Class of 1991

John Ronan MArch ’91 and Theaster Gates LF ’11 Receive 2017 Architecture Awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

John Ronan MArch '91, Theaster Gates LF '11

John Ronan MArch ’91 and Theaster Gates LF ’11 have been honored with 2017 Architecture Awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Chosen from a group of 27 individuals and practices nominated by the Academy, the 2017 honorees will receive their awards at an annual celebrate in May. Members of the jury included: Elizabeth Diller (chairman), Henry N. Cobb, Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Hugh Hardy, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne, James Polshek, Robert A. M. Stern, Billie Tsien, and Tod Williams.

Ronan received his award in the category of “an American architect whose work is characterized by a strong personal direction.” Juror Tod Williams praised his work saying, “with elegance and rigor, John Ronan continues Chicago’s history of serious architecture of national and international significance.”

Gates, who was honored in the the category of “an American who explores ideas in architecture through any medium of expression,” is founder of the Rebuild Foundation, which works to transform urban spaces through art and design.

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Photos courtesy of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

posted March, 2017

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GSD Alumni Honored with 2017 Progressive Architecture Awards

Jennifer Bonner MArch '09, Joshua Prince-Ramus MArch '96, Sharon Johnston MArch '95, Mark Lee MArch '95, Thom Mayne MArch '78, William O'Brien MArch '05, Edwin Chan MArch '85, Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

The work of Harvard University Graduate School of Design alumni was recently recognized with 2017 Progressive Architecture Awards from Architect magazine. The jury, which included GSD alumna Jennifer Bonner MArch ’09,  was tasked with finding the best examples of works that “represent design that pushes the envelope, novel methods of representation, and an exploration of humble building types that can make peoples’ lives better.” Winning projects from firms led by GSD alumni include:

AWARDS

Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center
New York
REX, led by Joshua Prince-Ramus MArch ’96

Menil Drawing Institute
Houston
Johnston Marklee, led by Sharon Johnston MArch ’95 and Mark Lee MArch ’95

CITATIONS

Bloomberg Center
New York
Morphosis Architects, led by Thom Mayne MArch ’78

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Mask House
Ithaca, N.Y.
WOJR, led by William O’Brien MArch ’05

True North
Detroit
EC3, led by Edwin Chan MArch ’85

New Hampshire Retreat
Bethlehem, N.H.
NADAAA, led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

Image courtesy of Architect magazine.

 

posted March, 2017

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Firm of Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Wins 17th P/A Award

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91

NADAAA, the firm led by Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, has won its 17th Progressive Architecture Award from Architect magazine. The 2017 award recognizes the project New Hampshire Retreat in Bethlehem, N.H. “It’s a simple parti, but the plan and the interstitial areas between the rooms that serve as indoor–outdoor spaces are really quite beautiful,” commented juror Jennifer Bonner MArch ’09.

Image courtesy of NADAAA.

 

posted March, 2017

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Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 South End Loft Profiled in Boston Home

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91

The 1,400-square-foot South End loft of Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, which he overhauled with architect Cristina Parreño, is featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Boston Home. Tehrani is principal of NADAAA and currently serves as Dean of Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture.

 

Image courtesy of Boston Home.

posted January, 2017

Nader Tehrani Loft via Boston Home

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 Firm Honored by Interior Design Magazine, ARCHITECT Magazine

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91

NADAAA, the firm led by principal Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91, has been honored with a 2016 Best of Year Award by Interior Design and Custom Home Design Grand Award 2016 by ARCHITECT Magazine for its restoration of Rock Creek House in Washington, DC.

Image courtesy of ARCHITECT Magazine.

posted January, 2017

Nader Tehrani Rock Creek House via Architect Magazine

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93, Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91 U. Toronto Project Nearing Completion; Tanderrum Bridge Opens

Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91, Katherine Faulkner MArch '93, Daniel Gallagher MArch '91

Two project updates from NADAAA, the firm led by principal Nader Tehrani MAUD ’91 in collaboration with partners Katherine Faulkner MArch ’93 and Daniel Gallagher MArch ’91:

The University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design project at One Spadina is nearing completion. The project was recently profiled in the University of Toronto Magazine‘s Winter 2017 issue.

The Tanderrum Bridge project, designed by NADAAA in collaboration with JWA, in Melbourne, Australia opened last month. ArchitectureAU and Architecture & Design reported on the opening.

Image of Tanderrum Bridge courtesy of NADAAA Blog.

posted January, 2017

TANDERRUM-BRIDGE Tehrani via NADAAA