As designers know all too well, for every finished project — what gets walked down a runway or stocked on a shelf — there are dozens, if not hundreds, of unrealized ideas that never make it out of the studio. This work, often frustrating and messy, is so central to the design process, yet so often goes unseen — until this December, when it will be presented front and center at Design Miami’s entry pavilion.
Each year, Design Miami commissions an early-career architect to design the entry pavilion for its site. And for 2015, the fair’s organizers awarded the project to the most fledgling designers possible: a group of students — Joanne Cheung, Jenny Shen, Steven Meyer, Doug Harsevoort and Yiliu Shen-Burke — at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). Together, they have designed UNBUILT, a kind of fragmented canopy made with 200 unique, pink-foam architectural models — the kind architecture students agonize over in studio — perched atop a metal grid structure. But don’t expect to recognize the models as you walk in; until now, the buildings they represent have existed only in the imaginations of their designers.
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