American Architecture Awards 2019

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American Architecture Awards 2019

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Aug 18, 2019

2019 American Architecture Awards

American Architecture Awards 2019

The Nation’s Highest Public Award for New Architecture by the Most Prominent Architecture Firms in the United States Are Honored at a Gala Reception/Dinner at Arquitectonica’s new Mr. C’s Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida this October 10

MIAMI ARCHITECTS AND DEVELOPERS SELECT OVER 100 DESIGNS FOR NEW BUILDINGS AND URBAN PLANNING PROJECTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND ABROAD FOR THE 2019 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

The Nation’s Highest Public Award for New Architecture and Urban Planning by the Most Prominent Architecture Firms in the United States Are Honored at a Gala Reception/Dinner in Arquitectonica’s new Mr. C’s Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida this October 10

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — A new high-rise luxury condominum in Miami by Herzog & de Meuron; a new U.S. Embassy in London by KieranTimberlake; an advanced Uber R&D Center by Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects; low-income housing by SCI Arc/ Darin Johnsone; a new School of Architecture for the University of Miami by Arquitectonia (ARQ); a McDonald’s Chicago Flagship by Ross Barney Architects; a romantic, pre-fabricated house in New Zealand by David Hovey; a Contemporary Museum of Art by Steven Holl Architects; multiple new skyscrapers in Bangkok, New York, Beijing, and Shenzhen by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; a museum of espionage by Fentress Architects; reclaimed airplane hangers now corporate offfices by Moody Nolan and ZGF; a radical house designed in rural Wisconsin by Brininstool + Lynch; the renovation of Seattle’s iconic Space Needle by Olson Kundig; and Richard Roger’s new 3 World Trade Center in New York head an impressive list of awarded buildings and urban planning projects in the United States for 2019.

Warner, Culver City, California by Eric Owen Moss Architects:
Warner, Culver City, California by Eric Owen Moss Architects

Over 100 buildings from a shortlist of 400 have won the prestigious 2019 American Architecture Awards® for the best new architecture designed and constructed by American architects and by international architects with offices in the United States.

Now in its 25th year, The American Architecture Awards are organized by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies—jointly presenting this annual, prestigious program for Design Excellence and for the best and next contributions to innovative contemporary American architecture.

The American Architecture Awards are the nation’s highest public awards given by a non-commercial, non-trade affiliated, public arts, culture, and educational institution.

This year’s American Architecture Awards went to exceptional buildings designed for every stage of our lives: skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, governmental buildings, science and technology centers, transportation centers, airports, hotels, parks, pavilions, restorations and renovations, retail facilities, housing projects, private homes, schools, universities, art, cultural and health buildings, urban planning and landscape architecture, interiors, and other humanitarian and educational initiatives.

“For 25 years, The American Architecture Awards have presented stunning and meticulously-designed projects that demonstrate quality architecture in the service of clients, as well as the general public, no matter the scale of project,” states Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum.

MP3, Mineral Point, Wisconsin by Brininstool + Lynch
MP3, Mineral Point, Wisconsin by Brininstool + Lynch

“In a matter of 25 years, this program has become the single, most important recognition for Design Excellence in the United States, honoring known and celebrated firms, as well as young upstart offices for their smaller scaled, more challenging projects.”

“This year, the selected firms for these awards have demonstrated their ultimate commitment to bring their expertise and the quality of life that Design Excellence facilitates to projects throughout their regions and beyond.”

‘Winners include what the public has come to identify as ‘architecture’ in the private and public realm, be it a single-family home or an entire city.”

“Innovative or aspirational treatments of the building typology; exquisite expressions of modern design; and forward leaning and progressive design ideas are all expressed this year, across many different scales and regions from skyscrapers in New York to a rural retreat in remote Wisconsin.”

“The awarded buildings have earned their well-deserved recognition, taking some of the most energy intensive and technologically challenging building types to new and higher levels of design and integrated performance.”

“These practices have prioritized the fusion of design and performance, believing that beautiful buildings simply perform beautifully.”

