Wellfleet and surrounding communities on the issue. Add-on'13 grew from a collaboration of interested
organizations to try to enlist the wider design community in generating
fresh ideas on the area's critical affordable housing challenge.
finalists (out of 120 entries), have been selected by our jury to
participate in the second phase of this competition for an freestanding,
800sf accessory dwelling.
question and answer event will be host by the Wellfleet Community
Forum on May 26th, ( 3 pm, Wellfleet Library) with the finalists,
Wellfleet boards concerned with housing, the general public and people
interested in possible building an Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit
In Phase Two, finalists will develop their designs to address sustainability, budget, construction strategy and the possibility of combining three units into a mini-cluster for a second site in Wellfleet.
final distinguished jury will select the winning individual or team,
on Aug. 13, followed by a panel and reception at the Wellfleet
Winners will receive a cash prize. The
work of finalists and some other selected participant's will be
exhibited at the new Boston Society of Architects galley on Boston's
waterfront and may travel to other towns on the Cape and Islands.
Outer Cape has a rich tradition of small, experimental houses designed
and lived in by some of the great innovators of the 20th century.
Finalists will each have a week-long artist / scholar residency in one
of the modern houses restored by The Cape Cod Modern House Trust with
the help of donors, volunteers, the Wellfleet Community Preservation
Committee, and the people of Wellfleet.
The Add-on'13 Committee includes:
Peter McMahon, Duks Koschitz, Tulay Atak and representatives from:
Cod Modern House Trust (CCMHT), Cape and Islands Chapter of the Boston
Society of Architects (BSA), Wellfleet Housing Authority (WHA) and the
Cape Cod Home Builder's Assoc. (CCHBA)
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