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Dongwoo Yim (MAUD ’08) and PRAUD Win Honorable Mention

Dongwoo Yim (MAUD '08) of PRAUD (Progressive Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design) received an honorable mention for their design, the Greenhouse Transformer in the Harlem Edge/Cultivating Connections competition. The competition called for redevelopment designs of the decommissioned Department of Sanitation marine transfer station located in the Hudson River at 135th Street.

Mar 7, 2012

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Michael Murphy (MArch ’11) and Alan Ricks (MArch ’10) of MASS Design Group named 2012 Contract Designers of the Year

Contract named Michael Murphy (MArch '11) and Alan Ricks (MArch '10) of MASS Design Group as the 2012 Designer of the Year. With design and healthcare projects in Rwanda and Haiti, MASS thinks big and executes. And it is on a trajectory to continue designing for dignity, to improve people’s lives through design, and to be a primary example for how designers can rethink their role in a world of increasingly global impact. A full report from Contract, including a number of MASS Design Group's projects and a glimpse into their philosophy in video is featured on their website.

Mar 4, 2012

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Wang Shu Awarded the 2012 Pritzker Prize

Wang Shu is the first architect in China to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and at 48, the fourth youngest. The architect is celebrated for his commitment to China’s history in a time of rapid development, integrating salvaged materials in experimental modern forms.

Feb 27, 2012

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Howeler+Yoon designed BSA Space opens

Eric Howeler of Howeler+Yoon Architecture has recently completed the new BSA Space at the Atlantic Wharf in Boston. A striking green "cloud" ceiling and dropped stair invites visitors to the meeting space and 6,000sf exhibition space dedicated to architecture and design. 

Feb 27, 2012

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Restoration of Charles River Esplanade for the Century

Esplanade 2020, a visionary plan published by The Esplanade Association, outlines the conservation of the Charles River Esplanade at the park’s 100th anniversary. The project aims to transform Boston’s waterside park into a world-leading urban public space. 

Feb 27, 2012

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John Hong (MArch ’96) and Jinhee Park (MArch ’02) of SsD Win Emerging Voices Award

Jon Hong (MArch '96) and Jinhee Park (MArch '02) of SsD recently received the Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices Award. Emerging Voices spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism.  

Feb 26, 2012

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Sculpture by Nathan King (DDes ’13) and Herbert Dreiseitl (LF ’11) Unveiled at Ann Arbor Municipal Center

A collaboration between Nathan King (DDes '13) and Herbert Dreiseitl (LF '11) yields a permanent sculptural installation at the newly constructed Ann Arbor Municipal Center. The sculpture, designed by Herbert Dreiseitl, consists of a vertical cast bronze element and a horizontal waterway that together carry water through the site. Nathan King has also been invited to give several lectures and collaborate on curriculum development for emerging programs in Design Research and robotic fabrication technologies.

Feb 23, 2012

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