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6 Firms Highlighted as New York's "Promising" New Practices

12:30 - 5 February, 2016
6 Firms Highlighted as New York's "Promising" New Practices, Zone 14 Canopy / Taller KEN. Image © Andres Asturias
Zone 14 Canopy / Taller KEN. Image © Andres Asturias

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter has named six firms as the recipients of its New Practices New York 2016 award. Under this year's theme of "Prospect," the winners were selected for having "leveraged multiple aspects of the architecture profession, utilizing unique and innovative strategies, both in the projects and the practices they have started."

The six "promising and pioneering firms" are...

Cloud Seeding / MODU + Geotectura Studio

22:00 - 7 September, 2015
Cloud Seeding / MODU + Geotectura Studio, © Aviad Bar-Ness
© Aviad Bar-Ness

© Aviad Bar-Ness © Aviad Bar-Ness © Aviad Bar-Ness © Aviad Bar-Ness + 12

Outdoor Room / MODU

01:00 - 28 November, 2013
Outdoor Room / MODU, © Matthew Niederhauser
© Matthew Niederhauser

© Matthew Niederhauser © Matthew Niederhauser © Matthew Niederhauser © Matthew Niederhauser + 12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Beijing, China
  • Collaborators

    Ho-Yan Cheung, Arup
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

'Open Exchange' Green Square Library and Plaza Competition Entry / MODU

07:00 - 10 January, 2013
Courtesy of MODU
Courtesy of MODU

The “’Open Exchang’ proposal, for the Green Square Library and Plaza competition, creates a space of public engagement by challenging the role of the library in the contemporary city of Sydney. Designed by MODU , in collaboration with Future Green Studio landscape architects, their project becomes a social and public space made possible by new technology, with the potential to transcend the traditional definition of learning spaces. More images and architects’ description after the break.