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2005 Design Award Recipients

Awards of Excellence

 
Klein Residence
 

Klein Residence, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Residential
Ohlhausen DuBois Architects PLLC
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Elegant details; appropriate materials for a desert environment; careful massing and proportions; composed movements; sky windows-meditative solutions.

 
 
Sarah Lawrence College, Heimbold Visual Arts Center
 

Sarah Lawrence College, Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Bronxville, New York
Institutional
Polshek Partnership Architects, LLP
New York, New York

Jury Comments: Relationship to pathways and circulation; resolved issues relating sustainability; has a strong sense of its own purpose not a derivative architectural style; strong integration of technology; great use of materials.

 
  Smith College Campus Center  

Smith College Campus Center, Northampton, Massachusetts
Institutional
Weiss/Manfredi Architects
New York,New York
Jury Comments: New building type; great town-gown relationship; great sense of scale and light; positive character – students and visitors.

 
  Victorian Estate Conversion  

Victorian Estate Conversion, Berkshire, England
Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
Leroy Street Studio Architecture, P.C.
New York, New York
DSDHA, London, England
Associate Architect
Jury Comments: Elegance of new pieces-understated and inserted with skill and respect; totality of environment and concepts; restoration is sensitive.

 
  William J. Clinton Presidential Center  

William J. Clinton Presidential Center , Little Rock, Arkansas
Institutional
Polshek Partnership Architects LLP, New York, New York
Polk Stanley Rowland Curzon Porter Architects, Ltd.,
Little Rock, Arkansas
Associate Architect
Witsell Evans Rasco Architects and Planners,
Little Rock, Arkansas
Associate Architect

Woods Carradine Architects,
Little Rock, Arkansas
Associate Architect
Jury Comments: Contextual solution; challenge to both represent a person and an era in a specific context; it is its own style – much stronger image; very strong and clean vocabulary.

Awards of Merit


  Assembled Residence  

Assembled Residence
Barnes Landing
East Hampton,New York
Residential
Bates Masi Architects
Sag Harbor,New York
Jury Comments: Well done 1200sf house/small can be wonderful; carefully organized and studied; use of materials is exceptional.

 
  Automated Trading Desk Tochnology Campus  

Automated Trading Desk Technology Campus, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Commercial/Industrial
Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
(now Helfand Architecture pc and Guggenheimer Architects)
New York
, New York
Design Architect
McKellar & Associates, Inc., Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Executive Architect
Jury Comments: Great siting and place making in the country; many subtle moves to make an environment; great sense of scale.

 
  Binghampton University Appalachian Collegiate Center  

Binghamton University Appalachian Collegiate Center
Binghamton, New York
Institutional
Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects, New York, New York
Design Architect
Bearsch Compeau Knudson Architects & Engineers, P.C.,
Binghamton, New York
Architect of Record
Jury Comments: Sensitive to sun and site: site appropriate; well proportioned and animated main spaces; straightforward design decisions; quiet and strong.

 
  Hydron Midden-Nederland  

Hydron Midden-Nederland
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
Rietveld Architects LLP
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Extraordinary transformation related sound isolation and ventilation of heat gain.

 
  New York Hall of Science  

New York Hall of Science
Queens, New York
Institutional
Polshek Partnership Architects, LLP
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Made existing building and complex significantly better; the plan is well resolved; open/light space.

 
  Rinker Hall-University of Florida  

Rinker Hall-University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Institutional
A Joint Venture
Croxton Collaborative Architects, P.C.,
New York, New York
& Gould Evans Associates, PL, Kansas City, Missouri
Jury Comments: Strong sustainability moves; use of materials to relate to campus and yet also resolve day lighting and specific building operation issues; indoor/outdoor room strategies.

 
  Shelving Rock Residence  

Shelving Rock Residence
Lake George, New York
Residential
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Jury Comments: Excellent fit into landscape; warm development of craftsman tradition.

 
  Swarthmore College Unified Science Center  

Swarthmore College Unified Science Center , Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Institutional
Architects in Association
Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture & Engineering, P.C., Boston, Massachusetts
Helfand Myerberg Guggenheimer Architects
(now Helfand Architecture pc and Guggenheimer Architects)
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Great sense of scale, proportion and material; well detailed; well presented.

