Ross Barney Architects Receives Cooper Hewitt's National Design Award
The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced that Ross Barney Architects received the prestigious 2021 National Design Award for Architecture and Interior Design. The honor acknowledges the studio’s forty-year commitment to design excellence, community, and the environment. Read more.
Chicago Prize Competition Jury
Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA to serve on the 2021 Chicago Architecture Center and Chicago Architectural Club Chicago Prize Competition Jury. The competition seeks to give new life to the James R. Thompson Center while preserving its original architecture.
Fellow jurors include Thomas Heatherwick, Bonne McDonald, Mikyoung Kim, Peter D. Cook, Philip Castillo, and Michelle T. Boone. Learn more at chicagoarchitecturalclub.org.
International Architecture Award
The Lincoln Park Zoo Visitor Center was recently honored with the International Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Congratulations to our clients and collaborators!
See other winners at chi-athenaeum.org.
The Architect's Newspaper - "Just the Ticket"
“Many designers would find an active railway an impediment to the creation of a new five-acre park. The Arkansas & Missouri railroad train tracks run through downtown Rogers, Arkansas, were a local trademark worth venerating, not obscuring.
Read more from Editor Matt Hickman at archpaper.com.
World Changing Idea
Fast Company names the McDonald’s Global Flagship at Walt Disney World a 2021 World Changing Idea finalist.
"Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards have honored the businesses and organizations driving change in the world...This singular project is an ambitious first step in addressing the climate crisis through expressive architecture and forward-looking technology."
Congratulations to the project team! Read more at fastcompany.com
Female Frontier Awards
Congratulations to Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA for being named an inaugural winner of World Architecture News' Female Frontier Awards - Contribution to Architecture.
"With a career that spans nearly 50 years, Carol has made significant contributions to the built environment, the profession, and architectural education. From the early days in the United States Peace Corps planning National Parks in Costa Rica to recent collaborations with City Governments, Carol has relentlessly advocated that excellent design is a right, not a privilege."
Read more at wanfemalefrontierawards.com