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10/26/17

Awards, SOM in the Press

Chicago Tribune Reports on AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards

Source: Chicago Tribune

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In ceremonies at Navy Pier, the AIA conferred 30 awards in five categories. Winning projects were chosen from 275 entries by juries of architects from around the nation...

Receiving a citation of merit, the next-highest form of recognition, were the Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill...

In the divine detail category, an honor award went to a Skidmore-designed demonstration project in Oak Ridge, Tenn. In a news release, the AIA described the project, which is called Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy, as a "3D-printed building … designed to produce and store renewable power and share energy wirelessly with a 3D-printed, natural gas–powered vehicle."

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