2018 Best of Design Award winner for Restoration & Preservation: 100 Barclay

Designer: DXA Studio
Location: New York

The legendary Barclay-Vesey Building has undergone an extensive conversion from an office into a residential building. Originally designed by AIA-designated “Architect of the Century” Ralph Walker of the firm McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin in the 1920s, DXA Studio has renovated the Art Deco tower’s exterior and lobby. The firm envisioned several remediation measures to the historic terraces and storefronts. Additionally, the landmarked lobby required an architectural device to separate commercial and residential tenants. The space called for a visually unobtrusive screening partition that respects the historical context without resorting to pastiche. The lobby lighting design is based on geometric patterns and motifs found throughout the building, notably the setbacks of the upper stories and the articulation of grapevines.

Honorable Mentions

Project Name: Hotel Henry at the Richardson Olmsted Campus
Designer: Deborah Berke Partners
Location: Buffalo, New York

Photo of Hotel Henry at the Richardson Olmsted Campus by Deborah Berke Partners

2018 Best of Design Awards for Restoration & Preservation Honorable Mention: Hotel Henry at the Richardson Olmsted Campus by Deborah Berke Partners (Christopher Payne)

Project Name: Using Digital Innovation to Preserve Taliesin West
Designer: Leica Geosystems, Multivista, and Matterport
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Screen Capture of Preservation project for Taliesin West using Digital Innovation by Leica Geosystems

2018 Best of Design Awards for Restoration & Preservation Honorable Mention: Using Digital Innovation to Preserve Taliesin West by Leica Geosystems, Multivista, and Matterport (Leica Geosystems)

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