2013 design awards


Heather Wilson 
AIA Utah 


Friday November 8, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM MST

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357 W 200 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Join AIA Utah as we celebrate the 2013 Design awards for Excellence in Architecture!
Join AIA Utah as we celebrate the 2013 Design awards for Excellence in Architecture! As always,we recognize projects that celebrate the client, and the architect, making significant impacts on the built environment. Good design makes a difference - and we will celebrate the best that Utah has to offer in 2013! Join us for food, fun, and honors. Cost: $60. 
The evening will begin at 7:00pm with heavy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments as you meet and greet with colleagues and honorees for this year's Chapter Achievement awards, and design award recipients.

Guests will be treated to the awards presentation, including honor and merit awards, the COTE award, the AIA Utah urban Design Award, and the Committee for Architecture in Education (CAE) Award. Jury Chair Mark Anderson, FAIA, will join us for the evening.
2013 Design Award Jurors

 Mark S. T. Anderson, FAIA (JURY CHAIR)
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Principal, Anderson Anderson Architecture, San Francisco

Mark Anderson has broad experience in building design and construction, as an architect, builder and educator. In partnership with his brother, Peter Anderson, he has designed and constructed numerous building projects in the United States and Asia and has also directed construction technology research projects, exhibitions and public art installations in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is a founding partner of Bay Pacific Construction, and has built extensively as a general contractor in California, Washington State and in Japan.

His work has received many competition prizes and design awards, including three Progressive Architecture Honor Awards; national honors from the American Institute of Architects, The Boston Society of Architects, The American Wood Council; The Emerging Architects honor from the New York Society of Architects; and particular recognition for design work in service to society and the environment, from such groups as the Danish Royal Index Awards, Copenhagen; The Zumtobel Awards, Zurich; and The Holcim Awards, Zurich.

His drawings, design models, installations and prototypes have been widely exhibited, including at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, The Los Angeles Museum of Art and Design, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Panama City Museum of Art, and The Danish Design Museum.  His work has appeared frequently in books and professional publications in the United States, Asia and Europe—including in the journals Architecture, and Architectural Record (New York), PLAN (Milan), Deutsche BauZeitung (Berlin), Architecture Review (London), and L’Industrie delle Costruzioni (Rome). A monograph on his work, Anderson Anderson: Architecture and Construction, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2001. A book on his design and construction technology work, Prefab Prototypes; Site-Specific Design for Off-Site Fabrication, was published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2007, and nominated for a Royal Institute of British Architects Book Award. An issue focus, fifty-page retrospective and critical review on his design work was published by Taiwan Architect, May 2009. Mark is an appointed member of the United States Federal Commission for Excellence in Art and Architecture, an architecture faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. 


Alice Kimm
Alice Kimm
Director of Undergraduate Architecture
Associate Professor of Practice in Architecture
Principal, John Frie
dman Alice Kimm Architects

Master of Architecture, Harvard University, 1990Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Cornell University, 1986

Alice Kimm is a partner in the Los Angeles firm John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK). A former Fulbright Scholar, she has held the position of director of undergraduate architecture since 2010. Designed for urban and cultural literacy, JFAK’s work spans public schools, university research and activity centers, commercial ventures, houses, and housing.  It has been recognized for its technological, material, and sustainable intelligence, as well as for its spatial fluidity, quality of light, and social significance. The firm’s Los Angeles Design Center, an adaptive reuse project located in South Los Angeles that was a catalyst for urban revitalization, received an AIA Institute Honor Award and the Rudy Bruner Silver Medal for Urban Excellence. The firm recently completed its second project for the California Institute of Technology—the LEED-Platinum Resnick Institute for Sustainability and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis—and will break ground shortly on its La Kretz Innovation Campus for the City of Los Angeles’ new Cleantech Corridor.  With these projects, JFAK continues to incorporate developing technologies, drawing upon the expertise of its clients and collaborators to realize a fully integrated, performative, and artful design intelligence.  Kimm and her partner were named Emerging Voices by The Architectural League of New York in 2004. In 2010, Kimm was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.


Christof Jantzen
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Christof Jantzen, AIA, is the principal of Studio Jantzen in Los Angeles. Building on his former background as a founding Partner of Behnisch Architekten in the US, Mr. Jantzen brings more than 17 years of experience to every phase of design and construction along with an excellent understanding of creating sustainable buildings and navigating multiple stakeholders. Mr. Jantzen designed and oversaw the construction of some of the world’s most distinctive, ecologically sensitive buildings, including the Genzyme Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which achieved LEED Platinum. Genzyme has been honored with many awards including the AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project Award and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association Award. Mr. Jantzen has collaborated with prestigious technical universities, including Harvard University, the Illinois Institute of Technology, the Delft University of Technology, and Yale University.

Mr. Jantzen gained his Diplom Ingenieur from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, and his Master of Architecture (MArch.) at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). After working for noted architects such as Frank Gehry and Richard Meier, Mr. Jantzen joined Behnisch & Partner in Stuttgart in 1995. In 1999, he returned to Los Angeles to begin the firm’s North American practice. A passionate guest professor and lecturer, Mr. Jantzen has taught design at University of Stuttgart, SCI-Arc, Cal Poly Pomona, the University of Southern California, and lectured widely at universities such as MIT, the University of Auburn’s Rural Design Studio in Alabama, and Cornell University. Since 2009 he has served as the I-Cares (International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability) Professor of Practice at Washington University in St. Louis. Jantzen's designs with Behnisch Architekten has been featured in many national and international publications including Architecture, Architektur.Aktuell, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, , A+U, A+T, Domus, Bauwelt,and Contract.