Plans for building a new QueensWay are moving forward. The AIANY Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee revealed the winners of QueensWay Connection: Elevating the Public Realm. The biennial competition brought in ideas from around the globe on how to transform an abandoned railway into an urban greenway as a community space for nearby neighborhoods in Queens, New York. — bustler.net
Out of 120 proposals from 28 countries, the jury selected the following winners:
ENYA Prize, US$5,000: The Queensway Steps by Carrie Wilbert (Paris, France)
2nd Prize, US$2,500: Queens Billboard by Nikolay Martynov (Basel, Switzerland)
3rd Prize, US$1,000: Make It! Grow It! by Song Deng (Toronto, Canada)
Student Prize, US$1000: EBB & Flow by Jessica Shoemaker (Albuquerque, NM, USA)
Honorable Mention: Upside Down Bridge by Hyuntek Yoon (Queens, NY, USA)
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