Urban SOS: Towards a New Industry Charrette & Exhibition Opening
Each year, AECOM holds an annual student competition, Urban SOS, which is open to currently enrolled students in design, architecture, landscape, planning, engineering, and environmental studies. Students are called to answer a specific brief around urban sites in distress. This year’s theme focuses on the topic of New Industry, addressing issues that relate to and improve the relationship between industry and urban development worldwide.This year’s competition attracted student teams representing over 123 universities in over 40 countries. Three finalist teams have been selected after a series of internal judging sessions involving AECOM designers, planners, and engineers around the world.
The finalist teams will present their schemes before a distinguished jury at a crit session open to the public starting at 6:00PM on Thursday, September 4. An opening reception of their work in the Urban SOS: Towards a New Industry exhibition will immediately follow, during which winners will be announced. Drinks and light nibbles will be served.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
5:00pm - 8:30pm
The Center For Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York, New York
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