2014 Award Winners

ACSA is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Architectural Education Award Winners. Each year, ACSA honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service. The award-winning professors inspire and challenge students, contribute to the profession’s knowledge base, and extend their work beyond the borders of academy into practice and the public sector. CONGRATULATIONS to all the award winners!

Click on the images and links below to view each submission and be sure to join the winners in Miami Beach at the ACSA 102nd Annual Meeting where they will receive their awards.

 
The AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education is awarded jointly by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) to an individual, who must be living at the time of nomination, who has spent at least a decade primarily involved in architectural education, and whose primary contribution to architectural education has been on the North American continent.
 
     HARRISON FRAKER
University of California, Berkeley 

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Harrison Fraker, Assoc. AIA, recipient of the 2014 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, has pushed the academic study of energy use in buildings to the forefront of the sustainability movement through decades of research, teaching, and practice.



 
The ACSA/AIAS New Faculty Teaching Award recognizes demonstrated excellence in teaching performance during the formative years of an architectural teaching career.

    SUSANNAH DICKINSON
University of Arizona

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  ALVIN HUANG
University of Southern California

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  SARA GLEE QUEEN
North Carolina State University
 
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The ACSA Diversity Achievement Award recognizes the work of faculty, administrators, or students in creating effective methods and models to achieve greater diversity in curricula, school personnel, and student bodies, specifically to incorporate the participation and contributions of historically under-represented groups or contexts. 

    Project: ARCHITECTURE

ERIN CARRAHER

JÖRG RÜGEMER 
University of Utah




 
The ACSA Faculty Design Award provides a venue for work that advances the reflective nature of practice and teaching by recognizing and encouraging outstanding work in architecture and related environmental design fields as a critical endeavor.

    BLOOM: An Environmentally 
Responsive and Zero-Energy
Surface System


DORIS KIM SUNG

University of Southern California 
   
  Crabill Modern

VINCENT PETRARCA

North Carolina State University /
Tonic Design
     
  Geographies of Trash

RANIA GHOSN
EL HADI JAZAIRY

University of Michigan  
     
  Olfactory Past

JENNIFER BONNER

Georgia Institute of Technology
CHRISTIAN STAYNER
University of Michigan 

 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:

    Chelsea Workspace

ALVIN HUANG

University of Southern California 
     
  Confabulatores Nocturni

BRIAN AMBROZIAK
A. KATHERINE BAMBRICK AMBROZIAK
ANDREW MCLELLAN
University of Tennessee-Knoxville 
     
  Fur-Lined

GAIL PETER BORDEN

University of Southern California 
     
  Infra-Eco-Logi_Urbanism

GEOFFREY THUN

KATHY VELIKOV
University of Michigan 


 
The ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award, Excellence in Housing Education Course or Activity recognizes the importance of good education in housing design to produce architects ready for practice in a wide range of areas and able to be capable leaders and contributors to their communities.


    Designing for People & Place:
Sustainable & Affordable Housing for
the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation


ROBERT PYATT

University of Colorado Boulder 
     
  Elemental Encounters: The Architectural
Detail and Elderly Housing


MICK KENNEDY

University of Michigan 
TONY PATTERSON
     
  Pettaway Neighborhood Main Street
Revitalization Plan


CORY AMOS
JEFFREY ERWIN HUBER
STEPHEN LUONI

University of Arkansas
 
The ACSA Distinguished Professor Award recognizes sustained creative achievement in the advancement of architectural education through teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service.
 
      WILLIAM J. CARPENTER JR
Southern Polytechnic State University

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  BRUCE LINDSEY
Washington University in St. Louis

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    PATRICK RAND
North Carolina State University

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    DAN ROCKHILL
University of Kansas

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    KIM TANZER
University of Virginia

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The ACSA Creative Achievement Award recognizes a specific creative achievement in teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service that advances architectural education.

