139 Buildings Nominated for 2016-17 MCHAP

 John Hill
21. February 2018
Image: IIT
The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture has announced the nominated works in the third cycle of The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).
MCHAP was launched in 2014 to "recognize the most distinguished architectural works built in North and South America." The inaugural prizes were given to Álvaro Siza's Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Herzog & de Meuron's 1111 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida. For the second cycle, the Americas Prize was given to SANAA's River Building at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut.

With works in the third cycle spanning from late 2015 to early 2018, "The Americas Prize is awarded to the best architectural work in the Americas realized in the preceding two years of each cycle," per IIT. "The authors of the winning project will be recognized with the MCHAP Award, the MCHAP Chair at Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture for the following academic year and funding of towards research and a publication." Look for a list of finalists later this year.

In addition to the Americas Prize, MCHAP gives out the Prize for Emerging Architecture to "an outstanding built work in the Americas by an emerging practice, within the same time period."

The 2018 MCHAP Jury:
  • Ricky Burdett CBE, Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme, 2018 MCHAP Jury Chair
  • Jose Castillo, Principal, Arquitectura 911sc, Mexico City
  • Ron Henderson, Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology and Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism
  • Rodrigo Pérez de Arce, Professor, Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Estudios Urbanos, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile
  • Claire Weisz, Founding Principal of WXY, New York
SANAA's River Building at Grace Farms: the 2014-15 MCHAP winner (Photo: Dean Kaufmann)
Here is the list of 2016-17 Nominated Works as found on IIT's MCHAP website, listed by country and chronologically.

ARGENTINA
  • Estudio Borrachia, Holmberg House , C.A.B.A, March 2016
  • Juan Ignacio Ramos & Ignacio Ramos, Figueras Polo Stables, General Rodríguez, March 2016
  • María Victoria Besonías, Guillermo de Almeida, Torcuato House Pavilion, Malvinas Argentinas, August 2016 
  • MORINI ARQUITECTOS, EXPERIMENTA 21, Córdoba, October 2016 
  • Andrés Remy, Two Boxes House, Nordelta, November 2016 
  • Federico Marinaro, Graphic supplies logistics center, Rosario, December 2016 
  • Federico Javier Ochoa, Saint Father Brochero Chapel, Villa Cura Brochero, January 2017 
  • Arch. Pablo Gagliardo, Building Pueyrredón 1101 , Rosario, February 2017 
  • Manteola, Sánchez Gómez, Santos, Solsona, Sallaberry, Vinsón arquitectos, PRO.CRE.AR Buenos Aires Station Sector 10, Barracas, August 2017 
  • Arzubialde Arquitectos. Santiago Baulíes, Martín Cabezudo, Franco Piccini, Mandel 3 Residential Building, Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, September 2017 

BRAZIL
  • Arquitetos Associados, Claudia Andujar Gallery, Brumadinho, January 2016
  • Una Arquitetos, Huma Klabin Residential Building, São Paulo, April 2016
  • Marcio Kogan, Pasqua House, Porto Feliz, May 2016
  • Carla Juaçaba, Santa Teresa House, Rio de Janeiro, January 2017
  • Una Arquitetos, Mantiqueira House, São Bento do Sapucaí, February 2017
  • Matheus Seco - BLOCO Arquitetos, Aresta House, Brasília, April 2017
  • Una Arquitetos, 239 House, São Paulo, July 2017
  • Una Arquitetos, Maria Antonia's University Center, São Paulo, July 2017
  • Dal Pian Arquitetos, NASP HEADQUARTERS, São Paulo, August 2017
  • Paulo Mendes da Rocha, SESC 24 de Maio, São Paulo, August 2017
  • Andrade Morettin Architects, IMS Paulista, São Paulo, September 2017
  • metro arquitetos, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), são jose dos campos, October 2017
  • Brasil Arquitetura Studio, The Backland’s Quay Museum, Recife, December 2017
  • JBMC arquitetura e urbanismo, Typical Metro Stations - Line 2 Bahia, Salvador, December 2017

CANADA
  • Brian MacKay-Lyons, Enough House, Upper Kingsburg, September 2015 
  • Atelier Big City, NDG Cultural Centre, Montréal, November 2015 
  • Gregory Henriquez, TELUS Garden Office, Vancouver, January 2016 
  • John and Patricia Patkau, Audain Art Museum, Whistler, March 2016 
  • Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, Wong Dai Sin Temple, Markham, March 2016 
  • OMA New York, Pierre Lassonde Pavilion Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, June 2016 
  • Allied Works, National Music Centre of Canada, Calgary, July 2016 
  • Pierre Thibault, The bridge house, Shawinigan, July 2016 
  • Coarchitecture, Tanguay store in Trois-Rivieres, Trois-Rivières, October 2016 
  • Betsy Williamson and Shane Williamson, House on Ancaster Creek, Ancaster, November 2016 
  • Mr. Michel Lapointe, WILDER BUILDING. DANCE SPACE, Montreal, February 2017 
  • FBM Architecture and Interior Design, Bible Hill Consolidated Elementary School, Truro, September 2017 
  • FBM Architecture and Interior Design, House in Scotch Cove, East Chester, September 2017 
  • NADAAA, Daniels Building, Toronto, November 2017 

