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10/26/18, 6pm - 8:30pm
The Center for Architecture

Start off your Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s third 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 26 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 (list in formation)
Architecture Research Office (ARO)
Center for Architecture
Dattner Architects
Davis Brody Bond
Ennead Architects
Henning Larsen
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)
Perkins Eastman
Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU)
P.R.O – Peterson Rich Office
Rafael Viñoly Architects
ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers
Small Stuff
TEN Arquitectos
WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape Urbanism

Jury (list in formation)
Laila Gohar, chef and conceptual artist
Jing Liu, Principal and Co-founder, SO-IL
Harry Parr, Director, Bompas & Parr Studio
Omar Sosa, Founder, Apartamento Magazine

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As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.


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10/26/18, 6pm - 8:30pm
The Center for Architecture
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