Archinect - News 2018-12-17T14:25:48-05:00 Finalists announced for 2019 MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-12-05T14:19:00-05:00 >2018-12-07T11:52:00-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1</a> has announced the five finalists who will compete for the 2019 edition of its annual <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a>. Challenging emerging architectural talent to develop creative proposals for a temporary summer outdoor installation, the highly coveted commission serves as a stage and shelter for the museum's seasonal Warm Up concert series. Architects are also asked to address environmental issues, including sustainability and recycling, with their installation.</p> <p>To choose an architectural studio, over 100 nominators from across North America are asked to submit a young office for consideration. Previous talent tapped by the program has included <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a>, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andr&eacute;s Jaque/Office for Political Innovation</a>, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a>/David Benjamin and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SO-IL</a>.</p> <p>This year's finalists are as follows:</p> <figure><p><a href=";w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=";w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Pedro y Juana's installation in the Chicago Cultural Center. Photo by Steve Hall, copyright Hedrich Blessing courtesy of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.</figcaption></figure><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pedro &amp; Juana</a><br>Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky R...</p> Dream the Combine's 'Hide & Seek" installation to provide interactive setting for Warm Up Summer Music Series at MoMA PS1 Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-06-28T15:53:00-04:00 >2018-06-29T12:52:53-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>The eagerly-awaited, annual&nbsp;<em>Warm Up&nbsp;</em>series of concerts and events has launched, with an interactive setting provided by Minneapolis-based practice <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dream the Combine</a>, winners of this year&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1</a>&nbsp;Young Architect&rsquo;s Program&nbsp;competition. Titled&nbsp;<em>Hide &amp; Seek</em>, the winning installation, featuring a large-scale, network of mirrors, will activate the courtyard through September, playing host to more than 75 musical artists.&nbsp;</p> <p>This year's construction, done in collaboration with Clayton Binkley of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ARUP</a>, features nine intersecting elements sprawled across the entire MoMA PS1 courtyard. Scriptive elements, ranging from trampolines to runways, invite visitors into performance and establish platforms for improvisation while the horizontal structures contain interactive mirrors, that move in the wind or with human touch.<br></p> <p><br></p> <p>Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers, founders of the&nbsp;experimental design practice, drew their inspiration for the project from performance artist Lorraine O&rsquo;Grady, whose piece &ldquo;...</p> Thom Mayne Young Architects Program is extended for third semester Hope Daley 2018-02-14T18:53:00-05:00 >2018-02-14T18:53:57-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis</a> has announced the educational initiative led by the firm&rsquo;s Pritzker Prize-winning founder,&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thom Mayne</a> Young Architects,&nbsp;has been extended through the remainder of the 2017-2018 academic year in partnership with Hall Elementary School in Bridgeport, CT.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href=";w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=";w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Students in the Thom Mayne Young Architects Program. Image: Google.</figcaption></figure><p>This program enables 6th grade&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">students</a> who participated last semester to continue developing their design skills in this 12-week course. The after-school classes are led by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pratt Institute</a> architecture students, and task the students with creating a beautification proposal for their classroom.&nbsp;Each student received a new Pixelbook laptop donated by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Google</a> with state-of-the-art design software to develop their design skills.&nbsp;<br></p> <figure><p><a href=";w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=";w=514"></a></p><figcaption>An architecture model produced by a student in the Thom Mayne Young Architects Program. Image: Morphosis.</figcaption></figure><p>Students will demonstrate their grasp of architectural concepts and their mastery of design software in mid-term and final presenta...</p> Jenny E. Sabin is the winner of MoMA PS1's 2017 Young Architects Program Nicholas Korody 2017-02-20T12:32:00-05:00 >2018-08-18T13:01:04-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>The Ithaca-based design practice Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winner of the 2017 Young Architect's Program at MoMA PS1. The annual competition awards an emerging architecture firm the opportunity to design a site-specific installation in the courtyard of the Long Island City art institution. Jenny Sabin Studio beat out five other practices with her entry&nbsp;<em>Lumen.