Today, the AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) announced twelve winners for the 2016 edition of its annual Education Facility Design Awards program. This year's slew of awards illustrate an emphasis on innovative building technologies and a fundamental connection to surrounding communities.
The jury for the awards was led by Karina Ruiz, AIA, principal at Portland, Ore. and Seattle–based DOWA-IBI Group Architects; Christina Alvarez, CEO of public charter school Delaware Design-Lab High Schools, located across the The First State; Helena L. Jubany, FAIA, at Spokane, Wash–based firm NAC Architecture; Bruce Lindsey, AIA, deane of architecture at Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox School; Zachary Neubauer, student at the University of Portland in Portland, Ore.; and Steve Ziger, AIA, partner of Baltimore, Md.–based Ziger/Snead Architects.
For moreinformation about each winner, click on the project names below.
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