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!
Today we’re featuring a project taking on the issues of self sustainability and well being in the context of areas prone to natural disaster. Nathan Mattson, Grad Student at the University of Michigan proposes highly adaptable, modular units which have a minimal impact on their surroundings. They function both as quick replacements to homes destroyed in natural disasters and also as permanent solutions for promoting “green” living and protection from the elements.