Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology Receives 2019 AIANY Design Award
Scott Henson Architect is proud to announce that the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology was honored by the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter (AIANY) with a 2019 Merit Design Award.
As the preservation architect, Scott Henson Architect worked closely with Studio Joseph on the renovation of the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology, an 8,500 square foot building at the center of the University of Pennsylvania’s historic campus.
Scott Henson Architect focused on the restoration and stabilization of the building’s 1910 facade to support a contemporary addition. The vision for the project was to create a space that could be an incubator of sorts for the technology students but while also upholding business formality.
The glass addition, designed by Studio Joseph, blends modern and historic elements expressed through the glass and black paneling to provide a secure, yet open element to the architecture, giving the entire building the ability to enjoy the garden courtyards below. Meanwhile, on the North side of the building, Scott Henson Architect’s restoration of the Academic Gothic façade holds the building to its more traditional roots and blends in with the fabric of neighboring historic buildings on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
The building has received LEED Gold Certification for the sustainability standards that were built in during the renovation. LEED Certification, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used system for green building rating in the world. LEED provides companies with the structure to create highly efficient, healthy, and cost-saving buildings. LEED certification is globally recognized as a symbol of sustainability achievement. Buildings pursuing LEED Certification earn points across multiple categories, based on the number of points achieved, a building then receives one of four certification levels: Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum.
Scott Henson Architecture is a leader in historic renovation and restoration, as well as building with sustainability in mind. To find out more, contact Scott Henson Architect today.Read more...
Scott Henson Architect Nominated as Finalist in Architizer A+Awards for Architecture +Preservation Category
The Knickerbocker Telephone Company Building has been selected as a Finalist in the Architizer A+Awards for the Architecture +Preservation category.
As a Finalist, our work is amongst a handful in the world for that category, and is competing for the two most sought-after awards: The Architizer A+ Jury Award and the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award.
Here is the best part! YOU, the public, chooses who wins the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award. Public voting is open from July 10th to July 20th.
All Finalists and Special Mentions can be viewed on the finalists page at awards.architizer.com/finalists.
The Jury Winners and Popular Choice Winners will be announced on July 30th. In the meantime, help us spread the word!Read more...