Gallery: Winners of ENYA’s Harlem Edge Urban Agriculture Design Competi...

Last Thursday, July 12, The American Institute of Architects' Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) celebrated the winners of its 5th biennial ideas competition, The Harlem Edge: Cultivating Connections, with an exhibit opening and awards event at The Center for Architecture in Greenwich Village. The competition, as in previous years, seeks to broaden the scope of architectural discourse by challenging young architects to resolve site-specific, New York City based design problems. This year's Harlem Edge competition focused on the site of DSNY's decommissioned 135th Street Marine Transfer Station on the Hudson River, inviting participants to create a multi-modal transit hub and nutrition educated facility. With the assistance of competition client Nourishing USA, a group of esteemed judges chose 3 winning projects and a student prize, which are on exhibit along with other distinguished entries until the end of October at the Center.

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