awards & competitions
exhibitions & lectures
AWARDS, EXHIBITIONS AND COMPETITIONS
2010 Type/Life Exhibition, GRAD, The European Center for Culture and Debate, Belgrade, Serbia
Earth Awards Exhibition and Start/IBM Summit for a Sustainable Future, London
Finalist and exhibitor of a full-scale Pallet House in Prince Charles’ Royal Gardens
Building Back Better Communities, Port-au-Prince , Haiti
Finalist in competition to design new housing prototypes for Haiti
Swope Museum, “Small Architectures, Big Landscapes” Exhibition
Invited to exhibit the “Green Springs” prototype
Echoing Green, Phase II Finalist from over 1000 applicants
2009 Benetton Headquarters. A 128,000 sf multistory sustainable design for a commercial, retail,
residential and recreational Complex. Tehran, Iran.
2008 Milan Architecture Triennale, “A House for All” exhibition
Invited to exhibit a full-scale Pallet House in the Triennale Gardens
2007 Future Furniture Competition sponsored by Interior Design Magazine
Winning product: Chemical Light Fixture. Jury: Sergio Pelleroni and Cindy Allen
Living Steel Competition, A sustainable and green design for a Commercial, Residential and
Recreational Complex with 120 residential and 20 commercial units. Manchester, UK.
2004 Shelter and Beyond Exhibition featuring I-Beam Design’s “Pallet House” solution for transitional
refugee housing on display at the Boston Architectural Center, Boston. MA.
2003 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 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.
2000 7th Architecture Biennale, Venice Italy, Theme: LESS AESTHETICS, MORE ETHICS
Projects featured in catalog and on-line exhibit include I-Beam Design’s winning entry for the redesign of Lt. Petrosino Park, New York, NY and, “notable entry” for the design of Transitional Refugee Housing, Kosovo.
I-BEAM DESIGN with SITE Environmental Design
Milano 2001, III Millennium, Project for Piazza Duca D’Aosta Competition Entry, Milan, Italy
Proposal for a luminous landmark and integrated millennium park in front of Milan's main train station.
Exhibited at The Palazzo Marino - Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Secondo, Milan
TKTS2K Ticket Booth, Times Square, New York, NY. Exhibited at The Urban Center, NY
1999 Transitional Refugee Housing, Architecture for Humanity (Competition Entry), Kosovo
Received “Notable Entry” award for project to design affordable transitional housing for the returning Kosovar refugees and other victims of war and natural disaster.
1996 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 project was published innumerous newspapers and magazines including The New York Times and Architecture Magazine and was exhibited at The Storefront for Art and Architecture. New York, N.Y.
1995 AZIN VALY the Kwangju Biennale
Exhibition of a short experimental video, “The Blind Owl”, by Azin Valy at the first Kwangju Biennale, curated by Nam June Paik. Kwangju, Korea
1992 Il Palarch International Competition
Fourth place award in creative use of clay in architecture, Florence, Italy
1995 SUZAN WINES Residuals Project, Steirischer Herbst Arts Festival
Concept Design and Construction of interactive video installation about the dynamic between public and private space in New York City. Sponsored by the Haus der Architektur, Graz, Austria