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Pittsburgh: Past, Present, Future
Design Pittsburgh 2016 is looking at the past, present, and future of Pittsburgh and good design. Here are some of the award-winning projects that recognize buildings that have stood the test of time, that are redefining what design looks like today, and imagining what it could look like moving forward.
PAST: Schenley High School by MacLachlan, Cornelius, & Filoni, Inc., on behalf of their founder Edward Stotz - Timeless Award, 2009.
PAST: Chatham Village by IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2011. Photography by IKM Incorporated and Natale Cozzolongo.
PAST: Board of Public Education by Ingham and Boyd, predecessor to IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2014. Photography by IKM Incorporated.
PRESENT: Meadowcroft Rockshelter by Pfaffmann + Associates PC - Silver Medal, 2008. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.
PRESENT: Three PNC Plaza by Genzler & Astorino - Architecture Certificate of Merit, 2011. Photography by Bruce Damonte.
PRESENT: Gateway Station by Light/Motion Collaborative - Silver Medal, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.
PRESENT: PNC Legacy Project by EDGE studio - Architecture Honor Award, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.
PRESENT: Graduate School of Public Health by Renaissance 3 Architects, P.C. and Wilson Architects - Architecture Honor Award, 2014. Photography by Anton Grassel of Esto Photographics.
FUTURE: Center for Sustainable Landscapes by The Design Alliance Architects - Green Design Citation, 2013. Photography by The Design Alliance Architects.
FUTURE: Energy Innovation Center by DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design - Sustainable Design Award of Excellence, 2015. Photography by Jim Schafer Location Photography.
FUTURE: Boat House/River Pavilion by EDGE studio - Design & Innovation Award of Excellence, 2010.

Design Pittsburgh 2016 is looking at the past, present, and future of Pittsburgh and good design. Here are some of the award-winning projects that recognize buildings that have stood the test of time, that are redefining what design looks like today, and imagining what it could look like moving forward.

Design Pittsburgh 2016 is looking at the past, present, and future of Pittsburgh and good design. Here are some of the award-winning projects that recognize buildings that have stood the test of time, that are redefining what design looks like today, and imagining what it could look like moving forward.

Design Pittsburgh 2016 is looking at the past, present, and future of Pittsburgh and good design. Here are some of the award-winning projects that recognize buildings that have stood the test of time, that are redefining what design looks like today, and imagining what it could look like moving forward.

PAST: Schenley High School by MacLachlan, Cornelius, & Filoni, Inc., on behalf of their founder Edward Stotz - Timeless Award, 2009.

PAST: Schenley High School by MacLachlan, Cornelius, & Filoni, Inc., on behalf of their founder Edward Stotz - Timeless Award, 2009.

PAST: Schenley High School by MacLachlan, Cornelius, & Filoni, Inc., on behalf of their founder Edward Stotz - Timeless Award, 2009.

PAST: Chatham Village by IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2011. Photography by IKM Incorporated and Natale Cozzolongo.

PAST: Chatham Village by IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2011. Photography by IKM Incorporated and Natale Cozzolongo.

PAST: Chatham Village by IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2011. Photography by IKM Incorporated and Natale Cozzolongo.

PAST: Board of Public Education by Ingham and Boyd, predecessor to IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2014. Photography by IKM Incorporated.

PAST: Board of Public Education by Ingham and Boyd, predecessor to IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2014. Photography by IKM Incorporated.

PAST: Board of Public Education by Ingham and Boyd, predecessor to IKM Incorporated - Timeless Award, 2014. Photography by IKM Incorporated.

PRESENT: Meadowcroft Rockshelter by Pfaffmann + Associates PC - Silver Medal, 2008. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Meadowcroft Rockshelter by Pfaffmann + Associates PC - Silver Medal, 2008. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Meadowcroft Rockshelter by Pfaffmann + Associates PC - Silver Medal, 2008. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Three PNC Plaza by Genzler & Astorino - Architecture Certificate of Merit, 2011. Photography by Bruce Damonte.

PRESENT: Three PNC Plaza by Genzler & Astorino - Architecture Certificate of Merit, 2011. Photography by Bruce Damonte.

PRESENT: Three PNC Plaza by Genzler & Astorino - Architecture Certificate of Merit, 2011. Photography by Bruce Damonte.

PRESENT: Gateway Station by Light/Motion Collaborative - Silver Medal, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Gateway Station by Light/Motion Collaborative - Silver Medal, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Gateway Station by Light/Motion Collaborative - Silver Medal, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: PNC Legacy Project by EDGE studio - Architecture Honor Award, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: PNC Legacy Project by EDGE studio - Architecture Honor Award, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: PNC Legacy Project by EDGE studio - Architecture Honor Award, 2012. Photography by Massery Photography, Inc.

PRESENT: Graduate School of Public Health by Renaissance 3 Architects, P.C. and Wilson Architects - Architecture Honor Award, 2014. Photography by Anton Grassel of Esto Photographics.

PRESENT: Graduate School of Public Health by Renaissance 3 Architects, P.C. and Wilson Architects - Architecture Honor Award, 2014. Photography by Anton Grassel of Esto Photographics.

PRESENT: Graduate School of Public Health by Renaissance 3 Architects, P.C. and Wilson Architects - Architecture Honor Award, 2014. Photography by Anton Grassel of Esto Photographics.

FUTURE: Center for Sustainable Landscapes by The Design Alliance Architects - Green Design Citation, 2013. Photography by The Design Alliance Architects.

FUTURE: Center for Sustainable Landscapes by The Design Alliance Architects - Green Design Citation, 2013. Photography by The Design Alliance Architects.

FUTURE: Center for Sustainable Landscapes by The Design Alliance Architects - Green Design Citation, 2013. Photography by The Design Alliance Architects.

FUTURE: Energy Innovation Center by DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design - Sustainable Design Award of Excellence, 2015. Photography by Jim Schafer Location Photography.

FUTURE: Energy Innovation Center by DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design - Sustainable Design Award of Excellence, 2015. Photography by Jim Schafer Location Photography.

FUTURE: Energy Innovation Center by DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design - Sustainable Design Award of Excellence, 2015. Photography by Jim Schafer Location Photography.

FUTURE: Boat House/River Pavilion by EDGE studio - Design & Innovation Award of Excellence, 2010.

FUTURE: Boat House/River Pavilion by EDGE studio - Design & Innovation Award of Excellence, 2010.

FUTURE: Boat House/River Pavilion by EDGE studio - Design & Innovation Award of Excellence, 2010.

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