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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.

World Architecture News Shortlist

World Architecture News Shortlist

The Railyard Park and McDonald’s Global Flagship at Walt Disney World are shortlisted for the 2021 World Architecture News Awards in the Urban Landscape and Commercial categories respectively.

View the entire shortlist at wanawards.com.

International Architecture Award 2021

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.

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CODAawards Top 100

The O’hare International Airport Multi-modal Terminal is a finalist in the Collaboration of Design + Art awards. The artwork was curated by Theater Gates and features three site specific installations by Rob Ley, James Carpenter, and Nick Cave.

Read more at codaworx.com.

Female Frontier Awards

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

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McDonald's Flagship receives LEED Platinum Certification

The McDonald’s Corporation and Ross Barney Architects announced that the McDonald’s Chicago Flagship received LEED Platinum Certification, the high­est lev­el of achieve­ment from the glob­al­ly rec­og­nized program.

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Architizer A+ Firm Award

Ross Barney Architects has been honored as one of the best practices in North America. Architizer announced it’s A+ Firm Award with the studio being named a finalist alongside Michael Green Architecture, Rangr Studio, Ikon.5 Architects, Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects, and Diamond Schmitt Architects.

Read more at architizer.com

Award season

Award Season

Congratulations to our clients and collaborators on a series of awards from AIA Chicago, the Chicago Athenaeum, and Architect’s Newspaper.

Lincoln Park Zoo Visitor Center - American Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum
McDonald's Global Flagship at Walt Disney World
- Distinguished Building Citation of Merit, AIA Chicago
Railyard Park
- Best of Design Unbuilt Landscape, The Architect's Newspaper

Cheers to these exciting civic spaces!

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Modern Steel Construction: Merit Award

The Belmont Gateway receives a Merit Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction in the Sculptures / Art Installations / Non-building Structures category.

Read more in the May 2020 issue of Modern Steel Construction.

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ARCHMARATHON: Special Prize for Sustainability

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

Jure 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."

View more winners at archmarathon.com.

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Architect Magazine – “Architect 50″

Ross Barney Architects named to the 2019 Architect 50 Design List.

In the latest installment of Architect Magazine’s annual ranking, 182 firms were assessed in three categories (business, sustainability, and design). Those scores were then added together to create the overall ranking.

See the full list at architectmagazine.com.

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