A design competition called “Metal Home Designs” that took place in Chicago last week has won a design prize of $1 million.
The $1,000 prize, awarded to a winner of the contest, was announced Wednesday by the Chicago Metropolitan Water District, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois Office of Planning and Development.
The winning design is called the “Metal Box” and was created by the nonprofit “Architects for Life” and “Architizer.”
The design, titled “Metal Homes for the Home,” is inspired by the work of the architect and landscape architect John L. Mancini, who was the architect of the “Green Door” home in New York City.
It is called “the perfect mix of modernity and nature.”
It is located in the Chicago Riverfront and features a metal box that is the size of a large refrigerator and the roof is made of “tumbled brick” and concrete.
The design was developed by architects Toni Lutz and Mark Tuckerman and includes “a central fireplace, wood-paneled kitchen, dining room, lounge, laundry room, and living room,” according to the Chicago Tribune.
The winner of this design contest, which ran for a week in the city, was chosen by a panel of judges, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The contest was hosted by the city’s Office of Community and Economic Development.
A number of designers from around the world competed in the contest.
The winning design was called the new “Lifestyle House.”
It was designed by the German design firm of Arndt & Voss and features the design elements of a modernist home and an old-fashioned barn, with the building’s roof being “built out of concrete” and the exterior facade of a barn.
The design was designed in collaboration with Chicago architect and urban designer Markus Märzer, who also designed the “Funken House” in Brooklyn, New York.
The building was built in 2012.