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AIA selects recipients for the 2020 Architecture Awards

AIA’s 2020 Architecture Awards recipients include: Floral Court, London, United Kingdom | Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, Mumbai, India | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Glenstone Museum, Potomac, Maryland | Thomas Phifer and Partners; Minnesota State Capitol Restoration, St. Paul, Minnesota | HGA; Tivoli Hjørnet, Copenhagen, Denmark | Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Calgary Central Library, Calgary, Alberta, Canada | Snøhetta and DIALOG; Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, Chicago | John Ronan Architects; and Jishou Art Museum, Jishou, China | ATELIER FCJZ.

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DLR Group Principal Matthew C. Johnson awarded

DLR Group Principal Matthew C. Johnson, AIA, LEED AP, was recently awarded the Louise Blanchard Bethune Fellowship from the American Institute of Architects. This fellowship is named in honor of Louise Blanchard Bethune, the first American woman recognized as a professional architect and the first female to receive a fellowship in the AIA. 

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AIA selects recipients for the 2020 Young Architects and Associates Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced yesterday that is has selected 22 recipients for the AIA Young Architects Award and five recipients for the Associates Award. The AIA Young Architects Award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.  

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JCJ Architecture receives honor from AIA Connecticut’s 2019 Design Awards

JCJ Architecture has announced that the firm’s concept for the Mill River Park Whittingham Discovery Center has been recognized with the Award of Excellence in the “Unbuilt Category” among this year’s AIA Connecticut 2019 Design Awards. The Discovery Center concept is a critical component in the Mill River Park Collaborative’s (MRPC) plans for the 28-acres of renewed public parkland and greenway in the heart of downtown Stamford. 

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Honoring 2020 recipients of prestigious AIA awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) yearly honors architects and firms who distinguish themselves in the built environment. These prestigious awards include: AIA Architecture Firm Award, Gold Medal, Edward C. Kemper Award, AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, and Whitney M. Young Jr. Award.

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Architects Foundation now accepting applications for scholarship programs

The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), is now accepting applications for five scholarships supporting students pursuing architecture degrees. The Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship is a $10,000 award toward tuition and fees supporting a woman studying architecture within a NAAB-accredited bachelor or master’s degree program. The awardee will also receive a senior mentor from Payette for the scholarship year.

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2019 AIA Innovation Awards honor innovative technologies and practices

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Innovation Awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among architects, designers, collaborators and clients. Awarded projects must support the design, delivery and operation of buildings or research in practice and academia.

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Healthcare Design Awards promote projects that heal

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing five projects with its 2019 Healthcare Design Awards. The awards recognize cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban and social problems while also being functional and sustainable.

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AIA College of Fellows 2019 Latrobe Prize goes to ‘Addressing a Multi-Billion Dollar Challenge’

The AIA College of Fellows 2019 Latrobe Prize is being awarded to Bruce Levine, J.D., Associate Clinical Professor, School of Education at Drexel University and Sean O’Donnell, FAIA, Principal & K12 Practice Area Leader with Perkins Eastman for their work advancing knowledge of how high-quality school buildings can positively impact educational outcomes.

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TGI®-Spacer M is a warm edge plastic hybrid stainless steel spacer which improves thermal performance and condensation resistance of an insulating glass unit. It also provides structural performance and IG seal durability. It allows for more glazing without taking an energy, comfort or indoor air quality penalty. 6 color choices are available, and can be used in bent glass and radius shapes. It reduces the overall fenestration u-value, which increases the energy efficiency for the lifecycle of the building. It received the Cradle to Cradle Institute’s Platinum Level Material Health Certificate. Find out more about how to specify at www.spectheedge.com

TGI®-Spacer M is a warm edge plastic hybrid stainless steel spacer which improves thermal performance and condensation resistance of an insulating glass unit. It also provides structural performance and IG seal durability. It allows for more glazing without taking an energy, comfort or indoor air quality penalty. 6 color choices are available, and can be used in bent glass and radius shapes. It reduces the overall fenestration u-value, which increases the energy efficiency for the lifecycle of the building. It received the Cradle to Cradle Institute’s Platinum Level Material Health Certificate. Find out more about how to specify at www.spectheedge.com

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