HDR Wins Four 2018 AIA Central States Awards

The following HDR project teams won American Institute of Architects Central States design excellence awards on Oct. 12 in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

Omaha Conservatory of Music, Omaha, Nebraska: Merit Award, Adaptive Reuse
This adaptive reuse project transformed a former local temple into a 40,000-square-foot facility offering teaching studios, a café and lounge, a recital hall and a performance venue with 200 fixed seats.

New Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas: Citation Award, Large Commercial
The design of the $1.27 billion, 862-bed full-service acute care replacement hospital is directly related to its connection to the city’s urban fabric.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, Illinois: Merit Award, Large Commercial
The top rehabilitation destination for adults and children with the most severe, complex conditions, this 1.2 million-square-foot facility is the first-ever “translational” research hospital in which clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together in the same space.

Alley [Re]think, Omaha, Nebraska: Citation Award, Urban Design Unbuilt
A pilot project for the National Parks Service-Healthy People Healthy Parks Initiative, Alley [Re]think seeks to bring active and healthy outdoor spaces to inner-city neighborhoods throughout the country through the revitalization of abandoned alleys.

The Central States Design Awards program recognizes, celebrates and strives to increase public awareness of the outstanding work of architects in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

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