The Bartlett School of Architecture


Bartlett architects commended at AR Emerging Architecture Awards

8 December 2015


Image: Alga(e)zebo by MAM, Euston Square Gardens, 2012

Marcos and Marjan Architects (MAM) the practice of Bartlett School of Architecture Professor Marcos Cruz and Lecturer Marjan Coletti have been awarded a commendation at Architectural Review's (AR) Emerging Architecture Awards for their bioreceptive canopy, Alga(e)zebo. MAM were the only UK-based practice among the winners.

Alga(e)zebo was originally commissioned by the Mayor of London as part of the 'WONDER' series of Incredible Installations as part of the capital’s city-wide celebration during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.

China-based practice we architects anonymous (waa) received a commendation for the Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art. The project was led by Bartlett School of Architecture graduates Di Zhang (MArch Unit 18) and Jack Young (MArch Unit 10).

Image: MOCA Yinchuan by we are architects anonymous (waa)

The overall winner went to Supermachine Studio’s 'whimsical, fun and radical' vertical playground in Thailand.

The AR Emerging Architecture Awards are the world's most popular and prestigious prize for up-and-coming architects, giving emerging practices invaluable impetus on their trajectory to wider recognition and success.

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