awards & competitions
exhibitions & lectures
AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS
2011 Finalist, World's Coolest Offices, Inc. Magazine + Architizer
Andrew Davidson & Co. Offices, New York, NY
Forclosed: ReHousing the American Dream, MoMA, New York, NY
Nominated to participate in an exhibition organized by the Museum of Modern Art that addresses environmental and urban crises.
Haiti Housing Collaborative Charrette, Center for Architecture, New York, NY
I-Beam Design's Pallet House is a finalist in this competition organized by the AIANY Chapter’s Global Dialogues Committee to
design new housing prototypes for Haiti.
2010 TypeLife Exhibition, Grade European Center for Culture and Debate, Belgrade, Serbia
Earth Awards Exhibition and Start/IBM Summit for a Sustainable Future, London
Invited to exhibit a full-scale Pallet House in Prince Charles’ Royal Gardens
Swope Museum, “Small Architectures, Big Landscapes” Exhibition
Invited to exhibit the “Green Springs” prototype
Echoing Green Grant- The Pallet House was a semi-finalist for a $100,000 grant
2009 The Benetton Headquarters Competition, ”A Woven Building”, Tehran, IR.
2008 Milan Architecture Triennale, “A House for All” exhibition
Invited to exhibit a full-scale Pallet House in the Triennale Gardens
2007 Winner, Future Furniture Competition sponsored by Interior Design Magazine
Winning Product: Chemical Light Fixture. Jury: Sergio Pelleroni and Cindy Allen
2003 Winner, LEF Foundation Grant to develop and build refugee housing prototypes based on ideas initiated during the
competition for transitional refugee housing organized by Architecture for Humanity in 1999.
2002 Winner, New York State Council on the Arts Grant in the Architecture, Planning and Design Program, to develop and build
refugee housing prototypes based on ideas initiated during the competition for transitional refugee housing organized by Architecture for Humanity in 1999.
2000 Milano 2001, III Millennium, Project for Piazza Duca D’Aosta Competition Entry, Milan
Proposal for a luminous landmark and integrated millennium park in front of Milan's main train station. I-Beam Design in collaboration
with SITE Environmental Design
TKTS2K Ticket Booth, Times Square, New York, NY.
1999 Notable Entry, Transitional Refugee Housing, Architecture for Humanity
Received “Notable Entry” award for project to design affordable transitional housing for the returning Kosovar refugees and
other victims of war and natural disasters.
1996 First Place, Lt. Petrosino Park Design Competition
Received “Winning” project award for the redesign of an existing 7000 square foot park to create a hanging garden connecting the park
with the surrounding neighborhoods. The Pallet House project is widely published and exhibited.
1992 4th Place Award, Thesis Project by Azin Valy, Il Palarch International Competition
Fourth place award in creative use of clay in architecture, Florence, Italy