by Jessica Dailey
Curbed is once again on the hunt for the nation’s top up-and-coming designers—as-yet-under-the-radar professionals showing extraordinary promise in challenging the status quo of the architecture and design industry. This year we’re doing things a little differently: Instead of one class of Young Guns encompassing all facets of design, we’re awarding architects with a separate honor, called Groundbreakers, because, let’s be real: It takes a long time to conceptualize and create a building. Setting an age limit excludes too many nascent design practices.
So let us introduce Groundbreakers, Curbed’s first-ever search for architects, seasoned and new, who are making innovative work that’s changing the way the built world functions—from a 20-year veteran who’s radicalizing how cities design affordable housing to the precocious recent graduate who built a solar-powered micro home.
Don’t worry: we’re not doing away with Young Guns. Instead, we’re broadening the scope to include anyone working in the design industry, including interiors, furniture, graphics, industrial design, landscape, urban planning, and more.
Continue reading HERE >>>> Source: Young Guns and Groundbreakers: ISO the Brightest Young Stars of Architecture & Design – Call for Entries – Curbed Miami