Home of 2030 Young Persons’ Challenge Showcase – King Ecgbert School, Sheffield

Five students from King Ecgbert School in Sheffield entered the Home of 2030 Young Persons’ Challenge with individual entries in the 11-14 years age group.

Five students from King Ecgbert School in Sheffield entered the Home of 2030 Young Persons’ Challenge with individual entries in the 11-14 years age group.

Tilly Hilton, Elijah Toombs, Marcy Bennet, Ayesha Khan and Grace Kirk were all shortlisted for their ideas for homes that are ecologically and socially sustainable.

The ideas: The students put forward a very impressive range of home designs, each with a strong ecological and social agenda. Grace, Tilly, Ayesha, Marcy and Elijah, shortlisted in the 11-14 year old category, have wowed us with their bold designs. The students’ designs promote biodiversity, energy efficiency, recycled materials and smart technologies. Each idea has a unique spatial solution to the needs of residents.

Ayesha – An affordable home concept which responds to the needs of young couples with a toddler.

Elijah – An open plan home designed to make the most of the benefits of the solar path.

Grace – An affordable offsite built home which is designed to be expanded as families grow.

Marcy – A hi-tech design using recycled materials. The home is safe, comfortable and energy efficient.

Tilly – This scheme marries modern methods of construction with energy saving technology and biodiverse planted roofs.

To view the full shortlist read more here. All the shortlisted teams go forward to the national final in Autumn 2020.