Prof. Lonn Combs finalist at FIU competition

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Lonn Combs finalist for “Emerging Architects Initiative” competition.

Assistant Professor and Director of the M.Arch I Program Lonn Combs, Principal of Easton + Combs, is among five finalist for Florida International University’s “Emerging Architects Initiative” installation at the FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus in Miami. The installation is to be housed at the Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture building by renowned French-Swiss architect, Bernard Tschumi.

The winner will be awarded a commission to design and build a temporary outdoor installation that provides shade for events and student use on the third-floor terrace of the FIU’s School of Architecture building.

The four accompanying finalist are, Austin-based Kory Beig/ Clay Odom, James Coleman of Parapractice, David Freeland/ Brennan Buck of the Los Angeles firm FreelandBuck, and Greg Corso/Molly Hunker, SPORTS, Syracuse.

The jury for the initial round consisted of: Eric Goldemberg, Alastair Gordon, Roberto Rovira, and Phillip Abbott. The second phase for finalist proposals are due June 20, 2015, and a winner will be announced on July 20, 2015

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