2013 America's Best Buildings of the Year Awards

Sept. 23, 2013
Welcome to the ABBY Award winners.

BUILDINGS’ 8th annual ABBY Awards celebrate design and operational excellence in commercial and institutional facilities.

This year’s winners exemplify innovative performance standards for renovation and new construction projects, including:

Energy efficiency
Streamlined facility operations
Sustainability measures
Forward-looking designs
Purposeful renovation
Community engagement

Grand Prize

Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Cerebral design enhances patient experience.

William R. Greiner Hall (SUNY Buffalo)
This college residence hall puts accessibility first.

Bridge Square Building
Historic building transformed into mixed-use facility.

Merit Award

Tidewater Community College Student Center
Student center creates an urban anchor point

Lyman Beecher Brooks Library
Library serves as crucial key for campus revitalization.

Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Institute/SUNY at Buffalo Clinical Translational Research Center
How a vertical campus pushes integration and innovation.

St. Louis Central Library
St. Louis Library preserves roots amid modern upgrades.

Big Ass Fans Headquarters
Consolidated headquarters invigorates collaboration.

Goose Creek Correctional Center
This Alaskan facility benefited from a collaborative design process.

Interested in having your building become an award winner? Email Senior Editor Jennie Morton for submission details about the ABBY Awards or visit our website.

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