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2013

Istanbul: Modern

SO? Architecture and Ideas

Sky Spotting Stop

SO? Architecture and Ideas

Principals: Sevince Bayrak and Oral Göktaş

Sky Spotting Stop is a temporary, site-specific installation that shades the courtyard of Istanbul Modern while floating gently on the hidden waters of the Bosporus. This ephemeral, gliding addition to the silhouette of the city serves as an intriguing spot for the courtyard, which is partly isolated from urban flow despite its very central location. Read more »

ONZ Architects

Tearing the Ground

ONZ Architects

ANKARA

Principals: Onat Öktem and Zeynep Öktem

Salon2

Haze

Salon2

ISTANBUL

Principal: Alper Derinboğaz

Yalın Mimarlık

IM / DEBRIS

Yalın Mimarlık

ISTANBUL

Principal: Ömer Selçuk Baz

New York: MoMA PS1

Party Wall, CODA

Party Wall

CODA

Principal: Caroline O'Donnell

The winning project, Party Wall, opening at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in late June, is a pavilion and flexible experimental space that provides shade for the Warm Up crowds, along with other functions. Read more »

PS1 Forum

PS1 FORUM

Leong Leong

Principals: Chris Leong and Dominic Leong

Warm Up Cool Down / Matter

White Noise

FRENCH 2D

Principals: Anda French and Jenny French

EXPO 1 PAVILION

EXPO 1 PAVILION

Moorhead & Moorhead

Principals: Granger Moorhead and Robert Moorhead

TempAgency

My Hair is at MoMA PS1

TempAgency

Principals: Leena Cho, Rychiee Espinosa, Matthew Jull, Seth McDowell

Rome: MAXXI

bam!

He

bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana

Designers: Alberto Bottero, Valeria Bruni, Simona Della Rocca, Fabio Vignolo

The winning project, He, opening at MAXXI in Rome, Italy, this summer, is a large-scale balloon floating above the MAXXI piazza, providing shadow to a lawn and wooden platform below equipped with areas for play and rest. Human interaction takes place amid the dripping water flowing along the base of the suspended balloon, a chilling curtain that virtually defines the area underneath.
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Borderline

Borderline

AK0 - architettura a kilometro zero

Designers: Gianni Puri, Laura Di Virgilio, Alessandra Fasoli, Stefan Pollak, Enrica Siracusa

Cassani

Ground atlas

Matilde Cassani

Designer: Matilde Cassani

SPRINGING MAXXI

SPRINGING MAXXI

LABORATORIO PERMANENTE

Designers: Angelica Sylos Labini, Nicola Russi

Loop

Oltre il giardino

LOOP Landscape & Architecture Design

Designers: Francesco Garofalo, Silvia Lupini, Francesca Sartori

Santiago: CONSTRUCTO

Umwelt

Ambient 35 | 60

UMWELT

Designers: Ignacio Garcia Partarrieu - Arturo Scheidegger

The project proposes to insert a cultural program in the park deriving from its own eventual and temporary conditions, while at the same time, creating a particular environment and climatically conditioned for public enjoyment. Read more »

2012

New York: MoMA PS1

Wendy, HWKN (HollwichKushner)

Wendy

HWKN (HollwichKushner)

NEW YORK

Principals: Matthias Hollwich and Marc Kushner

The winning project, Wendy, opening at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in late June, is an experiment that tests how far the boundaries of architecture can expand to create ecological and social effect. Wendy is composed of nylon fabric treated with a groundbreaking titania nanoparticle spray to neutralize airborne pollutants. During the summer of 2012, Wendy will clean the air to an equivalent of taking 260 cars off the road. Read more »

