Party Wall – CODA – MOMA PS1

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Today we are stepping away from the realm for academic architecture, to take a look at an up and coming young architecture design studio, CODA, who recently was selected the annual MOMA PS1 winner.  Young Architects Program at MoMA and MoMA PS1 is committed to offering emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design and present innovative projects, challenging each year’s winners to develop creative designs for a temporary, outdoor installation at MoMA PS1.  CODA’s “Party Wall” sustainable and recycling approach re-uses skateboard bi products to create large shading screen within the PS1 site.  F+ is looking forward to checking it out this summer, but you can check out more after the jump!

DESIGN STUDIO: CODA
COMPETITION:
MOMA PS1 – Young Architects Program
YEAR: 2013

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Mining the Lower East Side

We’re not sure what’s in the water over there, but the kids at The Bartlett certainly know how to create some very well presented, conceptual projects.  This one posits a DIY mining operation under the buildings of the lower east side of Manhattan, which slowly builds over decades, as the raw bedrock of the island becomes more valuable than the real estate prices.  Amazingly well presented, but we doubt that real estate in NYC will ever be low enough to make this a possible solution.

STUDENT: Rebecca Fode
SCHOOL: Bartlett School of Architecture
CLASS: Unit 11
PROFESSOR:  Mark Smout, Laura Allen, and Kyle Buchanan
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