 
  Vacheron Constantin Headquarters and Watch Factory  

Vacheron Constantin Headquarters and Watch Factory
Geneva, Switzerland
Commercial/Industrial
Bernard Tschumi Architects
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Powerful image in the countryside; use of wood in the interiors is strong.

 
  Verizon 140 West Street Building Restoration  

Verizon-140 West Street Building Restoration
New York, New York
Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
William F. Collins, AIA Architects LLP
Setauket
, New York
Jury Comments: Extraordinary rebirth after tragedy; loving attention to detail; very respectful to Art Noveau tradition.

 
  Washington State Legislative Building Rehab  

Washington State Legislative Building Rehabilitation
Olympia, Washington
Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, P.C. , Albany, New York
Design Architect
SRG Partnership,
Seattle, Washington
Architect of Record

Jury Comments: Incredible attention to detail; masterful respect for original ideas.

 
  Winrock International Global Headquarters  

Winrock International Global Headquarters
Little Rock, Arkansas
Commercial/Industrial
Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Elegant winged light quality of roof structure; clean vocabulary and resolution of details.

 

Citations for Design


  Armstrong Visitors Center  

Armstrong Visitors Center
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Commercial/Industrial
Audrey Matlock Architect
New York
, New York
Design Architect
Gensler
Washington
, District of Columbia
Architect of Record

Jury Comments: Great sign!

 
  Burr Elementary School  

Burr Elementary School
Fairfield, Connecticut
Institutional
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Simple solution-carved out spaces bring in light and gardens and harmonize the school atmosphere.

 
  Chanel Tower  

Chanel Tower, Ginza Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
Commercial/Industrial
Peter Marino + Associates Architects
New York, New York
Design Architects
Ishimoto Tokyo, Japan
Associate Architects
Jury Comments: Elegant tower among many tower submissions; animation of skin is exceptional, never the same, always changing; very clean and sophisticated- even the logo works on the façade!

 
  Elie Tahari Fashion Design Office and Warehouse  

Elie Tahari Fashion Design Offices and Warehouse
Millburn, New Jersey
Commercial/Industrial
Voorsanger Architects PC
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Wrapped around two courtyards to calm a busy warehouse factory-never far from the outside; unapologetic for factory environment.

 
  Lower Manhattan Penthouse  

Lower Manhattan Penthouse
New York, New York
Mixed Use
Bone/Levine Architects
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Tough materials are appropriate to the landscape it is in; framed views are impressive; careful details and attention to views.

 
  Price Family Holocaust Memorial Garden and Exhibition  

Price Family Holocaust Memorial Garden and Exhibition
Salt Lake City, Utah
Institutional
Wendy Evans Joseph Architecture
New York, New York
Design Architect
Gillies Stransky Brems Smith

Salt Lake City
, Utah
Associate Architect
Jury Comments: Well composed episodes of emotional involvement relating to light/shade, materials with a strong use of water.

 
  Schinderman Residence  

Schinderman Residence
Cody, Wyoming
Residential
Rogers Marvel Architects
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Clean, clear plan; beautiful use of concrete; well scaled spaces.

 
  Weekend Retreat  

Weekend Retreat
East Hampton, New York
Residential
Leroy Street Studio Architecture, P.C.
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Classic modernist plan exploited excellent material choice, attention, scale and composed views.

 

Jurors' Special Recognition


  Keyspan Energy Video Conference Room Prototypes  

KeySpan Energy Video Conference Room Prototypes A & B
Brooklyn & Hicksville, New York
Commercial/Industrial
SPaN-Stonely Pelsinski architects Neukomm LLC
New York, New York

Jury Comments: Experiment with a new spatial paradigm brings the talents of the architect to the virtual world-puts the architect in the lead in a new form of communication.

 
  NY Stock Exchange/Financial District Streetscapes  

New York Stock Exchange/Financial District Streetscapes
New York, New York
Urban Planning
Rogers Marvel Architects, PLLC
New York, New York
Jury Comments: Brings a creative solution to an important issue faced by all cities; brings out to security without emphasizing security aspects, thereby not promoting a climate of fear.