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The New York State AIA has announced its 2013 Design Awards.  

We are pleased that a number of projects photographed by Esto photographers are included among the winners.

In the Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse category, the Yale University Art Gallery won an Award of Excellence.  Jeff Goldberg recently photographed the Gallery for Ennead.

Francis Dzikowski photographed The Lincoln Center LCT3 Theater by H3Hardy Collaboration Architecture.  The theater received an Award of Excellence in the Institutional category.

Four projects that won Citations for Design in the Institutional category were photographed by Esto as well:  Albert Vecerka documented the Brooklyn Botanic Garden by Weiss/Manfredi; David Sundberg photographed the 9/11 Memorial by Frederick Schwartz Architects; both the Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University by Ennead and the Collaborative Research Center at Rockefeller University by Mitchell/Giurgola were photographed by Jeff Goldberg.

Dattner and Grimshaw’s Via Verde, with David Sundberg’s images, won the Award of Excellence in the Residential/Multi-Family Category.

Albert Vecerka’s photographs of the East River Blueway Plan by WXY Architects won two awards: The Best in NY State Award and an Award for Excellence in the Urban Planning/Design category.

 

 

David Cardelus, whose work is in the EstoStock collection, won an honorable mention in the Buildings category of the Lucie Foundation’s 2013 International Photography Awards.

On his website, David writes:

These five photographs are a series of images that I have entitled “Metallic Architecture”: they represent the use of various steel and aluminum saturated color metal facades in some recent pieces of contemporary architecture in the city of Barcelona.

These photographs explore the decidedly lightweight metallic look of these buildings synthesizing their main architectural features and simplifying their bare and essential shapes, solid colors and lighting to confer them the new appearance of beautiful and unique sculptures planted all over the urban landscape as an open air museum just ​to be contemplated in all its glory.

All of the images in the Metallic Architecture series are at davidcardelus.com.

And, you can see more of his work, including this series, at EstoStock.

Two projects that Jeff Goldberg photographed were among the winners of the 2013 Architecture Lighting Light & Architecture Design Awards.

The Best Use of Daylighting Award was given to the St. Katherine Drexel Chapel at Xavier University of Louisiana.  The lighting  for the Chapel in New Orleans was designed by Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design.

The chapel breaks away from traditional churches both in style and in lighting approach. The ramped entrance to the building by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has a narrow skylight that introduces daylight into the interior, and natural light is prevalent in the octagonal sanctuary. In the main gathering and worship space, Cline Bettridge Bernstein focused on creating an environment that would shift subtly from daylighting to electric lighting in the early evening hours.

More about the project is at the Architecture Lighting site.  There is also a slideshow of Jeff’s images of the project.

 

Two projects that Jeff Goldberg photographed were among the winners of the 2013 Architecture Lighting Light & Architecture Design Awards.

A Special Citation for Community Engagement with Lighting was given to the Lantern Field.  The temporary, interactive installation was commissioned by the  Freer and Sackler Galleries and designed and run by students and faculty from the Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.

The public was involved in building the folded mulberry paper lanterns in a day long workshop.  Once installed, the piece became a highly interactive and multisensory experience. To that end, they positioned a combination of linear, color-changing LED fixtures and ultrasonic sensors along the loggia’s east wall, and a series of white LED spotlights at the base of the loggia arches. As the sensors detected visitors in the space, the luminaires and speakers would activate, projecting reflected light onto the paper lanterns above. The more people who were present, the deeper and richer the color, hue, and tone that they experienced. Once the installation was complete, it pulsed with a spectrum of sound and color—from cool white to deep magenta, encouraging guests to explore the space and activate the light and sound around them.

More about the project is at the Architecture Lighting site.  There is also a slideshow of Jeff’s images of the project.

Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design has won 3 Lumen Awards for their lighting design.  The winners were each photographed by Esto photographers.

Jeff Goldberg photographed the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel at Xavier University of Louisiana.  The chapel in New Orleans was designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects.  The project won the Lumen Citation for the Use of Light to Transform Architecture.


Jeff also photographed Torre Iberdrola in Bilbao, Spain.  Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects designed the leed platinum tower that won a Lumen Award of Merit.

Francis  Dzikowski photographed the Richard B. Fisher Building at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  This project, designed by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, won a Lumen Award of Merit.

Congratulations on the awards hat trick!

The 2013 AIA/HUD Design Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing Design has been awarded to Via Verde, designed by Dattner Architects and Grimshaw Architects.

The American Institute of Architects’ () Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), recognized three recipients of the 2013 /HUD Secretary Awards. The categories of the program include Excellence in Affordable Housing Design [awarded to Via Verde]; Community-Informed Design Award [Community Learning Center by Abacus Architects + Planners] and the Housing Accessibility – Alan J. Rothman Award [New Accessible Passive Solar Housing; Stoneham, Massachusetts by Abacus Architects + Planners].

The award announcement by the AIA describes Via Verde as “providing a new model for public housing in New York City. The project was carefully crafted to accommodate the scale of the existing neighborhood and adjacent housing while adding both housing and green space to a brownfield site in the South Bronx.”

ArchDaily has coverage of all three recipients of the 2013 /HUD Secretary Awards.  These awards demonstrate that design matters, and the recipient projects offer examples of important developments in the housing industry. “These developments prove that you can push the boundaries of design while still creating something very special that folks can actually afford,” said HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan. “These projects took innovative visions from the drawing board and made them a part of how we live today.”

Via Verde also won the 2013 AIA Housing Award for MultiFamily Housing.  Among the jury comments were: “The way the building is broken into manageable units instead of being one continuous flow reflects and mimics the vibrancy of the surrounding neighborhood buildings.”  More about the award is at AIA.org.

Earlier posts about Via Verde, with links to press coverage, are on EstoNews.

The Architectural Record in association with the American Architectural Foundation, has honored  Bohlin Cywinski Jackson with the Good Design is Good Business Lifetime Achievement Architecture Award.  Peter Aaron has been photographing the firm’s work or many years.

Coverage of the award, along with more images by Peter, appears in ArchDaily.

The award was conferred at the annual 2013 Gala of the American Architectural Foundation, and announced earlier by the Architectural Record.

The New York Chapter of the AIA announced the 2013 Design Awards.

The Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University, designed by Ennead, won an Architecture Merit Award. Jeff Goldberg photographed the project for the architects.  Jeff was there twice, once before the opening to get images for initial press use and then again for the dedication and the inaugural concert.  That concert in the main concert hall is pictured above.

See an earlier post about Bing here.

The AIA has announced the 2013 AIA New York Award Winners.

The Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University, designed by Ennead, has won an Architecture Merit Award.

Jeff Goldberg photographed the project for the architects.  There are more details about the project in an earlier EstoNews post, and a complete gallery of images can be seen at EstoStock.

The AIA has announced the 2013 AIA New York Award Winners.

The Barclays Center, designed by SHoP Architects, has won an Architecture Honor Award.

David Sundberg photographed the project.  More images of the arena can be seen at EstoStock.