The 2013 R+D Awards

First Award Winner: Morphfaux

First Award Winner: Morphfaux

Eschewing the flatness of conventional building walls, Archolab is revitalizing the centuries-old craft of plasterwork with help from—what else?—a robot.

Winner: Num Num Flatware

Winner: Num Num Flatware

Design and planning firm NADAAA tackled a problem that hungered for a solution: Create a collection of utensils that looks good and performs even better.

Winner: Green Roof Vegetation Study

Winner: Green Roof Vegetation Study

KieranTimberlake dares to investigate the condition of vegetative roofs years after they’re exposed to the real world.

Winner: EcoMod

Winner: EcoMod

The University of Virginia is redefining the notion of high-performance, modular housing, beginning in the neighborhoods that need it most.

Winner: Wireless Sensor Network

Winner: Wireless Sensor Network

The basic steps to improving building performance—add insulation, update windows, etc.—are obvious, but KieranTimberlake wanted to prove that they work.

Winner: Electroform(alism)

Winner: Electroform(alism)

With computer-derived geometries and a love for craft, Akoaki found new architectural applications for a 19th-century technique.

Winner: AEC-Apps

Winner: AEC-Apps

Now, more than ever before, innovation in architecture is happening in the digital world, as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Case Design’s new network demonstrates.

Winner: Artaic Innovative Mosaic

Winner: Artaic Innovative Mosaic

The beauty of a mosaic mural was only enhanced by the inherent understanding of the painstaking effort behind its creation. That is, until Artaic came along.

Projects

Potato Head Hong Kong Potato Head Hong Kong

Sou Fujimoto Architects

Modo Yoga NYC Modo Yoga NYC

DXA Studio

Finsbury Leisure Centre Finsbury Leisure Centre

Pollard Thomas Edwards

Blue Current DC Blue Current DC

CallisonRTKL

Clover House Clover House

MAD Architects

House MM House MM

OHLAB

52 Cubic 52 Cubic

JOSEP + Atelier Haumer

Utsikten Viewpoint Utsikten Viewpoint

Code Arkitektur

House P House P

Gangoly & Kristiner

K-House K-House

Office OU

H3 House H3 House

Luciano Kruk

Beus Center for Law and Society Beus Center for Law and Society

Ennead Architects, Jones Studio

Linear Cabin Linear Cabin

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Cloud Pavilion Cloud Pavilion

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

The Grove at Grand Bay The Grove at Grand Bay

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Tamalpais Residence Tamalpais Residence

Zack | De Vito Architecture

The Innovation Curve The Innovation Curve

Form4 Architecture

York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal

De Matos Ryan

One Family Under a Wireless Roof One Family Under a Wireless Roof

HARA Design Institute

MGM National Harbor MGM National Harbor

HKS Architects, SmithGroup JJR

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