2021 COTE® Top Ten Awards
Setting the standard in design excellence
The 2021 COTE® Top Ten program is in it's 25th year and highlights projects that meet the AIA Committee on the Environment's rigorous criteria for social, economic, and ecological value. The COTE® Top Ten Plus designation denotes projects with exemplary performance data and post occupancy lessons.
Arizona State University Hayden Library Reinvention
A fantastic example of how to elevate an existing building and beautifully integrate it into the larger context.
Another way of doing the new urbanist plan that uses strategies appropriate for its place.
Lafayette College Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center
A smart example of how to introduce the modern into more historical campuses.
A rarity in restraint, this project showcases maturity about decisions being made for adaptive reuse.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MIT.nano
A project that boasts an ephemeral quality achieved on an other otherwise challenging typology.
Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus
A private campus that goes beyond their own employees of who would benefit.
Rainier Beach Clinic
A clinic the lends dignity to its patients through beautiful and meaningful design.
Ryerson University Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex
A precisely executed project that's become a new landmark of the city and resolute at every scale.
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
Campus buiding that hit everything and checks every box from equity to performance.
University of Washington, Life Sciences Building
Impressive and innovative campus building that generates a strong first impression, from performance to exterior.
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