Pamphlet Architecture 36

Princeton Architectural Press wants to congratulate and thank each entrant. The jurors were particularly impressed with the effort, clarity of thought, and presentation quality of this year’s entries. The decision was a difficult one, but ultimately the jury selected three winners based on their exceptional work.

First place

“Buoyant Clarity” by Christopher Meyer, Daniel Hemmendinger, and Shawna Meyer of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The winner receives a $7,000 USD honorarium to prepare Pamphlet Architecture 36 to be published by Princeton Architectural Press in spring 2018.

Second place

“Niebla” by Sara Zewde of Seattle, Washington.

The second-place winner receives $2,000.

Third place

“Buoyancy: Typologies, Technologies and Social Systems for a Floating City” by Volkan Alkanoglu, DESIGN, of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The third-place winner receives $2,000.

Due to the difficulty of deliberation, the jury would like to award honorable mentions to the following entries:

“Thinking Architecture from the Maldives” by Lindsay Bremner, Carol Farbotko, Etienne Turpin, and students of DS18 at the University of Westminster, co-tutored by Roberto Bottazzi, of London

“Wet.” by Erik L’Heureux and Joshua Comaroff of Singapore

“Anticipating Urbanism” by Adam Kelly, Arthur Kirkwood, Chrysa Theodorou, Emily Xiao, and Robin Søndergaard of Edinburgh

“3.C. City” by Amale Andraos and Dan Wood (WORK) and Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier (Ant Farm) of New York City

“Middle West” by Mark Yu-Chen Lien, Lu Xu, and Linjun Yu of Ithaca, New York

“Planetary Power and the Celestial Context” by Clouds Architecture of New York City

“Drift City” by Seth McDowell of Charlottesville, Virginia

“Territories of the Gulf State” by Jared Winchester, Matt Cooper, and Farrokh Rostami Kia of Albuquerque, New Mexico

“The Excity” by Lluis Juan Liñán of Houston, Texas