Celebrating Excellence: The 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Winners Unveiled
The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is proud to announce the exceptional champions of the 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Program. This prestigious initiative shines a spotlight on groundbreaking innovations and accomplishments within the realm of facade design and delivery, with a global showcase that drew over 40 remarkable entries this year.
Honoring the Visionaries
Outstanding New Facade (low-rise)
Google Bay View Campus (Arup)
In the realm of low-rise facades, the Google Bay View Campus, masterminded by Arup, emerges as a beacon of excellence.
Outstanding New Facade (mid-rise)
Schüco One Headquarters (Schüco)
Schüco One Headquarters has claimed the spotlight in the mid-rise category, showcasing their commitment to visionary design.
Outstanding New Facade (high-rise)
Penry Hotel—Manhattan West (SOM)
SOM’s Penry Hotel—Manhattan West reaches towering heights as the winner in the high-rise facade category.
Outstanding Facade Renovation
UC San Diego Humanities & Social Sciences (Architectural Resources Group)
Architectural Resources Group’s transformation of UC San Diego Humanities & Social Sciences earns well-deserved recognition in the facade renovation segment.
Outstanding Facade Innovation
Uber Headquarters (Heintges)
Heintges’ groundbreaking work on the Uber Headquarters captures the spirit of innovation and secures the Outstanding Facade Innovation award.
Outstanding Facade Integration
Harvard Science & Engineering Complex (Behnisch Architekten)
Behnisch Architekten’s vision for the Harvard Science & Engineering Complex excels in seamlessly integrating facade design.
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Replacement (NBBJ)
NBBJ’s vision for the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Replacement in the Unbuilt Facade category showcases their innovative prowess.
Wind-borne Debris Resistance of Facades (Angela Mejorin, University of Western Ontario)
Angela Mejorin of the University of Western Ontario advances facade research with her work on Wind-borne Debris Resistance.
Recognizing Unsung Heroes
In addition to the project accolades, the 2023 Unsung Hero Award is bestowed upon Michael Mulhern of TriPyramid Structures, acknowledging his exceptional contributions.
Saluting Emerging Talent
The 2023 Emerging Professional Award is presented to Andrew Maier of Heintges, a rising star in the world of facade design.
Congratulations to all the winners for their remarkable achievements in pushing the boundaries of facade design and making an indelible mark in the industry. Your dedication and innovation inspire us all.
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