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The League Prize is an annual competition that has been organized by The Architectural League since 1981. Open to designers ten years or less out of school, it draws entrants from around North America.

The 2023 competition theme, Uncomfortable, asked entrants to examine their discomforts. Composed by the 2023 Young Architects + Designers Committee, the theme statement invited “practices to demonstrate how they find comfort within the unconventional, discover opportunity within crisis, and use the Uncomfortable as a design tool.”

The second evening of lectures by the winners of the 2023 League Prize will feature Daisy Ames of Studio Ames and Sean Canty of Studio Sean Canty.

The presentations will be followed by a moderated discussion and audience Q&A with 2023 Young Architects + Designers Committee member Jose Amozurrutia. Amozurrutia is a founding principal of TO and teaches at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

League Prize 2023 Night 2: Daisy Ames, Sean Canty
Image: Left: Studio Ames | Adaptive Reuse Housing Project (unbuilt), Poughkeepsie, NY, 2020–2021. Image credit: Studio Ames. Right: Studio Sean Canty | Folly Pavilion (unbuilt), Elliot, SC, 2019. Image credit: Studio Sean Canty

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Event Type(s) Talks and Debates
Admission / Cost FREE
Tickets/Booking/RSVP: archleague.org/...


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