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2018 Collaborative Achievement Award Recipients

Last month, The Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute and Klyde Warren Park were selected as the 2018 recipients of the Collaborative Achievement Award. This award recognizes and encourages distinguished achievements of allied 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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Klyde Warren Park Wins AIA Collaborative Achievement Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced Klyde Warren Park, a freeway deck park in Dallas designed by OJB Landscape Architecture (OJB), as the recipient of the 2018 Collaborative Achievement Award. This award “recognizes and encourages distinguished achievements of allied professionals, clients, organizations, architect teams, knowledge communities, and others who have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession.” The park will be honored at the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York.

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Syska Hennessy Receives Eight Regional ACEC Awards for Engineering Excellence

“The ACEC New York awards are our local version of the Oscars for engineers, so we feel quite honored to win six awards,” says Cyrus Izzo, the New York-based co-president of Syska Hennessy Group.  “We’re also pleased that the winning projects reflect a broad cross-section of our practice areas, with healthcare, corporate, infrastructure and energy all represented.”

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KTGY Architecture + Planning Honored with Six Best of 55+ Awards

KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at the 2018 NAHB Best of 55+ Awards. The awards honor the firm’s excellence in designing active, age-qualified communities. The Best of 55+ Housing Awards are the industry’s only national awards program honoring excellence in building design, marketing and lifestyles.

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Immigrant Architects Honored with 2018 Vilcek Prizes

The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Vilcek Prizes in the Arts and Humanities, this year recognizing the field of architecture. Awarded annually, the prizes call attention to the breadth of immigrant contributions to the American arts and sciences. “The social, political, and cultural landscape of America has been shaped by generations of immigrant contributions,” says Marica Vilcek, cofounder and vice chairman of the Vilcek Foundation. “With the Vilcek Prizes in Architecture, we are pleased to recognize the many ways in which they have shaped its physical landscape as well—through bold, original designs, and through research that challenges the status quo, both in the building arts and in society.”

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Stephen Ayers, FAIA, honored with the 2018 AIA Thomas Jefferson Award

Stephen Ayers, FAIA, Architect of the Capitol, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture. The Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture recognizes architects in the public and private sectors, public officials, or other individuals who design distinguished public facilities and/or who advocate for design excellence. Ayers will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.

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AAMA presented with World Vision’s 2017 Crystal Vision Partnership Award during International Builders Show

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) was honored to receive the 2017 Crystal Vision Partnership Award on Wednesday, as presented by World Vision at the humanitarian organization’s 18th Annual Crystal Vision Award Breakfast during the 2018 International Builders Show in Orlando. World Vision’s Partnership Award is given each year to a company within the industry that has partnered with the organization’s Storehouse Program for a minimum of three to five years.

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Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Photo by Doug Scott, courtesy of Wausau Window and Wall Systems

Seattle’s Third & Harrison is a new 185,000-square-foot, five-floor office building and home to Holland America Cruise Lines. Photo by Doug Scott, courtesy of Wausau Window and Wall Systems

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