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><em>Lumen&nbsp;</em>is made of responsive tubular structures in a lightweight knitted fabric. The installation will include a canopy of photoluminescent, solar active textiles, which absorb and deliver light.&nbsp;<em>Lumen&nbsp;</em>will also feature a misting system, satisfying the competition stipulation that the installation include water in order to help cool down visitors to the&nbsp;<em>Warm Up&nbsp;</em>event.&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Jenny Sabin's catalytic immersive environment, <em>Lumen</em>, captured the jury's attention for imaginatively merging public and private spaces," states Sean Anderson, Associate Curator in MoMA's Department of Architecture and Design. "With innovative constructi...</p> A dinosaur, a flying saucer, a rock garden: Parasite 2.0's installation for YAP MAXXI Nicholas Korody 2016-06-28T14:14:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Most Americans know MoMA&rsquo;s Young Architect&rsquo;s Program (YAP) through its annual summer festival in the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, but they also have an impressive international program. For the Roman edition of the program, this year&rsquo;s winner, studio Parasite 2.0, installed a giant green dinosaur, a neon flying saucer, and other peculiar objects in the sunlit courtyard of the Zaha Hadid-designed MAXXI Museum.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Entitled MAXXI <em>Temporary School: the museum is a school. A school is a battleground</em>,<em> </em>the installation is composed of three sets made of wood, recycled rubber and metal. One of the sets has two walls rising from a star-shaped podium accessible by a tunnel. Another comprises a rock garden, a rainbow, and the flying saucer. In the third, a dinosaur spout water alongside images of the planet Saturn and Easter Island moan.</p><p>&ldquo;Fantastical settings, references from diverse cultures, fragments of nature and pop-up details providing backdrops for visitors&rsquo; thousand-like selfies: ...</p> Watch YAP-winners Escobedo Solíz Studio build 'Weaving the Courtyard' at MoMA PS1 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-06-10T17:12:00-04:00 >2016-06-16T01:21:51-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio's winning&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Weaving the Courtyard"</a>&nbsp;proposal for the Young Architects Program, a "suspended canopy of colorful ropes", will be on display at MoMA's PS1 as part of the "Warm Up" summer series,&nbsp;running through August.</p><p>Watch&nbsp;Lazbent Escobedo and Andr&eacute;s Soliz Paz discuss the process behind designing and constructing their winning proposal:</p><p></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="What's the Big Deal&#8253; &ndash; Assemble, Serpentine and YAP winners, and BIG controversy on Archinect Sessions #52, with special guest co-host Will Galloway" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What's the Big Deal&#8253; &ndash; Assemble, Serpentine and YAP winners, and BIG controversy on Archinect Sessions #52, with special guest co-host Will Galloway</a></li><li><a title="Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio is the winner of MoMA PS1's 2016 Young Architects Program" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio is the winner of MoMA PS1's 2016 Young Architects Program</a></li><li><a title='A visit to "ALL THAT IS SOLID", winner of the Young Architects Program at the Istanbul Modern' href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A visit to "ALL THAT IS SOLID", winner of the Young Architects Program at the Istanbul Modern</a></li><li><a title="What happens to the MoMA PS1 Young Architecture Program pavilions after Warm Up is Over?" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What happens to the MoMA PS1 Young Architecture Program pavilions after Warm Up is Over?</a></li><li><a title="Archinect Sessions Episode #18: Moonwalking Or (The Expected Virtue of Social Architecture) with Andr&eacute;s Jaque, winner of MoMA PS1's YAP" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions Episode #18: Moonwalking Or (The Expected Virtue of Social Architecture) with Andr&eacute;s Jaque, winner of MoMA PS1's YAP</a></li></ul> What's the Big Deal‽ – Assemble, Serpentine and YAP winners, and BIG controversy on Archinect Sessions #52, with special guest co-host Will Galloway Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-02-11T18:25:00-05:00 >2018-03-01T15:11:34-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Long-time Archinector and reliably sane commentator <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a> joins us from his base in Tokyo to discuss the weekly news, including&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">his interview with Assemble</a>, crucially taking place mere weeks before they won the Turner Prize. While news from Bjarke Ingels Group commanded the feistiest comment threads this week &ndash; with renderings of BIG's&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">spiraling Hudson Yards tower</a> provoking debate over craft in skyscrapers, and the firm being selected to design the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Serpentine Pavilion for 2016</a> in their last last eligible year &ndash; recent news included big wins for firms both star-studded and unknown. MoMA PS1 named <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio as the 2016 winner of its Young Architects Program</a>, for their "Weaving the Courtyard" submission, while <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dame Zaha Hadid received her RIBA Gold Medal</a> (the first woman to win solo). Lastly, for you planning wonks, we throw in a brief discussion of a <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">controversial proposed ballot measure</a> to halt big developments in Los Angeles.