JUNE 2018 TABLE OF CONTENTS
2018 AIA HONOR AWARDS
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Gold Medal: James Polshek, FAIABecause he makes architecture for people, not to satisfy his ego.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Architecture Firm Award: Snow Kreilich ArchitectsBecause they elevate the ordinary.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Topaz Medallion: Jorge Silvetti, Intl. Assoc. AIABecause he celebrates the art of architecture.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award: Tamara Eagle Bull, FAIABecause she’s not in it to win awards.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Edward C. Kemper Award: Lenore M. Lucey, FAIABecause she champions the profession.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture: Stephen Ayers, FAIABecause history requires careful tending.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Collaborative Achievement Award: Affordable Housing Design Leadership InstituteBecause affordable housing deserves better.
2018 AIA Honor Awards 2018 Collaborative Achievement Award: Klyde Warren ParkBecause parks create more value than freeways.
2018 AIA INSTITUTE HONOR AWARDS
Mercer Island Fire Station 92The Miller Hull Partnership
The BroadDiller Scofidio + Renfro
Vol Walker Hall Renovation & The Steven L. Anderson Design CenterMarlon Blackwell Architects
2019 AIA Institute Honor Awards United States CourthouseSOM
University of Washington Light Rail StationLMN Architects
Reeds Spring Middle SchoolDake Wells Architecture
Audain Art MuseumPatkau Architects
Square Inc. HeadquartersBohlin Cywinski Jackson
Washington Fruit & Produce Co. HeadquartersGraham Baba Architects
Gohar Khatoon Girls’ SchoolRobert Hull, FAIA, University of Washington, Department of Architecture
Chicago RiverwalkRoss Barney Architects
Cultural Projects Memorializing an American AtrocityHow the Equal Justice Initiative and MASS Design Group designed the national lynching memorial in Montgomery, Ala.
Books The Future of School DesignA shiny new building isn’t always the answer. Alexandra Lange on what makes a school flourish.
Letter from San Francisco Learning to Appreciate John PortmanKarrie Jacobs returns to the late architect’s Hyatt Regency San Francisco and reconsiders his legacy.
TECH + PRACTICE
Next Progressives Design, BitchesThis Los Angeles duo takes an irreverent approach to architecture and design.
Innovative Detail Soaring Trusses at the Tashjian Bee and Pollinator Discovery CenterAn elegant glulam truss system designed by MSR turns visitors’ heads up at the outreach center for the University of Minnesota’s Bee Lab.
Opinion Beverly Willis on Sexual Misconduct in ArchitectureHere’s what individuals and organizations, including the AIA, can do to rid the design profession of its rotten apples.
Response Emily Grandstaff-Rice and the AIA on Sexual Misconduct in ArchitectureThe AIA echoes Beverly Willis, FAIA’s commitment to equity and diversity.
Best Practices Establishing a Sexual Harassment PolicyArchitecture and design firms must evaluate legal and cultural implications while enforcing policies that cultivate inclusive environments.
Products Products: AIA Show Preview and MoreFrom 150 submissions in our inaugural Product Call, ARCHITECT features 30 products below, many of which will be exhibited at the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture.
Illumination Architectural Lighting: Daylighting in an LED WorldHow has the implementation of project daylighting strategies fared with the increasing ubiquity of solid-state lighting?
Cabins for Wildwood State ParkWXY Architecture + Urban Design
The .01 Percent Dirty Money, Shiny ArchitectureMoney laundering in real estate poses an ethical problem for architects.
AIA Voices Facing Difficult QuestionsPublic outreach starts with education.
AIA Now At Street LevelSeven examples of design innovation.
AIA Feature New York City, BrieflySeven architects and designers from elsewhere explain what the Big Apple means to them.
AIA Future Designing a Trash-Free FutureAIA New York’s Zero Waste Design Guidelines help the city devise a plan to meet ambitious sustainability goals.
AIA Perspective 1968Whitney M. Young Jr.’s words from 50 years ago still ring true today.
Vertical VillageSou Fujimoto Architects, Dimitri Roussel, Nicolas Laisné
Hospitality Projects James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 Restaurant Design AwardsTwo projects in New York and San Francisco received top honors, and a 1970s project by Warren Platner was recognized with the Design Icon Award.
Awards AIA Announces the 11 Winners of the 2018 Housing AwardsThis year’s program highlights work by Alterstudio Architecture, Bates Masi + Architects, and Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, among others.
Awards Cooper Hewitt Announces the Winners of its 2018 National Design AwardsNeri Oxman, Weiss/Manfredi, and Oppenheim Architecture + Design are among this year’s honorees.
Awards AIA San Francisco Announces the Winners of Its 2018 Design AwardsThe jury recognized projects that demonstrated outstanding achievements in architecture and interior design.
Historic Preservation Docomomo US Announces the Winners of its 2018 Modernism in America Awards13 projects were recognized with awards of excellence, citations of merit, and a special award of restoration excellence.
Exhibitions Three Planned Communities that Helped Build the Atomic BombA new exhibition at the National Building Museum examines three cities—Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Hanford/Richland, Wash.; and Los Alamos, N.M.—that the United States government built to support the Manhattan Project.