Women's Building - Competition Finalist

“a home for social justice leaders working to ensure that all women and girls can live free from violence, poverty, and discrimination. More than just a workplace, it will be a vertical neighborhood, designed to foster serendipitous interactions, build partnerships, create networks, and grow sustainable solutions.”  

As part of an international design competition, Spacesmith, in collaboration with ARExA and Davis Brody Bond, was one of four finalists in a design for the Women’s Building. Sponsored by the NoVo Foundation, in collaboration with the Goren Group, the projects aims to transform an abandoned women’s prison in West Chelsea into a new global hub for the girls’ and women’s rights movement: