USGBC National Capital Region announced the recipients of the 2015 Awards of Excellence during the organization’s thirteenth annual A Midsummer Night’s Green event. Six awards were given to LEED projects in the National Capital Region that exemplify green building practices and principles, including the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University.
Since 1989, the Brick Industry Association has sponsored one of the country’s most prestigious architectural award programs – the Brick in Architecture Awards. Ayers Saint Gross’ Maryland House Travel Plaza won “Best in Class for Commercial Buildings” for 2015.
Chula Vista wants a four-year university and they’re looking to Mexico to find one. “It took years, but we’ve assembled the land,” Chula Vista city manager Gary Halbert said. Maryland–based architectural firm Ayers Saint Gross was hired for a series of workshops on the development plans for the university and an “innovation park.”
A plan to build a new library, increase arts and cultural activities and provide more retail options in Southwest has secured the support of the D.C. Council. Council members yesterday approved a resolution backing the Southwest Neighborhood Plan, which is intended to serve as a guide for development in the area.
This is the fourth consecutive year that Architectural Record has released its annual Top 300 Architecture Firms list, which ranks companies based solely on architectural earnings from the prior year. Ayers Saint Gross is ranked 120.
The University of Delaware’s Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Laboratory (ISE-Lab) won the prestigious AIA Technologies in Architectural Practice (TAP) Innovation Award – an award that highlights “best of breed” case studies from the profession in the harnessing of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology and processes to further design, construction, and project excellence.
The surge in development in University City is showing no signs of slowing down, especially now that Wexford Science + Technology has unvieled plans to help the University City Science Center expand into a massive live-work neighborhood anchored by office and lab space, at least 300 (and potentially up to 600) apartments, plenty of retail and restaurants, new walkable streets and even a public square designed to give the 14-acre campus a sense of place.
Adam Gross is a principal at Ayers Saint Gross (ASG) Architects and Planners. ASG is a 160-person architectural firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Washington and Phoenix, Arizona. ASG’s roots extend over one hundred years to 1912 and the birth of forebear firm Sill, Buckler & Fenhagen.
Adam Gross is a principal at Ayers Saint Gross, a 160-person architectural firm. The ASG team emphasizes critical and analytical discourse around topics such as education and sustainability.
The Top Design Firms list, published annually, ranks the largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. Ayers Saint Gross’ Arizona office was ranked 49th in the Southwest Region!