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12/10/15

Awards, SOM in the Press

The Architect's Newspaper Names Chinatown Branch Library as Building of the Year: Midwest

Source: The Architect's Newspaper

For AN’s third annual design awards, seven jurors gathered in New York to review nearly 500 projects submitted by architects and designers.

The jury included Amale Andraos, dean of Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; Nicholas Koster, project manager at Snøhetta; Chee Perlman, editor and curator of Chee Company; Ana Garcia Puyol, computational designer at Thornton Tomasetti; Ali Tayar; founder of Parallel Design Partnership, Terence Riley, founding partner at Keenan/Riley, and Mimi Zeiger, AN’s west coast editor...

Building of the Year Winner

Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch
Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Wight & Company

“The Chicago Public Library Chinatown Branch is relevant to the community and has great architectural execution—by far the best in the category.” —Nick Koster, Snøhetta

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