PS1 Moments, AEDS | Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio

PS1 Moments

Ammar Eloueini | Digit-all Studio

NEW ORLEANS, PARIS

Principal: Ammar Eloueini

Warm Up Cool Down / Matter

Coney Inland

Cameron Wu

CAMBRIDGE

Principal: Cameron Wu

Bag Pile / Formlessfinder

Mechanical Garden

Ibañez Kim Studio

CAMBRIDGE

Principals: Mariana Ibañez and Simon Kim

Virtual Water, Urban Lab

Virtual Water

UrbanLab

CHICAGO

Principals: Sarah Dunn and Martin Felsen

Santiago: CONSTRUCTO

BealsLyon

The Garden of Forking Paths

Beals & Lyon Architects

Designers: Alejandro Beals and Loreto Lyon

Hevia

Playground

Guillermo Hevia

Designer: Guillermo Hevia

Norero

Eclipse

Nicolás Norero

Designer: Nicolás Norero

Pedraza

Mechanical Cloud

Pedro Pedraza

Designer: Pedro Pedraza

Soffia Rudolphy Architects

Liquid Grid

Soffia & Rudolphy Architects

Designers: Alejandro Soffia and Gabriel Rudolphy

2011

New York: MoMA PS1

Holding Pattern, Interboro Partners

Holding Pattern

Interboro Partners

BROOKLYN

Designers: Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca, Georgeen Theodore, Rebecca Beyer Winik (project manager)

In this year's winning entry, Interboro Partners highlights the seven-sided polygonal shape of MoMA PS1's courtyard with a bold canopy of ropes and sails that defines the space and provides shade without the visual distraction and spatial interference of a support system at ground level. Read more »

Bag Pile / Formlessfinder

Bag Pile

formlessfinder

BROOKLYN, NEW HAVEN

Designers: Julian Rose, Garrett Ricciardi

Warm Up Cool Down / Matter

Warm Up - Cool Down

Matter Practice

BROOKLYN

Designers: Sandra Wheeler, Alfred Zollinger

Bag Pile / Formlessfinder

Bottle Service

MASS Design Group

BOSTON

Designers: Michael Murphy, Alan Ricks

GhostHouse / IJP

MoMA PS1SP11 GhostHouse

IJP Architects

LONDON, CAMBRIDGE

Designer: George Legendre

Rome: MAXXI

WHATAMI / stARTT

WHATAMI

stARTT

ROME

Designers: Simone Capra, Claudio Castaldo with Francesco Colangeli, Andrea Valentini

WHATAMI—the winning proposal in Rome—is an archipelago of green spaces including a great main "island" and several smaller ones scattered across the museum's outdoor space. The islands are made of pressed hay and soil covered with natural grass, injecting green life into the concrete museum square. Read more »

MAXXI Cloud / Asif Khan

MAXXI Cloud

Asif Khan

LONDON

Designer: Asif Khan

Amplifier Rocker Swing / Langarito-Navarro Arquitectos

Amplifier Rocker Swing

Langarito-Navarro Arquitectos

MADRID

Designers: María Langarita, Víctor Navarro

Southern Comfort / Raffaella De Simone and Valentina Mandalari

Southern Comfort

Raffaella De Simone and Valentina Mandalari

PALERMO

Designers: Raffaella De Simone, Valentina Mandalari

Fata Morgana / Ghigos Ideas

Fata Morgana

Ghigos Ideas

MILAN

Designers: Davide Crippa, Barbara Di Prete, Francesco Tosi

Santiago: CONSTRUCTO

Water Cathedral Project, GUN

Water Cathedral Project

GUN

VALPARAISO

Designers: Jorge Godoy Roman and Lene Nettelbeck; Alexiss Machado, Francisco Calvo, Agustín Herrera, José Manuel Morales

Pending Horizon, Jean Petitpas

Pending Horizon

Jean Petitpas

VALPARAISO

Designer: Jean Petitpas

Normal Project, Mitsue Kido

Normal Project

Mitsue Kido

SANTIAGO

Designer: Mitsue Kido

Skyscape, Diego Labbe

Skyscape

Diego Labbe

SANTIAGO

Designer: Diego Labbe

The Summer Cathedral, Alberto Fernández

Summer Cathedral

Alberto Fernández

SANTIAGO

Designer: Alberto Fernández

2010

New York: MoMA PS1

Pole Dance, Solid Objectives–Idenburg Liu (SO–IL)

