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AIA Honors Cutting-Edge Designs With 2019 Education Facility Design Award

Recipients’ designs enhance student learning experiences.


Washington – WEBWIRE

The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is recognizing nine projects for state-of-the-art designs of schools and learning centers.

The Education Facility Design Award jury selected four facilities for its Awards of Excellence and five projects for its Awards of Merit. Complete details for each project are available on AIA’s website.

In order to be eligible for AIA’s Awards of Excellence, the architect must demonstrate exemplary practice. Additionally, the design must meet a host of criteria, including enhancing learning in classrooms; balancing function with aesthetics; establishing a connection with the environment; being respectful of the surrounding community; demonstrating high-level planning in the design process; and integrating sustainability in a holistic fashion. Awards of Excellence were bestowed upon the following:

Projects selected for the Awards of Merit are recognized for being of superior quality. This year’s recipients include:

  • Rutgers University-Camden: Nursing and Science Building, Camden, New Jersey | Perkins Eastman, Associate Architect: NELSON Architects
  • Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York | WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism
  • IIT Innovation Center (aka Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship), Chicago | John Ronan Architects
  • MIT.nano, Cambridge, Massachusetts | Wilson Architects Inc.
  • University of British Columbia Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia | MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects and Acton Ostry Architects

Visit AIA’s website for more information on the Education Facility Design Awards.

 

About AIA

Founded in 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing.

AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.


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