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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...

Young Projects Play “Match-Maker” in Times Square

01:00 - 11 February, 2014
Young Projects Play “Match-Maker” in Times Square, © Ka-Man Tse for Times Square Arts
© Ka-Man Tse for Times Square Arts

Young Projects will be spending the week playing “Match-Maker” in New York City, as the Brooklyn-based studio has debuted their interactive Valentine’s Day installation in the heart of Times Square. Made in collaboration with fabricator Kammetal, as part of Times Square Alliance’s sixth annual heart design competition, the interactive heart-shaped sculpture is designed to cosmically connect people based on their zodiac signs by arranging curious passerby's at twelve points surrounding the installation.

As Young Projects describes, “Peering through colorful, interwoven periscopes provides glimpses of each viewer's four most ideal astrological mates, offering potentially novel connections between lonely souls or settled lovers.”

Young Projects to Design “Match-Maker” Heart for Times Square

01:00 - 26 December, 2013
Young Projects to Design “Match-Maker” Heart for Times Square, © Young Projects
© Young Projects

Trailing Situ Studio’s recycled lumber heart, Young Projects has been chosen to design the annual Times Square Valentine’s Day installation for lovers in the Big Apple. Made in collaboration with fabricator Kammental, “Match-Maker” will debut early February.