Boston Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards

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Boston Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards

BSA Architecture Prize, Massachusetts : Winners – Architects + Buildings

16 Feb 2016

Boston Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards

Boston Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards

The Boston Society of Architects annual awards highlight design excellence in the New England region and elsewhere. The 2015 winners were honored at the BSA Design Award Gala.

Award categories include Interior Architecture/Interior Design; Campus and Urban Planning; and Unbuilt Architecture and Design. Additional awards that were given were the Honor Awards for Design Excellence, the Harleston Parker Medal, the second annual Earl R. Flansburgh Young Architects Award for an architect under age 40; and the lifetime achievement title, the BSA Award of Honor.

Design Excellence Honor Award: Tozzer Anthropology Building, designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture:
Tozzer Anthropology Building
photograph : John Horner

Honor Awards for Design Excellence

One Honor Award

 Kennedy & Violich Architecture for Tozzer Anthropology Building, Cambridge, Massachusetts

One Award
 Jonathan Levi Architects for Field School, Weston, Massachusetts

Seven Citations
 MERGE architects for co/lab: MIT Beaver Works, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 NADAAA for Rock Creek House, Washington, DC
 Sebastian Mariscal Studio for Phoenix House, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, California
 MERGE architects for Marginal Street Lofts, East Boston, Massachusetts
 Höweler + Yoon Architecture for MIT Sean Collier Memorial, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 Leers Weinzapfel Associates for The Ohio State University East Regional Chilled Water Plant, Columbus, Ohio
 Payette for Pell Laboratory for Advanced Biological Studies, University Park, Pennsylvania

Campus Planning Honor Award: Vietnamese-German University, New Model Campus, designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates:
Vietnamese-German University, New Model Campus
image : (renderings) Machado and Silvetti Associates

Campus and Urban Planning Awards

Two Honor Awards: Campus Planning
Machado and Silvetti Associates for Vietnamese-German University, New Model Campus, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
Sasaki Associates for Washington University East Campus Master Plan, St. Louis, Missouri

One Honor Award: Urban Design
Gamble Associates for Design Guidelines + Standards Manual, Watertown, Massachusetts

One Award: Campus Planning
Sasaki Associates for Tecnologico de Monterrey Urban Regeneration Plan, Monterrey, Mexico

One Award: Urban Design
Antonio Di Mambro + Associates for Isleta of San Juan – The Walkable City, Isleta of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Campus Planning, Honor Award: Washington University East Campus Master Plan, designed by Sasaki Associates:
Washington University East Campus Master Plan
image : (renderings) Sasaki Associates

Two Citations: Urban Design
 Sasaki Associates for Zhangjiabang Mixed-Use District and Landscape, Shanghai, China
 Paul Lukez Architecture for Paojiang Lake Masterplan, Shaoxing, China

Two Citations: Campus Planning
 Sasaki Associates for Universiti Teknologi Petronas Research Cluster Master Plan, Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
 Payette for Temple University | Health Sciences Campus Framework, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Unbuilt Architecture and Design Honor Award: Bamiyan Cultural Centre, designed by NADAAA:
Bamiyan Cultural Centre, designed by NADAAA
image : (renderings) NADAAA

Unbuilt Architecture and Design

One Honor Award
 NADAAA for Bamiyan Cultural Centre, Bamiyan, Afghanistan

One Award
 Ceruzzi and Murphy Projects for Guggenheim Helsinki competition entry, Helsinki, Finland

Three Citations
 designLAB architects for Orange County Government Center, Goshen, New York
 Parke MacDowell and John Houser for 1893 Tower, Chicago, Illinois
 Marlon Blackwell Architects for Renwick Gallery Grand Salon Design Competition, Washington, DC

Interior Architecture/Interior Design Honor Award: 38 Newbury Office – Office Suite, designed by Touloukian Touloukian:
38 Newbury Office – Office Suite, designed by Touloukian Touloukian
image : (renderings) NADAAA

Interior Architecture/ Interior Design Awards

One Honor Award
 Touloukian Touloukian for 38 Newbury Street – Office Suite, Boston, Massachusetts

Eight Awards
 designLAB architects for Schneider Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
 Paul Lukez Architecture for MDCO Medical Simulation Center, Parsippany, New Jersey
 William Rawn Associates, Architects for Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
 Ruhl Walker Architects for Atrium House, Boston, Massachusetts
 MERGE architects for co/lab: MIT Beaver Works, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 MPdL Studio with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) for Public Spaces at Conrad Hilton, New York City, NY
 3six0 Architecture for Dave’s Coffee, Providence, Rhode Island
 3six0 Architecture for Cottage in Woods, Foster, Rhode Island

Two Citations
 Prellwitz Chilinski Associates for Education First, Lingo Café, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 MERGE architects for Lightwell, Waltham, Massachusetts

Harleston Parker Medal: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Addition, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop with Stantec:
lsabella Stewart Gardner Museum Addition
photo : Nic Lehoux

Harleston Parker Medal: First granted by the BSA in 1923, the intent of the award is to acknowledge the “single’ most beautiful building or other structure” built in the metropolitan Boston area in the past 10 years.

 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Addition, Boston – designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop with Stantec Architecture for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

People’s Choice Award: Online competition organized by the BSA and hosted by Boston.com where the public goes head-to-head with the 2014 Harleston Parker Medal jury to decide which among this year’s finalists is Boston’s most beautiful building.

 Boston Public Library, East Boston Branch – designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects for Boston Public Library
Earl R. Flansburgh Young Architects Award: Co-sponsored by the Flansburgh family, this award recognizes design excellence by an architect under 40. The award is named for Earl R. Flansburgh FAIA, a distinguished Boston architect who generously supported emerging professionals and advocated for women architects.

2015 Winner: Samuel Batchelor AIA, partner at designLAB architects

BSA Award of Honor: Awards lifetime contributions to the profession and the BSA
2015 recipient: Dr. Theodore C. Landsmark Assoc. AIA, a former President of Boston Architectural College and currently a member of Boston Redevelopment Authority’s board of directors

Link: Boston Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards Winners


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Boston Architecture

Boston Buildings – chronological list

Boston Buildings
Community Rowing Boathouse Building
photo © Peter Vanderwarker

BSA Unbuilt Awards
Land of Giants
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Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Awards

BSA Awards
Adams Street Building
photo : Paul Warchol
Boston Society of Architects Award winner : Gran Kriegel Associates

American Architects

Key Boston Buildings

MIT Media Arts & Sciences Building
Fumihiko Maki and associates
MIT Media Lab
photo courtesy of Andy Ryan

MIT Media Lab Building

Museum of Fine Arts
Foster + Partners
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
image : Foster + Partners

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Boston Harbor Garage towers proposal
KPF – Kohn Pederson Fox Architects
Boston Harbor Garage
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Boston Harbor Garage towers

New England Buildings

Light Portal Boston

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