Gallagher Remodeling wins remodeling awards for Belmont projects

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Belmont-based Gallagher Remodeling was awarded two awards from the Building & Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. 

The prestigious awards were announced at the PRISM Award Gala, held virtually this year in November. Held annually, the PRISM Awards recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of professionals in the home building industry. 

Gold Award: Best Residential Restoration/Remodel

The first award received was for Best Residential Restoration/Remodel (under $250,000) for a project that re-envisioned the kitchen, dining and entryway/mudroom of a 1930s Belmont home.

Originally defined by its small rooms, the home today has an open floor plan that unites the spaces into one large, inviting area that accommodates meal preparation, both casual and formal dining and a hang-out space so the whole family can be close while doing different activities.

Today, the home’s open floor plan includes a combined dining and kitchen area with coffee bar,

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Awards honour the best architecture, interiors and designs of 2020



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 It’s like a catwalk for the construction industry.

The prestigious Dezeen Awards 2020, run by architecture and design website Dezeen and now in its third year, took place in a series of online ceremonies this week. 

The awards identify ‘the world’s best architecture, interiors and design’, as well as the studios, architects and designers producing ‘the most outstanding work’. A jury comprising a ‘panel of international architects, designers and academics’ picked the winners after the contest received 4,300 entries from more than 80 countries.

And the winning projects are simply stunning. 

They include a striking glasshouse, a magical cycle path that winds around the treetops, a capsule hotel that doubles as a library and a bookstore, and a swanky bar that boasts an amber insect collection.

Scroll down to see MailOnline Travel’s pick of some of the incredible winners…

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Dezeen Awards 2020 honour the best architecture, interiors and designs of the year

 It’s like a catwalk for the construction industry.

The prestigious Dezeen Awards 2020, run by architecture and design website Dezeen and now in its third year, took place in a series of online ceremonies this week. 

The awards identify ‘the world’s best architecture, interiors and design’, as well as the studios, architects and designers producing ‘the most outstanding work’. A jury comprising a ‘panel of international architects, designers and academics’ picked the winners after the contest received 4,300 entries from more than 80 countries.

And the winning projects are simply stunning. 

They include a striking glasshouse, a magical cycle path that winds around the treetops, a capsule hotel that doubles as a library and a bookstore, and a swanky bar that boasts an amber insect collection.

Scroll down to see MailOnline Travel’s pick of some of the incredible winners…

BEST ARCHITECTURE PROJECT AND BEST RURAL BUILDING - THE RED ROOF BY TAA DESIGN: Located in Quang Ngai, Vietnam, the Red Roof has been created on the rooftop of a house, which has been transformed with the installation of stepped planters and red plaster and tiles. According to Dezeen, TAA Studio has 'created multi-purpose courtyards and agricultural gardens interwoven into the space from the ground floor to the roof, in keeping with the lifestyle of the local people'

BEST ARCHITECTURE PROJECT AND BEST RURAL BUILDING – THE RED

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Esrawe Studio and Formafatal named interior design studios of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020



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Esrawe Studio has been named studio of the year while Formafatal has won the title of emerging interior designer of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020.

Based in Mexico, Esrawe Studio was selected from a shortlist of five studios, which was determined by our jury of 25 leading figures from the world of interiors.

Czech studio Formafatal beat six other emerging studios to win the award.



a close up of a door: Top: Art Villa in Costa Rica by Formafatal. Photo by BoysPlayNice. Above: Esrawe Studio's interior for Grupo Acra was shortlisted in large workspace interior. Photo by Genevieve Lutkin


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Top: Art Villa in Costa Rica by Formafatal. Photo by BoysPlayNice. Above: Esrawe Studio’s interior for Grupo Acra was shortlisted in large workspace interior. Photo by Genevieve Lutkin

The winning studios were revealed at the Dezeen Awards 2020 interiors show, which was streamed on Dezeen on 24 November.

The architecture winners were announced on 23 November and the design winners will be revealed in tomorrow’s final Dezeen Awards Show from 4 pm to 5 pm GMT.

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The Red Roof by TAA Design named architecture project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020





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The Red Roof by TAA Design has won the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture project of the year. The house in Vietnam “invents a new typology, which addresses issues we face in the world today, where the urban is spilling into the rural,” said judge Sally Mackereth.

Announced at the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show, this private home located in a small Vietnamese village won the prestigious architecture project of the year award, as well as being named rural house of the year.