Pole Dance

Solid Objectives - Idenburg Liu

BROOKLYN

Designers: Florian Idenburg, Jing Liu

Conceived as a participatory environment that reframes the conceptual relationship between humankind and structure, Pole Dance is an interconnected system of poles and bungees whose equilibrium is open to human action and environmental factors. Read more »

BIG

P.S.1 out of 7295

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

COPENHAGEN, NEW YORK

Designer: Bjarke Ingels

Easton Combs

Lux Nova

Easton Combs

BROOKLYN

Designers: Lonn Combs, Rona Easton

Freecell

Cumulus

Freecell

BROOKLYN

Designers: Lauren Crahan, John Hartmann

William O'Brien

Weathers Permitting

William O'Brien, Jr.

CAMBRIDGE

Designer: William O'Brien, Jr.

Santiago: CONSTRUCTO

Color Shadows

Color Shadows

Eduardo Castillo

SANTIAGO

Designer: Eduardo Castillo

The winning proposal, developed by architect Eduardo Castillo, calls for construction of a temporary landscape inspired by the spring celebrations in Chile's Central Valley, resulting in large sun-filtered atmosphere. A system of roofs structured from wooden posts that, together with fabric, created a topographic relief, more than covering the patio, spatially contained it. Read more »

Dynamic Spatial Variation, Verónica Arcos

Dynamic Spatial Variation

Verónica Arcos

SANTIAGO

Designer: Verónica Arcos

Mimbrales, Andrea Von Chrismar

Mimbrales

Andrea Von Chrismar

SANTIAGO

Designer: Andrea Von Chrismar

Monumental, Pezo von Ellrichshausen

Monumental

Pezo von Ellrichshausen

CONCEPCION

Designers: Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen

Re-Collection, Nicolás Norero

Re-Collection

Nicolás Norero

SANTIAGO

Designer: Nicolás Norero

2009

New York: MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

afterparty

MOS

NEW HAVEN, CAMBRIDGE

Designers: Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample

MOS is the winner of the 2009 edition of YAP with afterparty, a Bedouin tent-like "urban shelter" that will serve as a cooling escape for the thousands of people who attend WarmUp this summer. They were, in fact, involved in YAP twice as finalists (in 2004 and 2007) before going on to create this 10th anniversary project. Read more »

Bade Stageberg Cox

P.S.i: Summer Blow Up 2009

Bade Stageberg Cox

BROOKLYN

Designers: Tim Bade, Jane Stageberg, Martin Cox

PARA-Project

Stimulator

PARA-Project

BROOKLYN

Designers: Jonathan Lott, Dominic Leong, Brian Price

L.E.FT

Anatomy of Pleasure

L.E.FT

NEW YORK

Designers: Ziad Jamaleddine, Makram El Kadi, Naji Moujaes

Lawn Life, !ndie Architecture

Lawn Life

!ndie Architecture

DENVER

Designer: Paul Andersen

2008

New York: MoMA PS1

PF1, WorkAC

P.F.1 (Public Farm 1)

WORK Architecture Company

NEW YORK

Designers: Amale Andraos, Dan Wood

WORK Architecture Company principals Amale Andraos and Dan Wood literally changed the nature of the 2008 competition when they decided to build a fully functioning farm right in the courtyard of PS1. Read more »

Monad

The Carapace Filters

MONAD Architects

MIAMI, NEW YORK

Designers: Eric Goldemberg, Veronica Zalcberg

su11

Chromazon

su11 architecture + design

NEW YORK

Designers: Ferda Kolatan, Erich Schoenenberger

Freecell

The Pleasure Garden

THEM (Lynch + Crembil)

