The Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW), now in its eighth consecutive year, has reached a newfound level of complexity and interdisciplinary collaboration. Hosted by Buffalo-based manufacturer Boston Valley Terra Cotta, the Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture, and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, the weeklong event offers participating architecture and engineering firms, as well as students, an opportunity to hear from several speakers and to get their hands dirty designing and putting together terra-cotta facades and other architectural elements under the watchful eyes of the specialists.
We all know the complaints: too many architects routinely accept fees for projects they know won't pencil out.
Pickard Chilton’s design of the Devon Energy Center was recently recognized with an Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Award of Excellence. It is one of the twelve winning entries that highlight companies and organizations that implement design to further business strategies. The project was cited for reinforcing the Devon brand and becoming an emblem of OKC’s recent renaissance.
If there is one single building that is emblematic of what might be called the renaissance of Oklahoma City, it is the gleaming new Devon Energy Center by New Haven-based architects Pickard Chilton.
Building high in the Windy City is not a charge to be taken lightly. New Haven based Pickard Chilton has risen to the challenge with this 1.3 million-square-foot, 60-story tower on the north bank of the Chicago River that emphatically states its presence.
Hines and Pickard Chilton have been awarded a 2011 Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Award of Excellence for 300 North LaSalle in Chicago.