Sukkah City

Monday, October 04, 2010

" 'Sukkah City' is an international design competition to re-imagine this ancient phenomenon, develop new methods of material practice and parametric design, and propose radical possibilities for traditional design constraints in a contemporary urban site. Twelve finalists were selected by a panel of celebrated architects, designers, and critics to be constructed in a visionary village in Union Square Park from September 19-20, 2010.
One structure will be chosen by New Yorkers to stand and delight throughout the week-long festival of Sukkot as the People's Choice Sukkah of New York City. The process and results of the competition, along with construction documentation and critical essays, will be published in the forthcoming book "Sukkah City: Radically Temporary Architecture for the Next Three Thousand Years."
Selected entries will also be displayed in an exhibit at the Center for Architecture in New York City during September 2010." to find out more...
Image via http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/sukkah_city
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Passage via http://www.sukkahcity.com/thecontest.html

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