ARCHMARATHON: Special Prize for Sustainability

The Chicago McDonald’s Flagship receives a Special Prize for Sustainability at Archmarathon 2020 in Miami, Florida.

“The 2020 edition of ARCHMARATHON Awards Miami has just ended. The event took place at the Moore Elastika Building in Miami from February 27th to the 29th, 2020, focusing on architectural studios active in the USA, Canada, Central and South America.

The 48 design studios – selected by a prestigious international jury composed by Luca Molinari (President), Elena Manferdini, Antonio Asquino, and Claudio Silvestrin – were invited to present their projects to a broad audience of architects, developers, and designers from all over the world.

For one week the Design District became the center of the architectural world, hosting in-store events, presentations, workshops, cocktail parties, master classes, architecture and design exhibitions, connecting architects, retailers, interior design companies, and consumers with the most relevant information an innovative concepts of this industry.”

Jury Notes:
The McDonald’s Chicago flagship by Ross Barney architects is a gold standard example of a project which satisfies all recognized criteria for safeguarding both the physical and human environment. Its use of sustainable designs and products as well as its focus on human health and overall community purpose and well-being make it stand out as a model social undertaking.

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