ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES
Feb
6
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK – 8 CHOICES

Like every year, the Architectural League of New York selects eight North American firms as part of its Emerging Voices competition. A jury, composed of architecture and design luminaries, choose winners based on past accomplishments and potential to influence architecture’s trajectory in coming years.

architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES dl heritage 750Brian Bell and David Yocum of BLDGS

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 1 4 e1486372833158
Caddell Building at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta by BLDGS
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 2 3 e1486372891290
Congregation Or Hadash in Sandy Springs, GA, by BLDGS

Founded in 2006, Atlanta-based firm BLDGS follows a self-proclaimed responsibility to the civic realm that inspires founding principals Bell and Yocum. The firm recently finished the Congregation Or Hadash Synagogue and is currently restoring a windowless Brutalist-style building for Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, slated for completion in 2017.

Eduardo Cadaval and Clara Solà-Morales of Cadaval & Solà-Morales

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 3 4 e1486373104133
ReUrbano in Mexico City by Cadaval & Solà-Morales
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 4 3 e1486373192706
MA House in Tepoztlán, Mexico, by Cadaval & Solà-Morales

Cadaval & Solà-Morales, based in Mexico City and Barcelona, view their practice as one that stands at the intersection of theory, academy, and praxis. Recent projects include Córdoba Reurbano, apartments added to a historic Mexico City building; CH 139, a mixed-use renovation that preserves a Spanish Colonial facade, and a guesthouse for travelers in Tepoztlán.

Roy Decker and Anne Marie Duvall Decker of Duvall Decker Architects

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 5 4 e1486373298586
Mississippi Library Commission in Jackson, MS, by Duvall Decker Architects
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 6 4 e1486373407149
Midtown Affordable Housing in Jackson, MS, by Duvall Decker Architects

Duvall Decker Architects founders Roy Decker and Ann Marie Duvall Decker seek to accomplish more with fewer resources, partially due to the lack of public funds in their home state of Mississippi. In 2012, the firm completed the Midtown Affordable Housing complex in Jackson, which includes 22 federally funded affordable units. They also recently renovated the Dumas Hall at Alcorn State University and Bennie G. Thompson academic and Civil Rights Research Center at Tougaloo College.

Frida Escobedo of Frida Escobedo, Taller de Arquitectura

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 7 1
La Tallera in Cuernacava, Mexico, by Frida Escobedo, Taller de Arquitectura
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 8 e1486373591127
Civic State in Lisbon, Portugal, by Frida Escobedo, Taller de Arquitectura

Frida Escobedo, who founded her Mexico City–based firm in 2006, strives to design forward-thinking large-scale projects. Her recent work includes the Octavio Paz Library’s 2014 renovation and a 2015 pavilion for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Escobedo’s firm also designed a civic stage for the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale.

architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES dl graphic 750Chris Leong and Dominic Leong of Leong Leong

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 9 e1486373661524
Anita May Rosenstein Campus at the Los Angeles LGBT Center by Leong Leong in association with Killefer Flaming Architects
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 10 e1486373718681
City View Garage in Miami by Leong Leong

Chris Leong and Dominic Leong’s mission at Leong Leong is driven by a curiosity for new aesthetic experiences. The practice, founded in 2009, designed the 2014 U.S. Pavilion for the XIV Venice Architecture Biennale. Current projects include the Center for Community and Entrepreneurship in Queens, New York, and the Anita May Rosenstein Campus at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, both slated for completion in 2019.

Thomas S. Robinson of LEVER Architecture

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 11 e1486373952308
TreeHouse in Portland, OR, by LEVER Architecture
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 12 e1486374003382
Union Way in Portland, OR, by LEVER Architecture

LEVER Architecture founding principal Thomas F. Robinson emphasizes material research; he has pioneered study into cross-laminated-timber (CLT) since starting his Portland-based firm in 2009. In 2018, LEVER will complete a CLT-clad high-rise that offers affordable housing. The firm also designed Union Way, a European-inspired retail arcade that uses locally-sourced poplar.

architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES Banner DLJonathan Tate of OJT

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 13 e1486374068201
3106 St. Thomas in New Orleans by OJT with development partner Charles Rutledge
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 14 e1486374221103
7510 Zimple in New Orleans by OJT

Jonathan Tate, founder of New Orleans–based firm OJT, concentrates on the context of each project, accounting for social, spatial, historical, economic, and environmental concerns. In 2017, OJT will complete Bastion Community, an 80-unit multi-family housing community for combat veterans in the city.

David Scott and Susan Scott of Scott & Scott Architects

ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 15 e1486374321696
Whistler Cabin in Whistler, British Columbia, by Scott & Scott Architects
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES architectural league of new york ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK - 8 CHOICES 16 e1486374376825
Gulf Island Barn in Gulf Islands, British Columbia, by Scott & Scott Architects.

David Scott and Susan Scott of Vancouver–based firm Scott & Scott Architects have a portfolio that spans from agricultural and community master planning to urban adaptive reuse for commercial clients. The firm recently completed two retail projects: a knife shop and ice cream parlor, the latter located on the loading dock of a restored 1912 warehouse.

Explore our Pinterest boards for more inspirations about the amazing New York City and also about NYC’s events, arts and even design world.

We don't talk to strangers.
You don't want us to answer?
Thanks for Subscribing!
Sorry, we don't know what happened. Please try again later.
You are already subscribed in our Newsletter!
Get Social
COVETED EDITION
Archive
DelightFULL
LUXXU
BRABBU
KOKET
Circu