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The Architectural League Prize 2014
Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder, The LADG

Established in 2004, The Los Angeles Design Group (The LADG), is led by principals Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder. The firm works at all scales, and has completed projects in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. The founders see their work as contributing to a “longer history of ideas,” and draw on this history to craft unexpected solutions to conventional problems. Recent projects include installations at the Taubman College Gallery at the University of Michigan, and several commercial interior renovations in New York and Santa Monica.

Claus Benjamin Freyinger received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Boston College and his Master of Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles in 2005. Andrew Holder received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Lewis and Clark College and his Master of Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles in 2005. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, where he was the 2012-2013 Oberdick Fellow.

Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder will discuss their work on June 24, 2014 in a public lecture. Visit the 2014 League Prize online feature for more on this year’s winners, and see the complete list of past winners here.

The Architectural League Prize is one of North America’s most prestigious awards for young architects and designers. The Prize, established in 1981, recognizes exemplary and provocative work by young practitioners and provides a public forum for the exchange of their ideas.

Click here for more on the other 2014 winners of the League Prize, or see the complete list of past winners here

In the Garden Grows a Lump | courtesy of The LADG

In the Garden Grows a Lump | courtesy of The LADG

In the Garden Grows a Lump | courtesy of The LADG

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48 Characters | photo: Eric Nelson

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