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Monday, 04 July 2011 00:00

A selection of projects and articles that we featured in the last month. A wide variety of interesting projects that we hopr you will enjoy.


1. Awards:


AIA's 2011 Small Project Awards
13 Winning Projects of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award

A design awards program that honours excellence in planning and design of the best practices in educational and community facilities....


2.Featured Projects:

Lake|Flato Architects - Livestrong Foundation, in Austin, TexasLake|Flato Architects - Livestrong Foundation, in Austin, Texas

Ongoing plans call for adding a community-based cancer-support program to provide direct services, with an emphasis on uninsured and underinsured East Austin residents. The adaptive reuse of the GCP warehouse transformed the concrete tilt-wall building to provide office space, meeting rooms, multi-use facilities, an in-house gym...

Studio E Architects - High Tech High Chula Vista in Chula Vista, CaliforniaStudio E Architects - High Tech High Chula Vista in Chula Vista, California

A public charter school serving 550 students in grades 9 to 12 with an approach rooted in project-based learning. The facilities are designed to help each student do well, support each family to lead healthier lives, and provide increased opportunities for everyone to participate ...

 

Rafael Viñoly Architects - Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant HouseRafael Viñoly Architects - Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House

Conceived as a ‘home away from home,’ the site will house transplant patients at subsidized rates and offer comfortable hotel rooms where guests can reside while navigating these emotionally and financially difficult situations. ...

 

Machado and Silvetti Associates + Gould Evans, LLC - Hassayampa Academic Village for Arizona State UniversityMachado and Silvetti Associates + Gould Evans, LLC - Hassayampa Academic Village for Arizona State University

The Hassayampa Academic Village encourages the spirit of community by interlacing 1,900 beds with classroom, computing, dining and retail components.....

Miller Hull Partnership - LOTT Clean Water AllianceMiller Hull Partnership - LOTT Clean Water Alliance

While most sewage treatment plants are invisible to their communities and separated by a chain link fence, the LOTT Clean Water Alliance Regional Service Center is a visible and active participant in the public life of Washington's capital city.....

 

Research Support Facility (RSF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - RNL Architects Research Support Facility (RSF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - RNL Architects

NREL and DOE's goal is to transform innovative research in renewable energy and energy efficiency into market-viable technologies and practices. ...

Division1 - The Lacey in Washington, DC Division1 - The Lacey in Washington, DC

A 26-unit, four level, 25,000 SF residential building organized around a three-level central corridor/atrium. Outdoor space is ample with a communal second floor terrace and rooftop, as well as private balconies, courtyards, and terraces for the units....

 

 


5.Featured Houses:

Carter Williamson Architects - Balmain House in Sydney, Australia. Carter Williamson Architects - Balmain House in Sydney, Australia.

The original 1860’s home sits modestly on its block. From most vantage points on the street –set back as it is from its neighbours- the little, weatherboard cottage is almost obscured from view…

CCS Architecture - Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, CACCS Architecture - Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, CA

The home was developed for efficiency in response to a tight budget, and to maximize the amazing views of the adjacent landscape. An interpretation of alpine rustic modernism, vertical cedar siding and cedar wood is featured throughout the design. The house is grid connected, but it is also grid independent….


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