Do architecture awards matter?
Almost singing the refrain, "What do awards have to do with it?" writer Ben Willis investigates the disconnect between the plethora of architectural awards, both those that recognize aesthetics and those that focus on data-driven technical specs, and the public's (and for that matter, other... View full entry
MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, FAIA, Joins the 2015 Matsumoto Prize Jury
Nationally known architects to judge annual Modernist house competition.North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH), the award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting Modernist residential design across the state, has announced the 2015 George Matsumoto... View full entry
Winners announced for the 2014 New Zealand Architecture Awards
Winning at the New Zealand Architecture Awards -- the country's most prestigious architectural competition -- must feel like winning the lottery. This year's winners, who accepted their awards at a ceremony in Auckland, were recently announced.
This year's program included nine award categories; the 2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal, and the winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal -- the competition's highest honor.
2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal: Patrick Clifford of Architectus Bowes Clifford Thomson(Pictured above) Winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal: ASB North Wharf by BVN Donovan Hill with Jasmax. Also awarded in: Commercial, Interior Architecture, and... View full entry
Frank Harmon, FAIA, Receives Prestigious Gold Medal Plus Four Project Awards
After an evening aboard the USS North Carolina, the Raleigh architect took home AIA NC’s highest honor as well as four awards for his firm’s completed projects. September 19, 2013 (Raleigh, NC) -- After what turned out to be a very big night for his small, Raleigh-based firm... View full entry