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Honors> New Practices New York
AIANY selects six innovative young firms as this year's class of New Practices New York.
NAMELESS Architecture's Byeollae Church in South Korea.
Courtesy Nameless Architecture

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter honors six new firms for innovation with its New Practices New York exhibition at the Center for Architecture, opening October 1, 2014.

NAMELESS Architecture
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With offices in New York City and Seoul, Korea, NAMELESS is a concept-based architectural practice committed to “the simplicity on the unpredictable world.” The firm has completed art pavilions and worked on the cultural infrastructure of New York.

Bittertang's Ice Palace in Winnipeg.

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This small “design farm” is run by Antonio Torres and Michael Loverich. With offices in New York City and Guadalajara, Mexico, Bittertang makes it its mission to bring happiness and pleasure into the built environment and to add “a thick rich fodder to contemporary material culture.”

Fake Industries' Velodrome in Medellin.
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Fake Industries Architectural Agonism
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“F**k originality,” declares Fake Industries. Founded by Urtzi Grau and Christina Goberna Pesudo, the firm explores the potentials hidden in the public knowledge of the last 400 years of architectural excess. “Don’t ask us for new stuff, we copy.”

dlandstudio's Gowanus Canal Pilot Street-End Spong Park in Brooklyn.
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dlandstudio architecture + landscape architecture

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Founded by Susannah Drake in 2005, this multi-disciplinary design firm collaborates with large teams that include architects, artists, landscape architects, planners, and engineers.

formula's Sushi-teria in New York.

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Composed of three trained architects, this collaborative looks to the future by looking back at the past, and reaching beyond the traditional bounds of the profession in order to bring home fees.

PARA-Project's Haffenden House in Syracuse, NY.
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This New York City–based collaborative works on projects that vary in scales and media, from commercial, institutional, and residential work, to events and international competitions.

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