NVIDIA. Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, California, USA, by Gensler:
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, California, USA
photograph : Connie Zhou

“This year’s winning projects are the buildings that are profoundly shaping American architecture in the 21st-Century. Today’s celebrated award; tomorrow’s landmark,” Narkiewicz-Laine concludes.

Paper Mill House, Pennsylvania by MSR Design:
Paper Mill House Pennsylvania USA
photograph : Lara Swimmer

This year, entries were reviewed and winners were selected by a prestigious jury composed of the following Miami-based architects, educators, and developers:

• Alejandro Gonzalez, Principal, Arquitectonica (ARQ)

• Carlos Rosso, Executive Vice President, The Related Group

• Luis O. Revuelta, Principal, Revuelta Architecture

• Peter J. Studl, Past Chairman, The Chicago Athenaeum

• Paolo Trevisan, Head of Design, Pininfarina of America

• Sebastian Salvat, Vice President of Development, Fortune International Realty

China Resources Headquarters by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates:
China Resources Headquarters by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
photograph : Tim Griffith

The Awarded American projects for 2019 are: 

1. POD HOTEL BROOKLYN, Brooklyn, New York by Garrison Architects

2. MIDTOWN CENTER, Washington, D.C. by SHoP Architects

3. PIER 17, New York, New York by SHoP Architects

4. ACTON COVE, Annapolis, Maryland, by Bates Masi + Architects

5. UCLA UNIVERSITY EXTENSION ADMINISTRATION HEADQUARTERS, Culver City, California by Johnson  Favaro

6. ROSELAND UNIVERSITY PREP, Santa Rosa, Californiam by Aidlin Darling Design

7. TREE HOUSE Palo Alto, California by Aidlin Darling Design

8. GREERS FERRY WATER GARDEN, Heber Springs, Arkansas by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center

9. CENTER FOR FARM AND FOOD SYSTEM ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Fayetteville, Arkansas by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center

10. SOUTH 5TH RESIDENCE, Austin, Texas by Alterstudio Architects

Connor Hangar by Moody Nolan:
Connor Hangar by Moody Nolan
photograph : Brad Feinknopf

11. FRANCES APPLETON PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE, Boston, Massachusettes by Rosales + Partners

12. NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL TOWERS AND COMMONS, Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Pickard Chilton 13. SUGAR SHACK RESIDENCE, Austin, Texas by Alterstudio Architects

14. KARL MILLER CENTER PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, Portland, Oregon, by Behnisch Architekten

15. ATCO Campus, Calgary, Alberta, Canada by Pickard Chilton

16. FURIOSO VINEYARDS, Dundee, Oregon by Waechter Architecture

17. KAZAKHSTAN PAVILION: NUR ALEM, Astana, Kazakhstan by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

18. SHERMAN AND JOYCE BOWIE SCOTT HALL, Pittsburgh, Pensylvania by OFFICE 52 Architecture 19. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO CRERAR SCIENCE QUADRANGLE, Chicago, Illinois by Jacobs/Ryan

20. 6 INDUSTRIAL WAY – OFFICE PARK, Salem, New Hampshire by Touloukian Touloukian Inc.

21. 333 TREMONT STREET RESIDENCES, Boston, Massachussettes by Touloukian Touloukian Inc.

22. ANAHA, Honolulu, Hawaii by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)

23. ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, TOOKER HOUSE, Tempe, Arizona by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)

24. GATEWAY ARCH MUSEUM, St. Louis, Missouri by Cooper Robertson

25. SLEEVE HOUSE, Taghkanic, New York by actual/office

26. MORI HOSSEINI STUDENT UNION EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY, Daytona Beach, Florida by ikon.5 architects

27. JADE SIGNATURE, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida by Herzog & de Meuron

28. DAVID A. TEPPER QUAD PROJECT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects

29. IVRV, Los Angeles, California by SCI Arc/ Darin Johnsone

30. THOMAS P. MURPHY DESIGN STUDIO BUILDING SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, Coral Gables, Florida by Arquitectonica (ARQ)

