Shaw names winners of ‘Design Is’ contest

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Shaw-ContractCartersville, Ga.—The Shaw Contract Group has named the winners of its recent Design is… Award program for architects and design firms. Six projects out of 369 entries from a total 26 countries were selected as winners.

The winners are: 

Firm: AECOM | Los Angeles, Calif. 
Project: Velti Headquarters | San Francisco, Calif. 
The design redefines the dynamics of the modern workplace with a creative workspace that actually feels like a social network;
 Firm: ITOKI Corp. | Tokyo, Japan 
Project: SYNQA ITOKI Innovation Center | Tokyo, Japan. 
With the concept of “co-creation, open innovation,” the design encourages a lively flow of ideas spread over three floors; 
Firm: HDR Architecture | Omaha, Neb.
Project: Bellevue Medical Center | Bellevue, Neb. 
Informed by nature and hospitality, the interior is designed to soothe and relax; Firm: HGA Architects and Engineers | Minneapolis, Minn.
Project: Macalester College – Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center | St. Paul, Minn.
 Inspired by village squares, the design uses warm materials, accent lighting and comfortable furniture to invite community; Firm: HNTB Architecture | Kansas City, Mo.
Project: NNSA National Security Campus | Kansas City, Mo. 
The design team created a workplace to replace the National Nuclear Security Administration’s outmoded office space and to celebrate collective genius, and 
Firm: Avola-Llaber Arquitectos | Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
Project: Red Bull Argentina | San Isidro, Argentina. 
The design was inspired by the brand mantra: “Red Bull give you wings.”

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