   
Think Like An Architect! Theatre and Invention in the Architecture Program


TRACEY EVE WINTON
University of Waterloo 
     
  Light Houses: On the Nordic
Common Ground


PETER B. MACKEITH II
Washington University in St. Louis
PHILIP TIDWELL
Aalto University 
     
  NotLY: Not Licensed Yet

KAREN KENSEK
 
DOUGLAS NOBLE
University of Southern California



 

 
The ACSA Collaborative Practice Award honors the best practices in school-based community outreach programs.

    Project: ARCHITECTURE

ERIN CARRAHER
JÖRG RÜGEMER
University of Utah 
     
  PURIFLUME: Play for Policy Change

JOHN FOLAN
URBAN DESIGN BUILD STUDIO
Carnegie Mellon University 
     
  The Six Percent Place

JOHN FOLAN
URBAN DESIGN BUILD STUDIO
city LAB
Carnegie Mellon University 
     
  Urban Prefab Initiative / University of Arkansas

MICHAEL HUGHES 

American University of Sharjah
MARK WISE
KEM Studio 



 
The ACSA Design-Build Award honors the best practices in school-based design-build projects.

    At Full Scale: the devil is in the details

TERRY BOLING
University of Cincinnati 
     
  Nakai Residence

RICK SOMMERFELD

University of Colorado Denver  
     
  Play Perch

LARRY BOWNE
SINÉAD MAC NAMARA
Syracuse University 
     
  Prairie Earth

CHAD KRAUS

University of Kansas 


 

 
These awards are selected as the Journal of Architecture Education (JAE) Best Articles from the all those submitted to the journal in the award year. The JAE has for more than 60 years represented the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture as the flagship publication of this important architectural organization.


    Scholarship of Design:
Prisoners of Ritoque: The Open City and the Ritoque Concentration Camp

ANA MARÍA LEÓN

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
image courtesy of Archivo Histórico José Vial Armstrong, Escuela de Arquitectura y Diseño, PUCV, www.ead.pucv.cl/mundo/archivo.
 
    Design as Scholarship: 
Foldout Drawing: A Projective Drawing for Fabric Forming

KENTARO TSUBAKI

Tulane University 


ACSA would like to thank the awards jurors, board of directors, and JAE editorial board for their work in reviewing, discussing and selecting the above award winners from over 240 submissions. In the coming months, ACSA will publish a digital 2013-2014 Architecture Education Awards Book. + View past winners

TOPAZ JURY
Gregory A. Kessler, Chair, Washington State University
Westin Conahan, AIAS Representative
Donlyn Lyndon, University of California Berkeley
Wendy Ornelas, Kansas State University
Sarah Whiting, Rice University

NFT JURY
Jennifer Taylor, Awards Committee Member / AIAS
Elizabeth Weintraub, New York Institute of Technology / AIAS
David Hinson, Auburn University / ACSA
Jim Bassett, Virginia Tech / ACSA

DA JURY

Jennifer Taylor, Awards Committee Member / AIAS
David Hinson, Auburn University
Scott Ruff, Tulane University

CP JURY
Mo Zell, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
David Hinson, Auburn University
Stephen D. Luoni, University of Arkansas

HDE Jury
Mo Zell, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / ACSA
David Hinson, Auburn University / ACSA
Jamie Blosser, Atkin Olshin Schade Architects / AIA

DP JURY
David Hinson, Auburn University 
Thomas Fowler, California Polytechnic State University 
Frances Bronet, University of Oregon 

CA JURY
Donna Robertson, Illinois Institute of Technology
David Hinson, Auburn University
Maria-Paz Gutierrez, University of California, Berkeley

FD JURY
John Enright, Southern California Institute of Architecture
David Hinson, Auburn University
Amy Kulper, University of Michigan
Sheila Kennedy, Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd.

DB JURY
David Hinson, Auburn University
Donna Robertson, Illinois Institute of Technology
Marie Zawistowski, Virginia Tech

JAE Best Article Award Jury
JAE Editorial Board
ACSA Awards Committee


+ 2013-2014 ACSA Awards Program - View the original "Call for Nominations & Submissions"

 

 

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