Gallery: Work Architecture Greenroof Wins PS1 Design Competition


Every year in New York City, the PS1 Contemporary Art Center hosts an architectural design competition to design a temporary, outdoor ‘summer stage’ for the PS1 Warm-up Music Festival. While last year’s winning design was all about providing a space for dancing, this year’s temporary structure, designed by Work Architecture, is all about the green! And of course we love that here at Inhabitat…

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  1. arch arch February 17, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    workers will apparently harvest through empty cylinders. more details here:

  2. Tufani February 17, 2008 at 11:00 am

    Congratulations! There must be a reasons for the bridge-like structure and barrel-like planters, other than aesthetics.

    How do artists find opportunities to submit designs like this? We are investigating a PV textile design inspired by the SOFTHOUSE.

  3. waqar February 15, 2008 at 11:32 pm

    beautiful work of art. just the looks promoto green.

  4. b February 15, 2008 at 6:22 pm

    seems quite impractical

    how on earth will a gardener attend to any of the plants?
    “soil” is heavy especially when wet seems too much of a load for damp cardboard even if coated..

  5. sproutfarm February 15, 2008 at 2:49 pm

    can you walk on top of the canopy? who does the farming, does anyone know?? can anyone help themselves to the produce??

  6. toronto February 15, 2008 at 1:14 pm

    How do you harvest from the containers, though?

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