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November 16, 2017
by Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA

Last week, November 9-11, AIA chapters from four states, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, convened in Albany for the 2017 AIA QUAD Conference. Over the three full days, participants attended keynotes, a trade show, tours, educational sessions, and presentations. AIA New York was represented throughout the program, with presentations by AIANY Committee co-chairs, board members, and emerging professionals.

The AIA New York State Design Awards dinner and presentation was a highlight of the conference. The New York chapter is proud of the many member firms who won awards; the design work awarded is truly exceptional. We were particularly pleased to see two of our AIANY board members honored. Laurie Kerr, FAIA, received the Matthew W. Del Gaudio Service Award and Jane Smith, FAIA, received the AIA New York State President’s Award. We were also proud that AIANY member firm, nARCHITECTS won AIA New York State Firm of the Year award.

See complete galleries of 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards Recipients and AIA QUAD 2017 Design Awards Recipients.

Congratulations to AIANY winners and honorees:

Laurie Kerr, FAIA – Matthew W. Del Gaudio Service Award
Jane Smith, FAIA – New York State President’s Award

AIA New York State Firm of the Year

2017 AIA New York State Design Awards Recipients
1100 Architect – Perry World House
AECOM – Southwest Brooklyn
Architecture Operations – Duke West Union District Bridge/Pavilion
Audrey Matlock Architect – Bar House
BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group – VIA 57 West
Davis Brody Bond – National September 11 Memorial Museum
Deborah Berke Partners – Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters
Desai Chia Architecture – Michigan Lake House
DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky – Onondaga Lakeview Amphitheater
Ennead Architects – Arizona State University Beus Center for Law and Society; Vassar College Bridge for Laboratory Sciences
Gluckman Tang Architects – De Maria Pavilion
Marvel Architects – St. Ann’s Warehouse
MNA – Bergdorf Goodman
Peter Marino Architect – Dior Seoul; Hublot Fifth Avenue; Southampton House
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – Baccarat Hotel & Residences; Center for Character and Leadership Development; FBI Biometric Technology Center
Studio Libeskind – Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics
Studio SUMO – Josai i-House Dormitory
Studio V Architecture – Maker Park
WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Planning – Novartis Oncology Building; Kent State Center for Architecture and Environmental Design

AIA QUAD 2017 Design Awards Recipients
BKSK Architects
– Tammany Hall/44 Union Square
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
– Frick Environmental Center; Blue Bottle Coffee; Building 37
Dattner Architects
– The Residences at P.S. 186
David Scott Parker Architects
– Williamsburgh Savings Bank
Dean Wolf Architects
– Queens Emergency Medical Services Station
– 888 Boylston Street
– The Boston Consulting Group
– Artist Retreat in upstate New York
Gluckman Tang Architects
– De Maria Pavilion
Joel Sanders Architect
– Upenn ICA Scope Development
Magnusson Architecture
and Planning – Creston Avenue Residences
Stephen Yablon Architecture
– Planned Parenthood Queens
WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism
– Novartis Visitor Reception Building; Kent State Center for Architecture and Environmental Planning
WXY architecture + urban design
– Rockaway Boardwalks Reconstruction


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