Dec 27, 2007

Curbed Awards '07: Architecture Part IV

Thinking Big Award
Awarded to Renzo Piano, the Italian starchitect went big again for the City Tech Tower in Downtown Brooklyn, brought to you by Bruce Ratner & Co.

Everything New is Old Again Award
Robert A.M. Stern took both praise and heat (but mostly praise) for designing 15 Central Park West, once described as the "best nostalgia money can buy." So how did this traditionalist follow up a faux pre-war apartment building?

Stairway to Heaven Award
In what some may see as a shocking upset, the New Museum's four-foot-wide highstepper takes the crown over Frank Gehry's service sensation for overhyped staircase of the year.

New Building of the Year
Awarded to the New Museum! Some loved it SANAA's creation and others hated it.
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