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Hou De Sousa Win Two Competitions with Raise/Raze and Sticks Proposals

12:00 - 19 April, 2016
Hou De Sousa Win Two Competitions with Raise/Raze and Sticks Proposals, Courtesy of Hou de Sousa
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Hou de Sousa (Nancy Hou and Josh de Sousa) have recently won two competitions for temporary installations in Washington DC and New York, both using salvaged materials. The first, Raise/Raze, is the winning proposal for DC’s Dupont Underground, an abandoned trolley station repurposed as a contemporary arts and culture space. The project reuses the balls from Snarkitecture’s “The Beach” installation at the National Building Museum for a new environment-generating initiative, which opens on April 30.

As winners of the 2016 Folly Competition held by the Architectural League of New York, Hou de Sousa will also soon build a pavilion in Socrates Sculpture Park, in Queens. A simple wooden canopy, the structure is a multi-purpose space made of standard dimensional lumber, but has been accentuated with shingles of scrap wood found on-site. Known as Sticks, the pavilion will open to the public on July 9.

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Snack Bar / Hou de Sousa

01:00 - 16 October, 2013
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  • Architect Office

  • Location

    Cumbayá, Ecuador
  • Project Team

    Nancy Hou, Josh de Sousa
  • Client

    Happy Panda
  • Contractor

    Hou de Sousa
  • Area

    16.0 sqm
  • Year

    2013
  • Photography

    Cortesia de Hou de Sousa

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Happy Panda / Hou de Sousa

00:00 - 17 August, 2013
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Design Team

    Nancy Hou, Josh de Sousa
  • Contractor

    Hou de Sousa
  • Area

    200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Hou de Sousa & Jay Vandermeer

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Dim Sum Bar / Hou de Sousa

01:00 - 2 December, 2011
Dim Sum Bar / Hou de Sousa, Courtesy of Hou de Sousa
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Architects

    Hou de Sousa
  • Project Team

    Nancy Hou, Josh de Sousa
  • Area

    150.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Hou de Sousa

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