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Adjunct Professor Andrew Metter received a 2010 AIA Institute Honor Award for Serta International Center. In fall 2010, the building received a Divine Detail Honor Award in the 2010 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards. Photo: Andrew Metter. Firm: Epstein.
Mies van der Rohe Visiting Professor Werner Sobek. Fully glazed four-story building that is completely recyclable. The house produces no emissions and is self-sufficient in terms of heating energy requirements. Because of its assembly by means of mortise-and-tenon joints and bolted joints, not only can it be easily assembled and dismantled, but it is also completely recyclable. Copyright Roland Halbe, Stuttgart/Germany.
Adjunct Professor Carol Ross Barney of Ross Barney Architects won the 2010 AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Honor Award for "Chicago Main Branch Riverwalk." Photo: Kate Joyce, Hedrich Blessing Photographers.
In the 2010 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards, Thesis Director and Associate Professor Dirk Denison received an Interior Architecture Citation of Merit for Terzo Piano, a restaurant in the new Renzo Piano-designed Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. Firm: Dirk Denison Architects. Photo: Michelle Litvin.
Associate Professor John Ronan designed a 42,000-square-foot charter school, Gary Comer College Prep, in Chicago's impoverished Grand Crossing neighborhood. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin hailed the building's exterior, made of perforated stainless steel with blocks of shiny chartreuse paneling, as "ruggedly handsome." 1 of 2
Associate Professor John Ronan, Gary Comer College Prep. The school building's perforated exterior allows natural light to shine through into the classrooms lining the outer walls. Skylights and glass interior walls continue the bright, open feel. Kamin says the new school, where classes began in August 2010, serves as "a beacon of optimism" for residents of Grand Crossing. 2 of 2
Peter L. Osler, Director of the Program in Landscape Architecture, designed the Meredith Whalen Memorial Seat at the University of Michigan.
The roof of the Changi Airport Terminal 3 by Adjunct Prof. Ross Wimer (SOM) is a 22-acre field of louvers that allow the terminal to be illuminated by daylight.
Studio Assoc. Prof. Martin Felsen and his firm, UrbanLab, won The History Channel’s City of the Future with their winning entry that envisioned Chicago evolving into a model city for “growing clean water.”
Associate Professor Robert Krawczyk's digital art, "Ringing Wave"
Associate Professor John Ronan, AIA. Gary Comer Youth Center in Chicago's Grand Crossing neighborhood. Ronan won an AIA Institute National Honor Award in April 2009 for the building.
Adjunct Professor Frederick Phillips received a "Distinguished Building" Citation of Merit from AIA Chicago for his Lakeside Greenhouse and Garden. AIA judges praised the design for its "clarity, simplicity and logic."