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American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The prestigious COTE® Top Ten is the architecture industry’s best-known award program for sustainable design excellence.
Read more about the 2020 COTE® Top Ten award
American Institute of Architects Chicago (AIA Chicago)
The Keller Center's transformational design integrates policy-inspired solutions to better connect with the community, place policy on display and serve as an exemplar in sustainable design.
Read more about the Distinguished Building Award — Honor Award
The universal design creates an inclusive environment at all spaces with custom designed millwork and furniture elements. Natural materials of steel, copper, stone and wood are celebrated throughout providing warmth to the white-washed concrete structure.
Read more about the Interior Architecture Award — Honor Award
A monumental stair promotes active design guidelines and extends the warmth of the forum up through the atrium.
Read more about the Small Project Award, Object — Citation of Merit (Monumental Stair)
The annual awards program, now in its 27th year, honors exceptional historic preservation projects and the people saving important places in Illinois.
Read more about the 2020 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Adaptive Use
Urban Land Institute
"The Keller Center is a deserving recipient of the ULI Vision Award for its revitalizing transformation of a historic building
into a vibrant center for learning and engagement. The harmonization of history, technology, and sustainability yields a
committed resistance to climate change and environmental degradation."
- Urban Land Institute
Read more about the Vision Award: Excellence in Environmentally Sensitive Design and Community Engagement
The Architect's Newspaper (AN) 2019 Best of Design Awards
"This resurgence in architects doing interiors, both residential and commercial, seems to mirror what we see in the field: Simpler, less colorful interiors that put more emphasis on materiality than on playful shapes, as in the past."
- The Architect's Newspaper
Read more about the Building Renovation — Civic Winner award
Building Design + Construction (BD+C)
"Extreme sustainability was the chief goal for the reconstruction of Edward Durrell Stone’s Kellogg Center for Continuing Education at the University of Chicago."
- Building Design + Construction
Read more about the 2019 Reconstruction Award – Silver Award