The 17th edition of the design competition includes five rising firms from the U.S. and Mexico.
By Chelsea Blahut
In its 17th year running, the Long Island City, N.Y., satellite location for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has released a shortlist for its Young Architects Program (YAP). Created as an opportunity for budding architects to flex their design chops, the program asks competitors to create a temporary, outdoor installation that will be constructed on the public rooftop of MoMA PS1. The art institution asks for designers to develop a construction that will offer shade, seating, and water for attendees of its summertime live concert series, “Warm Up,” while addressing environmental issues.
Watch our interview with Jaque regarding the motive behind his design and the building process.