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 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

Projects

Reinventing Vilonia Reinventing Vilonia

University of Arkansas Community Design Center -- University of Arkansas School of...

Tofana Tofana

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30 Rockefeller Plaza: 65th Floor, Rainbow Room, Bar SixtyFive 30 Rockefeller Plaza: 65th Floor, Rainbow Room, Bar SixtyFive

Gabellini Sheppard Associates, Montroy Andersen DeMarco

Aspen Art Museum Aspen Art Museum

Shigeru Ban Architects, CCY Architects

Museum of the American Revolution Museum of the American Revolution

Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Grace Farms Grace Farms

SANAA, Handel Architects

Milken Institute School of Public Health Milken Institute School of Public Health

Payette, Ayers Saint Gross

Deskopolitan Deskopolitan

MoreySmith

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Belay MKE Belay MKE

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

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