AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Recognizes Projects With Education Facility Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is recognizing ten projects with its Education Facility Design Awards for state-of-the-art designs of schools and learning centers.

The jury selected eight facilities for its Awards of Excellence and two projects for its Awards of Merit.

In order to be eligible for the Awards of Excellence, the architect must demonstrate exemplary practice and the design must meet a host of criteria, including enhancing learning in classrooms; balancing function with aesthetics; establishing a connection with the environment; being respectful of the surrounding community; demonstrating planning in the design process; and integrating sustainability in a holistic fashion. Awards of Excellence were bestowed upon the following:

Projects selected for the Awards of Merit are recognized for being of quality. This year’s recipients:

  • Arlington Elementary School; Tacoma, Washington, Mahlum
  • Ballet Memphis, Memphis, archimania

The CAE honored each of the recipients at its Building Community Through Education Conference in Baltimore.

View complete details for each awarded project.

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