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Mimi Hoang invited to speak at University of Utah's College of Architecture and Planning
On April 12th, Mimi will join the College of Architecture and Planning's Spring Lecture series that will focus on “The Housing Question Today: Alternatives, Amenities, Affordability.”
Eric Bunge joins the Int'l Lecture Series at The Universidad San Francisoco de Quito
On March 24th, Eric will present a lecture as part of USFQ School of Architecture's lecture series Public Stages: Architecture, Nature and Urban Cohabitation.
Chicago Come Home shortlist on display at Chicago Architecture Center
'On view in the exhibition are 42 posters, each featuring one of the submitted proposals. These displays include renderings of and building plans for the proposed designs, as well as short blocks of explanatory text. The firm associated with each poster will remain anonymous until after jury review on March 6-7.'
Dwell discusses Come Home Initiative shortlist, previewing nARCHITECTS
nARCHITECTS' submission to the Come Home competition was one of a few firms highlighted by Dwell.
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center documented by The Museum of Modern Art on YouTube
A fresh look at our Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center, MoMA captures the day-to-day life of the Center, and its importance to local communities and students.
The Museum of Modern Art's 'Architecture Now' Exhibition featured in The Guardian
"A new MoMA exhibition takes a look at projects for so-called public-facing spaces in the city and what young designers are doing for New Yorkers..."
The Museum of Modern Art features Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
The Museum of Modern Art's exhibition Architecture Now: New York, New Publics will include nARCHITECTS' Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center. The exhibition, showcasing public projects around New York city who 'envision a future in which architecture creates more accessible, sustainable, and equitable cities,' will run from February 19th-July 29th 2023.
nARCHITECTS shortlisted for INVEST South/West Come Home Initiative
INVEST South/West "aims to reverse decades of disinvestment and depopulation and transform the urban fabric of Chicago’s South and West Side neighborhoods." As part of the competition, nARCHITECTS is invited to help "reimagine Chicago’s single family home, two- and three-flat, rowhouse and six-flat typologies to prioritize affordability, construction efficiency and 21st century lifestyles."
Staten Island Zoo Clove Road Entrance to be designed by nARCHITECTS
As part of the DDC Project Excellence Program, the Staten Island Zoo's Clove Road Entrance will be updated and expanded to accommodate increased attendance and new exhibits and habitats.
nARCHITECTS commissioned to design Violet Cove Redevelopment
Ten years after Superstorm Sandy, Mastic Beach demolishes the dilapidated Violet Cove Restaurant to make way for the revitalization of Violet Cove and Mastic Beach, expanding waterfront access while protecting natural habitats.
nARCHITECTS selected by the NYC DDC for the Project Excellence Program.
The Department of Design and Construction’s Project Excellence program establishes expectations and goals for quality and innovation in architecture, engineering, and project delivery. The program utilizes strategies and practices that balance aesthetics, functionality, cost, constructability, and durability to bring form and meaning to public space.
nARCHITECTS commissioned to design the Slow Factory Institute
Situated within our larger renovation of the Bush Terminal into the Made in NY Campus for the NYC economic Development Corporation, nARCHITECTS is designing the 18,000sf Slow Factory Institute, a school and a lab for a climate-positive, regenerative future.
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul at the nARCHITECTS' NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn
With the imminent swearing-in of Kathy Hochul as New York's first female Governor, we remember the day when she presided over the ribbon cutting of our NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn, NY, in 2018. Also pictured, NYS Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey, and Harriet Tubman's great-great-grandniece, Pauline Copes Johnson.
The Cornell Daily Sun Spotlights Ithaca Farmers Market, the nARCHITECTS' Renovation Project
Ithaca Farmers Market pavilion, originally modeled after a 13th century European cathedral, plans major renovations while trying to maintain its age-old charm.
Ithaca Times Publishes Market Vision: Planning Begins for the Next Chapter of the Farmers Market
Ithaca Times interviewed nARCHITECTS' Founding Partner, Mimi Hoang, AIA, and the Ithaca Farmers Market Executive Director, Anton Burkettabout, about a design vision for the Market pavilion as a destination for the public year-round.
