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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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GSD Alumni Win Field Constructs Design Competition

Bradley Cantrell, MLA '03, Stefano Andreani MDesS '13, Craig Reschke MLA '15, Ziyi Zhang MLA '14, Jonathan A. Scelsa MAUD '11, Jennifer Birkeland MLA '11, and Erin Wythoff MLA '14

Invivia, the research and technology research lab featuring Bradley Cantrell MLA ’03, Associate Professor of Landscape Architectural Technology and Director of MLA Degree Program at the GSD; Allen Sayegh MDesS ’96, Associate Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology at the GSD; Stefano Andreani MDesS ’13; Craig Reschke MLA ’15; and Ziyi Zhang MLA ’14, was one of four winners of the Field Constructs Design Competition (FCDC) for their project “99 White Balloons.” FCDC invited architects and designers worldwide to share their most inventive ideas for a temporary outdoor installation that will be exhibited at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin, Texas. Other GSD-affiliated winners included Jonathan A. Scelsa MAUD ’11, Jennifer Birkeland MLA ’11,  and Erin Wythoff MLA ’14 for  their conception of “Duck Blind in Plain Site.” Read more about the competition and the winning ideas here.

August 2015

posted December, 2016

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James Lord MLA ’96 Firm Receives 2015 ASLA Honor Award

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James Lord’s MLA ’96 firm SURFACEDESIGN received a 2015 ASLA Honor Award for the IBM Honolulu Plaza.

September 2015

posted December, 2016

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James A. Lord MLA ’96, Roderick Wyllie MLA ’98 Firm Receives Emerging Voices Award

James A. Lord MLA ’96 and Roderick Wyllie MLA ’98

Surfacedesign, Inc. and its principals–James A. Lord MLA ’96, Roderick Wyllie MLA ’98, and Geoff di Girolamo–received the Architectural League of New York’s 2014 Emerging Voices Award, recognizing North American individuals and firms with distinct design “voices” that have the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.

June 2014

posted December, 2016

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James Lord MLA ’96 and SURFACEDESIGN are to receive a 2015 ASLA Honor Award for the IBM Honolulu Plaza

James Lord MLA '96

James Lord MLA ’96 and SURFACEDESIGN are to receive a 2015 ASLA Honor Award for the IBM Honolulu Plaza. Read more about the project and award.

June 2016

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Patrick Daly MArch ’91, Riki Nishimura MAUD ’03, and James Lord MLA ’96 Compete to Design AZ City Center

Patrick Daly MArch ’91, Riki Nishimura MAUD ’03, and James Lord MLA ’96

Patrick Daly MArch ’91, Riki Nishimura MAUD ’03, and James Lord MLA ’96 worked on a paid competition for the design of the City of Mesa City Center in Arizona. They presented their work to the mayor, city council and the people of Mesa in August. Results will be announced later this month. Learn more about their concept for the project here.

October 2014

posted October, 2014