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ISU architecture faculty and student team wins Archasm’s Liberty Museum New York design competition

Iowa State University faculty Jungwoo Ji and Bosuk Hur, both lecturers in architecture, and fourth-year architecture student Suk Lee, Seoul, South Korea, have won the “Liberty Museum New York: Freedom to the people” ideas competition with their speculative design for a museum at the site of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York City. Inspired by candlelight marches against social injustice in their home country, the team proposed a “Social Justice Media” project featuring water-droplet-shaped modules that respond to global issues in real time. When the museum receives a tweet about a “dire event” related to human rights or social injustice, an electronic signal is relayed to the modules to move them toward the geographic location mentioned. Read more on ArchDaily

February 3, 2017 2:58 pm

Tags: Awards,Competition