Event Pass Information Event Pass TypePriceQuantity General Public$10.00 USD 0 1 Event Details Start off your Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s fifth annual Pumpkitecture! competition! New York City-based firms will go gourd to gourd to once again compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin. Who will squash the competition? What firm will succeed in summoning the Brutal ghost of Marcel Booeuer or invoking the spirit of Michael Gravesyard? Will the Crowned Curibita be inspired by Frank-o-Lloyd Wright’s Guggengourd? See for yourself at Pumpkitecture! Come witness architects live-carve extraordinary structures and vote for the People’s Pumpkin! Pumpkitecture! will take place on Friday, October 28 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. The carving will commence at 6:15 and will run through 7:30. Contestants will briefly defend their designs, after which jurors will deliberate and pick the winning pumpkin. Are you part of an architecture or design firm that would like to participate in this year's competition? Register your firm via this link. Participating Firms (list in formation) AIANY TORCH Mentorship Program Andrew Franz Architect Architecture in Formation Architecture Research Office DLR Group HLB Lighting Design ikon.5 architects Jen Lewin Studio Laura Heim Architect Lutron MdeAS Architects Mitchell Giurgola Quennell Rothschild & Partners Raad Studio Rafael Viñoly Architects Robert A.M. Stern Architects Thornton Tomasetti Weiss/Manfredi Dreaded Jury Andrew Bernheimer, FAIA, Principal, Bernheimer Architecture Maisie Broome, Founder, MYFAWNWY Molly Heintz, Chair, MA Design Research, School of Visual Arts; Editor in Chief, Oculus Magazine Dungjai Pungauthaikan, Partner, Once–Future Office Festive food and beverages included. This event is offered in person; COVID-19 vaccinations and face masks are strongly encouraged for all visitors. Read our full Health and Safety Protocol here.