&nbsp;</p> <p>Listen to&nbsp;episode 52 of&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect Se...</strong></a></p> Escobedo Solíz Studio is the winner of MoMA PS1's 2016 Young Architects Program Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-02-01T15:27:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>The Mexico-city based firm Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio, founded in 2011 by Lazbent Pavel Escobedo and Andres Sol&iacute;z, has been announced as the winner of MoMA and MoMA PS1&rsquo;s <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a>&nbsp;(YAP).</p><p>The annual competition (now in its 17th year) is aimed at emerging architectural talent, giving young designers the chance to exhibit in an interactive, urban setting during the PS1&rsquo;s summer programming. As stipulated within the competition, the winner's design must provide shade, seating and water, and &ldquo;address environmental issues, including sustainability and recycling.&rdquo; Prior winners have included <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andr&eacute;s Jaque</a>&nbsp;(2015), <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a>&nbsp;(2014), <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CODA</a>&nbsp;(2013), <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MOS</a> (2009), and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WORKac</a> (2008), among others.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Escobedo Sol&iacute;z Studio&rsquo;s winning proposal, &ldquo;Weaving the Courtyard,&rdquo; will install &ldquo;platforms of soil and water&rdquo; and &ldquo;a reflective wading pool&rdquo; in PS1&rsquo;s courtyard, all underneath a colorful woven canopy. The installation will debut as the setting for Warm Up, PS1's summer music series, beginning in e...</p> First Office + Ultramoderne among MoMA's 2016 Young Architects Program finalists Julia Ingalls 2015-12-02T15:30:00-05:00 >2015-12-15T22:42:26-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Joining an eye-popping list of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previous entrants and winners</a>, the five finalists for the 2016 PS1/MoMA Young Architects Program (YAP) have been announced, and they are:&nbsp;</p><p>&bull; Ultramoderne&nbsp;(the Providence, Rhode Island-based firm whose <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial Lakefront Kiosk winning wood pavilion</a> you may remember),</p><p>&bull; Cobalt Office (based in Houston, Texas)</p><p>&bull; <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">First Office</a> (L.A.-based authors of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Nine Essays</em> in the Graham Foundation's published series Treatise</a>),</p><p>&bull; Escobedo + Solis (hailing from Mexico City, Mexico)</p><p>&bull; and&nbsp;Frida Escobedo (from&nbsp;Anzures, M&eacute;xico)</p><p>As with YAP's previous 15 editions, the finalists submit proposals for a temporary summer installation to the program that must meet certain requirements. In the past, these requirements have included&nbsp;designs that provide water, seating, shade, as well as meeting environmental and sustainable guidelines. The winner will be announced likely in early&nbsp;2016.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> A visit to "ALL THAT IS SOLID", winner of the Young Architects Program at the Istanbul Modern Ellen Hancock 2015-10-30T05:12:00-04:00 >2015-11-05T20:47:57-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Istanbul is a city constantly evolving and forever feeling the pull of east and west, of tradition and modernity, and defined by its contrasts. Poised at the edge of the Bosphorus on the European side of the city, the Istanbul Modern museum situates itself at the center of it all.</p><p>Currently the gallery is hosting part of the Istanbul Biennial, which this year is divided between six locations across the city, stretching as far as the Princess Islands and Northern Bosphorus. Named &ldquo;Saltwater,&rdquo; the Biennial asks the viewer to take a much more leisurely approach to viewing and consider the context of its in situ context.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Like much of Istanbul, the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Istanbul Modern</a> and surrounding site is currently undergoing a transformation into a tourist hub. &ldquo;ALL THAT IS SOLID&rdquo; by Istanbul-based PATTU, the winning installation for this year&rsquo;s <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a> at the Istanbul Modern (a direct collaboration with the MoMA PS1 program of the same name), is inspired by this constant, cyclical change ...