Explore biographical information for the six winners of the 2015 Architectural League Prize, and read information about the two nights of lectures and the exhibition.
Presenting the winner of Folly 2015, Torqueing Spheres, by IK Studio, now on view at Socrates Sculpture Park, plus a look into other notable competition entries and themes that emerged in this year’s proposals.
View lecture videos, read roundtable conversations, and see profiles on each Emerging Voice. In the coming weeks, look here to find ongoing expanded digital content on this year’s Voices.
In 2013, Marlon Blackwell Architects expanded the school’s home with a renovation and addition that honors the historic building in a contemporary language. Blackwell toured the school with architect Tom Phifer.
Blackwell and Joy reflect on first meeting 15 years ago, approaches to teaching, and a shared sensitivity to place while “transgressing the vernacular” in their work.
O’Donnell + Tuomey discuss their vision for Irish architecture, creating mobility in static forms, and bringing the rigors of traditional craft to contemporary work.
In “Spanning Water, Rail, and Road: New York’s Iconic and Inconspicuous Bridges,” transportation engineer Henry Perahia discusses his 15 years as the DOT Chief Bridge Officer and sheds light on what it takes to design, construct, and maintain 789 City-owned bridges.
Now available is full video of Past as Prologue, a symposium held in honor of Michael Graves on the occasion of his fiftieth year in practice.
Follow Stereotank as they transform two plastic septic tanks into a glowing, pulsing sound machine in their winning design for the 2015 Times Square Valentine Heart competition.
Essays from Margaret Morton on the architecturally distinctive ancestral cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan, Julie Farris on temporary landscapes as community gathering spaces, and six other NYSCA grantees sponsored by the League.
Documentation of a symposium addressing issues of water supply in the context of climate change, considered through case studies of Los Angeles, New York City, and the Great Lakes.
Revisiting a 1977 exhibition and publication on the previously unexplored role of drawing within the profession of architecture through the work of 85 accomplished architects of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
As we announce the 2015 Call for Proposals, check out 2008 Norden Fund grantee Angela Starita’s travel report in our ongoing series featuring grantees’ projects through their essays, photographs, and sketches.
The Festival will kick off with a series of talks, panels, discussions, and short films at the Great Hall at Cooper Union.
Photos and remarks from the dinner honoring Henry N. Cobb as the 2015 recipient of The Architectural League’s highest honor, the President’s Medal.
May 17 – August 30, 2015 | The winning entry of a competition presented by the League and Socrates Sculpture Park to reinterpret the architectural folly.
Join ABRUZZO BODZIAK, INABA, MESH, and Young Projects at their offices for drinks, informal conversation, and a behind the scenes look at recent and upcoming projects at this First Friday.
Current Work lecture by Shigeru Ban.