This year's jury selected 11 winners—ranging from sustainable housing to steam-bending and rubber sinks—based on a combination of performance, aesthetics, and progressive thinking.
Designed by two New York architecture firms, the compact R-House offers a prototype for low-energy housing that’s also affordable and adaptable.
In the world of green, worth is usually measured in acronyms—VOCs, IAQ, FSC, etc. Minarc's rubber sink, however, has a pedigree so pure, no acronyms are necessary.
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, known for net-zero and positive-energy designs, is helping its hometown of Chicago meet carbon-reduction goals.
It’s hard to get simpler in conception and execution than Green-Zip Tape, a substitute for the joint-compound tape that's been used between gypsum board panels since the 1930s.
When the only public-access rowing club on the Charles River required a new facility, Anmahian Winton Architects saw a chance to update the vocabulary of local rowing structures.
Street security is omnipresent in urban centers. Finding existing options for New York's financial district lacking, Rogers Marvel Architects developed the Turntable Vehicle Barrier.
Carney Logan Burke Architects
Hyunjoon Yoo Architects
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)
The Practice of Everyday Design
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects
Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers
Brooks + Scarpa
Iu + Bibliowicz Architects
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Studio Gang Architects
IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects