Archinect - Features 2014-12-19T04:33:25-05:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/112494618/inaugural-mies-crown-hall-americas-prize-celebrates-theory-and-practice-with-an-evening-of-dinner-drinks-and-talk Inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Celebrates Theory and Practice with an Evening of Dinner, Drinks and Talk Nick Cecchi 2014-11-02T11:08:00-05:00 >2014-11-04T22:49:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xb/xbras0vbkmsiv3j9.jpg" width="514" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/393/illinois-institute-of-technology-iit" target="_blank">Illinois Institute of Technology</a> recently hosted the first ever Mies Crown Hall&nbsp;Americas Prize. Unique among the current proliferation of architecture prizes, the&nbsp;$50,000 MCHAP was initiated by dean and prominent Architect <a href="http://archinect.com/Wiel-Arets-Architects" target="_blank">Wiel Arets</a> to celebrate the best of architecture in both North and South America.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/67851052/showcase-santo-tirso-fire-station-by-lvaro-siza-vieira ShowCase: Santo Tirso Fire Station by Álvaro Siza Vieira Archinect 2013-02-18T15:44:00-05:00 >2013-03-28T12:55:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3m/3mz1ugpe7jgmafsj.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1518/showcase" target="_blank"><strong>ShowCase</strong></a> is an on-going feature series on Archinect, presenting exciting new work from designers representing all creative fields and all geographies.</p> <p> <em>We are always accepting nominations for upcoming ShowCase features - if you would like to suggest a project, <a href="http://archinect.com/about/contact.php" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p>