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center is the 2021 Architizer A+ Jury Award Winner in the Architecture +Environment - NEW! Category
We are proud to announce that the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center won this year's Architizer A+ Jury Award being selected among entries from over 100 countries worldwide. This year's finalists and winners were chosen by the jury including such industry leaders as Lesley Lokko, Alison Brooks, Nader Tehrani, and Tom Kundig, as well as luminaries from beyond architecture like Karim Rashid (Karim Rashid), Yves Behar (Fuseproject), David Rockwell (Rockwell Group), and Aric Chen (Design Miami).
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center wins 2021 AIA NYS Excelsior Honor Award for New Construction
The Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center was awarded an AIA NYS Excelsior Honor Award in the New Construction category. The AIA NYS Excelsior Awards program showcases the best in publicly funded buildings, outdoor areas, and public art across New York State. AIA NYS President Illya Azaroff, FAIA, said, “These remarkable and diverse publicly-funded award-winning projects deserve the highest recognition for providing our community with thoughtful, effective, and responsible design. I commend the creative teams behind these impactful works.”
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center selected as the 2021 Architizer A+ Awards Finalist in the Architecture +Environment NEW! Category
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center is one of the finalists for the Architizer A+ Awards, Architecture +Environment category. The program's mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life. Entries are judged by more than 400 luminaries from fields as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real estate development, and technology.
Cornell University selects nARCHITECTS to renovate The Foundry
In need of updated facilities for their fine arts programs, Cornell University has commissioned nARCHITECTS to renovate and design new interior spaces for The Foundry.
Mimi Hoang Named 2020 Urban Fellow by Urban Design Forum
The Urban Design Forum announced its 2020 Urban Fellows. Among them is nA's Founding Partner Mimi Hoang.
WoodWorks Announces the Winners of the 2021 U.S. Wood Design Awards
The Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center was awarded the Wood in Government Buildings award. Juror Julie Hiromoto said “I love that it’s a net-zero-energy project, and the story about the landscape being reclaimed from almost ten acres of concrete surface parking lot. The building nestles nicely in the landscape and I love how the shadow patterns of the wood slats juxtapose with the vertical facade.”
nARCHITECTS, ikon.5 architects, Young & Ayata, and over 20 other New York-based firms recognized at the 2021 AIA NY Design Awards
The annual AIA NY Design Awards recognizes New York-based practices for their outstanding work and overall design excellence. Awards are distributed across the following categories: Architecture, Interiors, Urban Design, and Projects.
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center wins 2021 AIA NY Design Honor Award
Born out of a public and private partnership between New York State Parks and the Long Island Power Authority, the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center meets Governor Cuomo’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s objectives almost thirty years before its target dates. Designed as a “chalet for all”, the center continues the public legacy of its Robert Moses-era site by inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards to care for the world and resources that surround them.
Prevailing Forces: M2 Mixed-Use Building | Canadian Architect
An angular mixed-use building is tailored to its quirky site on Calgary’s waterfront.
On Jones Beach, A New Beachhead In The Climate War | Innovate Long Island
An all-season “net zero” nature and energy educational resource has risen on the climate battle’s front lines. Less than two years after it was first announced, the Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center has officially opened its doors, offering an informative and entertaining journey through New York’s natural systems – and a glimpse at the state’s ambitious plans to combat climate change.
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center | CBS NY
As CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports, Jones Beach is known for fun in the sun. And now, education too. The new attraction, down at the pristine west end, is the state-of-the-art Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center. It’s hailed as a tool in the state’s carbon-free future: The building generates as much energy as it consumes. “This center is about taking action, empowering every New Yorker to fight climate change at home,” said New York State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid.
COVID-19 decimated NYC businesses. This free program is helping them recover | FastCompany
Neighborhoods Now pairs designers with business owners in hard-hit neighborhoods to help them adapt to the pandemic.
Neighborhoods Now
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected communities of color, and threatens to expand the racial wealth gap in neighborhoods that already lack access to resources as a result of long-term structural inequities. In response, The Van Alen Institute in collaboration with The Urban Design Form, are launching neighborhoods now. Under the umbrella, Volunteer Architects Limited (VAL), nA is excited to collaborate with ARO, LTL, mos, SO-IL, and workAC, focusing on short term and long term visions for the Jackson heights neighborhood.
