Young Architects Program 2016

Weaving the Courtyard by Escobedo Solíz Studio

Jun 8–Aug 14, 2016


Escobedo Soliz Studio. Weaving the Courtyard (rendering). 2016. Young Architects Program, MoMA PS1, 2016 winner

The Young Architects Program (YAP), is an annual competition hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative architecture. The winning design by Escobedo Soliz Studio (Mexico City) is on view at MoMA PS1 during the summer 2016. This year’s finalists are Cobalt Office (Houston), First Office (Los Angeles), Frida Escobedo Taller de Arquitectura (Mexico City), and Ultramoderne (Providence).

YAP International winners include Parasite 2.0 (Milan), Shinslab Architecture—Shin Hyung Chul (Seoul and Versailles), and Torres-Reutter-Harada-Straub (Santiago and Yokohama).

Other Venues and Dates

CONSTRUCTO, Santiago, Chile
March 16–May 5, 2017
MAXXI, Rome, Italy
June 21–October 23, 2016
MMCA, Seoul, Korea
July 6–October 3, 2016

The exhibition is organized by Sean Anderson, Associate Curator, with Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Architecture and Design.

The 2016 Young Architects Program is sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Additional funding is provided by Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation, Jeffrey and Michèle Klein, and Agnes Gund.


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