The Chicago Athenaeum BACK TO HOMEPAGE > Sign up for e-news


Global Design + Urbanish XVI|by Christian Narkiewicz-Laine

For over a decade, The International Architecture Awards, organized by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, remain the United States' most comprehensive public program that promotes the best new design worldwide. The International Architecture Awards re ect the changing state of global architecture and reveal emerging new design directions by today’s foremost practitioners.

For 2016, featured works include new new skyscrapers, corporate of ces and headquarters, commercial high-rise towers, apartments, mid-rise housing, museums, cultural institutions, performing arts centers, libraries, colleges and schools, auditoriums, affordable housing, religious structures, private residence, memorials, art galleries, sports facilities, court houses, hospitals, aboretums, transportation centers, visitor centers, restorations and renovations, interiors, bridges, plazas and boulevards, city planning, parks, and landscape architecture in 40 countries

The International Architecture Awards are the largest and most extensive global architecture awards program in the world, honoring new skyscrapers, commercial buildings, urban plans, private residences, and real estate projects that achieve a high standard of excellence in design, construction, planning, and sustainability and promote the best practice in all types of real estate development for the private and public sectors, including new skyscrapers, high rises, corporate and institutional buildings, commercial projects, bridges, airports, city planning, restorations and adaptive reuse, community projects, religious and civic buildings, and iinteriors.

“The selected new buildings and urban planning projects in this year’s edition of The International Architecture Awards demonstrate a new and growing sensitivity to true human-based design and a sympathetic approach to sustainability and the environment,” states Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum. 

ISBN 0-935119-55-8
Soft Cover, Perfect Bound. 240 pages
Price per Individual Copy: €50.00

Plus Shipping and Handling

The Chicago Athenaeum | 601 South Prospect Street
Galena, Illinois 61036, USA | Tel: 815/777-4444 | Fax: 815/777-2471