Micro Units Fill a Huge Need | Multi-Housing News
Mimi Hoang / 2020 Census PSA
nA's Co-Founding Partner, Mimi Hoang, shares her perspective on why the census is important, and how it helps to shape cities' priorities to build housing and public spaces that benefit everyone and strengthen communities
As part of the Pratt Sessions lecture series, Eric will be paired in conversation with Alessandra Cianchetta (AWP, London). Each session brings together two participants; one regionally based and one non-regionally based. Participants will frame their work around a disciplinary subject or provocation in short lecture presentations.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco / CCA
Mimi Hoang will give a talk as part of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and California College of the Arts’ contemporary Asian architecture lecture series. Inaugurated in 2017, the lecture series is a collaboration between the museum and the college allows the two organizations to host leading figures who are shaping architecture today.
UC Berkeley
Mimi Hoang will visit UC Berkeley to share nARCHITECTS' work through the lens of the recent book, Buildings and Almost Buildings, in a lecture and book signing.
Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge will visit MIT to share their work and recent book. Across a range of buildings, public spaces, and ephemeral installations, nARCHITECTS argues for the formal and social potential of an architecture that remains somehow incomplete and ambiguously perceived—or in the architects’ words, Almost Buildings.
NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center Awarded Honorable Mention in AN's Best of Design Awards
nARCHITECTS is prominently ranked for the 6th year in a row in Architect Magazine's annual Architect 50 rankings, earning the #9 spot in the survey’s design category.
Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang will share their recent work and book - Buildings and Almost Buildings. Across a range of buildings, public spaces, and ephemeral installations, nARCHITECTS argues for the formal and social potential of an architecture that remains somehow incomplete and ambiguously perceived — or in the architects' words, "almost buildings."
Affordability by Design | Sidewalk Labs' City of the Future Podcast
NYC Considers Development Proposals for Affordable Units Modeled after Carmel Place
NYC is looking to micro units and co-living developments modeled after Carmel Place as a solution to the city's affordable housing shortage. The city is reviewing proposals from developers for hundreds of affordable micro-units and expects to announce which projects will move forward in the fall.
Book Launch @ A/D/O
Join us in celebrating the launch of our new book, Buildings and Almost Buildings by Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang.
New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center | Architect Magazine
Columbia GSAPP
Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang will share their recent work and book - Buildings and Almost Buildings - anti-monograph with a subtle manifesto about the open-ended, incomplete, and ambiguous in architecture.
Buildings and Almost Buildings | nARCHITECTS
nARCHITECTS #10 in the Design category in the 2018 Architect 50's tenth annual rankings.
Graham Foundation Grant
Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang awarded a grant by the Graham Foundation for upcoming book, Buildings and Almost Buildings!
AIA College of Fellows
Eric Bunge has been elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows for achieving a standard of excellence in the profession.
When Less Space Invites More Regulations | Architect Magazine
AIANY Merit Award
Our NYC DOT Harper Street Yard Structures receives an AIANY Merit Award!
National Building Museum
Mimi Hoang and the development team behind Carmel Place discuss housing innovations at the National Building Museum's Making Room: Housing for a Changing America series.
Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge have been named as part of the HIVE 50 Innovators Transforming Housing, a list of industry leaders pushing forward housing innovation, vision and economics.
AIANYS Firm of the Year
nARCHITECTS is the AIANYS 2017 Firm of the Year.
Citylab Interview
Eric Bunge sat down with Citylab to discuss nARCHITECTS' recent housing and public space projects.
CTBUH Journal
Principal Mimi Hoang and Associate Principal Ammr Vandal are published in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's Special Issue: "Women in the Tall Building Industry."
Bezahlbar. Gut. Wohnen. Strategien für erschwinglichen Wohnraum | Jovis
Predicting our Future Podcast
Mimi Hoang joins a discussion on modular construction in NYC in Episode 4 of Predicting our Future. Listen here
Brooklyn’s A/D/O Co-Working Space Is Building a Utopia for Creatives of All Kinds | Artsy
There's much A/D/O about design at Mini's creative space in New York | Wallpaper Magzine
AIA Institute Honor Award
Carmel Place is recognized by AIA National with a 2017 AIA Institute Honor Award.
