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Sukkah City STL 2014: Between Absence and Presence was an innovative art and design competition presented by St. Louis Hillel and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. The competition proposed a re-imagination of the sukkah, an ancient, temporary structure used by nomads and harvesters, and suggested dynamic possibilities for traditional construction constraints with forward-thinking design and sustainability.
The following 10 winning projects were selected from a field of 33 entries:
A Tensile Community
June Deng and Lydia Smith
Jess Glennie, Catalina Padilla, and Ben Parker
Kelley Van Dyck Murphy and Jonathan Murphy
On the Wane…
Marc Manack and Frank Jacobus
Jeffrey Lee, Christopher Taurasi, and Alexandra White
Surface to Sukkah
Ken McCown, Jonathon Anderson, Phil Zawarus, and Nasar Saghafi
Projects were installed on the Danforth Campus, just west of Olin Library, October 7-12, 2014. An opening reception took place from 5:30-7:30p October 7 in WUSTL's Umrath Lounge.
Organizers also hosetd a free Sukkah City STL Community Open House from noon-2p Sunday, October 12. Additional tours and student-coordinated events took place throughout the week.
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