</p> What happens to the MoMA PS1 Young Architecture Program pavilions after Warm Up is Over? Nicholas Korody 2015-08-25T13:51:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>For nearly two decades, the Young Architect's Program (YAP) has brought both young and established talent to MoMA PS1's courtyard to form a welcome space for overheated crowds that often interact with the work during the institution's popular Warm Up series [...] So what happens to the pavilions and their creators once the DJs pack up their gear, the throngs of people leave, and the summer is over?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Artnet news looked at the afterlife of some of YAP pavilions that have graced the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Queens. Here's a quick summary of some of the featured anecdotes:</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>SHoP Architects "Dunescape," 2000</strong></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a>, the firm behind the recently-inaugurated Barclays Center in Brooklyn, designed "Dunescape" comprising cedar structures that you could climb over and in. At the end of the summer, the wood was donated to a trade school where it used for woodworking practice.</p><p>More on SHoP Architects:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Uber HQ headed to San Francisco's Mission Bay</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Work finally resumes at Brooklyn's modular prefab tower</a></li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Tom Wiscombe Architecture&nbsp;"Light-Wing," 2003</strong></p><p>The designer behind the "Old Bank District Museum" projects slated for Downtown LA, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tom Wiscombe</a>'s pavilion for MoMA PS1 featured shallow pools and a translucent roof. The structure was built with aluminum pipe and mesh, which was later sold for scrap.&nbsp;</p><p>More on Tom Wiscombe Architecture</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a peek at Tom Wiscombe's "underground" Old Bank District Muse...</a></li></ul> Archinect Sessions Episode #18: Moonwalking Or (The Expected Virtue of Social Architecture) with Andrés Jaque, winner of MoMA PS1's YAP Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-02-26T13:38:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>Winner of this year's <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program</a>, Andr&eacute;s Jaque of the&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office for Political Innovation</a>, joins us on the podcast this week to discuss his winning design, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COSMO</a>. In a continued thread from last year's YAP, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living's "Hy-Fi"</a>, Jaque's COSMO focuses on issues of sustainability and ecology &ndash; its main element is a series of pipes that will purify water with biological treatments.</p><p>Before winning the YAP, Jaque's office already had a piece in MoMA's permanent collection,&nbsp;<em>IKEA Disobedients&nbsp;</em>(2011), the museum's first "architectural performance" acquisition.&nbsp;COSMO will be installed from June 23 through September 7.</p><p>As always, you can send us&nbsp;your architectural legal issues, comments or questions via twitter #archinectsessions,&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">email</a>&nbsp;or call us at (213) 784-7421. And if you can, we'd love for you to rate us on iTunes or Stitcher!</p><p>Listen to episode eighteen of&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect Sessions</strong></a>, "Moonwalking Or (The Expected Virtue of Social Architecture) with Andres Jaque, winner of MoMA P...</p> YAP 2015 winner Andrés Jaque/Office to install "Cosmo" at MoMA PS1 this summer Justine Testado 2015-02-05T19:06:00-05:00 >2015-02-05T19:13:31-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>MoMA PS1 announced today that "COSMO" by Andr&eacute;s Jaque/Office for Political Innovation is the winner of the 2015 Young Architects Program competition. Every year, the YAP winning design is realized into a temporary outdoor installation placed in the outdoor courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York during the annual Warm Up summer music festivities in late June. <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP</a> proposals have to provide seating, shade, and water, and also follow guidelines that address environmental issues and sustainability.</p><p>Made of customized irrigation components, COSMO is described as a moveable party artifact that is also biochemically engineered to filter and purify 3,000 gallons of water in a period of four days. The structure will continuously eliminate suspended particles and nitrates, balance pH levels, and increase the level of dissolved oxygen. As a result, the same body of water will become more purified with each cycle.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Similar to&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last year's winning installation "Hy-Fi"</a>, COSMO is more than...</p> MoMA PS1 YAP 2015 finalists are announced Justine Testado 2014-11-13T13:55:00-05:00 >2014-11-19T20:02:34-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>Five finalists have been selected for the MoMA PS1 2015 Young Architects Program. The popular yearly program shines the spotlight on emerging architects and invites them to develop an innovative, temporary outdoor urban installation for the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, New York for summer 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andres Jaque / Office for Political Innovation</a>, Madrid/New York</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">brillhart architecture</a>, Miami</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Erin Besler</a>, Los Angeles</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Bittertang Farm</a>, New York</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Benjamin Dillenburger</a>, Toront</li></ul><p>Finalists will now begin to work on their proposals. Their designs must provide seating, shade, and water, and also follow guidelines that address environmental issues and sustainability. Only one project will be the winner.