Daisy Alioto

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2017 Best of Design Awards for Small Spaces

2017 Best of Design Award for Small Spaces: Five Fields Play Structure Architect: Matter Design + FRISCH Projects Location: Lexington, Massachusetts Five Fields Play Structure is designed for playful ambiguity and experimentation. Twenty-foot-tall vertical elements are functional pieces of the structure as well as whimsical shapes. The colorful…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Temporary Installation

2017 Best of Design Award for Temporary Installation: Living Picture Architect: T+E+A+M Location: Lake Forest, Illinois Living Picture wraps a playful array of lightweight aluminum frames with digital imagery on vinyl to produce an immersive outdoor theater on the grounds of the Ragdale Foundation. The project digitally re-creates elements…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Residential – Multi-Unit

2017 Best of Design Award for Residential – Multi-Unit: True North Designer: EC3 Location: Detroit, Michigan True North is a development comprised of nine rental units and shared community gardens located two-and-a-half miles from Downtown Detroit in a quiet, spacious neighborhood. It has received widespread recognition for pioneering creative,…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Mixed Use

2017 Best of Design Awards for Mixed Use: North Main Architect: Bates Masi + Architects Location: East Hampton, New York This owner-occupied architecture office and law firm is built for longevity, enhancing the property’s value with durable materials, flexible infrastructure, and adaptable spatial organization. In accordance with vernacular building…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Landscape – Public

2017 Best of Design Awards for Landscape – Public: Confetti Urbanism Architect: Endemic (Clark Thenhaus) Location: San Francisco, California Confetti Urbanism reimagines the California College of the Arts Back Lot as a display venue, work yard, and social space. The 73,470-square-foot Back Lot presents prototypes of the Designing Material Innovation…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Landscape – Private

2017 Best of Design Award for Landscape – Private: La Grange Pavilion Architect: Murray Legge Architecture Location: La Grange, Texas La Grange Pavilion is a landscape intervention for a house perched on a bluff overlooking the Colorado River basin near Austin, Texas. The homeowners envisioned an outdoor patio area that…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Workplace – Interior

2017 Best of Design Awards for Workplace – Interior: Memphis Teacher Residency Architect: archimania Location: Memphis, Tennessee A faith-based nonprofit organization required a space for recruitment, training, and supporting teachers through an urban teacher residency graduate program. Their new space is positioned between a large public central atrium…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Retail – Interior

2017 Best of Design Awards Retail – Interior: Health Yoga Life Architect:  BOS|UA Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts The yoga studio is located in the ground floor of the Novartis Building in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The new 1,500-square-foot commercial space has great street presence, providing the opportunity to showcase the values of the…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Residential – Interior

2017 Best of Design Award for Residential – Interior: Chilmark House Architect: Gray Organschi Architecture and Aaron Schiller of Schiller Projects Location: Chilmark, Massachusetts These simple, dark buildings are approached via a farm road that winds through the town’s dense thicket of scrub oak. A broad stair links a large…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Infrastructure

2017 Best of Design Awards for Infrastructure: 10th and Wyandotte Parking Garage Architect: BNIM Location: Kansas City, Missouri A collaboration between an architecture firm and a ceramics artist provides much-needed parking in the urban core of Kansas City, integrating green space and artful possibilities. The artist's process for crafting the…
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2017 Best of Design Awards for Green – Civic

2017 Best of Design Awards for Green – Civic: Princeton University Embodied Computation Lab Architect: The Living Location: Princeton, New Jersey This simple but forward-thinking lab will host research on the future of buildings. Designed to evolve over time, the project features components and systems that can be swapped and…