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UChicago Child Development Center Stony Island / Wheeler Kearns Architects

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10 Boathouses That Take Architecture Over the Edge of Dry Land

Whether lining a river bustling with rowing crews or sitting calmly at the edge of a lake, boathouses have a storied history and an inexplicable romance to match their unusual program. Designed for use as a training facility for elite rowers, a vacationer’s waterfront playground, shoreline retreat, or even as a historical preservation project, boathouses captivate the imagination as they transcend the limits of the land-form relationship on their site.

Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex / Flad Architects

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Jeanne Gang Honored with 2017 Louis Kahn Memorial Award

WMS Boathouse at Clark Park / Studio Gang. Image © Steve Hall | Hedrich Blessing
WMS Boathouse at Clark Park / Studio Gang. Image © Steve Hall | Hedrich Blessing

Jeanne Gang has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Louis Kahn Memorial Award, an annual prize established by the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and Design in 1983 to recognize “an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of architecture,” while honoring one of the city’s most influential architects.

Previous winners of the award include Bjarke Ingels, Norman Foster, Peter Bohlin, Daniel Libeskind, Robert A.M. Stern, Rafael Viñoly and César Pelli.

14 Architects Selected as Recipients of 2017 AIA Young Architects Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 14 recipients for the 2017 AIA Young Architects Award. Now in its 24th year, the award was founded to honor young architects - licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age - who have “shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers.”

University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons / Studio Gang

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Chicago, United States
  • Architects: Studio Gang
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  400000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Johnson Controls, Kawneer, All-American EXT Solution, K&K Iron Works, Universal Design

Marwen’s Expansion / Wheeler Kearns Architects

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CUNY Advanced Science Research Center / KPF + Flad Architects

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12 Projects Win North American Copper in Architecture Awards

The Copper Development Association (CDA) has announced its selections for the 2015 North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA), now in their eighth year. The awards celebrate stellar projects that incorporate copper in their designs. The 12 award-winning works span three categories and include educational, residential and healthcare buildings in addition to historic landmarks.

Winners were selected by a panel of industry professionals based on their overall design, incorporation and treatment of copper, and distinction in either innovation or historic restoration. 

Kansas Statehouse Inner Dome Copper Restoration / Treanor Architects. Image © Treanor ArchitectsMassachusetts General Hospital Paul S. Russell, MD / Leers Weinzapfel Associates. Image  Orchard Willow Residence / Wheeler Kearns Architects. Image © Steve Hall - Hedrich BlessingHarvard University Tozzer Library / Kennedy & Violich Architecture. Image © John Horner+ 13

Erie Elementary Charter School / John Ronan Architects

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AIA Rewards 11 Projects with the 2014 Educational Facility Design Excellence Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 11 exemplary educational projects to receive its 2014 Educational Facility Design Excellence Awards. Representing projects from across the United States, the eleven projects also include a variety of types of educational facility, including a child development center, elementary schools, high schools, college and university buildings and a library.

The AIA awards projects which it believes "further the client's mission, goals and educational program while demonstrating excellence in architectural design. These projects exemplify innovation through the client's educational goals through responsive and responsible programming, planning and design. Function and surrounding regional and community context are valued as part of the planning and design process as well as sustainability."

Check out all the winners after the break

PAVE Academy Charter School / Mitchell | Giurgola Architects, LLP. Image © Albert Vecerka / EstoJames B. Hunt Jr. Library at North Carolina State University Raleigh / Clark Nexsen + Snøhetta. Image © Jeff Goldberg / EstoCoastline Community College, Newport Beach Campus / LPA, INC. Image Courtesy of LPA inc.Central Arizona College, Maricopa Campus / SmithGroupJJR. Image © Bill Timmerman+ 33

AIA Announces Winners of National Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA has announced 8 projects as winners of their annual National Healthcare Design Awards, rewarding the best in medical architecture from built projects to research excellence. The 8 projects were selected in four categories: built (less than $25 million); built (more than $25 million); Unbuilt; and Innovations in Planning and Design Research.

The awarded projects come from locations throughout the US, as well as one project constructed for Haiti. Read on after the break to see all the winners.

Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM. Image ©  Eduard Huebrer | ArchphotoGHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center (CTC) / MASS Design Group. Image Courtesy of AIALancaster General Health Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute / Ballinger. Image © Peter Aaron / EstoLegacy ER – Allen / 5G Studio Collaborative. Image © Michael Moran/OTTO+ 16

The Godfrey Hotel / Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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ArchDaily Editors Select: Our Favorite Projects in the USA

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate the USA's Independence Day, our editors have selected their favorite projects located in the USA, from architecture classics to extraordinary newcomers. Enjoy them all, after the break!

WMS Boathouse at Clark Park / Studio Gang

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  • Architects: Studio Gang
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  22620 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013

Natural Resources Defence Council Office / Studio Gang

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  • Architects: Studio Gang
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013

New Hospital Tower Rush University Medical Center / Perkins+Will

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Private Residence / Thomas Shafer Architects

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