Citation of Merit
- Division: Residential
- Location: Chicago, IL
- Architect: G. Goldberg + Associates
- Client: Geoffrey Goldberg and Lynne Remington
- General contractor: Cerwe Construction
- Consultants: Stearn Joglekar (Consulting Engineer); Crosstree Studios (Metal Fabrication);
This ribbon of steel staircase floats upward through the home with no apparent effort, folds upon itself at landings, and punctuates the open plan of the residence. Each step seems to disappear on one side into the frosted glass panel, combining with the cascade of light through the open risers to create a sense of weightlessness. "It's a beautifully crafted thing," said jurors. "Great craftsmanship."