2006 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards

A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: Morimoto NYC
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A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: Morimoto NYC

, the namesake restaurant of celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto, the focus is... More

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A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: Higgins Hall Central Wing

Designed by Steven Holl Architects to reunite the two wings of Pratt Institute's School of Architecture left standing after a devastating fire in 1996, Higgins Hall's new central addition infuses modern character into the school's historic aesthetic and landmark status. More

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A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: FLEXsystems

A creative-thinking developer and industrious design team have proven that the mundane can be beautiful with FLEXsystems, a self-storage facility in a blighted neighborhood of Topeka, Kansas. More

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A|L Design Awards, Outstanding Achievement: Detroit Athletic Club

With downtown Detroit experiencing a rebirth, owing to the construction of two new athletic facilities (Tigers Park for baseball and Ford Field for football) and the city's hosting of Major League Baseball's 2005 All-Star Game and the 2006 Super Bowl, the Detroit Athletic Club called on SmithGroup to highlight its Beaux Arts-style building's architectural and historical importance-literally. More

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A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: White Noise | White Light

In preparing to host the 2004 Summer Games, Athens extended its imaging campaign beyond athletics to include culture and architecture with a program called 'Catch the Light: Routes through Athens.' More

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A|L Design Awards, Outstanding Achievement: Hotel Puerta America

Touted as one of the 'it' projects of 2005, owing to its exorbitant price tag and cadre of 19 notable designers, the 342-room, 12-story Hotel Puerta America on the outskirts of Madrid simultaneously enthralls and confuses. More

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2006 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards

The eight projects that won the Third Annual A|L Light & Architecture Design Awards made an impression on this year?s jury. The premiated schemes also made an impression on the editorial staff: three of the projects (White Noise|White Light, Higgins Hall, and Hotel Puerta America) have already graced the pages of previous issues of A|L. More

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A|L Design Awards, Commendable Achievement: Carlton Hotel Lobby

When New York's Carlton Hotel (originally built in 1904 as the Seville Hotel) underwent extensive renovations in 2001, a new identity was created, as well as a new look. More

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