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.
Morphosis Architects, Albert Kahn Associates
Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Bracket Design Studio
Zaha Hadid Architects
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Gensler
MDSzerbaty+Associates Architecture LLC
Arata Isozaki & Associates, Andrea Maffei Architects
Foster + Partners
Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini Architects
Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill