Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso featured in the latest issue of ARQA Magazine!

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December 10th, 2015 Our beautiful art museum in Boticas was recently profiled in ARQA's " Portugal Internacional" issue, which celebrated international architects who have recently completed projects in Portugal. The 8-page spread on Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso includes photographs, drawings and diagrams that outline the arc of the project from start to finish. Check it out!

Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso featured in the latest issue of ARQA Magazine!2018-07-23T05:26:06+00:00

A lively discussion at the first Chicago Architecture Biennale

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October 17th, 2015 Louise was delighted to participate in a thoughtful discussion about the notion of inclusion in the field of architecture, viewed from an international perspective. Fellow panelists included: Farrokh Derakshani, Director, Ago Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva, Switzerland; Yasmeen Lari, Chair + CE, Heritage Foundation of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan; Juan Moreno, Principal, Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects, Chicago, IL, USA; Brigitte Shim, Principal, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, Toronto, Canada; and Yasmin Vobis, Principal, Ultramoderne, Providence, RI, USA.

A lively discussion at the first Chicago Architecture Biennale2018-07-23T05:26:54+00:00

We are thrilled to be selected for the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program

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October 7th, 2015 We are delighted to have been asked to join the inaugural pool of designers selected for Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program. Walton Family Foundation Home Region Program Director Karen Minkel says "our extensive review process, led by reputable industry professionals, will give our grantees access to high-caliber design that meets the needs of these public-use buildings and enhances Northwest Arkansas' urban fabric." We hope to make a meaningful contribution to the Bentonville Arkansas Community. Click here for details.

We are thrilled to be selected for the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program2018-07-23T05:27:06+00:00

We are proud to be documented in thirty years of emerging voices

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July 7th, 2015 Having been a recipient of the Architectural League Emerging Voice Award, we were delighted to be included in their critical book Thirty Years of Emerging Voices. The book documents "a significant body of realized work that represents the best of its kind and has the potential to shape the future of architecture and landscape design. Thirty Years of Emerging Voices documents and critically assesses the first three decades of the League’s Emerging Voices program." Click here for details.

We are proud to be documented in thirty years of emerging voices2018-07-23T05:27:20+00:00

Lecture at the Plan Magazine Perspective USA 2015

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June 29th, 2015 Speaking to an enlightened group of architects, critics and thought leaders, Louise discussed our architectural approach of "Art + Conscience". She showed a series of local and global projects from all segments of society that shared a commonality of the intersection of inventive aesthetics and community concern. Click here for more information!

Lecture at the Plan Magazine Perspective USA 20152018-07-23T05:27:32+00:00

Thoughtful discussion about our VHW Staff Housing Project at the AIANY Design Awards Jury Symposium

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March 10th, 2015 The Center for Architecture was abuzz last night with perceptive comments about the winners of the 2015 AIANY Design Awards. We are delighted that our project, Village Health Works Staff Housing, was part of the conversation. Click here for list of winners.

Thoughtful discussion about our VHW Staff Housing Project at the AIANY Design Awards Jury Symposium2018-07-23T05:27:43+00:00

Wow! We won two 2014 Annual Design Review Awards

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December 15th, 2014 We are always thrilled to know when our clients enjoy living and working in our projects, but we were particularly touched to know that the general architectural public feels the same way. This year, in 2014, two of our projects, Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso and Village Health Works Staff Housing received Architect Magazine’s Annual Design Review Awards. We are delighted! Click here for list of winners.

Wow! We won two 2014 Annual Design Review Awards2018-07-23T05:27:58+00:00

Louise joins a lively panel discussion about principled design at Art Basel Miami

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December 6th, 2014 Louise was delighted to take part in an enlightening conversation with an esteemed group of Miami-based women architects: Marilys Nepomechie of Florida International University, Carie Penabad of Cure & Penebad, and Lourdes Solera of M.C. Harry and Associates. Members of the audience were quite vocal about their opinions on the role of women in the profession, which led to a lively, interactive conversation, moderated by Caroline James.

Louise joins a lively panel discussion about principled design at Art Basel Miami2018-07-23T05:15:15+00:00

Louise and Architects from around the world discuss issues inclusion in the field

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October 23rd, 2014 Voices From Venice is a series of one-on-one interviews with Caroline James and 5 leading women architects in the field: Caroline Bos of UNStudio, Louise Braverman of Louise Braverman, Architect, Odile Decq of Studio Odile Decq, Yasmin Shariff of Dennis Sharp Architects, and Benedetta Tabliabue of Miralles Tagliabue EMBT. Louise enjoyed participating with her thoughtful peers in this video where women speak candidly about their experiences in the contemporary architecture world. The video is an extension of Caroline James and Arielle Assouline-Lichten's ongoing effort for gender equality in architecture, which began with the petition to recognize Denise Scott Brown’s inclusion in the 1991 Pritzker Prize. Check out the video on Vimeo or in Architizer!

Louise and Architects from around the world discuss issues inclusion in the field2018-07-23T05:15:23+00:00

Excited to present Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso at “New York New Design” Subway Show

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October 6th, 2014 New Yorkers, check out our design for Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso at New York New Design from October 9th – November 2nd at the West 4th Street subway Station! Organized by the AIA New York and the Center for Architecture, the show is a part of Archtober, New York City’s Architecture and Design Month-long festival. The exhibition features projects that offer a snapshot of current practice and the scope and quality of work being done by AIA New York Chapter members across the globe. Click here for more information.

