AIANY New Practices New York 2010 winners that located in New York, United States, was designed by AIA NY. These young firms — each was founded since 2004 — will be featured in an exhibition and programming at the Center for Architecture in New York City, throughout the summer and fall, and will be featured in 2011 in an exhibition in São Paolo.
Once upon a time the KPFs, SOMs and any number of architectural acronyms were the new guys in town. To mark the next wave of New York’s leaders in architecture, the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter have announced the winner of its biannual New York portfolio competition. The seven firms, which have won the New Practices New York 2010 competition are: EASTON+COMBS, which earned the highest honor; Archipelagos; Leong Leong; Manifold; SOFTlab; SO-IL and Tacklebox.
In order to qualify for the competition, the practices had to be founded since 2004, and be located within the five boroughs. This is the first year that the New Practices competition has been open to firms without a registered architect, widening the field of entrants to architectural designers and young professionals in the process of becoming licensed architects. Sixty-five registrants entered, and a jury selected the competition’s winners on 12 May. The jury members were: Toshiko Mori, FAIA, lead juror, Toshiko Mori Architect; Joe MacDonald, associate AIA, Urban A&O; William Menking, The Architect’s Newspaper; Guy Nordenson, Guy Nordenson and Associates; and Galia Solomonoff, AIA, Solomonoff Architecture Studio.