Building Team Awards
The double-height lobby of the ICIW's new administration building features a barrel-vault ceiling, terrazzo flooring, and abundant natural light. Daylighting is employed throughout the facility. © Brent Isenberger Photography.
Platinum Award: Iowa's new women's correctional institution offers a revolutionary model for reha...read more
The new Marriott Marquis Chicago rises 40 stories from the site it shares with the 10,387-seat Wintrust Arena, the new home of the DePaul University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams and the city’s WNBA team, the Chicago Sky. Below: views from inside the Marriott presidential suite. Isaac Maiselman Photography.
Platinum Award: A daring hotel and sports development in Chicago’s South Loop aims to invigorate...read more
Tom Harris Photography
Of the 17 projects, one received a Platinum Award, six received Gold Awards, six received Silver...read more
Photo courtesy Dubai Media Office
Dubai kicks off 3D-printing tech initiative with a novel office project.
Photo courtesy Jasper Sanidad
Nonprofit HQ fitout improves functionality, accessibility for blind and low-vision individuals....
All photos © Leo A Daly
Building Team converts 1940s campus into a sleek, modern home for U.S. intelligence agencies....
Trent Bell Photography.
Leadership training center becomes New England’s first Passive House building.
The car park has a precast concrete façade with angled perforations for ventilation and to obscure views of the cars parked inside. Photo courtesy Bruce Damonte.
Silver Award: The Faena Arts Center’s forum is divided into two volumes, one a cylinder, the othe...read more
Anatomy labs usually get stuck in the dark, dank basement, but the SMHS team relocated mechanical equipment to the rooftop so that Anatomy could occupy the sunlit fourth floor. Photo courtesy Paul Crosby Architectural Photography.
Silver Award: North Dakota builds a new medical/health sciences school to train and retain more p...read more
In addition to BIM modeling, the Building Team used a COBiE-based Integrated Workplace Management System usually reserved for government projects.
Silver Award: TechnipFMC’s new campus marks the start of a massive planned community in north Hou...read more
The building’s interior design highlights the connection between floor-to-floor “neighborhoods.” Courtesy Robert Benson Photography.
Silver Award: A 2½-year project brings Partners HealthCare’s sprawling administrative functions u...read more
The top bar of Zurich North America’s headquarters building (right) spans 180 feet and runs along an outdoor terrace that staff and visitors can use to move between the two bottom bars. James Steinkamp Photography.
Silver Award: Forgoing a typical center-core design, the Zurich North America Headquarters rises...read more
Clemson University has built an elaborate football operations facility, whose Building Team had to improvise to meet a 15-month construction deadline. Michael Robinson Photography
Silver Award: Clemson gets a new football operations palace, thanks to its building partners’ abi...read more
Large skylights flood the maintenance area with natural light and turn what could have been a dark warehouse into a bright workspace. Chang Kim photograph.
Gold Award: A slender building site had direct implications for the design of this light-rail fac...read more
Courtesy Scott Frances
Gold Award: A new mixed-use transit center fulfills Denver’s 28-year plan to improve access to th...read more
Its striking cast-aluminum, 3,600-panel façade provides transparency into the museum’s above- ground interior space. Courtesy Brad Feinknopf.
Gold Award: The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum is a story of historical and construction...read more
The Building Team made extensive use of mockups to sort out interior details and materials. Bruce Damonte Photography.
Gold Award: The Building Team for L.A.’s newest courthouse went way beyond what was expected....
The new residential commons building has been designed with the specific purpose of opening up to the surrounding neighborhood. Tom Harris Photography.
Gold Award: The University of Chicago’s new Residential Commons is part campus, part community....
Robert Benson Photography
Gold Award: Community involvement was paramount as Newtown, Conn., replaced the school where a ma...read more
Photo: Nick Ulivieri Photography, courtesy Clark Construction
Platinum Award: It took guts for a developer and its Building Team to take on a site others had s...read more
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, with the 3737 Chestnut building in the background. Courtesy BLT Architects. Click here to enlarge.
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral capitalizes on hot property to help fund much needed upgrade...read more
UCSD Medical Center Central Plant in La Jolla, Calif. Photo: Kevin Turner. Click here to enlarge.
An undulating roof, floor-to-ceiling glass, and façade scheme give visual appeal to a plant that...read more
The new John J. Hemmingson Center’s “main street” features several dining options, including a Starbucks. Photo: Christian Columbres. Click here to enlarge.
Retail mall features, comfortable furniture, and floor-to-ceiling glass add vibrancy to the new J...read more
The interior of Fulton Center in Manhattan, N.Y., is constructed of architecturally exposed structural steel, glass storefronts, stainless steel panels, GFRC column covers and ceilings, granite flooring, and a decorative cable net structure in the oculus. Spiral stairs, 15 ADA-compliant elevators, and 10 escalators convey 300,000 passengers a day between nine train lines. A 350-foot tunnel connects to train lines at the World Trade Center.
A busy, light-filled Manhattan subway station and a pebble-shaped Chicago library are among the w...read more
A mock environment at the NYC Police Training Academy mimics a subway station, minus the grime. Photo: Eric Laignel/Eric Laignel Photography. Click here to enlarge.
The Police Training Academy in Queens, N.Y., consists of a 480,000-sf academic/administration bui...read more
Floor-to-ceiling glass floods the interior spaces with daylight and provides scenic views of the wooded areas that surround the property. Photo: Warren Patterson Photography. Click here to enlarge.
Lean construction techniques were used to build 275 Wyman Street during a winter that brought mor...read more
The clinic’s vibrant exterior is reflective of the staff’s energy for its patients. Colorful tilt-up concrete construction was used for its durability and low cost. Photo: Donald Satterlee, Satterlee Photodesign. Click here to enlarge.
The 38,000-sf, two-level John & Susan Sobrato Campus in Palo Alto is expected to serve 25,000...read more
Perforated panels and purple photovoltaic assemblies distinguish the building from the surrounding urban concrete during the day. LED “stripes” and a glowing lantern make the facility pop at night. Photo: Chang Kim Photography. Click here to enlarge.
The Building Team for the MTA Division 13 Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility fit 12 acres’ w...read more
A berm in left field provides a picnic-like setting for up to 1,000 fans at CHS Field. Brick warehouses highlight the setting in the Lowertown arts district. Photo: Paul Crosby Photography/Courtesy Snow Kreilich Architects. Click here to enlarge.
Solar arrays, a public art courtyard, and a picnic-friendly “park within a park" make the 7,210-s...read more
The Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh achieves the client’s sustainable business objectives. And its execution required a degree of testing and modeling by the Building Team that’s unusual for most U.S. office buildings. Photo: Connie Zhou/Michael Ash Partners. Click here to enlarge.
The Building Team designed the 800,000-sf tower to use 50% less energy than a comparable building...read more