Selecting "revolutionary" and "globally influential" work, the American Architecture Awards set the curve for cutting-edge architecture. This year, only 75 projects received an award out of a short-list of 380 projects.
"It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award. This project's continued successes are the result of a highly supportive team dynamic, consisting of the creative energy of the Sasaki/Mecanoo collaboration as well as the extraordinary guidance and vision of the City of Boston in conjunction with the broad-based constituency for this unique building project," said Sasaki Principal Fiske Crowell, FAIA, LEED AP, of the accolade.
This year's selections increasingly focused on restoration, renovation, and adaptive reuse. The Bolling Building's integration of historic facades and new construction, contributing to the cultural and economic redevelopment of its surrounding area, put it at the forefront of this trend.
Sasaki, in collaboration with the Netherlands-based design firm Mecanoo, worked with the City of Boston to design a municipal office building in Dudley Square. Located in the heart of Roxbury, Dudley...