</p><p>Head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</p><p>Related:<br><a title="YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer</a><br><a title="Finalists for MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Finalists for MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program</a><br><a title="The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series</a><br>&nbsp;</p> Interview with David Benjamin, creator of MoMA PS1's "Hy-Fi" Mushroom Tower Archinect 2014-07-01T14:18:00-04:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>"[...] In this project, we're using a living organism as a factory. So the living organism of mycellium, or hyphae, which is basically a mushroom root, basically makes our bricks for us. It grows our bricks in about five days with no energy required, almost no carbon emissions, and it's using basically waste&mdash; agricultural byproducts, chopped up cornstalks. This mushroom root fuses together this biomass and makes solid bricks which we can kind of tune to be different properties."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few more photos of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Hy-Fi</em></a>, the locally-sourced, virtually waste-less biostructure by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a>, which just debuted in the courtyard of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><em>Photos by</em><em> Andrew Nunes.</em></p><p>In the video below, David Benjamin talks with <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Creators Project</a> about building the structure from&nbsp;agricultural waste and mushroom root, MOMA PS1's interest in sustainability, and how the Hy-Fi could revolutionize waste-less architecture.</p> The mythologically inspired “Shinseon Play” wins the first Young Architects Program Seoul Justine Testado 2014-06-05T19:35:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:29:59-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>Jang Won Choi, Kyung Min Kwon, and Cheon Kang Park of collaborative team MOON JI BANG recently won the inaugural Young Architects Program Seoul in South Korea with their proposal, "Shinseon Play". The proposal draws inspiration from traditional Korean mythology with features like gently swaying "clouds", a trampoline, and a grassy meadow -- making it an ideal outdoor installation for the summer season.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer Justine Testado 2014-02-05T15:20:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><p>After winning the 2014 Young Architects Program <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">out of five finalists</a>, emerging architect David Benjamin and his firm, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a> will temporarily transform the outdoor courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York when the summer season rolls in.<br><br>YAP projects had to provide seating, shade, and water, and also follow guidelines that address environmental issues and sustainability.&nbsp; The Living's proposal, titled "Hy-Fi", will feature circular organic brick towers made of corn stalk and living root structures. Set to open in late June, the temporary installation will be a memorable summer spectacle.<br><br>Here's more detail into the project's design:<br><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>"Using biological technologies combined with cutting-edge computation and engineering to create new building materials, The Living will use a new method of bio-design, resulting in a structure that is 100% organic material. The structure temporarily diverts the natural carbon cycle to produce a building that grows out of nothing but earth an...</p> Finalists for MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program Justine Testado 2013-11-14T16:58:00-05:00 >2014-09-10T13:32:13-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>Five finalists were selected this week for the MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program. The annual program gives young emerging architects the chance to develop an innovative, temporary urban installation for the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, New York in summer 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 2014 YAP finalists are:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Collective-LOK</a> - Jon Lott, William O&rsquo;Brien Jr. and Michael Kubo</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fake Industries Architectural Agonism</a> - Cristina Goberna and Urtzi Grau</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAMAS</a> - Wei-Han Vivian Lee and James Macgillivray</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pita + Bloom</a> - Florencia Pita and Jackilin Hah Bloom</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a> - David Benjamin</li></ul> YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome Alexander Walter 2013-07-02T19:42:00-04:00 >2013-07-03T12:47:59-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana