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2011 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2011 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession's highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design. Selected from over 700

North Carolina Museum of Art; Raleigh, North Carolina Thomas Phifer and Partners

total submissions, 27 recipients lo- cated throughout the world will be honored at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans. We are hereby putting a small description of the awarded projects, but will be developping some of them into full feature in the next weeks... more New Raleigh AIA AW

 

2011 Architecture Firm Award go to BNIM. Kansas City, Mo.-based Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell.

BNIM has been declared the 2011 winner of the AIA Architecture Firm award, for “advancing the design of sustainable architecture from nearly it's inception to today when it has become a preeminent force funda- mentally... more BNIM People

Boy Scouts of America Camp Naish, KS.

2011 Gold Medal:                Fumihiko Maki, Hon. FAIA

 

Fumihiko Maki Hon (FAIA) of Tokyo based Maki & As- sociates, is the 2011 Gold Medal recipient. The a- ward honors an individual architect

whose body of work has had a lasting influence on architectural theory and practice. Infusing every project with his elegant, dramatic, and slightly whimsical take on modernism, Maki's design approach of creating a collage from disparate shapes and... more World Architecture MAKI

200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

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HNTB+MVVA Win ARC Wildlife Crossing Competition 

ARC Int'l Wildlife Crossing Infrastructure Design Com- petition announced that H- NTB Engineering with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc. (HNTB+ MVVA) has won the first international wildlife cross- ing structure design... more

2011 Recipient           AIA Associates Award

Tu-Anh Bui, Assoc. AIA, believes that architecture is a social art, inextricably linked to furthering com- munity and quality of life. As a designer at LHB, Bui's focus is on designing sus- tainable, affordable homes in Minnesota. Her... more

Tu-Anh (in red) is the quintes-sential example of a young, ins- piring citizen architect.

 

BIG Puts a Ski Slope on Copenhagen’s New Waste-to-Energy Plant 

News just broke that BIG + realities:united + AKT + To- potek 1 & Man Made Land have been selected to design the new Waste-to-Energy Plant that doubles as a ski slope for Copen- hagen’s citizens and its visitors by 201... more

AIA 2011: Design Knowledge is Power.

Join your fellow design pro- fessionals in New Orleans at the AIA 2011 National Con- vention, where we'll explore the theme Regional... more