Tuesday, November 21, 2006

AIA Awards, Part 2
Another winner was Joan Sorrano of Hammel, Green and Abrahamson. Her design for the University of Alaska Museum of the North Fairbanks, Alaska (above left) also won an award. I interviewed her about another project, Bigelow Chapel in New Brighton, Minnesota. That story can be heard here. In a New York Times story in March, Sorrano says she was thinking about "how when ice moves, it shears off and one plane shifts over to another plane. I wanted to express this notion of something that's been here forever, always changing, always becoming something new."

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