Archinect - News 2017-09-22T20:29:53-04:00 Eighteen recipients win in the 2016 AIA Honor Awards Justine Testado 2016-01-18T19:58:00-05:00 >2016-01-20T13:45:22-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>A new year, a new set of winners for the 2016 <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIA Institute Honor Awards</a>. Held annually, the awards are&nbsp;considered to be the profession&rsquo;s highest recognition for projects that best exemplify design excellence in the categories of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Regional &amp; Urban Design.</p><p>Without a doubt, competition is tough every year. Chosen out of an estimated 500 submissions this time around, 18 recipients received awards and will be recognized during the AIA 2016&nbsp;National Convention in Philadelphia. Have a look at them below.</p><p><strong>ARCHITECTURE</strong></p><p>American Enterprise Group - National Headquarters Renovation; Des Moines<br>by BNIM</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Asia Society Center; Admiralty, Hong Kong<br>by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners; Associate Architect: AGC Design Ltd.; Associated Architects Ltd.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Case Inlet Retreat; Lakebay, Washington<br>by MW Works | Architecture+Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>CHS Field; Saint Paul, Minnesota<br>by Snow Kreilich Architects, Inc, Ryan A+E, Inc. and AECOM</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Henderson-Hopkins School; Baltimore<br>by Rogers...</p> Frank Harmon Wins Honor Award for AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design kimweiss 2012-11-28T16:59:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T20:03:34-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> November 28, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) &ndash; <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Harmon Architect PA</a>, a multi-award-winning firm in Raleigh, NC, has received an Honor Award from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NC) for the design of the new <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design</a> in downtown Raleigh.</p> <p> Already praised by the media as a &ldquo;heroic gesture&rdquo; (<i>Metro Magazine</i>), a building &ldquo;that behaves like the skilled diplomat it was designed to be,&rdquo; (<i>News &amp; Observer</i>), and &ldquo;an ode in zinc and cypress, and an inviting treatise on transparency,&rdquo; (<i>Huffington Post</i>), the building is located on an oddly shaped, previously unused lot in downtown Raleigh near the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">State Capitol</a> and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Government Complex</a>.</p> <p> According to Frank Harmon, FAIA, the building and landscape were conceived of as &ldquo;one interlocking system&rdquo; with the help of Charlottesville, VA, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">landscape architect Gregg Bleam, FASLA</a>.&nbsp; &ldquo;The landscape is an extension of the building and the building is an extension of the landscape,&rdquo; Harmon said. ...</p>