Honored

2017 AIANY Design Awards winners announced!

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De Maria Pavilion. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)
De Maria Pavilion. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

Last night at the Center for Architecture, AIA New York announced the recipients of its 2017 Design Awards.

The top winners seemed to be Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, with the former earning two Architecture Merit Awards (for the Asia Society Hong Kong Center and Kim and Tritton Residence Halls), and the latter receiving an Architecture Honor Award and Best in Competition Award (for the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center), as well as an Project Honor (for the exhibition Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design at the Jewish Museum).

The jury remarked at the international scope of the 378 project entries, which ranged from Iowa to Germany to Korea, though were all designed by New York–based firms. 23 of the 35 winning projects are sited in New York City.

Last year, 31 awards were conferred to a wide range of projects, including Manhattan Districts 1/2/5 Garage and Salt Shed (Dattner Architects in association with WXY), The Broad Museum (Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler), and Carmel Place (nARCHITECTS), just to name a few.

The winning projects will be on view at the Center for Architecture from April 21 to May 6, with an opening reception on the 21st from 6 to 8pm. An Honors and Awards Luncheon will also be held April 21 at Cipriani Wall Street

The announcement included a panel discussion from the jury (composed of educators, practitioners, and academics from outside New York), which included:

  • Barbara Bestor, AIA, Bestor Architecture
  • Hagy Belzberg, FAIA, OAA, Belzberg Architects
  • Tatiana Bilbao, Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO
  • Elizabeth P. Gray, FAIA, Gray Organschi Architecture
  • Anne Fougeron, FAIA, Fougeron Architecture
  • V. Mitch McEwen, McEwen Studio
  • Peter Waldman, School of Architecture, University of Virginia

The idea of architecture functioning within a wider social context was an overarching theme of the winners, according to the jury. At the start of the discussion, Waldman described how many of the winning projects were “vehicles for those who function in it… and citizenship.” Bestor echoed his statement, saying how “all [had] different visions to create community in their context.”

Fougeron added these winning projects were “very mission-driven [citing the Diane L. Max Health Center: Planned Parenthood Queens]… architecture that enlightens and enhances program [citing the The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center], you learn from these buildings how people occupy them.”

BEST IN COMPETITION

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia University. (Courtesy Iwan Baan)

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia University. (Courtesy Iwan Baan)

Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro Executive Architect: Gensler
Landscape Architect: SCAPE
Project: The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia University
Location: New York, NY

ARCHITECTURE

HONORS

Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro Executive Architect: Gensler
Landscape Architect: SCAPE
Project: The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia University
Location: New York, NY


De Maria Pavilion. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

De Maria Pavilion. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

Architect: Gluckman Tang Architects
Landscape Architect: LaGuardia Design Group
Project: De Maria Pavilion
Location: Bridgehampton, NY

University of Iowa Visual Arts Building. (Courtesy Iwan Baan)

University of Iowa Visual Arts Building. (Courtesy Iwan Baan)

Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Associate Architect: BNIM
Project: University of Iowa Visual Arts Building
Location: Iowa City, IA

MERITS

Main: East Side Lofts. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

Main: East Side Lofts. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

Architect: 1100 Architect
Project: Main: East Side Lofts
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

SculptureCenter. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

SculptureCenter. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Architect: Andrew Berman Architect
Project: SculptureCenter
Location: Long Island City, NY

Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters. (Courtesy Deborah Berke Partners)

Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters. (Courtesy Deborah Berke Partners)

Architect: Deborah Berke Partners
Architect-of-Record: RATIO
Landscape Architect: DAVID RUBIN Land Collective
Project: Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters
Location: Indianapolis, IN

The-Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (Courtesy Anna Wesolowsla Photography)

The-Rotunda at the University of Virginia. (Courtesy Anna Wesolowsla Photography)

Preservation Architect: John G. Waite Associates, Architects
Landscape Architect: OLIN
Project: Restoration and Renovation of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, VA

Tozzer Anthropology Building. (Courtesy John Horner)

Tozzer Anthropology Building. (Courtesy John Horner)

Architect: Kennedy & Violich Architecture
Landscape Architect: Richard Burck Associates
Project: Tozzer Anthropology Building, Harvard University
Location: Cambridge, MA

A/D/O. (Courtesy Frank Oudeman)

A/D/O. (Courtesy Frank Oudeman)

Architect: nARCHITECTS
Project: A/D/O
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Public Safety Answering Center II. (Courtesy Albert Vecerka)

Public Safety Answering Center II. (Courtesy Albert Vecerka)

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Project: Public Safety Answering Center II
Location: Bronx, NY

Shear House (Environment Sensitive Typology). (Courtesy Song Yousub)

Shear House (Environment Sensitive Typology). (Courtesy Song Yousub)

Architect: stpmj Architecture
Project: Shear House (Environment Sensitive Typology)
Location: Kyung Buk (Yecheon), Korea

Asia Society Hong Kong Center. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Asia Society Hong Kong Center. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners
Associate Architect – Core and Shell: AGD Design Associate
Architect – Interiors: Associated Architects
Landscape Architect: ADI Limited
Project: Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Location: Hong Kong, China

Kim and Tritton Residence Halls, Haverford College. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Kim and Tritton Residence Halls, Haverford College. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners
Landscape Architect: Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects
Project: Kim and Tritton Residence Halls, Haverford College
Location: Haverford, PA

Stealth Building. (Courtesy Bruce Damonte)

Stealth Building. (Courtesy Bruce Damonte)

