Out of nearly 200 unbuilt submissions, this year’s jury— comprised of Paul Andersen, J. Frano Violich, and Claire Weisz—selected 10 winners that showcase innovative design from established heavyweights and fresh new perspectives. Though they hail from different regions and explore varied typologies and scales, to a one, these winning projects demonstrate how architects taking thoughtful design risks can yield progressive and unexpected environments.

The Jury:
Paul Andersen, AIA, Independent Architecture, Denver
J. Frano Violich, FAIA, Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Boston
Claire Weisz, FAIA, WXY Architecture + Urban Design, New York

The Winners:

UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios
Culver City, Calif.
Johnston Marklee

DL 1310 Apartments
Mexico City
Young & Ayata with Michan Architecture

The Grocery
Rushville, Neb.
Actual Architecture + FACT

Little Berkeley
Santa Monica, Calif.
Kevin Daly Architects

Chapel of Sound
Chengde, China
Open Architecture

Honorable Mention
Orange County Museum of Art
Costa Mesa, Calif.
Morphosis Architects

Honorable Mention
Office Stack
Huntsville, Ala.

Honorable Mention
Ring of Hope
Paul Preissner Architects

Honorable Mention
House of the Woodland
The Berkshires, Mass.

Honorable Mention
Stump House
Ben Lomond, Calif.
Jon Lott / Para Project

Click here to see more renderings and information about this year's winner in ARCHITECT's Project Gallery.