bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013

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.

Earlier this year, the installation ‘Party Wall’ by CODA had been announced as the winner of the New York edition, MoMA PS1 YAP.

Studio bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana consists of Alberto Bottero, Valeria Bruni, Simona Della Rocca, and Fabio Vignolo. Continue reading

CODA Wins 2013 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program

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The New York Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 today announced CODA (Caroline O’Donnell of Ithaca, New York) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP).

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’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’s outdoor courtyard. Continue reading

HWKN wins the 2012 Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 in New York

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 have announced the New York based office HWKN (HollwichKushner) as winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York. As winners of the 13th edition of the program, HWKN will construct an outdoor summer installation at the PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, Queens. The winning proposal, known as Wendy, was selected from five finalists and will provide a unique setting for the popular Warm Up summer music series.

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2012 MoMA PS1 YAP Runner-Up: ‘Coney Inland’ by Cameron Wu

In February, HWKN’s ‘Wendy’ design proposal won the 2012 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program (YAP). One of the other four creative designs that competed against the winning design is Cameron Wu‘ proposed ‘Coney Inland’ — an architectural strategy which formally unifies and spatially modulates the challenging MoMA PS1 courtyard site.

A series of developable surfaces (cones and cylinders) and their base structures normalize the contingencies of scale and shape of the three courtyard spaces, while their legible transformations register the idiosyncratic nature of the overall site geometry. Continue reading

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