific research interests are in the areas of Interdisciplinary design, Participative Built environment Education (closing the gap between Architecture and Engineering), Design Thinking, User Centred Sustainable Design and Identity & Technology transfer in a globalized world.
In 2010 formed the IDeA studio, which has since been promoting the involvement of students in live projects, reciprocal collaboration with industrial sponsors and the use of communications & marketing strategies to promote collaboration and innovation in design.