Zahner-engineered and fabricated project architect is honored with the International Architect Award.
The Taubman Museum of Art announced today that the institution’s building, designed by Los Angeles architect Randall Stout, has been awarded a 2009 International Architect Award, co-presented by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The new facility will celebrate its one year anniversary in November.
The Chicago Athenaeum announced 97 new distinguished projects and urban schemes selected in this year’s prestigious International Architecture Awards program for 2009. A record numbers of entries were submitted this year, and it is the widest geographic distribution of buildings worldwide.
The International Architecture Awards highlights some of the world’s foremost architectural solutions for the designs of new skyscrapers, corporate buildings, institutions, arts facilities, airports, private homes, industrial structures, and urban planning projects around the world.
The International Architecture Awards is the only Global Awards Program in architecture of its kind, which was conceived and presented by the Museum and in partnership with The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies to give an important overview of design and architecture on a world scale.
The Awards Program draws important public and professional focus for the celebration and recognition of the most important key buildings produced in this decade, underscoring the highest level of imagination and inspiration of the “best of the best” architectural minds practicing design today.