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INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2017

TEXAS ARCHITECTS AWARD 0VER 70 BUILDINGS AND URBAN PLANNING PROJECTS FROM 28 NATIONS TO DEFINE THE STANDARD FOR THE BEST NEW GLOBAL DESIGN FOR 2017


Announcing the World’s Prestigious 2017 International Architecture Awards to be Exhibited at Contemporary Space Athens September 8-October 1 with an Awards Gala Dinner in front of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece September 8

DALLAS, TEXAS (August 18, 2017) —The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 2017 International Architecture Awards, the most rigorous and prestigious awards program for new buildings designed across the globe. The award-winning buildings set the standard for the best in today’s architecture. Hundreds of submissions were received for this year’s annual Global Awards Program from architecture firms from across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and the Americas—each hoping to warrant an International Architecture Award. A final shortlist of over 300 projects was presented to a Jury of Texas architects and educators.


The newest projects by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Elliott + Associates Architects, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP., Kohn Pedersen Fox, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Legorreta + Legorreta, Henning Larsen Architects, Morphosis Architects, Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Grimshaw , 3XN Architects , Steven Holl Architects, Tchoban Voss Architekten GmbH., ikon.5 architects , WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/ Landscape/Urbanism, SANAA, Mark Cavagnero Associates, HOK, Fletcher Priest Architects, Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, 1+1>2 Architects, John McAslan + Partners, NADAAA, John Wardle Architects, Architectural Services Department (ArchSD), The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, LOOK Architects Pte. Ltd., and other leading world practices were among those shortlisted for the 2017 International Architecture Awards.  

 
• You can see our press release and the list of the awarded projects here
• You can see all the winning projects here
 
 

AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2017

GREEK ARCHITECTS SELECT 79 LEADING-EDGE DESIGNS FOR NEW BUILDINGS AND URBAN PLANNING PROJECTS IN THE UNITED STATES FOR THE 2017 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS


The Nation’s Highest Public Award for New Architecture by the Most Prominent Architecture
Firms in the United States Are Honored at a Gala Reception/Dinner  at the Orlando Museum of Art this April 27

ATHENS, GREECE (March 27, 2017) — Seventy-nine shortlisted buildings have won the prestigious 2017 American Architecture Awards® for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international architects for buildings designed and built in the United States.

Now in its 23rd year, The American Architecture Awards were announced today (Tuesday, March 27) by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies—organizers of this annual prestigious program for Design Excellence and for the best and finest contributions to innovative contemporary American architecture.

The American Architecture Awards are the nation’s highest public awards given by a non-commercial, non-trade affiliated, public arts, culture and educational institution.

• You can see our press release and the list of the awarded projects here
• You can see all the winning projects here


GOOD DESIGN AWARDS 2016

THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM UNVEILS THE BEST 
CONSUMER DESIGN PRODUCTS AND GRAPHICS FOR 2016

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (December 10, 2016) — GOOD DESIGN® is the world’s most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. 
 
GOOD DESIGN covers new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

The trademarked awards were created in Chicago in 1950 by architects: Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr..  The distinctive black dot-shaped logo was designed the same year by the late Chicago graphic designer, Mort Goldsholl in 1950. Hundreds of leading winning manufacturers companies print the Good Design logo for awarded products on their packaging, marketing information, advertising, websites, corporate information, posters, billboards, and branding to the widest international consumer audience.

Entries for design and innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, human factors, materials, technology, graphic arts, packaging, and universal design are submitted annually by various industrial design and graphic design firms working for the Fortune 500 companies. For 2016, over 900 new products and graphic designs were selected from over 46 countries for new electronics, transportation, medical equipment, protective equipment, energy systems, robotics and bionics, building products/materials, furniture, textiles, industrial, environments, hardware, bath and accessories, kitchen/appliances, floor and wallcovering, tabletop, household products, personal, office products, transportation, children’s products, sports and recreation, lighting, tools, and graphics, branding, and packaging from Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
 
• You can see our press release and the list of the awarded projects here
• You can see all the winning projects here


AMERICAN ARCITECTURE AWARDS 2016

Denver Architects select 74 new buildings and urban planning projects as the Nation's highest public Wed for design excellence in the United States  

The Elite Group of Awarded Projects to be Exhibited in Europe 2016-2017 with a Gala Awards Dinner Presentation in Chicago Scheduled for October 3, 2016

DENVER, COLORADO (August 26, 2016) — Seventy-four shortlisted buildings have won the prestigious 2016 American Architecture Awards for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international architects for buildings designed and built in the United States.

Now in its 22nd year, The American Architecture Awards were announced today (Friday, August 26) by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies—organizers of this annual prestigious program for Design Excellence and for the best and finest contributions to innovative contemporary American architecture.
The American Architecture Awards are the nation’s highest public awards given by a non-commercial, non-trade affiliated, public arts, culture and educational institution...

