1988

1st Place Murray Legge The Cooper Union
2nd Place Shane T. Chow The Cooper Union
3rd Place Nigel Gomersall University of Cincinnati
Citation Holger Kleine The Cooper Union
Merit Andrew D. Macmillan University of Cincinnati
Merit Frank Gartner University of Cincinnati

Three Landscapes of Aggression
Three Scales of Construction

Peter D. Waldman, Author

The projection of three distinct theatres of production as prior conditions for the construction of a Bridge, and Observatory and a Labyrinth is the focus of this speculative Competition and Forum.

A Border Crossing Station for the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service on the Rio Grande is the program for an exploration of the Geography of the Imagination as the specific territory of the Gardener and the Engineer.

The river has not been a singulrly fixed or even scientifically reliable border …Most borders are fixed by monuments which freeze time and space in stone and steel. Only here along the Southern Border between the United States and Mexico do we have the phenomena of a dynamic, if not tepid spatial frontier.

Participating Schools:

The Boston Architectural Center

The Cooper Union

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Southern California Institute of Architecture

University of Cincinnati