2012 YAP MAXXI Shortlist

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MAXXI, MoMA and their new Chilean partner CONSTRUCT have kicked off the 2012 edition of YAP , following this past summer’s successful first edition named WHATAMI by stARTT. Together the U.S. and Italian jury chose five finalists, from the 43 invited designers, who may still have the opportunity to reinvent the square of MAXXI in . The winners of both YAP MAXXI in and MoMA PS1 in New York will be announced in February and the installations will launch simultaneously in June 2012.

The 2012 MAXXI shortlist includes 6mu6 (Turin, Italy: Valentina Toscano, Stefano Verrocchio), John A. Salvator Liotta, Matteo Belfiore with Taichi Kuma and Yuta Ito (Naples, Italy / Tokyo, Japan), Rural Boxx (Sacile, Italy: Alessandro Zorzetto, Francesca Modolo, Luciano Aldrighi, Jacopo Toso, Luca Vivan), Urban Movement (New York, USA / Rome, Italy: Robyne Kassen, Sarah Gluck, Simone Zbudil Bonatti), and Yellow Office Yellow Office (Milan, Italy: Francesca Benedetto, Dong Sub Bertin).

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "2012 YAP MAXXI Shortlist" 20 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 Nov 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=193769>