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.
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
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.
Eric Bunge sat down with Citylab to discuss nARCHITECTS' recent housing and public space projects.
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
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nARCHITECTS has been listed in the top 10 firms in design in the US by Architect Magazine five times in the last six years. 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 an American Academy of Arts and Letters in Architecture Award, an AIA National Institute Honor Award, AIA NY 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.
2019AN Best of Design Awards, Honorable Mention: NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center
Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 9th in Design
2018Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 10th in Design
AIANY Design Merit Award: Harper Street Yard
2017AIANYS Firm of the Year
Runner Up, Core 77 Design Awards, Built Environment: A/D/O
Municipal Arts Society of NYC MASterworks Award, Best Adaptive Reuse: A/D/O
Jury Award, Architizer A+ Awards, Unbuilt Institutional: Shanghai Library East Hall
AIA NY Design Merit Award: A/D/O
AIA National Institute Honors Award: Carmel Place
Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 12th in Design
Finalist, Housing Development, ULI NYC Excellence in Development Awards: Carmel Place
2016Fast Company Innovation by Design Award; Spaces, Places, Cities: Carmel Place
Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 9th in Design
AIA NY Andrew J. Thomas Pioneer in Housing Award
1st Prize, International Young Architects Design Competition, Shanghai East Library
Gold Award: Brick in Architecture, Carmel Place
American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture
AIA NY Design Honor Award: Carmel Place
2015Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 10th in Design
Architizer A+ Award Special Mention: Joan Mitchell Foundation, NYC
2014Architect 50: List of top 50 US Architects’ firms in US; 7th in Design
2013AIA NY Design Merit Award: Wyckoff House Museum
Architizer A+ Award Special Mention: My Micro NY
1st Prize: My Micro NY for adAPT NYC Competition
20121st Prize: Chicago Navy Pier Competition (with James Corner Field Operations)
21for21, World Architecture News: 1 of 8 international Highly Commended firms
2011Annual Design Review Honorable Mention, Architect Magazine: Forest Pavilion
NYC Public Design Commission Award: Harper Street Yard
2009AIA NY Building Type Merit Award: Switch Building
International Association of Art Critics: Best Show by Non-Profit Gallery Award
2007AIA NY Design Honor Award: Windshape
Finalist, The Living Steel International Competition for Sustainable Housing
2006AR+D Award (The Architectural Review), Honorable Mention: Windshape
The Architectural League of NY’s Emerging Voices
2005Canadian Professional Rome Prize
AIA NY Design Honor Award: Canopy
2004Design Vanguard, Architectural Record Magazine
1st Prize: MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program
20001st Prize: 1st Phase; Finalist, 2nd Phase: Hotel Pro Forma (with fieldOFFICE)