31. GREENPOINT LIBRARY AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, Brooklyn, New York by Marble Fairbanks

32. VAPOR HOUSE, Bethesda, Maryland by David Jameson Architect

33. 251 1ST STREET, Brooklyn, New York by ODA New York

34. HULL HOUSE, Alexandria, Virginia,by David Jameson Architect

35. 10 JAY STREET, Brooklyn, New York by ODA New York

36. GOOGLE SPRUCE GOOSE, Playa Vista, California by ZGF

37. UBER ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES GROUP R&D CENTER, San Francisco, California by Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects

38. CENTER STREET GARAGE, Berkeley, California by Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects

39. WETA RICHMOND FERRY TERMINAL, Richmond, Virginia, by Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects 40. MASHOUF WELLNESS CENTER, San Francisco, California by WRNS Studio

41. US EMBASSY IN LONDON, London, United Kingdom by KieranTimberlake

42. ECOLOGICAL LIVING MODULE (ELM), New York, New York by Gray Organschi Architecture/Yale School of Architecture

43. RAINBOW BRIDGE, Long Beach, California by SPF:a

44. NVIDIA, Santa Clara, California by Gensler

45. JULIAN B. LANE RIVERFRONT PARK, Tampa, Florida by Civitas, Inc. and W Architecture and Landscape Architecture

46. PROFILES, Mexico City, Mexico by Belzberg Architects 47. HOUSE ETCH, Chicago, Illinois by Studio Dwell Architects 48. THREADS, Mexico City, Mexico by Belzberg Architects

49. MCDONALD’S CHICAGO FLAGSHIP, Chicago, Illinois by Ross Barney Architects

50. CIRCA CENTRAL PARK, New York, New York by FXCollaborative

51. SHELTER ISLAND HOUSE, Shelter Island, New York by Christoff:Finio Architecture

52. FOLDED WINGS, Palo Alto, California by Form4 Architecture

53. DOGTROT, Jackson, Wyoming by Carney Logan Burke Architects

54. WHALE BAY HOUSE, Bay of Islands, New Zealand by David Hovey & Associates Architect, Inc.

55. LUUWIT PARK, SHELTER STRUCTURES, Portland, Oregan by Skylab

56. JULIAN B. LANE RIVER CENTER, Tampa, Florida by !W Architecture & Landscape Architecture

57. CLEAR LAKE RECREATION & WELLNESS CENTER, Clear Lake, Texas by SmithGroup, Inc.

58. INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH, Richmond, Virginia by Steven Holl Architects

59. ERIK JONSSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE WEST UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS, Richardson, Texas by SmithGroup, Inc.

60. 55 HUDSON YARDS, New York, New York by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

61. CANOPY HOUSE, Austin, Texas by A Parallel Architecture

62. GoSpotCheck HEADQUARTERS AT 1500 MARKET STREET, Denver, Colorado, by Tryba Architects

63. ROSEWOOD BANGKOK, Bangkok, Thailand by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

64. HEALTH EDUCATION BUILDING UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER, Kansas City, Kansas by CO Architects

65. LONE TREE PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE, Lone Tree, Colorado by Fentress Architects

66. THE MARY F. ROUNSAVALL PAVILION, Crestwood, Kentucky by de Leon & Primmer Architecture Worksh

67. MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ROBERT B. ROWLING HALL THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, Austin, Texas by Ennead Architects

68. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INTELLIGENCE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS, Ashburn, Virginia by Fentress Architects

69. LR2 RESIDENCE, Santa Monica, California by Montalba Architects

70. APPLE SCOTTSDALE FASHION SQUARE, Scottsdale, Arizona by Ennead Architects

71. TRADE CRAFT INDUSTRIES, Denver, Colorado by Roth Sheppard Architects

72. BALTIMORE SLATE HOUSE, Brooklandville, Maryland by Ziger|Snead Architects

73. BROOKYN NAVY YARD MASTER PLAN, Brooklyn, New York by WXY architecture + urban design 74. NEW YORK STATE PARKS CABINS, Long Island, New York by WXY architecture + urban design

