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<img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/8538b4f620fda7e9575cb1e8321b1dc7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><strong>Winning design team to construct an architectural pavilion of swing structures on Roosevelt Island </strong><strong>out of scrap cross-laminated timber from a University of Arkansas construction project.</strong>
A distinguished jury has selected the winning design in the seventh annual City of Dreams Pavilion Competition: Salvage Swings by Somewhere Studio led by co-founders and principals Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless, AIA. Pending approvals and fundraising, this temporary art structure will be assembled on Roosevelt Island and open to the public for the summer 2019 season.
The annual competition is hosted by FIGMENT, the Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY), and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY). The City of Dreams Pavilion, so named for its focus on the future of a world that faces strains on both economic and natural resources, aims to promote sustainability-oriented thinking amidst the archite…