League Prize winner

Gabriel Cuéllar and Athar Mufreh of Cadaster

Cadaster | Headwater Lot: Adaptive Reuse Plan of Quebec City's Rights-of-Way, Quebec City, Canada, 2017. Credit: Cadaster

The League Prize is an annual competition that has been organized by The Architectural League since 1981. Open to designers ten years or less out of school, it draws entrants from around North America.

Gabriel Cuéllar and Athar Mufreh of Cadaster received a 2018 award.

Cadaster is a Brooklyn-based architecture practice founded in 2016. Through in-depth research and design projects, the firm explores the relationship between architecture and territory.

Recent projects include:

  • Subversive Real Estate: The Landholding Patterns of American Black Churches, a research project focused on the American South
  • Upstate Ecologies: Regional Vision for the New York Canal System, an international urban planning competition.

Gabriel Cuéllar received a BArch from Carnegie Mellon University and an advanced master of architecture degree from Berlage Institute, Delft, The Netherlands.

Athar Mufreh received a BArch from Birzeit University, West Bank, Palestine, and a masters in integrated urbanism and sustainable design from Stuttgart University.

In 2017, Cadaster won the first prize for the City of Quebec’s Reinventing Our Rivers urban planning competition.