More than 500 submissions were evaluated by a panel of experts in the architecture world. Winners will be honored at the AIA 2014 national Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago in June.
From a home built into the side of a rock to a welcome center with a living roof, these buildings are a sight to behold.
The campus for the Centre for International Governance and Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario consists of two three-story connected buildings made up of locally-sourced limestone, brick, wood, and glass. (KPMB Architects)
As plants from the garden extend down and over the roof of the building, the design of the Visitor Center at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden helps patrons transition from the street to nature. (WEISS/MANFREDI)
With this project, an unremarkable gymnasium from the 1950s was converted into a meeting house and arts center for the Sidwell Friends School, a Quaker-affiliated school in Washington, D.C. (KieranTimberlake)
New facilities for the Savannah College of Art and Design integrate the ruins of America’s only surviving pre-Civil War railroad station, preserving them within a modern concrete building. (Sottile & Sottile in association with Dawson Architects)
Originally built in 1912 in the Beaux Arts style, the north wing of the three-story, block-long Public Library in downtown St. Louis was renovated to make it more accessible to the public. (Cannon Design)