2014 Chicago Student Awards in Architecture Winners Announced


Each year, AIA Chicago convenes a jury to award The Chicago Award in Architecture, a competition of student projects. The project awarded first place is honored with the the Benn-Johnck Award, in the amount of $500.

This year, the Benn-Johnck Award was given to Washington University student Allison Conley for her proposal "Perceived Fragmentation."

"Perceived Fragmentation" aims to activate the St. Louis riverfront through human motion. The project proposes a school of dance and performance art that, through a series of formal and informal performance venues, merges the performance and public realm.

Download the full "Perceived Fragmentation" plan here.

In addition to Conley's honor, "Solar Frame," submitted by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students Mike Zhou and Dustin Roosa, received an honorable mention. "Solar Frame" is an adaptive reuse proposal to bring new life to AT&T's Chicago HQ.

Download the "Solar Frame" plan here.