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  • Fred Clarke is Keynote Speaker at Building Economy Summit

    On December 17, 2019, the 2019 Kunming Building Economy Summit was successfully held in Kunming, P.R. China. Senior Principal Fred Clarke, Principal David Chen, Senior Associate Chin-Ming Chang, and Jie Zhang, General Manager of the Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Shanghai Office, attended the forum together with client representatives from China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd.[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects wins Canstruction 2019 Structural Integrity Awards

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ inaugural entry in the 2019 Canstruction New York event earned the five-member design/build team the coveted Structural Ingenuity award. The team spent several months planning, designing, and re-designing, and on November 6th, Build-Out Night, the team canstructed their design over the course of approximately 8 hours. Per the designers’ Mission Statement,[…]

  • Hancher Wins AIA Excellence Award

    Hancher received an Award of Excellence from the 2019 AIA Connecticut Design Awards. After a devastating flood destroyed the original building on The University of Iowa campus in 2008, Hancher has reemerged as a renowned performing arts institution for dance and theater within the region. The AIA Connecticut Design Awards is held on an annual[…]

  • Goldring/Woldenberg Complex at Tulane University Wins AIA Award

    The Goldring/Woldenberg Complex at Tulane University has received an Award of Merit from the 2019 AIA Connecticut Design Awards. Home to the A.B. Freeman School of Business, the Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed project transforms the school by bringing two buildings into one academic complex. To meet the needs of today’s business education, the project included renovation[…]

  • Wintrust Arena Wins AIA Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects received an Award of Merit from the 2019 AIA Connecticut Design Awards for the design of Wintrust Arena. Wintrust Arena is a contemporary multi-purpose event space in Chicago, providing a dynamic landmark destination. The arena is the home of DePaul University’s basketball teams and events for McCormick Place, the country’s largest[…]

  • Yale-NUS College Wins AIA Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects received an Award of Merit from the 2019 AIA Connecticut Design Awards for the design of Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Yale-NUS College is the first liberal arts college in Singapore jointly created by Yale University and the National University of Singapore. The AIA Connecticut Design Awards is held on an annual[…]

  • Salesforce Tower Wins AIA New England Award

    Salesforce Tower received a Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture from AIA New England. Certified LEED Platinum, Salesforce Tower is the tallest building in San Francisco and has the largest on-site blackwater recycling system in a commercial high-rise in the United States. Principal Ed Dionne, AIA accepted the award at the AIA New England Conference[…]

  • Alexander Court Wins Award of Excellence

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed Alexander Court has received an Award of Excellence from NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association. An office development in the core of Washington DC’s Central Business District, this large scale reconfiguration of two existing office buildings is transformed by a four story vertical addition and new cladding to provide new public[…]

  • Goldring/Woldenberg Complex at Tulane University Wins AIA Louisiana Awards

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Manning Architects were awarded Merit Awards from AIA Louisiana and AIA New Orleans for the design of the A.B. Freeman School of Business Goldring/Woldenberg Complex. Located on a busy pedestrian path in the heart of Tulane University’s campus, this project brings together two buildings to create one academic complex for[…]

  • César Pelli, 1926-2019

    It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of César Pelli, co-founder of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. César Pelli was born October 12, 1926, in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. He received a Diploma in Architecture from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in 1950 and a Master in Architecture from the University of Illinois[…]

  • Groundbreaking of One Congress at Bulfinch Crossing

    On June 20, 2019, a groundbreaking ceremony for Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed One Congress at Bulfinch Crossing occurred on site in Boston. This new office tower will rise to 600-feet, transforming the Boston skyline and offering panoramic views of Boston Harbor, the Financial District, and the Charles River. World-class amenities include a one-acre, outdoor roof[…]

  • Jie Zhang Presents at Symposium on Stainless Steel Facades

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects was prominently featured at the Symposium on the Application of Stainless Steel in Buildings and Curtain Wall held on April 26, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Jie Zhang, General Manager of the Shanghai office, gave the opening keynote presentation.

  • Salesforce Tower Wins 2019 Best Tall Building Worldwide

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed Salesforce Tower was awarded the 2019 Best Tall Building Worldwide by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. This prestigious award is the highest accolade a tower can receive on an international level. Recognized for its focus on structural efficiency, sustainability, occupant health, and urban impact, Salesforce Tower is celebrated[…]

  • Senior Associate Celia Featured Guest at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

    Senior Associate Celia Toche led Advanced Studio Workshops and a Masters of Architecture class for Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey at three of its campuses:  Estado de Mexico, Mexico City, and Santa Fe. Celia’s keynote presentation “Beyond LEED & WELL: Five Sustain-Abilities in Contemporary Practice” was enthusiastically received by students and faculty. Her class featured a[…]

  • Fred Clarke Featured Presenter at 2019 AIA Conference

    Senior Design Principal and co-founder Fred Clarke, FAIA will be a featured speaker at the 2019 AIA Conference held in Las Vegas. Fred will be a presenter at the pre-conference workshop “Built to Last: How Public Architecture Stands the Test of Time” on June 5, 2019. This four session workshop will explore renovation and restoration,[…]

  • Alexander Court wins Natural Stone Institute 2018 Pinnacle Award of Excellence, Commercial Interior

    Alexander Court won the Natural Stone Institute’s 2018 Pinnacle Award of Excellence for Commercial Interior. The 2018 Award Program describes that the project “[is] an ambitious project merging two existing office buildings into one larger structure, whose lobby is now the largest office building lobby in Washington, DC.” The building overall utilizes 90,000 square feet[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Hosts The Architectural League of NY’s First of 2019 First Friday 

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ New York Office co-hosted (with Kliment Halsband Architects) The Architecture League of NY’s First Friday event, the first of 2019. The League’s monthly First Friday events are informal social gatherings that allow members to visit the offices of leading design practices and see current work. Over 200 Architectural League members were[…]

  • Salesforce Tower Wins Project of the Year Award

    Salesforce Tower won Project of the Year from the 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards. The project also received the Award of Excellence from AIA Connecticut. The AIA Connecticut Design Awards are hosted on an annual basis and celebrates the accomplishments of Connecticut architects and the excellence of architectural projects.  The awards ceremony was held on[…]

  • Salesforce Transit Center Receives Award of Excellence

    Salesforce Transit Center received an Award of Excellence from the 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards. The AIA Connecticut Design Awards are hosted on an annual basis and celebrates the accomplishments of Connecticut architects and the excellence of architectural projects.  The awards ceremony was held on December 3, 2018.

  • George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater Wins WAN Award

    The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater won a World Architecture News Award for Performing Spaces in the Americas category. This award recognizes the most inventive and imaginative designs for the performing arts. The WAN Awards is the world’s largest international architectural awards program. The panel of judges consists of international experts in architecture,[…]