The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) have selected nine projects for the 2014 Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture. Recognized as some of the most “outstanding building interiors created by architects licensed in the United States,” these projects will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago.
Bar Agricole / Aidlin Darling Design
The restaurant is designed to complement the menu sourced from local sustainable farms and gardens through texture and durable, repurposed materials.
K&L Gates at One New Change / Lehman Smith McLeish
To promote synergy among employees, the space provides opportunities for cross-practice business development and increased productivity.
Knoll Flagship Showroom, Offices and Shop / Architecture Research Office
Close collaboration led to the design of an interior where furniture and architecture are integrally linked to highlight and complement each other.
As visitors move from the park and begin their descent to the lobby, dramatic mood changes occur to prepare for the intensity of the journey.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Showroom / Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects PC; HLW International
The creation of subtle visual screens provides privacy for guests while the opaque design elements allow maximum daylight to the interior.
Odegaard Undergraduate Library / The Miller Hull Partnership
Removing and replacing the main atrium stair gained significantly more usable study and gathering space and the new, large skylight adds airiness to the three-story atrium.
Portions of the rock outcropping were excavated and reused as crushed aggregate in the flooring and carport eliminating significant costs in having to haul waste from the site.
SoHo Loft / Gabellini Sheppard Associates LLP
Light is the organizing design principle that reflects a balance of American and Scandinavian sensibilities, functional preferences, and models of domestic living.
Venture Capital Office Headquarters / Paul Murdoch Architects; Kappe Architects Planners
Gardens, transparency, and wood finishes create a warm, inviting work environment allowing the occupants garden views and natural light throughout the interior.
Project descriptions via the AIA.