Category Archives: Awards

Tiny library gets tons of attention

This tiny timber library was one of the 10 winners of the 2017 Ontario Association of Architects Awards, announced last week.  Located in Newmarket, Ontario, this is Story Pod by Atelier Kastelic Buffey Inc.  This 2.4-meter wide pod is a … Continue reading

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Hazel Wolf K-8 School – Where ‘biophilic’ design bonds children with nature

Hazel Wolf K-8 School is DJC Building of the Year for 2016 and a beautiful example of how natural elements like living walls and rain gardens can be integrated into school spaces.  Check out this great article by Laura Kazmierczak … Continue reading

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Minimalist photos of beautiful buildings

Check out the winners of the Minimalist Architecture Mission 2017 photography contest!  The Minimalist Architecture Mission, organized by blog We And The Color and photography resource EyeEm, received 45,000 submissions from photographers around the world. After looking through all of … Continue reading

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The ‘shimmering veil’ of San Antonio

Check out the before and after photos of the San Antonio Tobin Center for the Performing Arts!  The Tobin Center won a 2016 Global Award for Excellence from Urban Land Institute.  Seattle-based LMN Architects was the design architect and Marmon … Continue reading

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Franklin Pierce Schools, Mukilteo School District named Seahawks’ week one Champions of Sustainability

McKinstry has announced its full line-up of Seahawks Champions of Sustainability for the 2016 season, including week one honorees Franklin Pierce Schools and the Mukilteo School District. Representatives from both districts were honored during the Sept. 11 Seahawks game at … Continue reading

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