Winning Design Announced for Sketch 120 — Temporary Publics Charrette


Design in 5 with collaborators SUPERFRONT are pleased to announce the selected team from the May 15th charrette competition Sketch 120: Temporary Publics.  Lauren Page, Phil Kuehne, Justin Foster, and Read Langworthy of the design collective KIT won for their scheme for the New York City Explorer’s Carnival.  KIT’s design, which features hundreds of hula hoops forming a connected canopy, was selected by the Sketch 120: Temporary Publics jury comprised of DJ /rupture, Mimi Hoang of nARCHITECTS, and James Slade and Hayes Slade of Slade Architecture.  The winning design will now be constructed in SUPERFRONT’s backyard for use throughout the summer.

If you are interested in joining the volunteer construction team, email with your interest and availability from June 1 – June 30, weekends especially.

On May 30th, come to the opening of a pin-up exhibition of all the work produced from the charrette and a backyard afterparty at SUPERFRONT, 6:00 p.m. opening, 8:00 p.m. party, 1432 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn.  For more information, click here.

Sketch 120: Temporary Publics was a program of the League’s Design in 5 group in collaboration with SUPERFRONT.  The summer installation is a program of SUPERFRONT.  Follow Design in 5 on Facebook.

–Nick Anderson, Program Associate

Winning hula hoop canopy design by KIT.