AIA Honor Awards 2003
3rd & Benton/7th & Grandview Primary Centers, Los Angeles, by Rios Associates, Inc., Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Unified School District. This self-sufficient school for young children includes a prototypical set of buildings and site-planning strategies.
Partners for 3rd & Benton/7th & Grandview Primary Centers
Structural Engineer: Taylor & Gaines, Encino, CA
Landscape Architect, Rios Associates, Inc., Los Angeles
General Contractor: Pinner Construction Company, Inc., Anaheim, CA
Civil Engineering: William Rose & Associates, Santa Clarita, CA
Cost Estimator: Davis Langdon Adamson, Santa Monica, CA
Electrical Consultant: VIRTEC Engineering, Agoura Hills, CA
Mechanical/Plumbing Engineer: John Denton & Associates, La Canada, CA
Simmons Hall, MIT, Cambridge, MA by Steven Holl Architects, New York, for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. The 350-bed residence is a vertical slice of a city, 10 stories tall and 330 feet (100 meters) long.
Partners for Simmons Hall
Associate Architect: Perry Dean Rogers & Partners: Architects, Cambridge
Structural Engineer: Guy Nordenson and Associates, New York
Mechanical Engineer: Arup, New York
Heritage Health & Housing, New York, by Caples Jefferson Architects, New York. An invigorating workspace that captures natural light and offers mysterious views.
Partners for Heritage Health & Housing
Engineers: John Nakrosis Jr., New York; Mo Engineering, Mountain Lakes, NJ
General Contractor: E.J. Peters Construction, New York
New Academic Complex, Baruch College, City University of New York, by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC, New York for the Dormitory Authority, State of New York. This academic building is the center of a new urban campus and represents a vertical interpretation of the traditional college quadrangle.
Partners for New Academic Complex, Baruch College
Associate Architect: Castro-Blanco Piscioneri, New York
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, New York
Site, Civil, Traffic Consultant: Vollmer Associates LLP, New York
MEP Engineer: Cosentini Associates, Inc., New York
Landscape Architect: Towers Golde, Rye, NY
General Contractor: TDX Construction Corporation, New York
Acoustic, AV, Telecom Consultant: Shen Milsom & Wilke, Inc., New York
Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Central Islip, NY, by Richard Meier & Partners, New York, for the U.S. General Services Administration. The courthouse rests on a raised plaza which marks the bounds of the federal building and invites occupation by means of low walls and stairs.
Partners for Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
Technical Architect: Spector Group, North Hills, NY
Civil and Structural Engineer: Nelson & Pope, Melville, NY
Structural Engineer: Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC, New York
Landscape Architect: Michael & Associates, Glen Cove, NY
Environmental Consultant: Louis Berger & Associates, East Orange, NJ
General Contractor: Turner Construction Company, Central Islip, NY
Lighting Consultant: Fisher Marantz Renfro Stone, New York
Hypo Alpe-Adria-Center, Klagenfurt, Austria, by Morphosis, Santa Monica, CA, for Hypo Alpe-Adria-Carinthia, Klagenfurt. The headquarters of an international bank plays on the differences and contrasts and engages both the urban and rural forces at play within the site.
Partners for Hypo Alpe-Adria-Center
Structural Engineer: Dipl. Ing. Klau Gelbmann, Villach, Austria
Mechanical Engineer: Ing. Smrcka Ingenieurburo CmbH, Klagenfurt
Electrical Consultant: August Gregoritsch, Klagenfurt
General Contractor: Steiner Bau, Klagenfurt
Will Rogers World Airport Snow Barn, Oklahoma City, OK, Elliott + Associates Architects, Oklahoma City, for the Department of Airports, Oklahoma City. An 18,000 square-foot (1700-square meter) structure, with the main body of the building used as storage for airport snow removal equipment.
Partners for Will Rogers World Airport Snow Barn
Structural Engineer: Grossman & Keith, Oklahoma City
Landscape Architects: Elliott + Associates
General Contractor: Westfahl Construction Co., Oklahoma City
Mechanical Engineer: Allen Consulting Engineers, Norman, OK
Colorado Court, Santa Monica, CA, by Pugh Scarpa Kodama, Santa Monica, for the Community Corporation of Santa Monica. This project includes 44 single-resident units, a community room, mail room, and outdoor common courtyard space.