Architect: WORK Architecture Company
Restoration Architect: CTS Group Architecture/Planning
Project: Stealth Building
Location: New York, NY

INTERIORS

HONOR

Squarespace Global Headquarters. (Courtesy Magda Biernat)

Squarespace Global Headquarters. (Courtesy Magda Biernat)

Architect: A+I
Project: Squarespace Global Headquarters
Location: New York, NY

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy Amy Barkow)

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy Amy Barkow)

Architect: Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
Project: Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Diane L. Max Health Center: Planned Parenthood Queens. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Diane L. Max Health Center: Planned Parenthood Queens. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Architect: Stephen Yablon Architecture
Project: Diane L. Max Health Center: Planned Parenthood Queens
Location: Long Island City, NY

MERIT

The Met Breuer. (Courtesy Peter Aaron/OTTO)

The Met Breuer. (Courtesy Peter Aaron/OTTO)

Restoration Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle
Architectural Conservator: Cultural Heritage Conservation
Landscape Architects: Vogt Landscape Architects with Future Green Studio
Project: The Met Breuer Restoration
Location: New York, NY

Maple Street School. (Courtesy Lesley Unruh)

Maple Street School. (Courtesy Lesley Unruh)

Architects: BFDO Architects and 4|MATIV
Architect-of-Record: Marvel Architects
Project: Maple Street School
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Heights Interim Library. (Courtesy Gregg Richards)

Brooklyn Heights Interim Library. (Courtesy Gregg Richards)

Architect: LEVENBETTS
Project: Brooklyn Heights Interim Library
Location: Brooklyn, NY

New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. (Courtesy David Sundberg)

New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. (Courtesy David Sundberg)

Architect: Marvel Architects
Concept Design and Interior Design: Macro-Sea
Project: New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Kips Bay Showhouse. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Kips Bay Showhouse. (Courtesy Michael Moran)

Architect: SPAN Architecture
Project: Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Show House Installation
Location: New York, NY

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza. (Courtesy Nikolas Koenig)

Architect: STUDIOS Architecture
Project: One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza
Location: New York, NY

PROJECTS

HONOR

Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, The Jewish Museum. (Courtesy Will Ragozzino / SocialShutterbug.com)

Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, The Jewish Museum. (Courtesy Will Ragozzino / SocialShutterbug.com)

Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Project: Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design, The Jewish Museum
Location: New York, NY

Penn Palimpsest. (Courtesy Practice for Architecture and Urbanism)

Penn Palimpsest. (Courtesy Practice for Architecture and Urbanism)

Architect: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
Project: Penn Palimpsest
Location: New York, NY

New York at Its Core, Museum of the City of New York. (Courtesy Thomas Loof)

New York at Its Core, Museum of the City of New York. (Courtesy Thomas Loof)

Architect: Studio Joseph
Media Designer: Local Projects
Graphic Designer: Pentagram
Project: New York at Its Core, Museum of the City of New York
Location: New York, NY

MERIT

Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study. (Courtesy Andrew Berman Architecture)

Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study. (Courtesy Andrew Berman Architecture)

Architect: Andrew Berman Architect
Project: Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study
Location: New York, NY

Isla Rhizolith | Rhizolith Island. (Courtesy APTUM ARCHITECTURE)

Isla Rhizolith | Rhizolith Island. (Courtesy APTUM ARCHITECTURE)

Architect: APTUM ARCHITECTURE
Project: Isla Rhizolith | Rhizolith Island
Location: Isla Grande, Cartagena, Colombia

The Lima Art Museum New Contemporary Art Wing. (Courtesy Efficiency Lab for Architecture)

The Lima Art Museum New Contemporary Art Wing. (Courtesy Efficiency Lab for Architecture)

Architect: Efficiency Lab for Architecture
Project: The Lima Art Museum New Contemporary Art Wing
Location: Lima, Peru

XXX Times Square with Love. (Courtesy Rob Kassabian)

XXX Times Square with Love. (Courtesy Rob Kassabian)

Architect: J. Mayer H. und Partner, Architekten
Project: XXX Times Square with Love
Location: New York, NY

NASA Orbit Pavilion. (Courtesy Chuck Choi)

NASA Orbit Pavilion. (Courtesy Chuck Choi)

Architect: StudioKCA
Project: NASA Orbit Pavilion
Location: San Marino, CA

URBAN DESIGN

MERIT

The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot. (Courtesy DLANDstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture)

The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot. (Courtesy DLANDstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture)

Architect: DLANDstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture
Project: The Gowanus Canal Sponge Park Pilot
Location: Brooklyn, NY

New York City Housing Authority Red Hook Houses – Sandy Resiliency & Renewal Program. (Courtesy KPF)

New York City Housing Authority Red Hook Houses – Sandy Resiliency & Renewal Program. (Courtesy KPF)

Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
Landscape Architect: OLIN
Project: New York City Housing Authority Red Hook Houses – Sandy Resiliency & Renewal Program
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Buckhead Park Over GA400. (Courtesy ROGERS PARTNERS Architects + Urban Designers)

Buckhead Park Over GA400. (Courtesy ROGERS PARTNERS Architects + Urban Designers)

Architect: ROGERS PARTNERS Architects + Urban Designers
Landscape Architect: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
Project: Buckhead Park Over GA400
Location: Atlanta, GA

Maker Park. (Courtesy Studio V Architecture)

Maker Park. (Courtesy Studio V Architecture)

Architect: Studio V Architecture
Landscape Architect: Ken Smith Workshop
Project: Maker Park
Location: Brooklyn, NY

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