FTI Announces the 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Winners

The Facade Tectonics Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Program. This program seeks to recognize unprecedented innovation and achievements in the field of facade design and delivery. Over 40 entries were received this year from around the world.

The Winners are:

Outstanding New Facade (low-rise)

Google Bay View Campus (Arup)

Outstanding New Façade (mid-rise)

Schüco One Headquarters (Schüco)

Outstanding New Façade (high-rise)

Penry Hotel—Manhattan West (SOM)

Outstanding Façade Renovation

UC San Diego Humanities & Social Sciences (Architectural Resources Group - Moore Ruble Yudell)

Outstanding Façade Innovation

Uber Headquarters (Heintges)

Outstanding Façade Integration

Harvard Science & Engineering Complex (Behnisch Architekten)

Unbuilt Façade

UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Replacement (NBBJ)

Façade Research

Wind-borne Debris Resistance of Facades (Angela Mejorin, University of Western Ontario)

In addition to the project awards, the 2023 Unsung Hero Award was presented to Michael Mulhern of TriPyramid Structures and the Emerging Professional Award was given to Andrew Maier of Heintges.

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The Façade Tectonics Institute in a non-profit member-based organization that that got its start in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate transformative change in the built environment toward common goals of resilience and sustainability. For more information on the Institute, visit our website, www.facadetectonics.org.

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