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12 Projects Announced as Winners of 2016 AIA Education Facility Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)'s Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has announced the winners of the 2016 CAE Education Facility Design Awards, which honor educational facilities that ?serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn, furthering the client?s mission, goals, and educational program, while demonstrating excellence in architectural design.?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)'s Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has announced the winners of the 2016 CAE Education Facility Design Awards, which honor educational facilities that ?serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn, furthering the client?s mission, goals, and educational program, while demonstrating excellence in architectural design.?This year's theme was ?Visioning and Re-Visioning," which focused on "the ways in which pedagogical innovation and cutting-edge design impact and influence each other." The AIA also notes that education facility design may now be more important than ever, as recent studies have indicated that a positive learning environment can affect a child?s academic progress over a year by as much as 25%.Find out which projects received awards, after the break.Award of Excellence: Henderson-Hopkins School; Baltimore, Maryland / Rogers Partners

Award of Excellence: Henderson-Hopkins School; Baltimore, Maryland / Rogers Partners. Image © Albert Vecerka-Esto

Associate Architect: Architects+Urban DesignersA 125,000-square-foot, K-8 partnership school and early childhood center is a progressive learning environment for children and a laboratory for the next generation of educators. The school is a cluster of ?containers for learning? inspired by East Baltimore?s row houses, stoops, and social civic spaces. Through its intentionally porous, safe, urban plan, and the craftsmanship of light, materiality and performance, its design respects history and supports the future of education and of its neighborhood.
Award of Excellence: Henderson-Hopkins School; Baltimore, Maryland / Rogers Partners. Image © Albert Vecerka-Esto

Award of Excellence: Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School; Washington, DC / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Award of Excellence: Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School; Washington, DC / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture. Image © Anice Hoachlander

Mundo Verde is a bilingual, sustainability-focused public charter that consists of two buildings: the renewed and refined historic school and a new Pre-K annex.  Within the older building, breakout nooks and cubbies are carved from the generous corridors and abandoned ventilation chases. New windows provide natural light to the building core. As in the Annex, high ceilings and grand window expanses are supported by highly coordinated building system integration.  The Pre-K annex facade is designed to be deferential to the historic school. A third floor learning terr...
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