White House Redux


First Prize
J.P. Maruszczak, Ryan Manning (assistant), Roger Connah

Second Prize
David Iseri, Jefferson Frost, Justin Kruse, Laura Sperry

Third Prize
Grant Gibson, Chris-AnnMarie Spencer
Wayne Congar, Arrielle Assouline-Lichten

Honorable Mention
Pieterjan Ginckels, Julian Friedauer

Source: http://www.whitehouseredux.org/


What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today?

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type Architecture Idea Competition
Genre Administration
Country New York
RegDeadline 20 April 2008 GoogleCal iCal
20 April 2008
Eligibility All

On occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world's most powerful individual. The best ideas, designs, descriptions, images, and videos will be selected by some of the world's most distinguished designers and critics and featured in a month-long exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture in July 2008. All three winners will be flown to New York to collect their prizes at the opening party. Register now and send us your ideas for the Presidential Palace of the future!

Beatriz Colomina, Architectural historian, New York
Stefano Boeri, Editor-in-chief, Abitare magazine, Milan
Liz Diller, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York
John Maeda, MIT Media Lab, Boston
Geoff Manaugh, BLDGblog and Dwell magazine, San Francisco
Mark Wigley, Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Columbia University
Laetitia Wolff, Editorial director, Surface magazine, New York

Judging Process

First Prize: $5,000
Second Prize: $3,000
Third Prize: $1,500

Entry Fee

Feel free to express your ideas for a new White House as you prefer. You can send images, texts, videos, renderings, animations, photographs, descriptions or just about anything else.

Winners announced: May 2008
Exhibition and award giving ceremony at Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York: July 2008

Storefront for Art and Architecture / Control Group

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