NYC Opens First Microunit Apartment Building | USA Today
Carmel Place Ribbon Cutting
Carmel Place celebrates building completion and full resident move-in with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Oct. 27th.
Chicago's century-old Navy Pier revitalised by James Corner Field Operations and nArchitects | Dezeen
First look: photographs of Chicago’s redeveloped Navy Pier | Architect's Newspaper
A Free Place for Designers to Work | The New York Times
ADFF: Making Carmel Place
"Making Carmel Place" debuts at the Architecture and Design Film Festival. The film, by director Antti Seppänen, follows nARCHITECTS through the design and construction process of NYC's first micro-unit apartment building.
Making Carmel Place | Director: Antti Seppänen
MINI Building, Vol. 4 | A&C Publishing
Living Small in the Big City | Architectural Record 09/2016
1st Prize - Shanghai Library
nARCHITECTS wins 2016 International Young Architects Competition for the Shanghai Library East Hall
Neue Standards. Zehn Thesen zum Wohnen | Jovis
Tiny Home Test Drive | The New York Times
Collective Housing Projects: An Anatomical Review | FORM&DATA | a + t architecture publishers
American Academy of Arts and Letters
Mimi Hoang & Eric Bunge receive an Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy.
Are Micro-Apartments a Good Solution to the Affordable-Housing Crisis? | The New Yorker
New York City’s Latest Experiment in Small Space Living | Architectural Digest
New York City's first micro-unit housing complex stacks up in just one month. | ARCHITECT'S NEWSPAPER BLOG
Micro-flats Gain Favour as the Answer to Big city Urban Density | Financial Times
Hong Kong-Style Microflats Arrive in the US | South China Morning Post
Nueva York Construye el Primer Edificio de Microapartamentos Modulares de Estados Unidos | El Mundo
Home Shrunken Home: New York’s First Micro-Apartments, Prefabricated in Brooklyn | The New York Times
nARCHITECTS’ visionary Guggenheim museum proposal will strengthen Helsinki’s urban fabric | Inhabitat
Living Small: The making of Manhattan's first micro-apartments | The Atlantic
nArchitects New Zig-Zagging M2 Building Will be a Civic Landmark in Calgary | Inhabitat
New restaurant/office development for East Village | Calgary Herald
Where Are They Now? The Legacy of MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program | Architizer
Activating Spaces With Problem-Solving Design | Epoch Times
Wyckoff House Museum | The Architects Newspaper
Living Small is the Best Revenge | The New York Times
In Winning Design, City Hopes to Address Cramped Future | The New York Times
City Announces Micro-Apartment Design Winner | Metro Newspaper
Living Small | The Architects Newspaper
Team in Line to Remake Pier | Chicago Tribune
In Taiwan, A Stunning Bamboo Pavilion With A Potent Eco Message. | Fast Company
Built with Bamboo | Washington Post
Small Scale: Creative Solutions for Better City Living | Princeton Architectural Press
New York Dozen | Images Publishing
Save New York by Making It “Soft" | The New Yorker
Rising Currants | MoMA Dept. of Publications
New York Architecture | Loft Publications
AIA Guide to NYC | Oxford University Press
New York 2100: Getting Ready for Coming Flood | Metro Newspaper
The Future: A More Watery New York | The New York Times
Provisional | Princeton Architectural Press
U.S. Architecture | Braun Publishing, AG
Strike a Pose | Die Gestalten
Challenging Architectural Conservatism | The New York Sun
Frederick Kiesler | The New York Times
nA Monograph, DD series 29
Spacecraft | Die Gestalten
Frederick Kiesler | The New Yorker
Hatch | Laurence King Publishing Ltd.
