01/17/2013 04:12 pm ET Updated Jan 17, 2013

CODA & Young Architects Program: MoMA PS1 Announces Caroline O'Donnell As 2013 Winner (PHOTOS)

Today MoMA PS1 declared CODA, aka Caroline O'Donnel, the winner of the Young Architecture Program. The architect stood out amongst a group of five finalists for her "Party Wall" project, a large-scale, experimental pavilion that will be built on the museum's Long Island City site this summer.

The annual Young Architects Program invites emerging architects to submit designs for a temporary, outdoor installation that can provide respite from the summer heat to MoMA PS1 visitors. CODA's "Party Wall" sustainable structure will play host to PS1's Warm Up music series this year.

"CODA’s proposal was selected because of its clever identification and use of locally available resources," Pedro Gadanho, MoMA's Curator for Contemporary Architecture, stated in a press statement.

Scroll through images of CODA's design below, and tell us what you think of the project in the comments section. Is sustainable design the future of architecture?



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