1. Firm: Matt and Fiona
Project: Room for Art
Standout: Commissioned from the Whitechapel Gallery, students from Lansbury Lawrence Primary School were guided to conceive and build a prototype of their own art classroom, resulting in a canopy of polypropylene and birch plywood.
2. Firm: Michel de Broin
Standout: Cor-Ten steel evokes a treelike artistry for the interactive 41-foot-high sculpture, while more practical galvanized steel composes its stairways.
3. Firm: Tokujin Yoshioka
Project: Prismatic Cloud
Standout: Traversing the lobby of the Allen Center, passersby witness a constellation of twinkles courtesy of 17,700 crisscrossing acrylic rods suspended from stainless-steel cables.
Project: Light Path
Site: Auckland, New Zealand
Standout: Cyclists, skaters, and walkers along the 2,000-foot-long loop play a part in changing the color of its 300 LED poles.