Join us at the Cosentino Showroom (A&D Building 150 E 58th Street) for a talk by AIANY New Practices New York competition winner SCHAUM/SHIEH. Following a presentation of the firm’s work by SCHAUM/SHIEH founders Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum, the pair will be joined by Sunil Bald of studio SUMO.
Young Projects’ work is rarely the result of linear development from concept to construction. Leveraging a growing body of research, the studio instead looks for opportunities to innovate: misusing techniques, relinquishing control, and above all, collaborating. These efforts have resulted in a series of analog techniques for making including cast aluminum, pulled plaster, and slumping concrete. Bryan Young will present these “projects within projects,” followed by a discussion with Stephen Cassell, AIA, LEED AP, founding principal of the firm Architecture Research Office.
SCHAUM/SHIEH is a small architectural collaboration operating between Houston, TX and New York City. Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum established SCHAUM/SHIEH in 2009 around overlapping interests in art, form, and the city, and have developed a dialogue through projects ranging from buildings and installations to speculative projects and unsolicited urban plans. The practice has a particular interest in the city at the scale of the building, both as a site of theoretical experimentation and as a reality that may be transformed through building.
The biennial competition New Practices New York is a preeminent platform in New York City to recognize and promote new and innovative architecture and design firms. The juried portfolio competition is sponsored by the AIANY New Practices Committee and honors firms that have utilized unique and innovative strategies, both for the projects they undertake and for the practices they have established. 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the New Practices Committee and the New Practices New York competition.