suckerPUNCH Fresh Punches Exhibit
Land of Tomorrow Gallery | Louisville, KY | Spring 2012


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"The show is comprised of 19 projects, selected through online voting that took place at in the spring of 2012. A jury of architects, including Hernan Diaz Alonso, Aaron Betsky, Mark Gage, Greg Lynn, Michael Speaks, and Tom Wiscombe, selected three of the projects for full-scale prototype fabrication.

The exhibition presents a unique opportunity to see the explorations of multiple schools in one location and survey the current state of research in American schools of architecture. The three finalists selected are Donovan Ballantyne with “(a) Ball,” Ivan Bernal with “Familiar Primitives,” and Ji-Young Yoon with “Hypostyle Hall: (Too) Many Columns.”

The esteemed faculty involved with the student projects to be exhibited includes: Erick Cárcamo, Lisa Iwamoto & Craig Scott, Michael Young, Lisa Tilder, Andrew Zago, Devyn Weiser, Sir Peter Cook, Elena Manferdini, Stephen Phillips, Francois Roche with Ezio Blasetti, Georgina Huljich, Perry Kulper, Kory Bieg, Sean Lally, Gabriel Esquivel, Michael Chen, and Jason Lee from institutions including SCI-Arc, Pratt Institute, Columbia GSAPP, Harvard GSD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Ohio State, Texas A&M, Yale SOA, UCLA, University of Michigan, Cal Poly — San Luis Obispo, and Academy of Art University.

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Prototype fabrication thanks to Land of Tomorrow Gallery, Rives Rash, and University of Kentucky College of Design.

Fresh Punches is supported in part by: Interboro Design Group, Aaron Croyle, Kentucky for Kentucky, Pam Parrish, and Gayle E. Gordon."