2013 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture
More about the 2013 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture Recipients.
The addition and renovation of Marcel Breuer’s Abby Church complex blend seamlessly with the original 1950s structures. The project addressed the monastic community’s desire for a more open and accessible church and included renovation of the existing Chapter House, creation of a new sanctuary, and the addition a new two-level lobby.Read more
The fundamental design objective for this project was to create an environment of collaboration in a space that engages the surrounding urban core. The space is organized around a central wall lined with cork panels and designed for critiques, display, and spontaneous collaboration.Read more
- Olson Kundig Architects
Former-band-manager-turned-winemaker Charles Smith wanted a tasting room and office space that matched his rock-and-roll style. The conversion of an auto-electric building retained its gritty aesthetic and resulted in a highly flexible space that can be transformed from a tasting room to a drive-through.Read more
The 5,500-square-foot penthouse apartment, located in a new high-rise in the Midwest, includes four bedrooms and a custom-designed playroom. The clients are collectors of contemporary Asian art, and the display of their collection played a central part in the development of the spaces.Read more
The design of this interior work space, for a technology company that transmits highly sensitive information over the Internet, had to convey the company’s strong virtual presence through an equally powerful physical environment. This objective was achieved, in short, with the unique play of light and careful sculpting of passageways that connect the open work spaces.Read more
At its core, the design of this new workplace for a billboard advertising company’s corporate headquarters is informed by some fairly basic tenets: People like variety; they need places to congregate; casual interaction fosters teamwork and creativity; natural light is a good thing; a little visual excitement can’t hurt.Read more
- Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.
The primary challenge of reusing an abandoned Walmart building was to create a highly functional, flexible library of 124,500 square feet on a single level. This area is equivalent to nearly two and a half football fields, making the new library the largest single-story library in the United States.Read more
- LMN Architects
The new Foster School of Business converts the school’s existing collection of outdated facilities—through new construction and renovation—into a cohesive education complex that embodies its educational focus of leadership development, strategic thinking, and collaboration. The project includes two new, interconnected buildings and renovation of the subterranean library.Read more
Relocating the Kansas City Ballet (KCB) involved preservation and adaptive reuse of the 52,000-square-foot historic Power House at Kansas City’s Union Station, a former coal-burning plant completed in 1914. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2004, the building sat abandoned from the 1970s until 2006.Read more