Our friends at PAR — or Platform for Architecture + Research — were announced as the 2014 recipient of the Presidential Emerging Practice Award from the AIA Los Angeles. In a constantly evolving setting like the City of Angels, the award is the highest honor that the AIA|LA Presidential Board presents to an emerging architecture firm in recognition of consistently creating innovative work. It also highlights individuals who take leadership roles in advancing the architectural profession.
An evening awards ceremony will take place at the Million Dollar Theatre & Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles on October 29, 2014.
Full list of AIA|LA 2014 Presidential Board Honorees
"Platform for Architecture + Research is committed to advancing the art and science of architecture. Our practice is grounded in architecture's potential to enhance everyday life and develop socially responsible solutions to complex real-world problems. Established as a platform for exchange within a global context, our research-based approach is fundamentally integrative: mixing analysis, spatial exploration, and pragmatic performance in an effort to realize project aspirations." -- PAR mission statement.
Have a look at some of their work below.
All images courtesy of PAR.
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