• You can see our press release and the list of the awarded projects here
• You can see all the winning projects here
 

INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2016
  
An Ialian jury of architects award 132 buildings and urban planning projects from over 40 nations to define a new global design aesthetic for 2016
 
Announcing the World’s Prestigious 2016 International Architecture Awards to be Exhibited in Istanbul, Turkey preceding the Istanbul Design Biennial September 2-30, 2016
 
VENICE, ITALY (July 10, 2016) —The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have awarded over 130 new buildings, commercial and institutional developments, landscape architecture, and urban planning projects from 43 nations for The International Architecture Awards for 2016.

You can see our press release and the list of the awarded projects here


The world's top 100 GREEN Design Products and Architecture for 2016

Consumer Product design, architecture, and urban planning projects from 24 countries top this year's list as "The Green 100." 
This year’s winners of the Green GOOD DESIGN Awards.

You can see all the award list here
 

Redefining Paris Exhibition
 
OPENS AT CONTEMPORARY SPACE ATHENS MAY 6

Aiming to reshape the urban fabric of Paris, “Réinventer Paris” is an exhibition of the 23 design competition proposals to develop architectural projects throughout the modern French capital.
The exhibition, organized by The Chicago Athenaeum, opens at The European Centre’s Contemporary Space Athens May 6.

Seeking to revive a collection of key sites selected by Mayor Anne Hidalgo, each firm in the competition was invited to submit ideas for all of the plots, prior to being evaluated by an international panel. “We are launching this call for innovative urban projects in order to prefigure what the Paris of tomorrow might be,” said Mayor Hidalgo. The diverse selections of winning projects include innovative and imaginative designs such as apartment blocks shrouded in greenery and a cinema transformed from an original electricity substation.

You can see all the additional information here


Go fly a kite!: Art designed to fly opens at Contemporary Space Athens, March 19 
 
Earth Day Celebration April 22
 
Vintage and Contemporary Kite Designs from Bali, China, Japan, and the United States from  The Chicago Athenaeum’s Permanent Collection  In anticipation of this year’s Earth Day (April 22), Contemporary Space Athens invites you to “Go Fly a Kite!”  For Earth Day, The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies presents a selection of vintage and contemporary kite designs from the countries of Bali, China, Japan, and the United States. 
 
“Go Fly a Kite” opens at Contemporary Space Athens (74 Mitropoleos Street, Athens) March 19 and continues through April 22. 

You can download our Press Release here


Announcing the Good Design Awards 2015

AWARDED PRODUCT DESIGNS AND GRAPHICS AND PACKAGING

THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM: MUSEUM OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
THE EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURE ART DESIGN AND URBAN STUDIES

You can see all the award list here
 

AMericanArchitecture Awards 2015
 
PHOENIX ARCHITECTS SELECT 60 NEW BUILDINGS AND URBAN PLANNING PROJECTS AS THE BEST 2015 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN IN THE UNITED STATES

Awarded Projects to be Exhibited at the 3rd Chicago Architecture Biennial and Travel to Ismir, Turkey, Athens, Greece, and to other Museums in Europe
 
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (October 5, 2015) — Sixty shortlisted buildings have won the prestigious 2015 American Architecture Awards for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international architects for buildings designed and built in the United States.


You can see all the award list here


International Architecture Awards 2015
  
GERMAN ARCHITECTS AT BMW SELECT THE PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARDS FOR 2015
 
Award Winning Buildings and Urban Planning Projects to Be Exhibited at the 3rd Chicago Architecture Biennial this November.

DUBLIN, IRELAND (July 7, 2015) — The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have awarded over 60 new buildings, commercial and institutional developments, landscape architecture, and urban planning projects from 26 nations for The International Architecture Awards for 2015.

You can see all the award list here
 

Announcing Good Design Awards Applications for 2015

Press release will be soon available. For more informations about the Good Design Awards Applications please contact with the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design administration office at 
lary@chicagoathenaeum.org.
You can preview online all the pased 2014 Awards of Good Design here.


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The Chicago Athenaeum's 20-acre site in Schaumburg, IL. Highlights include works by Dennis Oppenheim (New York), Makoto Sei Watanabe (Tokyo), Nina Levy (New York), Argyro Konstantinidou (Greece), Klaus Vieregge (Germany), Egil Bauck Larssen (Norway), Charles de Montaigu (Switzerland), Pall Gudmundsson (Iceland), Benbow Bullock (California), Hans-Christian Berg (Finland), Oded Halahmy (Israel), and Jarle Rosseland (Sweden). 

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