Today the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2017 Committee on Architecture for Education's Education Facility Design Awards. The jury awarded five awards of excellence and seven awards of merit to projects in Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Washington, Oregon, California, Massachusetts, Illinois, and China. The jury was comprised of chair Brian Minnich, AIA, an associate at GWWO Inc./Architects; Alissa Harrington, a training and technology specialist at Johns Hopkins University's School of Education; Jenine Kotob, Assoc. AIA, an architectural designer at Quinn Evans Architects; Philip Poinelli, FAIA, a principal at SMMA; and Brandi Rickels, an associate partner at Lake|Flato Architects.
Award of Excellence
Vassar College Bridge for Laboratory Sciences, Integrated Science Commons in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Kohler Environmental Center in Wallingford, Conn.
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Wenatchee Valley College Music and Art Center in Wenatchee, Wash.
Northwood Elementary School in Mercer Island, Wash.
University of Oregon Allan Price Commons Research Library Remodel/Expansion in Eugene, Ore.
Award of Merit
Bates Technical College Advanced Technology Center in Tacoma, Wash.
Chengdu International School in Chengdu, China
Cherry Crest Elementary School in Bellevue, Wash.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Electrical and Computer Engineering Building in Urbana, Ill.
Visit ARCHITECT's Project Gallery for more information about this year's winners.