AIA New England People’s Choice 2015 Awards
For the People’s Choice Awards, the public serves as jury, and everyone participates in the selection process. This award program provides an opportunity for the public to vote on which architectural projects are of most appeal in a range of categories.
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Your favorite house to LIVE.
363 House, Portland, ME
John Gordon Architect, Bucksport, ME
Description: A new, small, LEED Platinum, near net-zero house.
Your favorite space to STUDY.
Bancroft Elementary School, Andover, MA
SMMA | Symmes Maini McKee & Associates, Cambridge, MA
Description: 99,000 sf new construction, completed in 2014, grades K-5, 680 students, designed to meet LEED-NC Silver.
Your favorite space to WORK.
North American Headquarters Building, EF Education First, Cambridge, MA
Wilson Architects, Boston, MA / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Göteborg, Sweden
Description: The 300,000 GSF North American Headquarters building for EF Education First, an international education company, is sited to take advantage of 360-degree views of Greater Boston. The open plan design encourages increased interaction, collaboration, and innovation among employees while also providing spaces for quiet focus, reflection, and retreat.
Your favorite place to PLAY.
Greenwich Pool House, Greenwich, CT
Douglas VanderHorn Architects, Greenwich, CT
Description: Nestled between the tennis court and swimming pool, this pavilion accommodates a Greenwich family’s desire for gracious outdoor entertaining.The symmetrical brick arcaded structure encloses a comfortable seating and dining area serviced by a professional grill and gas oven.
Your favorite place that creates a sense of PEACEFULNESS.
Lake House, Fairfield, CT
Emilia Ferri Architecture + Design, Greenwich CT / Port Chester, NY
Description: A modern single family residence uniquely position on a busy thoroughfare yet nestled in a serene setting with direct lake access. The jewel of the home is the northeast corner where a sequence of floor to ceiling windows allow for panoramic lake vistas and unobstructed sight lines to mature trees and lush vegetation.