Book Talk and Reception for Young Architects 19: Support

May 1, 2019
6:00 p.m.

Please join us to launch and celebrate the publication of Young Architects 19: Support, featuring work by winners of the 2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers.

The competition theme, Support, defines the term as “an artifice that props architecture up while in turn facilitating new ideas, new forms, and new opportunities for action.” Support prompted entrants to define its effect on architecture as tangible (how buildings stand up), financial (how buildings are funded), and theoretical (how buildings contribute to architectural discourse). The six competition winners avoided literal definitions in favor of metaphorical, historical, and methodological interpretations that have the potential to generate form.

Winners of the 2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers:
Jonathan Louie and Nicole McIntosh, Architecture Office
Michelle JaJa Chang
Kevin Hirth, KEVIN HIRTH Co.
Mustafa Faruki, theLab-lab for architecture
Isabel Abascal and Alessandro Arienzo, LANZA Atelier
Molly Hunker and Greg Corso, SPORTS.

The evening will include a presentation and discussion with the partners from SPORTS and Architecture Office, Mark Robbins, president of the American Academy in Rome and a 2017 jury member (LP ’84), and Paul Lewis, founding partner at LTL Architects and president of The Architectural League (LP ’97).

A reception and book signing will follow.

Young Architects 19: Support is published by Andrea Monfried Editions.


SPORTS lecture

League Prize winners Greg Corso and Molly Hunker discuss their design philosophy and approach.

Vacant Lots

Commentary and selections from the League's 1987 design study considering the potential of small-scale infill housing.