Several U.S. projects are among the shortlisted contenders for this year’s World Architecture Festival Awards. Now in its 11th year, the international program received more than 1000 entries from 81 countries.
This fall, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) opened the Strong Hall Science Laboratory Facility—the school’s new ‘home for the sciences.’ Designed by the S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), in association with the Lewis Group Architects, the 24,900-m2 (268,000-sf) facility is part of a $114-million initiative establishing UTK as a ‘top 25’ research university in the United States.
What do you do when there’s no room to retrofit an HVAC exhaust air system inside a building? Take it outside and hide it behind architectural accoutrement. That’s the solution implemented at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.