COLLECTIVE, a firm founded in 2015 and currently directed by Betty Ng MArch ’09 and Juan Minguez MArch ’09 and two others has been selected as one of the 7 finalists that were selected from 145 entries globally for the $2.5M Reimagine the Canals Competition, which seeks “innovative ideas to transform the NY State Canal System”. The competition, managed by the Canal Corporation and the New York Power Authority, seeks new approaches for how to both use the canals as an engine for economic development and also to become a hub for tourism and recreation. As the only international team entering the final stage, COLLECTIVE, with offices in Hong Kong, New York, and Madrid, is partnered with Philadelphia studios WRT and Interface, forming a joint team named “Intra-Works” for their submission. 

COLLECTIVE is an International Architecture Studio practicing architecture, interiors and urban design. They are a research and idea-driven practice that offers powerful concepts, insist on clarity, beauty, and function.

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