Archinect - News 2014-09-23T08:24:41-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/88751821/eskew-dumez-ripple-honored-with-2014-aia-architecture-firm-award Eskew+Dumez+Ripple honored with 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award Justine Testado 2013-12-13T12:58:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T12:27:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lb/lbndvy2oc5lqawr2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/eskewdumezripple" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eskew+Dumez+Ripple</a> was selected by the AIA Board of Directors to receive the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award. The AIA gives the award every year to a firm that has consistently created distinguished architecture for at least 10 years.</p> <p> Founded less than 25 years ago by Allen Eskew, FAIA, Steven Dumez, FAIA, and Mark Ripple, AIA, the New Orleans-based firm has become recognized for their deep involvement in rebuilding the Hurricane Katrina-stricken city as well as their commitment to mentorship -- for which they received two AIA National Intern Development Program (IDP) Firm Awards.<br><br> EDR is receiving the honor at a bittersweet time with the passing of principal Allen Eskew <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/88555740/allen-eskew-passes-away-at-age-65" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">earlier this week</a>.<br><br> You can read more about EDR below:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s5/s58v3wbfboa0urk2.jpg" title=""><br><br> "Just eight years ago, when the city was struck by Hurricane Katrina, EDR had 22 employees, but has since nearly doubled and has taken on an important role as civic leaders charged with repairing the wounded urban fabric of the city. Their efforts, like...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88159567/goettsch-partners-named-as-2013-aia-chicago-firm-of-the-year Goettsch Partners named as 2013 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year Justine Testado 2013-12-05T20:58:00-05:00 >2013-12-09T18:20:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8i/8ipp7ri2y4ebpdil.jpg" width="514" height="1074" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Goettsch Partners was chosen to receive AIA Chicago's highest honor as the 2013 Firm of the Year [...] When selecting the recipient, a firm's entire history is taken to account, with special attention given to their work and accomplishments in the past decade.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a few of Goettsch Partners' projects:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dn/dn2swaggl744em5l.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jt/jtgs3ib70r0wdw17.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nswhhn0lfld800a6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> See more images on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/goettsch_partners_named_as_2013_aia_chicago_firm_of_the_year/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br><em>Images courtesy of Goettsch Partners.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/80996307/architect-renzo-piano-named-among-honorary-italian-senators Architect Renzo Piano named among honorary Italian senators Archinect 2013-09-03T18:48:00-04:00 >2013-09-09T18:51:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6f/6fd3fedd6f44f05e5414c0d1a0b082fd.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Renzo Piano, the award-winning architect who gave London the Shard and Paris the Pompidou centre, has been granted one of his country's highest honours, being named a senator for life by the Italian president. Giorgio Napolitano said the 75-year-old was among four distinguished Italians whose achievements in the cultural and scientific fields would allow them to contribute to the nation's parliament "in absolute independence of any party political considerations".</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>