75. CONNOR HANGAR, Miamisburg, Ohio by Moody Nolan

76. 3 WORLD TRADE CENTER, New York, New York by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

77. LAREDO CONFERENCE CENTER, Laredo, Texas by Trahan Architect

78. CHINA RESOURCES HEADQUARTERS, Shenzhen, China by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

79. 111 NORTH, Baton Rouge, Louisiana by Trahan Architecs

80. SPECTRAL BRIDGE HOUSE, Venice, California by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

81. PLATFORM 16, San Jose, California by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

82. TATA INNOVATION CENTER AT CORNELL TECH, New York, New York by WEISS/MANFREDI

83. MINMETALS FINANCIAL CENTER, Shenzhen, China by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects

84. CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, Ithaca, New York, by WEISS/MANFREDI

85. LA MORALEJA VILLA, Madrid, Spain by XTEN Architecture

86. CITIC TOWER, Beijing, China by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

87. ONE HILL SOUTH, Washington, D.C. by Morris Adjmi Architects

88. LINK FARM HOUSE, Dutchess County, New York by Slade Architecture

89. ION CITY HOTEL, Iceland by Minarc

90. ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ISTB-7, Tempe, Arizona by Studio Ma

91. PAPER MILL HOUSE, Pennsylvania by MSR Design

92. WABAUNSEE COUNTY HOMESTEAD, Alma, Kansas by el dorado inc.

93. THE ACCELERATOR AT HIGHLANDER, Omaha, Nebraska by el dorado inc.

94. 8511 WARNER, Culver City, California by Eric Owen Moss Architects

95. THE CENTRAL + WOLFE CAMPUS, Sunnyvale, California by HOK

96. AC HOTEL DALLAS BY THE GALLERIA, Dallas, Texas by 5G Studio Collaborative

97. BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK BOATHOUSE, New York, New York by Architecture Research Office

98. NORTH BEACH PARK, Santa Monica, California by Patrick TIGHE Architecture

99. SLITHER / HOLLYWOOD HILLS HOUSE, Los Angeles, California by Patrick TIGHE Architecture 100. MP3, Mineral Point, Wisconsin by Brininstool + Lynch

101. THE CENTURY PROJECT FOR THE SPACE NEEDLE,Seattle, Washington by Olson Kundig

102. MOODY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Houston, Texas by Michael Maltzan Architecture, Inc.

103. nomaad living, Vittorio Veneto, Venice, Italy by Giorgio Borruso Design

104. INDOOR/OUTDOOR SCULPTURE GARDEN – 56 LEONARD, New York, New York by SheltonMindel

105. SOROS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, New York, New York by SheltonMindel

ION City Hotel, Iceland by Minarc:
ION City Hotel, Iceland by Minarc
photograph : Art Gray

The American Architecture Awards, founded 25 years ago, is a centerpiece of The Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of architectural development and to bring a global focus to light of the best new designs from the United States. It is the only national and global program of its kind.

On Thursday, October 10, The Chicago Athenaeum will host an Awards Presentation/Gala Dinner at Arquitectonica’s new hotel, Mr. C Coconut Grove, 2988 Mcfarlane Road in Miami.

Ticket information is available by contacting The Chicago Athenaeum at +815/777-4444.

All awarded buildings and urban planning projects are presented in (Global Design + Urbanism XIX) New American Architecture published by Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.

Books can be purchased by contacting The Chicago Athenaeum or on-line at metropolitanartspress. com.

The deadline for the 2020 American Architecture Awards is February 1, 2020.

Applications for 2020 are available on line at www.chi-athenaeum.org.

American Architecture Awards 2018 images / information from The Chicago Athenaeum, 180819

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American Architecture Awards 2018

Apple Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois by Foster and Partners:
Apple Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois
photos courtesy of The Chicago Athenaeum

Shapeshifter Reno, Nevada by OPA:
Shapeshifter Reno, Nevada building

Crest Apartments San Diego, California by Michael Maltzan Architecture:
Crest Apartments San Diego, California

Walker Art Center Expansion, Minneapolis, Minnesota by HGA architects:
Walker Art Center Expansion, Minneapolis building

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