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  • 2013 R+D Awards First Award Winner: Morphfaux

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  • 2013 R+D Awards Winner: AEC-Apps

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  • The 2013 R+D Awards

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  • The 2012 R+D Awards

    This year's research and development awards celebrated pragmatic solutions to real problems that architects face.