And the Winners Are…
Second Place Winner, “Vs for Victory” by Neighbors.
Wednesday night the winners in this year’s Common Boston Common Build were announced at an awards ceremony at the Boston Society of Architects BSA Space.
Organizers thanked the Fenway Garden Society for hosting the competition, and FGS President Mike Mennonno expressed his gratitude to participants:
“You really brought your A-Game, and surpassed everyone’s expectations. You brought the wider community in and the garden community out, and that’s exactly what we had hoped for.”
Jury member Peter Kuttner, President of Cambridge Seven Associates, then announced the winners:
First Place: “Social Roots” by Common WIT
Margaret Jackson, Ben Smuckler, Alex Dupnik, Aki Yoshida, Mike Modonno
Second Place: “V’s for Victory” by Neighbors
Kevin Brunswick, Marina Agapakis, Jon Stong, Brian Jaffe, Nerissa Cooney, Jenny Jin, Yen Yen, Nate Darling
Third Place: “Lost and Found” by Studio g-Force
Meghan Krieger, Gabriela Gayoso Shelburne, Andrew Shelburne, Tearar Chan, Chris Fuller, Jorge San Martin, Robbie Rabie
Popular Vote: “Interactive Fence” by Arckhitektons
Peter Martin, Ewelina Prezt, Hilary Barlow, Joann Lee, Danielle Ciccone
Organizer Paul Herbert said that this year’s Common Build was “far and away the best we’ve every had.”
It was definitely a big victory for the gardens!