MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Queens, YAP Design New York Architecture Finalists
MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2017
Winner Jenny Sabin Studio: YAP Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA – Shortlisted design winners
Nov 23, 2016
MoMA / P.S.1 Young Architects Program Winner in 2017
MoMA / P.S.1 YAP 2017 Program Winner – Jenny Sabin Studio
Jenny Sabin Studio selected as winner of the 2017 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program
Young Architects Program 2017
Ongoing from June 29
The Young Architects Program (YAP), is an annual competition hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative architecture. The winning design by Jenny E. Sabin (Ithaca) will be on view at MoMA PS1 during the summer 2017.
The other finalists:
Ania Jaworska (Chicago)
Bureau Spectacular (Los Angeles)
Office of III (New York)
SCHAUM/SHIEH (New York)
Lumen to provide setting for warm up summer music series
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Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio:
Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program. Opening on June 29 in the MoMA PS1 courtyard, this year’s construction is an immersive design that evolves over the course of a day, providing a cooling respite from the midday sun and a responsive glowing light after sundown. Drawn from among five finalists, Jenny Sabin Studio’s Lumen will serve as a temporary urban landscape for the 20th season of Warm Up, MoMA PS1’s pioneering outdoor music series. Lumen will remain on view through the summer.
Now in its 18th edition, the Young Architects Program at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 has offered 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 that provides shade, seating, and water. The architects must also work within guidelines that address environmental issues, including sustainability and recycling.
Made of responsive tubular structures in a lightweight knitted fabric, Lumen features a canopy of recycled, photo-luminescent, and solar active textiles that absorb, collect, and deliver light. A misting system responds to visitors’ proximity, activating fabric stalactites that produce a refreshing micro-climate. Socially and environmentally responsive, Lumen’s multisensory environment is inspired by collective levity, play, and interaction as the structure and materials transform throughout the day and night, adapting to the densities of bodies, heat, and sunlight.
“The Young Architects Program remains one of the most significant opportunities for architects and designers from across the country and world to build radical yet transformative ideas. This year’s finalists are no exception; their projects illustrate a diversity of approaches and refreshing ideas for architecture today,” said Sean Anderson, Associate Curator in MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design. “Jenny Sabin’s catalytic immersive environment, Lumen, captured the jury’s attention for imaginatively merging public and private spaces. With innovative construction and design processes borne from a critical merging of technology and nature to precise attention to detail at every scale, Lumen will no doubt engage visitors from day to night in a series of graduated environments and experiences.”
Klaus Biesenbach, MoMA PS1 Director and MoMA Chief Curator at Large adds, “in its 18th iteration, this annual competition offered jointly by the Architecture and Design Department at MoMA and MoMA PS1 continues to take risks and encourage experimentation among architects. Jenny Sabin’s Lumen is a socially and environmentally responsive structure that spans practices and disciplines in its exploratory approach to new materials. Held in tension within the walls of MoMA PS1’s courtyard, Lumen turns visitors into participants who interact through its responsiveness to temperature, sunlight, and movement.”
The other finalists for this year’s MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program were Bureau Spectacular (Jimenez Lai and Joanna Grant), Ania Jaworska, Office of III (Sean Canty, Ryan Golenberg and Stephanie Lin), and SCHAUM/SHIEH (Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum). An exhibition of the five finalists’ proposed projects will be on view at The Museum of Modern Art over the summer, organized by Sean Anderson, Associate Curator, with Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art.
Bloomberg Philanthropies has supported the Young Architects Program since 2007. In 2016, MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art were thrilled to announce that this lead sponsorship had been extended for three years, enabling the Young Architects Program to thrive and excite audiences through summer 2018.
Other Venues and Dates
CONSTRUCTO, Santiago, Chile
MMCA, Seoul, Korea
YAP 2017 Winner: LUMEN by Jenny Sabin Studio
YAP 2017 Finalist: We Are All Here, Now by Ania Jaworska
YAP 2017 Finalist: Pool Party by Bureau Spectacular
YAP 2017 Finalist: Event Horizon by Office of III
YAP 2017 Finalist: Blow Up the Wall! by SCHAUM/SHIEH
The exhibition is organized by Sean Anderson, Associate Curator, with Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Architecture and Design.
The 2017 Young Architects Program is sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Additional funding is provided by Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation, Jeffrey and Michèle Klein, and Agnes Gund.
Website: MoMA PS1 YAP 2017
Nov 23, 2016
MoMA / P.S.1 Young Architects Program Finalists in 2017
MoMA / P.S.1 YAP 2017 Program Finalists
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1 have jointly announced five finalists for the 18th version of the Young Architects Program (YAP)—an annual program aimed at budding architects and designers that asks them to create a temporary installation that will be situated on the Long Island City, N.Y. location.
The submitted designs will include features that provide shade, seating, and water, while also working within mandated guidelines that address environmental issues, including sustainability and recycling. The construction will also provide a backdrop for the summertime concert series, “Warm Up.”
MoMA / P.S.1 YAP 2017 Program Shortlist
– Bureau Spectacular (Los Angeles) led by Jimenez Lai
– architect Ania Jaworska (Chicago) who also teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago
– design collective Office of III (San Francisco and New York) comprised of Sean Canty, Ryan Golenberg and Stephanie Lin
– Jenny E. Sabin (New York), director of Ithaca, NY-based Sabin Design Lab
– SCHAUM/SCHIEH (Houston) led by Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum.
The finalists are chosen from 30 firms comprised of students, recent architectural school graduates, and established architects using experimental forms or techniques selected by deans of architecture schools and editors of architecture publications.
The panel for 2017 included Glenn D. Lowry, director of MoMA; Klaus Biesenbach, director of MoMA PS1; Barry Bergdoll; and Levent Çalıkoğlu, director of Istanbul Modern.
This year marks the 20th summer that MoMA PS1 has hosted an architectural installation/music series in its outdoor galleries, though it is only the 18th year of the Young Architects Program, which began in 2000. The inaugural project was an architecturally based 1998 installation by the Austrian artist collective Gelatin. In 1999, Philip Johnson’s DJ Pavilion celebrated the historic affiliation of MoMA PS1 and MoMA. The previous winners of the Young Architects Program are SHoP/Sharples Holden Pasquarelli (2000), ROY (2001), William E. Massie (2002), Tom Wiscombe / EMERGENT (2003), nARCHITECTS (2004), Xefirotarch (2005), OBRA (2006), Ball-Nogues (2007), WORKac (2008), MOS (2009), Solid Objectives – Idenburg Liu (2010), Interboro Partners (2011), HWKN (2012), CODA (2013), The Living (2014) and Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation (2015).YOUNG ARCHITECTS
Jul 4, 2016
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Jun 20, 2016
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