Brought to you by AIA New York
Join us at the Cosentino Showroom (A&D Building 150 E 58th Street) for a talk by AIANY New Practices New York competition winner Taller KEN.
Gregory Melitonov of Taller KEN will present his firm’s work, followed by a conversation with Michael Caton, AIA, architect with Ennead Architects and executive board member of the National Organization of Minority Architects New York Chapter (NYCOBA-NOMA).
Taller KEN, founded in 2013 by Gregory Melitonov and Ines Guzman, is a New York- and Guatemala-based architecture practice focused on playful design with social and cultural relevancy. The studio’s work ranges from mixed-use development to commercial and residential projects and exhibition and installation design. The firm has received awards from the AIA and has been featured in publications including Dezeen, Domus, Dwell, and The Guardian. Melitonov and Guzman previously worked for Pritzker Prize laureate Renzo Piano as part of the design team for the Whitney Museum of American Art.
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.
When: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
Where: Cosentino Showroom | A & D Building, 150 E 58th Street
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