2011 R+D Awards

2011 R+D Awards

2011 R+D Awards

The fifth annual R+D Awards jury chose 12 winners that exemplify innovation in architectural systems technology.

A completed home in Yucca Valley, Calif., built using the Blue Sky Frame, a light-gauge, pregalvanized steel moment-frame system.

Winner: The Blue Sky Frame

Designers: Blue Sky Frame Systems

China World Trade Center: Glass Fins

Winner: Performative Envelope Lab

Designers: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Winner: Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse

Winner: Solar Enclosure for Water Reuse

Designers: Center for Architecture Science and Ecology

Stormglass closeup.

Winner: Stormglass

Designers: Ply Architecture

Accoya Wood is softwood that is given the properties of tropical hardwood.

Citation: Accoya Wood

Manufacturer: Accsys Technologies

Chamfered PointSix Durastand Flooring solves the problem of swelling in weathered flooring.

Citation: PointSix Durastand Flooring

Manufacturer: Ainsworth Engineered

The LED Handrail System at the Per C waterfront park in Hoboken, N.J.

Citation: LED Handrail System

Designers: James Carpenter Design Associates

The Solar Sandwich roofing system contains a solar thermal system in an otherwise ordinary roofing system.

Citation: Solar Sandwich

Manufacturer: Englert

The Sanicubic Classic is a grinder system that reduces solids in the wastewater system.

Citation: Sanicubic Classic

Manufacturer: Saniflo

Taktl is an ultrahigh-performance concrete formula that uses local materials for a range of applications.

Citation: Taktl

Manufacturer: Taktl


79 & Park 79 & Park

Bjarke Ingels Group

Chicago Horizon Chicago Horizon


Cleveland Park Library Cleveland Park Library

Gilbane, Perkins Eastman

The Rose The Rose

MSR (Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle)

Wooden Box House Wooden Box House

Jorge Mastropietro Architects Atelier

XS House XS House

Jorge Mastropietro Architects Atelier

Dai Show Theater Dai Show Theater

Stufish Entertainment Architects

113 E. Roosevelt 113 E. Roosevelt

Rafael Viñoly Architects

MSU Davis-Harrington Welcome Center MSU Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Dake Wells Architecture

Bahrain Bay Tower Bahrain Bay Tower

Wiel Arets Architects

Len Lye Centre Len Lye Centre

Patterson Associates

Millennial Media Millennial Media

Marks, Thomas Architects

Independence Mall Cafe Independence Mall Cafe

Erdy McHenry Architecture LLC

The Radian The Radian

Erdy McHenry Architecture LLC

New Vancouver Art Gallery New Vancouver Art Gallery

Herzog & de Meuron

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