Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2009: Design Awards
This issue features the 12 projects awarded with the Texas Society of Architects' 2009 Design Awards. Texas Architect, the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects|AIA, publishes the best projects by Texas architects and thoughtful articles on design and the architecture industry, and maintains an award-winning standard of quality.
2 0 0 9 J u r y The 2009 TSA Design Awards jury met in Austin on May 15 to view 261 submittals of built work. The jurors were Mary Margaret Jones, FASLA, of Hargreaves Associates (San Francisco, Cambridge, and New York); Rick Joy, AIA, of Rick Joy Architects (Tucson); and Philip Freelon, FAIA, of the Freelon Group (Durham, N.C.) Within three hours the jurors had completed an initial cull, retaining 72 entries for a second round. They spent the early part of the afternoon reviewing the slide shows before determining a second-round list of 16. By mid-afternoon the jury finalized its selection of 12 projects for Design Awards. Those projects, listed below, are featured on the following pages along with comments from the jury. tsa design awards | 09 It’s a great project. It’s full of life. It’s used. It’s active. It’s what we want to be happening in our cities… 1400 South Congress Dick Clark Architecture w/ Michael Hsu M a ry M a rg a re t Jo n es, FASL A Elements Buchanan Architecture DFW International Terminal D Corgan w/ HKS and HNTB House in the Garden Cunningham Architects Well that one seems, again, I’m using this word fresh. I think most of these projects are pretty light and airy… ImageNet Houston Elliott + Associates Architects Light & Sie Art Gallery Laguarda Low Architects Linda Pace Foundation Poteet Architects R i c k Joy, AIA Long Gallery Carport & Parking Plaza Dillon Kyle Architecture Museo Alameda Jackson & Ryan Architects Illustrations by Bryce Weigand What a fun project. The jury felt that it was imaginative and playful, but also functional in its own way. Philip Freelon, FAIA 9 / 1 0 2 0 0 9 SAMA Brown Asian Art Wing Overland Partners Architects UT Dallas Center for Brain Health HKS Wolfe Den MJ Neal Architects t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 39