The annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition has been held Over the last five years, and this year, presented by the Times Square Alliance, This competition invites the architects and firms to bring the best design and proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine’s Day in Times Square. From the eight top proposal design, the jury finally announce the winner of this 2013 Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition which went to Brooklyn-based design firm Situ Studio. This public art installation from the winner will be unveiled on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, and remain on view until March 8, 2013.
The jury that selected the winning entry included: Barry Bergdoll, The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art; Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space; Sherry Dobbin, Director of Public Art, Times Square Alliance; Tom Finkelpearl, Executive Director of Queens Museum of Art; Rosamond Fletcher, Director of Programs, Design Trust for Public Space; Sara Reisman, Director of Percent for Art, Department of Cultural Affairs; Jennifer Lantzas, Public Art Coordinator, Department of Parks, City of New York; and Emily Colasacco, Manager, Urban Design & Art, Department of Transportation.
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