AIA Houston Design Awards
AIA Houston’s 2012 design awards competition resulted in recognition for 21 projects in eight categories out of a total of 127 entries. Eligibility was limited to projects completed within the last five years and located within the Houston metropolitan area or designed by an architect working in the Houston metropolitan area. Serving as this year’s jurors were: Craig Scott, IwamotoScott, San Francisco; Susan S. Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis magazine, New York; and Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, Connecticut.
Architecture over 50,000 sf
1 Houston Ballet Center for Dance
Julia Ideson Building
Showcasing classes and rehearsals through large windows into double-height studios, the center serves as a living billboard for dance.
9º House Interloop — Architecture HISD Belfort Early Childhood Center Kirksey Architecture
2 Brockman Hall for Physics, Rice University
KieranTimberlake with Jackson & Ryan Architects
To fit the site, the building was split into two parallel bars connected by glass-enclosed bridges, with outdoor gathering spaces below.
Houston Food Bank RdIR Architects Inc.
On the Boards 3 Roy Kelly Multimodal Terminal and Parking Garage Powers Brown Architecture
Located in Bryan, the new transit facility enlivens downtown with a mix of uses including transit, parking, retail, and offices. Architecture less than 50,000 sf
Hempstead Garden Research Center Interloop — Architecture Botanica Logan and Johnson Architecture Information Technology and Media Center Morris Architects The InHouse OutHouse Rice Building Workshop, Rice School of Architecture
Houston Pavilion, 2011 Chongqing International
Graduate Students: Andrew Daley, Jason Fleming, Peter
Morris Architects + SWA Group
Conceptual Projects Fish Camp
veloCity: Mapping Houston on the Diagonal Peter Muessig, Student, Rice School of Architecture
See “Paperwork,” page 24.
Interior Architecture Planning Design Research Office Planning Design Research (PDR) BG Group Houston Office Planning Design Research (PDR)
See story page 48. Residential Architecture Yoga Studio and Garden Interloop — Architecture
18 Texas Architect
Divine Detail REPEAT: Minimal Complexity Vlad Tenu + TEX-FAB Ceiling of Julia Ideson Building Gensler Planning Design Research Office Planning Design Research (PDR)
HOUSTON BALLET PHOTO BY NIC LEHOUX; BROCKMAN HALL PHOTO BY PETER AARON/OTTO; ROY KELLY GARAGE PHOTO BY DROR BALDINGER, AIA
Natalye Appel + Associates Architects
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