In its 62nd year of competition, six projects emerged to receive ARCHITECT Magazine's Progressive Architects Awards (P/A). This year’s awards celebrate designs that fully embrace the context of their surroundings, whether through bold or restrained methods. Regardless of the approach, each of the winners exhibit both creativity and energy in their designs. The winning projects are... Honorable Mention: Ordos 20+10 Office Complex / NADAAA & Himma Studio Located in Inner Mongolia, China, this office complex fits within the tight building footprint and area limitations of the site while maintaining a strong presence. The layout consists of five separate units which meet at their edges to create a shared inner plaza. To respond to its particular climatic needs, the office employs strategies for maximized environmental performance, such as triple-glazed windows, radiant hydronic ceiling panels, and stormwater retention and recycling.
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