NEW YORK

Designers: Peter Lynch, Gustavo Grembil

Matter

Delightoscope

MATTER Architecture Practice

BROOKLYN

Designers: Alfred Zollinger, Sandra Wheeler

2007

New York: MoMA PS1

Ball Nogues

Liquid Sky

Ball-Nogues

LOS ANGELES

Designers: Benjamin Ball, Gaston Nogues

Ball-Nogues won YAP in 2007 with Liquid Sky, an installation that combined advanced digital computation with more traditional forms of craft to yield an exhilarating creation of tinted Mylar petals. Based in Los Angeles, Ball-Nogues is known for creating experimental built environments. Read more »

IwamotoScott

REEF

IwamotoScott

SAN FRANCISCO

Designers: Lisa Iwamoto, Craig Scott

Ruy Klein

Knot Garden

Ruy Klein

NEW YORK

Designers: David Ruy, Karel Klein

Gage Clemenceau

Aurum

Gage / Clemenceau Architects

NEW YORK

Designers: Mark Foster Gage, Mark Clemenceau Bailly

William O'Brien

Prehistoric Future aka Perpetual Breeze

MOS

CAMBRIDGE, NEW HAVEN

Designers: Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample

2006

New York: MoMA PS1

OBRA Architects

BEATFUSE!

OBRA Architects

NEW YORK

Designers: Pablo Castro, Jennifer Lee

OBRA Architects, founded by Pablo Castro and Jennifer Lee, won YAP in 2006 with their entry BEATFUSE! The team drew inspiration from the Roman baths and the idea of people gathering for the celebration of WarmUp. Read more »

Gnuform

Purple Haze

Gnuform

LOS ANGELES

Designers: Jason Payne, Heather Roberge

Catalyst, CAP

Catalyst

Contemporary Architecture Practice

NEW YORK

Designers: Ali Rahim, Hima Jamelle

Kivisotamaa

Flowers

SOTAMAA Architecture and Design

HELSINKI

Designer: Kivi Sotamaa

Howeler Yoon

LOOP

Höweler + Yoon

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Designers: Eric Höweler, J. Meejin Yoon

2005

New York: MoMA PS1

Xefirotarch

Sur

Xefirotarch

LOS ANGELES

Designer: Hernan Diaz Alonso

SUR consists of a red and white base cast with composite fiberglass and rubber, and a corresponding freestanding aluminum armature covered with latex and polyurethane-sprayed spandex. Scattered between undulating, fluid surfaces are benches for listening and respite. Read more »

molo

Paper Softwall

Forsythe + MacAllen Design / molo

VANCOUVER

Designers: Stephanie Forsythe, Todd MacAllen

WW

Spiral Setee

WW

HOUSTON

Designers: Ron Witte, Sarah Whiting

Aranda \ Lasch

The Grotto

Aranda \ Lasch

NEW YORK

Designers: Benjamin Aranda, Chris Lasch

GRAFTWORKS

Untitled

GRAFTWORKS

NEW YORK

Designers: John Henle, Lawrence Blough

2004

New York: MoMA PS1

nArchitects

Canopy

nARCHITECTS

NEW YORK

Designers: Mimi Hoang, Eric Bunge

nARCHITECTS won the 2004 YAP competition with Canopy, a paradise of shaped bamboo with many distinct climactic environments for different modes of lounging. Read more »

Degree Zero Architecture

Untitled

DegreZero Architecture

BROOKLYN, PARIS

Designer: David Serero

mos

Untitled

MOS

TORONTO

Designer: Michael Meredith

servo

Untitled

servo

NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, STOCKHOLM, ZURICH

Designers: Chris Perry, David Erdman

Griffin Enright

Sun Rigor

Griffin Enright Architects

LOS ANGELES

Designers: John Enright, Margaret Griffin

2003

New York: MoMA PS1

Emergent

Light-Wing

EMERGENT Architecture

LOS ANGELES

Designer: Tom Wiscombe

Tom Wiscombe of EMERGENT Architecture was the winner of YAP 2003 with his entry, Light-Wing, which was inspired by tension-structures traditionally found at the beach as well as in natural formations. It was defined by two elements: a translucent, permeable roof of interconnected canoe-shapes and a leisure landscape of two large pools. Read more »

