Today two of ikon.5 architects’ recent projects, the Training Research Education Center in Newark, New Jersey, and Lynn Pippenger Hall for the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, received Honorable Mentions from the 2017 Jury of the American Architecture Prize.

The Training Recreation Education Center (TREC) embodies the physical representation of social collectivism in Newark, New Jersey, in a luminous incubator that revitalizes its neighborhood and empowers its citizens by providing them access to the programs and tools they need to succeed. Pippenger Hall is conceived as an athenaeum for business scholars, and takes design inspiration from its Tampa Bay setting and indigenous coral stone, and metaphorically recalls the openings in regional organic coquina in its glass facades.

The mission of the American Architecture Prize, now in its second year, is to advance the appreciation of quality architectural design worldwide. Celebrating creativity and innovation in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design, the AAP accepts entries from architects all around the world.

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