Combo Colab is a Newark-based architect duo that operates within the borders of art, architecture and design, focusing on the design and production of hybrid projects and products of variable scales and temporalities. Stereotank is a Manhattan-based architect collaborative that designs sustainable projects of a wide range of scales. Motivated towards the active engagement with the public and their surrounding environment, Combo Colab’s and Stereotank’s works display their interest in repurposing and recycling existing resources.
Combo Colab exhibitions include Floatlands, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, Far Rockaway, NY (2013) and Plop Spots, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY (2011). Combo Colab was awarded a NYSCA Grant for their project Food Fence at the Red Hook Food Vendors Market in Brooklyn, NY. Stereotank exhibitions include Cyclophone, Department of Transportation, Astor Place, New York, NY (2013) and Little Free Library, Architectural League, Nolita, New York, NY (2013–present). Combo Colab and Stereotank collaborated on a public art project called Mall-terations, a temporary installation located on the Allen Street pedestrian malls, New York, NY (2012). The project refers to the history of immigration on the Lower East Side and the ongoing transformation of the Allen Street Corridor into a public park.