AIA 2001 Honor Awards
Anderson continues: "If there is a trend to be found among this year's winners, it is in the high number of projects that improve the quality of life for neighborhoods, communities, and the citizens who inhabit them." A complete list of winners is given below.
Words from the Juries
Each of the three categories, architecture, interiors, and urban design, had its own jury of distinguished American design and planning professionals.
John Belle, FAIA, chaired the architecture jury. He explains that his group sought to illustrate that design excellence is our profession's goal for all citizens in all walks of life. "The wide range of projects submitted—in almost every conceivable building type—clearly demonstrates that good design is not just for a fortunate few," he said."
Interiors jury chair Barbara A. Hillier, AIA, commented: "The projects we chose reflect the most artful and technologically sophisticated of all the submissions. Each of them expressed a clear idea, a rigor expressed as consistency in formal application of the idea, original thought, and superb execution."
"The urban design projects submitted all reflect what livable communities can really be," said Amy Weinstein, FAIA, chair of the regional and urban design jury. "They each do a masterful job of addressing infrastructure, growth issues, and street life, and integrating the adjoining neighborhoods and landscape."
The awards will be presented May 19 at the 2001 AIA National Convention and Expo in Denver.
Benaroya Hall, Seattle, LMN Architects
The Conde Nast Building, New York, Fox & Fowle Architects
College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati (Ohio), Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects, LLP
Conference Barn, Middleburg, Virginia, Sant Architects, Inc.
Reliance Building/Hotel Burnham, Chicago, Antunovich Associates
Hyde Park Branch Library, Boston, Schwartz/Silver Architects
11th Avenue Townhomes, San Diego County, Studio E Architects
Downtown Homeless Drop In Center, Los Angeles, Lehrer Architects
McCormick Place South Building, Chicago, Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates, Inc.
Natatorium at Cranbrook Educational Community, Detroit, Tod Williams Billie Tsien and Associates
Queens Borough Public Library, Flushing (New York) Branch, Polshek Partnership Architects, LLP
Rifkind Residence, Wainscott, New York, Tod Williams Billie Tsien and Associates.
The New York Times Printing Plant, New York, Polshek Partnership Architects, LLP
University of Pennsylvania Modular VII Chiller Plant, Philadelphia, Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Jacobs Residence Subterranean, Sherman Oaks, California, Patrick J. Tighe, AIA
Herman Miller National Showroom, Chicago, Krueck & Sexton Architects
Detroit Opera House, Albert Kahn Associates, Inc.
Alliance Française de Chicago, DeStefano & Partners
Pratt Institute, School of Architecture, Brooklyn, New York, Rogers Marvel Architects, PLLC
Lucent Technologies/Government Business Solutions, Washington, D.C., Group Goetz Architects
Fitch/O'Rourke Residence, Washington, D.C., Robert M. Gurney, AIA
Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Radio City Music Hall, New York, Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates
New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor Expansion, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
SoHo Loft, New York, Architecture Research Office
Reactor Films, Santa Monica, California, Pugh + Scarpa
Urban Design Awards
A Civic Vision for Turnpike Air Rights in Boston, Goody, Clancy & Associates
Flag House Courts Revitalization, Baltimore, Torti Gallas and Partners CHK, Inc.
The Downtown Racine (Wisconsin) Development Plan, Crandall Arambula PC
Santa Monica Boulevard Master Plan, West Hollywood, California, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
The Conference Barn, in Middleburg, Virginia, by Sant Architects, Inc., houses a foundation for environmental issues.
Photo: John Edward Linden
The College-Conservatory of Music, at the University of Cincinnati, by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects, LLP, combined new structures with the reuse of existing buildings.
Photo: Timothy Hursley
The Reliance Building/Hotel Burnham in Chicago is a National Historic Landmark restored by Antunovich Associates and adapted for reuse as a boutique hotel.
Photo: Michael Houlihan, Hedrich Blessing Photography
The Hyde Park Branch Library, in Boston, by Schwartz/Silver Architects, involved a renovation and expansion of a historic, 100-year-old library.
Photo: Steve Rosenthal
The Jacobs Residence Subterranean, in Sherman Oaks, California, was designed by Patrick J. Tighe, AIA, under an existing post and beam house.
Photo: Art Gray
Chicago's Herman Miller National Showroom, by Krueck & Sexton Architects, uses materials, colors, and light to make a space resembling an art gallery.
Photo: Mariusz Mizera
Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. transformed the leaky Detroit Opera House into a world-class venue for operatic and dance production.
Photo: Hedrich Blessing Photography
A Civic Vision for Turnpike Air Rights in Boston, by Goody, Clancy & Associates, demonstrates an achievable vision of the issues affecting air-rights development.
Image: Boston Redevelopment Authority
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