Partners for Colorado Court
Structural Engineer: Youssef Associates, Los Angeles
MEP Engineer: Storms + Lowe, Los Angeles
Landscape Architect: Dry Design, Los Angeles
Consultant: Helios International, Inc., Topanga, CA
General Contractor: Ruiz Brothers, Inc., Commerce, CA
Diamond Ranch High School, Pomona, CA, by Morphosis, Santa Monica, CA for the Pomona Unified School District. This school incorporates open pockets for chance encounters and unprogrammed learning environments.
Partners for Diamond Ranch High School
Associate Architect: Thomas Blurock Architects, Costa Mesa, CA
Structural/Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: Arup, Los Angeles
Landscape Architect: Allen Don Fong, Costa Mesa, CA
General Contractor: Bernards Brothers Contractors, San Fernando, CA
Civil Engineer: Andreasen Engineering, Pomona, CA
American Folk Art Museum, New York, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, New York. An eight-level building with four upper floors devoted to gallery space for permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Partners for American Folk Art Museum
Associate Architect: Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects, New York
Engineers: Severud Associates, New York; Ambrosino Depinto & Schmeider, New York
Consultants: Gregory Romine, San Diego, CA; Talix Inc., Beacon, NY
General Contractor: Pavarini Construction, Greenwich, CT
Architecture Honor Awards Jury
Chair: Jack Hartray, FAIA
Nagle Hartray Danker Kagan McKay Architects Planners Ltd.
Paul Byard, FAIA
Platt Byard Dovell Architects
Merrill Elam, AIA
Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects
Mary Griffin, AIA
Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects
Vincent James, AIA
Vincent James Associates Inc.,
Michael D. Perry, Hon. AIA
W.P. Hickman Systems, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA
Barton Phelps, FAIA
Thomas J. Trenolone, Assoc. AIA
RTKL Associates Inc.
Honor Awards for Interiors
Collins Gallery, West Hollywood, CA, by Patrick J. Tighe, AIA, Santa Monica for Michael H. Collins, Los Angeles. This remodel of an existing structure in combines the public function of an art gallery with the domestic components of a house.
South Court of the New York Public Library, by Davis Brody Bond, LLP, New York. A modern structure that is respectful of the 1911 beaux arts building but that also serves as an important contemporary addition to the institution.
Partners for South Court of the New York Public Library
General Contractor: FJ Sciame Construction Inc., New York
MEP Engineer: Atkinson, Koven, Feinberg, New York
Lighting Consultant: Fisher Marantz Stone, New York
Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, Inc., New York,
Acoustics/Telecommunications/AV: Shen Milsom & Wilke, Inc., New York
Geotechnical Engineer: Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, New York
Graphics/Signage: Spagnola & Associates, New York
Martin Shocket Residence, Chevy Chase, MD, by McInturff Architects, Bethesda, MD for Patricia Martin & David Shocket. The integration of a one-story building in the backyard of a 1920s four-square catalog house.
Partner for Martin Shocket Residence
General Contractor: Paul Jeffs/Acadia Contractors, Bethesda, MD
Global Crossing Corporate Headquarters, New York, by Lee H. Skolnick Architecture, New York. An alternative corporate space that brings together new-age materials, fiber optics, and plastics to lighten an otherwise dark shell.
Partners for Global Crossing Corporate Headquarters
Technical Data: ITS/IPC Information Systems, Inc. + Design, New York
Video Wall: Horizon Corporation, Wethersfield, CT
Engineer: MGJ Associates, Inc., New York
Coordinator: Wright Designs, Little Silver, NJ
General Contractor: Vanguard Construction, Inc., New York
Lighting: Renfro Design Group, Inc., New York
Structural Engineer: SAGE Group, New York
Stairs: ATTA Studio, New York
Furniture: Corporate Environments, New York
Consultant: Dimensional Communications, New York
Audio Visual: SPL, Mount Vernon, NY
3rd & Benton/7th & Grandview Primary Centers in Los Angeles, by Rios Associates, Inc., were among the 15 recipients of an AIA honor award for excellence in architecture.
Photo: Jonathan Dewdney
3rd & Benton/7th & Grandview Primary Centers.
Photo: Jonathan Dewdney
A section through Simmons Hall, MIT, by Steven Holl, shows the freeform stairways.
Photo: Steven Holl Architects
Construction of Simmons Hall, MIT.
Photo: Steven Holl Architects
The Collins Gallery in West Hollywood, CA, by Patrick J. Tighe, AIA, was one of 11 recipients of an AIA honor award for excellence in interior architecture.
Photo: Art Gray
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