There were 1,455 entries for the architecture categories at this year’s Dezeen Awards, which is sponsored by Allermuir, V1, LSA, Hem and Grohe. Of these, 64 were shortlisted by our jury of 25 leading figures from the world of architecture.

The winners of the interiors categories will be announced on 24 November and the design winners will be unveiled on 25 November from 4:00pm-5:00pm

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Alison Brooks Architects and Gad Line+ Studio named architecture studios of the year at Dezeen Awards

Alison Brooks Architects has been named studio of the year while Gad Line+ Studio has won the title of emerging architecture studios of the year at Dezeen Awards 2020.

Based in the UK, Alison Brooks Architects was selected from a shortlist of six studios, which was determined by our jury of 25 leading figures from the world of architecture.

Chinese architecture studio Gad Line+ Studio beat four other emerging studios to win the award.

Athena by Alison Brooks Architects in Eddington, Cambridge
Alison Brooks Architects’ projects include Athena, Eddington in Cambridge. Image is by Paul Riddle

The winning studios were revealed at the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show, which was streamed on Dezeen on 23 November.

The interiors and design studio category winners will be revealed on 24 November and 25 November.

Alison Brooks Architects named studio of the year

The architecture jury, which consisted of London-based Sally Mackareth, Mariam Kamara of Studio Masomi, Alexandra Hagen of White

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Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture project category winners revealed

The 12 winning architecture projects for Dezeen Awards 2020 have been revealed. Winners include a Vietnamese house with a vegetable garden on the roof, a primary school in Iran and a boutique hotel in Bali.



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Other winners, unveiled in the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show hosted by LionHeart, include an apartment block in China, a black pavilion filled with glass yams and a public square in Copenhagen with parking for 2,000 bikes.

The Red Roof by TAA Design was named overall architecture project of the year.

The winners were decided by a master jury consisting of London-based Sally Mackereth, Mariam Kamara of Studio Masomi, Alexandra Hagen of White Arkitekter, Penda China’s Sun Dayong and Issa Diabaté of Ivory Coast-based Koffi Diabate Architects.

There were 1,455 entries for the architecture categories at this year’s Dezeen Awards, which is sponsored by Allermuir, V1, LSA, Hem and Grohe .

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Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture category winners revealed in video show today

The winners of the Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture categories will be announced today in a special show hosted by poet and broadcaster LionHeart. Watch the broadcast here at 4:00pm GMT, starting with a special message from  Norman Foster.



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The 20-minute show will reveal the winners of the 12 project categories before naming the winner of the best architecture project of the year.

The winners of the architecture studio of the year and the emerging architecture studio of the year awards will also be named.

We’ll also be announcing the winners live on Twitter:

@dezeenawards

#dezeenawards

Today’s show is the first of three programmes that will reveal all 45 Dezeen Awards 2020 winners. Tomorrow’s show will name the interiors winners, and the design categories will be announced on Wednesday.

Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show running order

4:00pm: Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture show starts

4:04pm: Urban house of

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COD Interior Design Students Earn Top Awards from American Society of Interior Designers’ Illinois Chapter

Glen Ellyn, Ill., Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Three College of DuPage Interior Design students earned three of four 2020 Student Design Excellence Awards presented by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Chosen from nearly 200 student submissions, Emma New won first place and Wendali Clouser won an honorary award in the commercial design category. Kate Scheck won first place in the residential design category. Pictured above is Scheck’s award-winning residential design.

A panel of independent, distinguished interior design professionals from other ASID Chapters throughout the U.S. reviewed the entries based on design creativity, function, solutions appropriate to the design challenges, scale and proportion, color and composition, lighting, materials and patterns.

Scheck’s educational journey at COD started in 2005. Her first place win is an extremely personal accomplishment after overcoming numerous obstacles, she said.

“I have slowly made my way through the Interior Design

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Amid a pandemic that isolates us, Chicago architecture awards recognize designs that build community

Shifting its awards program online for the first time, the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects on Friday will present honors for a wide range of buildings, many of which encourage a sense of community at a time when the coronanavirus pandemic has forced people apart.

Among the winners are a colorful North Side building that combines a public library and public housing, by John Ronan Architects; the headquarters of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; and a renovation that transformed the Chicago Transit Authority’s Garfield elevated station into a gateway for its South Side neighborhood, by EXP.

“This year’s entries represented a return to community-first ideas, spurred by the lessons this tumultuous year has quite uncompromisingly taught,” the awards jury said in a news release, an apparent reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest that followed the killing of George Floyd

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