The winner of Design Marfa’s 2014 Multi-Family Housing Competition is Paul Vincent from Paris, France.

See the winning design.

Mr. Vincent studied architecture at Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio and École Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, where he graduated in 2010. He has worked in several firms in Paris, Switzerland and Morocco.

The winning design will be presented at the Design Marfa Symposium 2015 to be held September 18 and 19.

The objectives of the Competition were to:

  • Encourage multi-family housing projects
  • Consider housing as an urgent and basic component of improving the urban environment in Marfa
  • Promote dialogue on how to improve the housing shortage
  • Encourage city planners and property owners to rethink existing code limitations and potentially rezone appropriate properties for multi-family housing

Mr. Vincent’s design was evaluated and chosen on:

  • Appropriateness for the specific context of Marfa, Texas
  • Quality of the design
  • Viability of the proposal
  • Sustainability
  • Cost estimation
  • Innovativeness of approach

Register for Design Marfa’s 2015 Symposium and Home Tour.