AIA honors exceptional designs with its COTE Top Ten Awards

Submitted by mtinder@aia.org on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:46
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Complete details for each project are available\non "],[0,[1],1,"AIA\u2019s website"],[0,[],0,"."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"COTE bestows the award\nannually on 10 design projects that have expertly integrated design excellence\nwith cutting-edge performance in ten key areas. The COTE Top Ten winning\nprojects illustrate the solutions architects provide for the health and welfare\nof our communities and planet."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In order to be\neligible, project submissions are required to demonstrate alignment with COTE\u2019s\nrigorous criteria, 10 measures that include social, economic, and ecological\nvalues. The five-member jury evaluates each project submission based on the effectiveness\nof their holistic design solution and metrics associated with the 10 measures.\nThis year\u2019s COTE Top Ten Awards recipients are as follows:"]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"Austin Central Library, Austin, Texas | "],[0,[2],1,"Lake|Flato Architects"],[0,[],0," + "],[0,[3],1,"Shepley Bulfinch"],[0,[],0," Joint Venture"]],[[0,[],0,"U.S. Land Port of Entry,\nColumbus, New Mexico | "],[0,[4],1,"Richter Architects"]],[[0,[],0,"Etsy Headquarters, New\nYork | "],[0,[5],1,"Gensler"]],[[0,[],0,"Ford Foundation Center\nfor Social Justice, New York | "],[0,[5],1,"Gensler"]],[[0,[],0,"John W. 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This year\u0027s recipient is:"]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"Environmental Nature\nCenter and Preschool, Newport Beach, California | "],[0,[11],1,"LPA,\nInc."],[0,[],0,"\n\n"]]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Visit "],[0,[12],1,"AIA\u2019s website"],[0,[],0," for more information on the COTE Top Ten Awards\nprogram. \n\n"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In conjunction with\nCOTE, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) has selected\nthe COTE Top Ten for Students, honoring exceptional student design projects\nshowcasing innovation in sustainability. \nView the winning designs on "],[0,[13],1,"ACSA\u2019s website"],[0,[],0,"."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cThe students being\nhonored should be commended for their work and design intelligence. They\nprovide great hope that future architects will have the skills and solutions to\nmake our world better by integrating beautiful design with equitable climate\naction for human and ecological health,\u201d said Julie Hiromoto, AIA, chair of\nCOTE. \u201cThe COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how necessary and valuable innovative\ndesign solutions are for healthy built environments.\u201d\n"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\nSince committing to "],[0,[14],1,"environmental stewardship"],[0,[],0," last year, architects\nhave made notable progress in the climate action fight. Visit "],[0,[15],1,"AIA\u2019s website"],[0,[],0," to learn more about all the climate action progress\nbeing made, including our first Climate Action Plan. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[16],1,"About AIA"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded\nin 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and\nsustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. 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