Excited to present Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso at “New York New Design” Subway Show2018-07-23T05:15:37+00:00

Our Portuguese art museum receives a Chicago Athenaeum 2014 American Architecture Award

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October 2nd, 2014 More good news about the Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso! Our design for the art museum in Boticas, Portugal won a 2014 American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design / The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The awards honor the best new significant buildings that influence the current aesthetic direction of today’s architectural work, and we are so proud to have our work selected for this recognition. Click here for a list of winners.

Our Portuguese art museum receives a Chicago Athenaeum 2014 American Architecture Award2018-07-23T05:15:47+00:00

VHW Staff Housing Wins AIA NY State Design of Merit Award

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July 15th, 2014 We are so pleased to win the International Design of Merit Award for our 18-units of off-the-grid housing in rural Kigutu, Burundi. If you happen to be in Saratoga Springs, check out our work displayed among fellow Design Award winners at the AIA New York State Design Conference from October 9-11! Click here for a list of winners.

VHW Staff Housing Wins AIA NY State Design of Merit Award2018-07-23T05:16:13+00:00

Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso wins AIA NY State Design of Excellence Award

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July 15th, 2014 We are thrilled that our sustainable art museum in Boticas, Portugal has won the International Design of Excellence Award, the most prestigious in the International Category. Check out our work displayed among fellow Design Award winners at the AIA New York State Design Conference in Saratoga Springs from October 9-11! Click here for a list of winners.

Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso wins AIA NY State Design of Excellence Award2018-07-23T05:16:24+00:00

Check out our installation of Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso in the “Time Space Existence” exhibition at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

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June 6th, 2014 We are thrilled to return to Venice to display our work in the "Time Space Existence" International Exhibition in Palazzo Bembo. The exhibit, curated by the Global Arts Affairs Foundation, calls for architects to discuss the philosophical concepts of Time, Space and Existence, in reference to Curator Rem Koolhas' premise of Absorbing Modernity: 1914-2014.  Sarah Williams Goldhagen, architecture critic of The New Republic, speaks on an audio loop of her ideas about Situated Modernism, which we feel complements both our design approach and our installation. Our project has been mentioned in multiple publications, including ArchDaily's 100 Architects From 6 Continents Discuss "Time Space Existence" at the 2014 Venice Biennale  and Arch News Now's The Great Compilation: 14th International Exhibition of Architecture de la Biennale di Venezia.

Check out our installation of Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso in the “Time Space Existence” exhibition at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale2018-07-23T05:16:42+00:00

Our housing project in Kigutu, Burundi wins a 2014 AIA / BSA housing design award

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June 3rd, 2014 Images of the project will be on display at the Architecture Boston Expo 2014 in the Design Awards Gallery from October 28-30. All those in Boston, check it out! Also hope to see all of you Bostonians at the BSA Design Awards Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel on January 29, 2015, where the exact level of the awards will be revealed. Click here for a list of winners.

Our housing project in Kigutu, Burundi wins a 2014 AIA / BSA housing design award2018-07-23T05:16:53+00:00

We are busy preparing our model of Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso to ship to the OfficeUS Exhibit at the 2014 Venice Biennale

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May 20th, 2014 Thanks to Medha Singh, from our office team, for spearheading the production of our intricate and lovely models of our project in Boticas, Portugal. Check it out at the US Pavilion in Venice!

We are busy preparing our model of Centro de Artes Nadir Afonso to ship to the OfficeUS Exhibit at the 2014 Venice Biennale2018-07-23T05:17:06+00:00

Village Health Works Staff Housing wins 2014 Architizer A+ Residential Low Rise Special Mention

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May 16th, 2014 We are thrilled that our design for the Village Health Works Staff Housing received a Special Mention 2014 Architizer A+ Award. Louise enjoyed the celebration at the Second Annual Architizer A+Awards Gala at Highline Studios in Chelsea, New York. Click here for a list of winners.

Village Health Works Staff Housing wins 2014 Architizer A+ Residential Low Rise Special Mention2018-07-23T17:43:21+00:00

Louise participated in a delightful round table discussion at Yale

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April 25th, 2014 Louise joined fellow alumni Celia Imrey, Laura Pirie, Robin Osler, Kimberly Brown, Doreen Adengo and Gabrielle Brainard to discuss their goals and experiences in creating their own architecture firms. The lively discussion was followed by a reception on the fourth floor of Yale A&A Building in New Haven.

Louise participated in a delightful round table discussion at Yale2018-07-23T23:38:17+00:00

Louise invited to present the Derfner Judaica Museum at the AIANY “Inside Out/Outside In” in whirlwind Speed Presentation

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April 15th, 2014 In quick-fire 6-minute intervals, Louise joined 9 other New York architects to present our project, the Derfner Judaica Museum, as an example of outstanding interior spaces. The "Inside Out/Outside In" speed presentation, hosted by the AIANY Interiors Committee, focuses on interior projects that operate both internally and externally and contribute to the greater community by connecting to the public realm.

Louise invited to present the Derfner Judaica Museum at the AIANY “Inside Out/Outside In” in whirlwind Speed Presentation2018-07-23T05:17:36+00:00

Louise invited to participate in Women Executives Roundtable

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February 11th, 2014 Louise was delighted to join Women in Housing and Finance Women Executives Roundtable Event in New York City. Seven substantial women from all phases of design, finance, and construction discussed professional issues related to housing with the membership of this esteemed organization. The evening was filled with conversation about thoughtful issues that affect all of us in the profession.

Louise invited to participate in Women Executives Roundtable2018-07-23T05:17:46+00:00
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