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Friday, January 22, 2010
Solid Objectives-Indenbur Liu as Winner of Eleventh Annual Young Architects Program
The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center announce the winner of the 2010 MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program: the architectural firm Solid Objectives -Idenburg Liu (SO -IL). Celebrating its eleventh year, the program continues its commitment to offering emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design and present innovative projects. After a successful first decade, the Young Architects Program will now focus on designs which address sustainability, recycling, and reuse. The five finalists selected by an invited nomination panel were asked to present designs for temporary urban landscapes that incorporate elements of shade, water, seating, and bar areas for the expansive courtyard entrance of P.S.1, within the allotted project budget of $85,000. SO – IL's winning landscape, Pole Dance, will be on view in P.S.1's outdoor courtyard starting in June, creating an interactive environment for the 2010 Warm Up summer music series...