Thursday, June 13, 2002
Cleveland Mayor Jane L. Campbell was joined by Ward 13 Councilman Joe Cimperman; Susan Channing, Director of SPACES Gallery; and SPACES trustees to announce the winner of the House: Case Study Cleveland design competition. "We are pleased to announce the winner: Ply Architecture and Design." SPACES Mayor Jane L. Campbell said, " Their project combined a custom-built ground floor with prefabricated 'loft' modules that can be added to the house as needed, enhancing affordability as well as domestic diversity and flexibility. "
The winning house design will be built in the City of Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood and offered for sale on the open market. Interested buyers should contact SPACES Gallery for more information.
The winning design was selected by a panel including internationally renowned architect Rafael Vinoly; Jeffrey Strean, Director of Design and Facilities at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the exhibition's three curators, all SPACES Board members: Robert Bostwick, Architect and Principal for Collins Gordon Bostwick Architects (Cleveland); Julie Langsam, artist and associate professor of painting at the Cleveland institute of Art; and John C. Williams, Architect, Principal and Founder of Process Creative Studios (Cleveland).
SPACES is a non-profit, artist-run, alternative space gallery. Since 1978, SPACES has given over 6,500 artists in the visual and performing arts an arena in which to present challenging new ideas. SPACES is located at 2220 Superior Viaduct on the West side of the Flats. Superior Viaduct runs parallel to the Detroit Superior Bridge at the intersection of West 25th Street.