2021 AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Exterior Rendering / Soluri Architecture

MPCA

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Mixed Use Architecture
Firm LocationNew York City, United States
Project locationNew York City
CompanySoluri Architecture
Lead ArchitectAndre Soluri
Design TeamStephen Sewar; Markus Hoecherl
ClientMount Pleasant Christian Academy

The MPCA building in Harlem combines the project’s design, development & construction into a singular, unified design solution that empowers a non-profit organization to perpetually serve their community by expanding their school for at-risk children & creating affordable housing while achieving long-term financial independence. It proposes an integrated architecture-first development model based on design-thinking to addresses challenges of education, affordable housing & under-utilized small lots to make difficult sites viable while empowering under-served communities to help themselves.