recently completed He, the winning installation of the Young Architects Program (YAP) MAXXI 2013 in Rome</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously on Archinect:</p> <ul><li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced</a></li> </ul> YAP Istanbul Modern Finalist Entry by ONZ Architects Alexander Walter 2013-02-19T15:34:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>Earlier this month, the installation Sky Spotting Stop had been chosen as the first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern winner in conjunction with the Young Architects Programs at MoMA PS1 in New York, MAXXI in Rome and the cultural organization CONSTRUCTO in Santiago, Chile. Here is now also one of the five YAP Istanbul Modern finalist entries: Tearing the Ground by young Ankara-based firm, ONZ Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> MY HAIR IS AT MOMA PS1 - Finalist Entry for 2013 MoMA PS1 YAP Alexander Walter 2013-02-07T15:08:00-05:00 >2013-07-03T00:23:46-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>One very fascinating runner-up for New York's MoMA PS1 YAP is MY HAIR IS AT MOMA PS1 by TempAgency, a collaboration between the two individual offices Kutonotuk (Leena Cho, Matthew Jull) and mcdowellespinosa (Rychiee Espinosa, Seth McDowell).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> SO? Architecture and Ideas wins first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T16:35:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>With the winners of the New York and Rome editions of the Young Architects Program (YAP) already unveiled, the first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern winner has now also been selected: the temporary installation Sky Spotting Stop by young design firm SO? Architecture and Ideas reached the highest score with the jury and will be built in early June in Istanbul Modern&rsquo;s courtyard.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013 Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T15:08:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>The installation He by Turin-based studio bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana has been selected as winner of the Young Architects Program (YAP) MAXXI 2013 in Rome.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced</a></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome</a></p> CODA Wins 2013 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Alexander Walter 2013-01-17T15:32:00-05:00 >2013-01-18T19:19:45-05:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>The New York Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 today announced CODA (Caroline O&rsquo;Donnell of Ithaca, New York) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Now in its 14th edition, the Young Architects Program at MoMA and MoMA PS1 offers emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design and present innovative projects, challenging each year&rsquo;s winners to develop creative designs for a temporary, outdoor installation at MoMA PS1 that provides shade, seating, and water. The architects must also work within guidelines that address environmental issues, including sustainability and recycling. CODA, drawn from among five finalists, will design a temporary urban landscape for the 2013 Warm Up summer music series in MoMA PS1&rsquo;s outdoor courtyard.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The winning project, <em>Party Wall</em>, opening at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in late June, is a pavilion and flexible experimental space that uses its large-scale, linear form to provide shade for the Warm Up crowds, in addition to other functions.</p> <p> The porous fa&ccedil;ade is affixed to a tall self-supporting steel frame that is balanced in place with large fabric containers filled with water, and ...</p> YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced Archinect 2012-12-13T17:45:00-05:00 >2013-07-02T19:57:09-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>The jury &ndash; composed of the directors of the MAXXI, representatives of the MoMA and Constructo in Santiago Chile &ndash; met on Wednesday 28 November to select the five finalists who, by January 2013, must present their projects for the realisation of a temporary space for live summer events in the MAXXI Plaza. The jury will meet once again to select the project to be constructed and inaugurated in June.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The five finalists include:</p> <ul><li> bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana, Turin</li> <li> AK0 &ndash; architettura a kilometro zero, Rome</li> <li> LABORATORIO PERMANENTE, Milan</li> <li> Matilde Cassani, Milan</li> <li> LOOP Landscape &amp; Architecture Design, based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands</li> </ul><p> <strong>UPDATES:</strong></p> <ul><li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013</a></li> </ul> Social Skills: Interboro at P.S.1, a postscript Damon 2011-10-15T01:31:37-04:00 >2011-10-15T09:46:37-04:00 <img src="" border="0" /><em><p>A recap of a recent community-facing installation at New York's P.S.1 explores the power of temporary design to create systemic change</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related:<br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2011 PS1 Young Architects Program People's Choice Award</a><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PS1 YAP 2011 Wrap-up</a></p>