Couples Who Build More Than Relationships | The New York Times
Young Americans | Dom
Ultimate New York Design | Loft Publications
Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge / nARCHITECTS | The Architects Newspaper
Natural Architecture | Princeton Architectural Press
Reshaping the Lower East Side | The New York Times
To Pacify a Quirky Space, The Best Angle Was a Curve | The New York Times
New York’s New Architecture District | The New York Times
Switch Building | The Architects Newspaper
You Are Not Paranoid: The Walls Are Watching | The New York Times
Music and Architecture to Structure Summer | Newsday
In Fine Form, Bamboo Shows off Its Curve | The New York Times
nARCHITECTS has been listed in the top 10 firms in architectural design in the U.S. by Architect Magazine since 2015. In 2012, World Architecture News named nARCHITECTS “part of a select group crowned to lead the next generation of designers in the 21st century.” National and international recognition includes the American Academy of Arts and Letters in Architecture Award, the American Institute of Architects National Institute Honor Award, the American Institute of Architects New York Design Honor and Merit Awards, a New York City Public Design Commission Award, The Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices, the Canadian Professional Rome Prize, Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard and two New York Foundation for the Arts grants.
  • 2021
    AIA NY Design Honor Award: Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • Woodworks U.S. Wood Design Awards, Wood in Government Buildings Award: Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • AIA NYS Excelsior Honor Award, New Construction: Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center
  • Architizer A+ Awards Jury Winner, Architecture +Environment - NEW! Category: Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center
  • 2020
    AN Best of Design Awards Honorable Mention, Cultural: Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center
  • 2019
    AN Best of Design Awards Honorable Mention, Urban Design: NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center
  • Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 9th in Design
  • 2018
    Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 10th in Design
  • AIANY Design Merit Award: Harper Street Yard
  • 2017
    AIA NYS Firm of the Year Award: nARCHITECTS
  • Core 77 Design Awards Runner Up for Built Environment: A/D/O
  • Municipal Arts Society of NYC MASterworks Award for Best Adaptive Reuse: A/D/O
  • Architizer A+ Awards, Jury Award for Unbuilt Institutional Work: Shanghai Library East Hall
  • AIA NY Design Merit Award: A/D/O
  • AIA National Institute Honors Award: Carmel Place
  • Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 12th in Design
  • ULI NYC Excellence in Development Awards Finalist in Housing Development: Carmel Place
  • 2016
    Fast Company Innovation by Design Award for Spaces, Places, Cities: Carmel Place
  • Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 9th in Design
  • AIA NY Andrew J. Thomas Pioneer in Housing Award
  • 1st Prize, International Young Architects Design Competition: Shanghai East Library
  • Brick in Architecture Gold Award: Carmel Place
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture: nARCHITECTS
  • AIA NY Design Honor Award: Carmel Place
  • 2015
    Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 10th in Design
  • Architizer A+ Award Special Mention: Joan Mitchell Foundation, NYC
  • 2014
    Architect Magazine The Top 50 US Architecture Firms in Design: nARCHITECTS - 7th in Design
  • 2013
    AIA NY Design Merit Award: Wyckoff House Museum
  • Architizer A+ Awards Special Mention: My Micro NY
  • 1st Prize, adAPT NYC Competition: My Micro NY
  • 2012
    1st Prize, Chicago Navy Pier Competition: nARCHITECTS with James Corner Field Operations
  • World Architecture News 21for21: nARCHITCETS, 1 of 8 International Highly Commended Firms
  • 2011
    Architect Magazine Annual Design Review Honorable Mention: Forest Pavilion
  • NYC Public Design Commission Award: Harper Street Yard
  • 2009
    AIA NY Merit Design Award for Building Type: Switch Building
  • International Association of Art Critics (AICA/USA) National Gallery Award for Best Show in a Non-Profit Gallery or Space: Endless Table (Kiesler Exhibition)
  • 2007
    AIA NY Honor Design Award: Windshape
  • Finalist, The Living Steel International Architecture Competition for Sustainable Housing
  • 2006
    The Architectural Review AR+D Award, Honorable Mention: Windshape
  • The Architectural League of NY’s Emerging Voices
  • 2005
    The Canadian Professional Rome Prize: nARCHITECTS
  • AIA NY Honor Design Award: Canopy - MoMA / PS1
  • 2004
    Design Vanguard, Architectural Record Magazine
  • 1st Prize: MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program
  • 2000
    1st Prize: 1st Phase; Finalist, 2nd Phase: Hotel Pro Forma (with fieldOFFICE)