SYSTEMarchitects

Untitled

SYSTEMarchitects

NEW YORK

Designers: Douglas Gauthier, Jeremy Edmiston

rogersmarvel

Untitled

Rogers Marvel Architects

NEW YORK

Designers: Robert Rogers, Jonathan Marvel

Ellinger/Yehia Design

Untitled

Ellinger/Yehia Design

NEW YORK

Designers: Jefferson Ellinger, Nona Yehia

Party Pad, Cho Slade

Party Pad

Cho Slade Architecture

NEW YORK

Designers: James Slade, Minsuk Cho

2002

New York: MoMA PS1

William Massie

Playa Urbana/Urban Beach

William E. Massie

NEW YORK

Designer: William E. Massie

Playa Urbana/Urban Beach addresses concepts of surface and sensuality, redefining shade, privacy, and space to create a new landscape within PS1's existing large courtyard. Read more »

Architecture Research Office (ARO)

Untitled

Architecture Research Office (ARO)

NEW YORK

Designers: Stephen Cassell, Adam Varinsky

officeda

Untitled

Office dA

BOSTON

Designers: Monica Ponce de Leon, Nader Tehrani

spechtharpman

Untitled

Specht Harpman Architects

NEW YORK, AUSTIN

Designers: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman

kdlab

Untitled

KDLAB

NEW YORK

Designers: Dean di Simone, Joseph Kosinski

2001

New York: MoMA PS1

ROY

subWave

ROY

NEW YORK

Designer: Lindy Roy

Roy won the YAP competition in 2001 with a project that blended her native South African roots with a bit of "pHantasy." Read more »

materiallab

Untitled

Material Lab

TROY

Designers: Jae Cha, Anna Dyson, David Riebe

systemarchitects

Untitled

SYSTEMarchitects

NEW YORK

Designers: Douglas Gauthier, Jeremy Edminston

architectonics

Untitled

Architectonics

NEW YORK

Designer: Winka Dubbledam

studiosumo

NuNature

Studio Sumo

NEW YORK

Designers: Sunil Bald, Yolande Daniels

2000

New York: MoMA PS1

shop

Dunescape

SHoP/Sharples Holden Pasquarelli

NEW YORK

Designer: Gregg Pasquarelli

SHoP won the 2000 YAP with Dunescape, a design that set the precedent for the "urban beach." Read more »

Taeg Nishimoto

Untitled

Taeg Nishimoto

NEW YORK

Designer: Taeg Nishimoto

LOT-EK

Warm P.S.1-Up

LOT-EK

NEW YORK

Designers: Giuseppe Lignano, Adad Tolla

1999

New York: MoMA PS1

Philip Johnson

Untitled

Philip Johnson

NEW YORK

Designer: Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson designed a dramatic, colorful, multitiered DJ booth and dance pavilion. Johnson's design consisted of a single unified structure combining a DJ area, dance floor, bleacher-style benches, and platforms for sitting or standing. Read more »

1998

New York: MoMA PS1

Gelatin

Percutaneous Delights

Gelatin

VIENNA

Designers: Ali Janka, Florian Reither, Tobias Urban, Wolfgang Gantner

Percutaneous Delights, an environment by the Vienna-based artist group Gelatin, was on view at MoMA PS1 through August 30, 1998. With such pleasures as pools, sprinklers, sunbathing platforms, saunas, and even a refrigerated room, Percutaneous Delights transformed MoMA PS1’s outdoor galleries into a welcoming hang-out for hot summer days. Read more »