It’s hard to categorize the work of Michael Young and Kutan Ayata. Their projects are genre-defying—boomeranging between art and architecture, structure and ornament, reality and trompe l’oeil—and range in scale from a globular scheme for a new Bauhaus museum to a posy of mutant 3-D-printed flowers.
Weird? Maybe. Cerebral? Definitely. But it’s these sorts of aesthetic and intellectual juxtapositions that make you want to look twice.