Left to Right: MCHAP Director Dirk Denison, Jury Member Florencia Rodriguez, Jury President Stan Allen, Wonne Ickx representing MCHAP.emerge winner Productora, Jury Member Dean Wiel Arets.

Wonne Ickx, UCLA A.UD Lecturer (Productora, Mexico) is announced as the WINNER of MCHAP.emerge 2014/15  

Award for Emerging Architecture Goes to Pavilion on the Zocalo; Mexico City, Mexico by Productora (Wonne Ickx).

Chicago, Illinois – April 4, 2016 – Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture Dean Wiel Arets, Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2014/15 Jury President Stan Allen, MCHAP 2014/15 Juror Florencia Rodriguez, and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison announced the MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 Winner, Pavilion on the Zocalo; Mexico City, Mexico; Productora, at the April 1, 2016 MCHAP.emerge Symposium and Award Dinner at S. R. Crown Hall, the home of IIT College of Architecture.

The authors of the winning project, were represented at the MCHAP.emerge Symposium by Wonne Ickx, will be recognized with the MCHAP.emerge Award, the MCHAP Research Professorship in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology for the 2016/17 academic year, and funding of up to $25,000 USD in support of research and a publication related to the theme of “Rethinking Metropolis.” 

More information about the award can be found here: http://www.arch.iit.edu/life/mchapemerge-winner-announced

More information about Productora’s winning project can be found here: http://www.arch.iit.edu/prize/mchap/selected-works/project/pavilion-on-the-zocalo