New York Prize Fellowship 2008

Fellowships support advanced research and experimental practice in public architecture. Fellows are based at the Institute, where they generate publicly accessible projects on the most significant issues shaping public life and the built environment today.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type Architectural Fellowship
Genre Communication, Environment, Landscape, Public
Country New York, United States
RegDeadline 7 March 2008 GoogleCal iCal
7 March 2008 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Practitioners from any fields in the arts hold at least a Bachelors’ degree and demonstrate a high level of experience and achievements, and academic scholars from humanities and sciences hold a terminal degree as defined by their field of specialty.

Van Alen Institute Fellows' projects are organized into five project areas: Land Use and Development, Forms and Materials, Information and Communication, Systems and Ecology, and Culture and Politics. Project areas serve as elastic fields for newly charted lines of inquiry, and together they compose a flexible 'curriculum' that is structured across disciplinary, professional and methodological divides.
Van Alen Institute New York Prize resident fellows are based at the Institute for periods of three months in the fall, spring and summer of 2008-2009 during which time they pursue research and present public projects on critical issues concerning the design and use of public space today.

Kadambari Baxi (Principal, imageMachine and Martin/Baxi Architects)
Ann Hamilton (Artist)
Enrique Norten (Principal, TEN Arquitectos)
Chris Reed (Principal, StoSS Landscape Urbanism)
Deyan Sudjic (Director, Design Museum, London)
Sarah Whiting (Principal, WW Architecture)

Judging Process

Project support in the range of $2,500 to $10,000 and a range of project production (Work and Gallary space, Project Planning and Management, and Marketing and Publicity), research and programming resources to support and enable fellows' work.
The Institute also awards a stipend to fellows ($1500 to New York City residents; $6500 to non-residents) and may at its discretion contribute toward non-residents’ travel costs at the beginning and end of the residency period.

Entry Fee
50 USD

Description: 8.5”X11” pages (not exceed 2500 words)
Portfolio: not exceed 12" X 18"
2 Letters of recommendation from professional or academic colleagues

Award Notification: May 2008
Residency Periods: Fall (9/15-12/15), Spring (1/15-4/15), Summer (5/15-8/15)

Past winners:

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