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2017 ASLA Professional Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced its 38 professional award recipients for 2017. Selected from 465 entries, the awards recognize the best of landscape architecture in the general design, analysis and planning, communications, research, and residential design categories from the United States and around the world.

SteelStacks Arts + Cultural Campus, Bethlehem, PA

The winners will receive their awards at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Los Angeles on Monday, October 23, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.more

Windhover Contemplative Center, San Francisco, CA

 


64th Progressive Architecture Awards

Resevoir, Rajasthan, India Sanjay Puri Architects

The factors that make architecture progressive can be hard to pin down, but that was the challenge facing the 2017 P/A Awards jury—just as it has been for the 63 juries that have come before. This year’s 12 winners represent design that pushes the envelope, novel methods of representation, and an exploration of humble building types that can make peoples’ lives better. If that isn’t progressive, then what is? more

Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center,New York, REX

 


The walls of the Baha'i Temple are designed to appear as nine petals, connected using 1,120 glass panes.

Impressive Feats of Structural Engineering

In the world of structural engineering, form usually follows function. But finalists in one of the industry's most prestigious awards are showing that they can do both. From a 250-foot-tall railway viaduct to a pencil-thin New York skyscraper, the year's most impressive feats of engineering have been revealed as part of the 2017 Structural Awards. Now in its 50th year, the program recognizes not only engineering quality, but creativity, elegance and sustainability. more

The Majestic Centre in Wellington, New Zealand

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WAN Awards 2017

Brand new categories to enter:
Social Housing - This award celebrates the innovation being applied to social and affordable housing projects and highlights the importance of good architecture and design. Resorts Complex - An increasingly mobile population has led to a growing need for elegant, high quality hotel resorts.
Best Bridge - This award celebrates the innovation and elegant design that is currently being applied to... more

 

COTE FOR STUDENTS

Architects play a crucial role in addressing both the causes and effects of climate change through the design of the built environment. Innovative design thinking is key to producing architecture that meets human needs for both function and delight, adapts to climate change projections, continues to support the health and well being of inhabitants despite natural and human-caused disasters, and...more

 

ASID’s “Ones to Watch”  

To honor and support diversity in leadership roles in interior design, the American Society of Interior Designers has launched Ones to Watch, a program which recognizes American designers across four categories: Design Excellence, Education Leadership, Volunteer Leadership, and Manufacturing Leadership. The seventeen inaugural... more

 

Featured Design School
Rice School of Architecture

The RSA is a think tank: a container for possibilities. Faced with global economic, political, and environmental crises, we can't afford to be passive. An architect's engagement with the world requires a precise understanding of context (historical, political, economic, and physical) mixed with architectural speculations that define a better future.  more


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