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A look at the AIA’s newly honored buildings

By Business Insider | January 19, 2014 10:00AM

 The American Institute of Architects has chosen the 26 recipients of the 2014 Institute Honor Awards, which recognizes excellence in architectureinterior architecture, and urban design

More than 500 submissions were evaluated by a panel of experts in the architecture world. Winners will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago in June.

Here is a look at some of the winners.

The campus for the Centre for International Governance and Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario consists of two three-story connected buildings made up of locally-sourced limestone, brick, wood, and glass. (KPMB Architects)

As plants from the garden extend down and over the roof of the building, the design of the Visitor Center at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden helps patrons transition from the street to nature. (WEISS/MANFREDI)

With this project, an unremarkable gymnasium from the 1950s was converted into a meeting house and arts center for the Sidwell Friends School, a Quaker-affiliated school in Washington, D.C. (KieranTimberlake)

New facilities for the Savannah College of Art and Design integrate the ruins of America’s only surviving pre-Civil War railroad station, preserving them within a modern concrete building. (Sottile & Sottile in association with Dawson Architects)

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  • Unlearner

    The Brooklyn Botanic Garden mostly eliminated its science program in oder to pay for that building, so I should hope it’s good.