2020 R+D Awards

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Award: Zippered Wood Twists the Standard 2x4 to Craft New Forms

Researchers at the University of British Columbia's HiLo Lab, University of... More

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Award: Walking Assembly Is Poetry and Structure in Motion

Matter Design and cement producer CEMEX converted their shared fascination with "... More

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Award: InVert Self-Shading Windows Flip Energy Efficiency On Its Head

TBM Designs, co-founded by thermobimetal innovator Doris Sung, is tucking a... More

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Award: Empathic Design Process Aims to Identify Successful Environments Through Data

A bike trip across the Netherlands inspired lead engineer Mike Sewell and Gresham... More

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Award: ADUniverse, an App to Increase Housing Access

University of Washington associate professor Rick Mohler and the city of Seattle... More

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Award: Pathfinder, an App to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Landscape Design

Designed and developed by CMG Landscape Architecture, the mobile app enables... More

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Award: Stereoform Slab's Optimized Structure Reduces Embodied Concrete

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill developed an undulating "smart band beam" to support a... More

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14th Annual R+D Awards

From 90 submissions, the jury picked seven entries that are scalable,... More

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