PS1 · New York
10th anniversary installation of Young Architects Program
28 June · September 2009
“YAP 10th Anniversary Reviewis a visual chronicle of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and The Museum of Modern Art’s Young Architects Program, one of the most acclaimed architectural arenas for emerging talent of the last decade. Born from a unique disciplinary and generational collaboration, the first projects included a pavilion designed by the Austrian artist collective Gelitin and an untitled project by one of the most influential American architects, Philip Johnson. From this unprecedented pairing, YAP has become a rare public forum for exhibition of architectural invention fueled by the exuberance of young architects.
This anniversary exhibition is arranged as a timeline, beginning with Gelitin’s Percutaneous Delights, moving through the two years of pre-YAP Warm Up parties and the ten years of YAP to date, including all of the winning projects, as well as proposals from 38 finalists. It is a snapshot of more than a decade of architectural experimentation.”