The team at Galbraith Carnahan Architects (GCA) took first place in the recent 2015 AIA Milwaukee Emerging Professionals Design Competition. Using ARCHICAD, architect, Nick Carnahan, and intern architects Brandon Reinke and John Annis seized the opportunity to display their skills by submitting a design titled The Oneida. Using ARCHICAD 18 and the built-in rendering engine powered by CineRender, the design shows off a more modern look, using materials that play off the old and new components.
ARCHICAD firm OFA received three AIA Florida/Caribbean Design awards – set to be given during this years AIA Florida Convention at the Boca Raton Resort and Club on August 1. The awards recognize excellence in architecture, elevate public consciousness of good design, and those owners, designers, and contractors whose work enriches the built environment.
“Graphisoft’s delta technology is already in a class by itself…” so begins the stellar review of ArchiCAD 18 by Architosh as the publication announces Best of Show Awards for the AIA National Convention in Chicago during June of 2014
This story describes how architects at KUBE took on the challenge of transforming a traditional Washington DC row house into a space filled with openness and light. narrow, dark building with almost no natural light, into
a modern light-filled space
The Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded a single government grant totaling $682,000 which paid for the construction of four public libraries. One of the last Carnegie libraries built in the United States using that grant is the Mount Pleasant Library in Washington, DC. The Mount Pleasant Library was originally built in 1925, and was recently renovated and expanded by DC-based architecture/design firm CORE using ArchiCAD.
The Mount Pleasant Library was recognized for design excellence by the DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects with an Honor Award, Unbuilt Category 2009 and the American Institute of Architects DC Chapter, Merit Award for Historic Resources, 2013.
In addition, the Library is seeking LEED Certification for environmentally-friendly design.
The AIA Chicago Small Projects Awards have been announced and ArchiCAD firm, Wrap Architecture has won an award for its “Safe House” design. The city-wide competition that celebrates small-scale work and emerging firms is now in its fourth year. Recently thirteen projects out of a field of 96 entries were recognized at a ceremony held at Architectural Artifacts.