Competition briefs for urban development can overlook the most pressing and relevant needs of local communities, and architects are usually limited to satisfying the brief's requirements in their proposals.
As a response, Storefront set up the Competition of Competitions, where interdisciplinary teams got to ask the questions in creating their own competition briefs. — bustler.net
Eighteen finalists were chosen out of 100 submissions. The jury will then select 3 winners, 7 honorable mentions, and a Storefront Special Prize. The Special Prize will get to run their submitted competition as part of the 2014 Storefront for Art and Architecture program calendar.
The 18 finalists are:
Fifty entries will be exhibited at Storefront for Art and Architecture starting April 29. Additionally, the competition winners will be offically presented and the Competition of Competition of Competitions will be launched.
The exhibition will be part of Letters to the Mayor exhibition, which highlights the relationship between architecture and politics.