Made in USA

Wednesday 14 Mar 2012

New exhibition in New York puts the spotlight on its German architects

‘Made in USA - German Architects in New York' features the work of architects from Germany based in New York City. The exhibition at the German House in New York highlights excellence in design and architecture, and celebrates the contribution that German architects have made to the city's vibrant architecture scene. The exhibition will showcase a recent building by each of the architects and provide an overview of their practices.

The exhibition is curated by Matthias Neumann, principal of normaldesign, based in Brooklyn, New York.

Seven renowned architects feature at the exhibition.

Tobias Armborst is a founding partner of Interboro Partners, an office of architects, urban designers, and planners who work together to improve the urban environment with innovative and experimental design ideas. Interboro has won many awards, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program in 2011 and the Architectural League's Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards.

Philipp von Dalwig, AIA is co-founder and principal of MANIFOLD Architecture Studio (MAS) in collaboration with his partner Kit von Dalwig. MAS's body of work includes the completion of building projects in New York, both commercial and residential, design strategies and innovative environmental design solutions.

Thomas Leeser is principal of Leeser Architecture, an award-winning and internationally recognized architecture office. Projects include the winning competition entry to design an iconic hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and the first prize competition entry to the World Mammoth and Permafrost Museum in Siberia.

 Jürgen Riehm, FAIA, BDA is founding partner and principal of 1100 Architect together with David Piscuskas, FAIA. 1100 Architect is an architecture office based in New York with a branch office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with a noted track record and a wide range of award-winning projects.

Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA is principal of Selldorf Architects, an internationally acclaimed architecture office with award winning work in the US, Europe and Asia. Well known for the renovation of the Neue Galerie New York the firm has recently completed an iconic residential tower and several art galleries in Chelsea, New York. 

Thomas Warnke is principal of space4a, an emerging architecture office whose work has been featured in the New York Times, among other publications. Warnke is merging the professions of architecture and real estate development to arrive at notable new work.

Tom Winter, AIA is principal of Tom Winter Architects, an emerging practice based in Brooklyn, NY. His work includes object design to single family residences to larger-scale design.

The exhibition opens Thursday March 1st, 6-8pm and runs until March 23rd.

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