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Faculty and Alumni Sweep "Design Pittsburgh" Competition

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School of Architecture's Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) won two of fourteen awards in the recent Design Pittsburgh competition hosted by the American Institute of Architecture (AIA)'s Pittsburgh chapter—and School of Architecture faculty and alumni joined them as honorees, as well. Urban Design Build Studio's NavADAPT LAB, a laboratory for development of kitchens designed especially for disabled veterans, received the competition's Design + Innovation Award of Excellence, while Urban DesignBuild Studio's Floriated Interpretation retail space received an Architecture Certificate of Merit.

Designs by School of Architecture faculty and alumni took honors, as well:

Regional + Urban Design Certificates of Merit
Centre Avenue Corridor Redevelopment & Design Plan
Adjunct Professor Christine Mondor, Ashley Cox (MUD 2016), and Anna Rosenblum (B.Arch 2013), with evolveEA

The Discovery of Bay 4
Daniel Tse (B.Arch 2007), with Rothschild Doyno Collaborative

Architecture Certificates of Merit
High Meadow at Fallingwater
Adjunct faculty Kent Suhrbier, with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Forbes Hospital Elevator Tower and Emergency Department Addition
Robert Bailey (B.Arch 1983) and Roger Hartung (B.Arch 1986), with IKM Incorporated

Interior Architecture Honor Award
Building 37
Adjunct faculty Matthew Huber (B.Arch 2011), with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Historic Preservation Award of Excellence
21c Museum Hotel Lexington
Brent Houck (B.Arch 2007), with Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel

The annual Design Awards competition is open to all AIA members and firms whose principal(s) are members of AIA Pittsburgh, or any member of any AIA chapter nationwide who has a project in the 11-county area represented by AIA Pittsburgh.

See the full list of Design Awards winners.