Mimi Hoang + Eric Bunge,
Principals, nARCHITECTS, Brooklyn, NY
“63% BUILT, 37% NOT BUILT”
Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang’s New York based practice nARCHITECTS aims for maximum effect with an economy of conceptual and material means. Their recent and ongoing projects range from buildings to ephemeral environments, and include Switch Building in Manhattan, Windshape in Lacoste France, Canopy for MoMA/P.S.1, a new park for the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, and Villa-Villa in Ordos, China. nARCHITECTS’ work has been published and exhibited internationally, including the forthcoming monograph “nARCHITECTS 2000-2008” with Design Documents, now in press. Recent awards include AIA Design Honor Awards (2007, 2005), a NYSCA (New York State Council of the Arts) Award (2007), The Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices (2006), an AR+D Mention (2006), Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard (2004), the MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program (2004), and New York Foundation for the Arts grants (2007,2002).
Hoang received a Master of Architecture from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from M.I.T. She teaches graduate design studios at Yale and Columbia Universities and has taught at Berkeley University. Prior to co-founding nARCHITECTS, she trained in New York, Boston and Amsterdam.
Bunge received a Master of Architecture from the GSD and a Bachelor of Architecture from McGill University. He teaches at Columbia University, and has taught as the Coordinator of Graduate Thesis at Parsons School of Design, as well as at R.I.S.D., Barnard College, Berkeley University and University of Toronto. Prior to co-founding nArchitects he trained in New York, Boston, paris, London, and Calcutta.Bunge is the recipient of the 2005 Canadian Professional Rome prize.