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Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition

Start off your Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s second annual Pumpkitecture! competition! 20 New York City-based firms will go gourd to gourd to once again compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin.

Who will squash the competition? Who will summon the Brutal ghost of Marcel Booeuer and invoke the spirit of Michael Gravesyard? Will the Crowned Curibita be inspired by Frank-o-Lloyd Wright’s Guggengourd? See for yourself at Pumpkitecture!

Come witness architects live-carve extraordinary structures and vote for the People’s Pumpkin. Pumpkitecture! will take place on Friday, October 27 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. The carving will commence at 6:15 and will run through 7:30. Contestants will briefly defend their designs, after which jurors will deliberate and pick the winning pumpkin.

Festive food and beverages included.

Participating firms:
Architecture Research Office
Bernheimer Architecture
BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Hollwich Kushner
IA Interior Architects
LOT-EK
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
ODA 
OMA New York
ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers
Sage and Coombe Architects
SCAPE Landscape Architecture
SITU Studio
SO-IL
Studio Libeskind
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects I Partners
WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism
West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Jury:
Mariam Aldhahi, Managing Editor, Curbed
Stephan Jaklitsch, AIA, Partner, Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects; “Malignant Mimic” Award, Pumpkitecture 2016
Rishma Lucknauth, GrowNYC
Liz Waytkus, Executive Director, Docomomo US

 

 

Organized by
Archtober
Friday, 10/27
6pm to 8:30pm
Location
The Center for Architecture
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