Architects: Alexander Gorlin Architects
- Year : 2021
Sterling Forest House / Alexander Gorlin Architects
AIA Announces Winners of 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture
Nine projects have been recognized this year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture. A five-member jury evaluated entries’ sense of place and purpose, ecology and environmental sustainability, and history to choose this year’s most innovative interior spaces.
Apple Store, Upper East Side / Bohlin Cywinksi Jackson
Architects: Bohlin Cywinksi Jackson
- Year : 2015
Professionals : WSP Group, Arup, CTS Group, Eckersley O’Callaghan, Edgett Williams Consulting Group, +4
Irish Hunger Memorial / 1100 Architect
Architects: 1100 Architect
- Area : 16320 ft²
- Year : 2001
Manufacturers : Vectorworks, Kilkenny Limestone
Professionals : Cashin Associates, Lilker Associates, Metrotech Contracting Corp., Piscatello Design Centre, Signe Nielsen, +1
The Winners for The 2016 Modernism in America Awards Have Been Announced
Docomomo US has announced the winners of its 2016 Modernism in America Awards, which honor projects around the country that highlight and advocate for the restoration of postwar architecture and landscapes.
The Modernism in America Awards is the only national program that celebrates "the people and projects working to preserve, restore and rehabilitate our modern heritage sensitively and productively. The program seeks to advance those preservation efforts; to increase appreciation for the period and to raise awareness of the on-going threats against modern architecture and design."
The 2016 Modernism in America Award winners are:
Interview with Enrique Norten: "Architecture is Not a Competition of Strange Objects"
Founded in 1986 in Mexico City, Enrique Norten's practice TEN Arquitectos is not known for a signature style, preferring to make each project a modernist-infused response to its own specific conditions. Nonetheless, they have become one of the most widely-recognized architectural practices emerging from Mexico, with projects throughout North America. In the latest interview in his "City of Ideas" column, Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Norten in New York to find out how the architect's past has influenced his current design work, and to discuss the future trajectory of architecture.
AIA Names 6 US Libraries as 2015's Best
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has revealed six libraries they believe to be the year's best. In collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the AIA/ALA Library Building Awards are intended to promote and honor exceptional designs in library architecture. Taking into account the evolving role of the library, these six award recipients are believed to have elevated the institution to one of congregation and community-specific programs.
See the winning designs after the break.
The Benefits of Modern Design
To become an architect is to learn to fall in love with clean lines, pure functionality, and minimal simplicity. Which is why it’s so hard for us to understand why the majority of clients remain so tied to their “traditional” homes. You must understand that, for the typical home-buyer, a modern home seems “cold” and “austere” - even “clinical.”
Biblioteca de Julian Street / Joel Sanders
Architects: Joel Sanders Architect
- Area : 3100 ft²
- Year : 2012
Manufacturers : Lutron, Benjamin Moore, Herman Miller, Koroseal, dormakaba, +12
300 North LaSalle / Pickard Chilton
Architects: Pickard Chilton
- Year : 2009
EMPAC / Grimshaw
Lakewood House / Centerbrook Architects & Planners
Architects: Centerbrook Architects & Planners: Centerbrook Architects and Planners
- Area : 8436 m²
- Year : 2008