Grand Prize Winner

2019 Forge Prize



SIMS (Snap-Interlock Module System)

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Jin Young Song

University at Buffalo

In 1953, Konrad Wachsmann imagined a single, universal structural element which, if mass produced, could be used in building construction for every conceivable purpose. More than 60 years after his notion of a modular, coordination-based system, building structures…

Forge Prize Finalists: Phase I Winners


Reimagined Office Tower Using Cantilevered Trusses

Responsive Enclosure for Public Pool

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Jingyu Lee

Magnusson Klemencic Associates

The demand for office space is at an all-time high. According to the commercial real estate development association, NAIOP, there has been an 11 percent increase in the number of commercial office buildings in urban sites…

Valeria Rybyakova

Perkins Eastman

Project Form-X speculates on the phenomena of a new generation of self-organized, responsive structures that will revolutionize the way we perceive our built environment, as well as change our design and construction methods…



Congratulations to the 2019 Forge Prize winners!