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The Miller Hull Partnership’s Pike Place MarketFront selected for 2019 AIA Institute Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design

The American Institute of Architects selects Pike Place MarketFront expansion in Seattle, for a 2019 Institute Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design. Pike Place MarketFront is located in a highly compact neighborhood, one that embodies true urbanism. Miller Hull’s design opens the city’s treasured landmark with grand public gathering space, framed by a contemporary lightness and transparency. Contextually inspired by the toughness of the Pacific Northwest, Pike Place MarketFront oozes simple, utilitarian character through its cast-in-place concrete and engineered timber base, capped by an open-air structural steel framed pavilion.

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AIA selects recipients for the 2019 Collaborative Achievement Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing Jan Gehl, Hon. FAIA, Michael Sorkin, and Anne Taylor, Hon. AIA, with its 2019 Collaborative Achievement Award. The Collaborative Achievement Award recognizes and encourages distinguished achievements of design professionals, clients, organizations, architect teams, knowledge communities and others who have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession.

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Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates-designed Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London receives AIA’s Twenty-five Year Award

Architects Robert Venturi, FAIA, and Denise Scott Brown, FAIA—VSBA founding principals—sought to relate the new wing to the National Gallery while maintaining the wing’s own identity as a work of modern architecture. A play on Italian Mannerism, the Sainsbury Wing demonstrates the architects’ sophisticated but ironic acknowledgement of modern conditions while thoroughly exploring classical architecture’s conventions.

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AIA Ohio announces 2018 Ohio Design Award winners

Each year, AIA Ohio spotlights distinctive projects designed by Ohio architects with the AIA Ohio Design Awards, chosen by a jury of exceptional and noteworthy peers from the field of architecture. This year’s jury chair was renowned New York architect Chris Sharples from SHoP Architects.

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2018 AIA Innovation Awards honor two design projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing two exceptional design projects with its 2018 Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among architects, designers, collaborators and clients. This year’s were Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, Allston, Massachusetts – Shepley Bulfinch; and Stalled! – Joel Sanders.

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