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The journal of the American Institute of Architects. To see the winning projects of the AIANY's 2017 Design Awards, click the link below.

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The Burrawong House in Mosman, NSW is a single family home, nestled in the trees on the edge of a national park. Designed by Bijl Architecture, the renovated 1970s home now features a lap pool.
Nestled in the hillside of Hong Kong is the award-winning Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners, AGC Design, and Associated Architects, the structure has been renovated and now features new offices, a theater, and an art gallery. The project is a recipient of a Merit in Architecture for the 2017 AIANY Design Awards.
After winning a competition in 2015, Peter Pichler Architecture and Pavol Mikolajcak designed the Oberholz Mountain Hut in the Italian Dolomites. The wooden structure is composed of three cantilevering branches, located next to the cable station with direct connection to the ski slope.
The New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard has been award a Merit in Interiors as part of the AIANY's 2017 Design Awards. Local firm Marvel Architects transformed the former shipbuilding factory into a high-tech design and prototyping center that focuses on creativity and entrepreneurship.
Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu of Amateur Architecture Studio have completed the renovation of Wencun Village in China. The firm designed  30 new residences spread across 14 three- and four-story structures—all built with local materials—in order to help Wencun remain a thriving rural village.
Inspired by two symbols—mountain and tree—the Shaolin Flying Monks Temple by Mailitis Architects was built into the Songshan Mountains in China. The venue is used for religious purposes and was also designed to focus on flying performances.
The University of Iowa's Visual Arts Building by Steven Holl Architects has won an Honor Award in Architecture for the AIANY's 2017 Design Award. The stairs act as "vertical social condensers," according to the architects. @stevenhollarchitects
AIA New York has announced the 35 winning projects for the 2017 Design Awards, giving AIANY's highest prize to the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, with executive architect Gensler. To see the winning projects, head over to our site.
"Like a lot of my women friends in this profession, we've recently unearthed a deep well of suppressed frustrations with our profession, whose orbit still spirals around the patriarchy. I admire many male designers past and present, but I'm convinced that we'd all benefit from expanding our view of what design 'success' and 'leadership' looks like." Jamie Maslyn Larson, principal at Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architects, Hudson, N.Y.
"I marched in Washington, D.C.'s Women's March and am planning to do it tomorrow in 'A Day Without a Woman' strike. I have been in architecture for 30 years and nothing has changed. The doors are as closed and the opportunities are less than when I started." Gisue Hariri, principal and cofounder of Hariri & Hariri Architecture, New York
The single-family Opening House was built by local architecture firm Kipseli Architects outside of Athens, Greece. Inspired by a Rubik's Cube and Star Wars, the young homeowner chose a colorful palette of white, blue, green, red, yellow and orange.
Situated outside of Madrid, the Hidden Pavilion, designed by Penelas Architects, is a retreat used for mediation and deep thought. The structure was built with a glass exterior so the interior can embrace the surrounding landscape.