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  • Lighter than Air Featured on the Discovery Channel!

    Congratulations to Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang of MODU – designers of the winning entry to the 2011  SHIFTboston Barge Competition. Their design has been featured on the November 9th Daily Planet show on the Discovery Channel. Lighter Than Air will begin the installation process in 2013.  

  • BARGE 2011 Jury Selections

    Here are the remaining BARGE 2011 jury selections.  Congratulations again to all who were selected! WE LIVE IN PLASTIC – by Laura Kearney, Margaret Arbanas, Anne Vaterlaus, and Richard Sharam of NY, NY. This team designed a wave shaped canopy constructed out of used plastic bottles. A solar powered light system would light up the [...]

  • More Barge 2011 Jury Selections

    (Re) Imaging TriMountaine – by Wynn Buzzell and Garrett Lapping of Charlotte, NC.  Reminiscent of Boston’s original landscape of marshes this design aims to bring back a long ago landscape.  A wood beam structure, similar to the skeleton of a whale would cover the barge.  Below the wood covering there would be benches for visitors [...]

  • BARGE 2011 – Jury Selections

    Over the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting the 27 Jury Selections from our BARGE 2011 Competition.  Here are 3 of the proposals that the jury selected. PIPE DREAM by Darin Barnes and Matthew Miloszewski of New Haven, CT.  This team would have lined the parameter of the barge in PVC pipes of varying heights.  [...]