WINNER: STEVEN CHRISTENSEN
The Architect’s Newspaper has awarded A.UD Design Faculty Steven Christensen their 2016 Young Architects Award! This is the second year they have given the award, and they select one practice nationwide for the honor. Jury members (Erik Verboon, Claire Weisz, Karen Stonely, Christopher Leong, Adrianne Weremchuk, and AN’s Matt Shaw) base their judgments on evidence of innovation, creative use of new technology, sustainability, strength of presentation, and, most importantly, great design.
Young Architect: Steven Christensen Architecture
Firm Location: Santa Monica, CA
Though rooted in a critical understanding of architectural history, Steven Christensen Architecture strives to create work that connects with a broad audience both intellectually and viscerally. Interested in atmosphere, character, and forms with personality, the firm particularly enjoys exploring architecture’s ability to communicate cultural content.
Steven Christensen Architecture, Emigration House
Steven Christensen Architecture, Helsinki
Steven Christensen, Heptagon House