Audi Urban Future Award 2012 Goes to Höweler + Yoon Architecture
Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon of Boston firm Höweler + Yoon Architecture are the winners of the Audi Urban Future Award 2012. The team won with the project "Shareway," a proposal calling for the reinvention of the Boston-Washington, D.C., metropolitan region called Boswash.
The Audi Urban Future Award 2012 is an international architecture competition that focuses on specific mobility scenarios in the five metropolitan regions Boston/Washington, Istanbul, Mumbai, Pearl River Delta, and São Paulo. Höweler+Yoon Architecture is one of the five architectural offices that were selected to develop a vision on future urban mobility for the competition. Other particapting firms were Superpool (Istanbul), CRIT (Mumbai), Node Architecture & Urbanism (Pearl River Delta), and Urban-Think Tank (São Paulo).