CHILE
  • Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Nida House, Navidad, March 2015
  • Max Nuñez, Ghat House, Cachagua, January 2016
  • Sebastian Irarrázaval, 2Y House, Colico Lake, January 2016
  • Fernando Pérez Oyarzún, FACULTY OF ARTS ACADEMIC BUILDING, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE, SANTIAGO, CHILE, Santiago de Chile, January 2016
  • Gonzalo Claro, UC Architecture School Building, Santiago de Chile, May 2016
  • Mirene Elton and Mauricio Léniz, Arauco Cultural Center, Arauco, September 2016
  • Siamak Hariri, Bahá’í Temple of South America, Santiago, October 2016
  • Carreño Sartori arquitectos, Salamanca Sport Hall, Salamanca, Chile, December 2016
  • M42K Lab_Sandra Iturriaga, MAPOCHO 42K, Santiago, January 2017
  • Gonzalo Mardones V., Lo Barnechea Municipality, Lo Barnechea, Santiago, Chile, February 2017
  • Guillermo Hevia G. + Guillermo Hevia, Aceros Chile Service Buildings, Santiago, March 2017
  • Veronica Arcos, Two Skins House, Pichicuy, August 2017
  • MOBIL Arquitectos, Tierra Chiloé Hotel, Castro, October 2017
  • UNDURRAGA DEVES ARQUITECTOS, Chilean Pavilion Expo Milan 2015, Temuco, October 2017
  • Cristóbal Tirado + Silvia Barbera y Jorge Batesteza, Aysén State Museum, Coyhaique, December 2017
  • Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Rode House, Chiloe Island, December 2017
  • Smiljan Radic - Eduardo Castillo - Gabriela Medrano, Bio Bio Regional Theatre, Concepcion, March 2018

COLOMBIA
  • Carlos Campuzano Castello, The Samanes House, Anapoima, January 2016
  • Edgar Mazo, Entrerrios Educational Park, Entrerrios, February 2016
  • Leonardo Alvarez Yepes, Nursing building Universidad Nacional de Colombia Campus, Bogotá., Bogotá D.C., May 2016
  • Sebastián Monsalve Gómez, Medellín River Parks Phase 1A, Medellín, August 2016
  • Giancarlo Mazzanti Sierra, Fundación Santa Fé de Bogotá Hospital Expansion, Bogotá, November 2016
  • Bermúdez Arquitectos & estudioHerreros, Ágora Bogotá, Convention Center, Bogotá, December 2017
  • el taller de (S), Residential Passages, Bogota, January 2018

COSTA RICA
  • Rodrigo Carazo Ortiz, Murray Music House , Barva, February 2016
  • Entre Nos Atelier, Cave of Light (SIFAIS), La Carpio, April 2016

ECUADOR
  • MCM+A taller de arquitectura, Housing Complex Ex Hotel Colonial, Quito,  February 2016
  • Sebastián Calero Larrea, THE CABIN, Quito,  September 2016
  • Actuemos Ecuador, Renacer de Chamanga Community House, Chamanga,  October 2016
  • Natura Futura Arquitectura, Urban Restaurant, La Pesca, Babahoyo,  January 2017
  • Natura Futura Arquitectura, Entre Bloques House, Babahoyo,  October 2017
  • SurrealEstudio Arquitectura, Cypress Houses, Cuenca,  December 2017

MEXICO
  • Marcela González Veloz, May 15th, Monterrey, January 2016
  • Rozana Montiel Saucedo, Common Unity, Mexico City, January 2016
  • Laura Sánchez Penichet, Carlos Rodríguez Bernal / SPRB arquitectos, Acolhuas House, Guadalajara, February 2016
  • LegoRogers (LEGORRETA and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners), BBVA Bancomer Tower, Mexico City, February 2016
  • Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, Museo Internacional del Barroco, Puebla, February 2016
  • Rozana Montiel Saucedo, Court, Lagos de Puente Moreno, March 2016
  • Moneo Brock, Parish Church in Pueblo Serena, Monterrey, May 2016
  • Alberto Campo Baeza, DOMUS AUREA, Monterrey, August 2016
  • C3 Arquitectos, Galapagos House, Poncitlan, August 2016
  • Alberto Kalach, Hermosillo Social Housing, Hermosillo, September 2016
  • Jorge Alejandro Rivera Gutiérrez, Amacueca House, Amacueca, September 2016
  • Ignacio Mendaro Corsini, Oaxaca's Historical Archive Building, Oaxaca de Juarez, November 2016
  • L. Benjamin Romano, Torre Reforma, November 2016
  • Taller | Mauricio Rocha+Gabriela Carrillo|, Iturbide Studio, Mexico City, December 2016
  • Taller Aragonés / Miguel angel Aragonés, Sea Inside, San Jose Del Cabo, January 2017
  • PRODUCTORA + Isaac Broid, Tepanzolco Cultural Center, Cuernavaca, July 2017
  • Agustín Landa Ruiloba y Rolando Martínez, Il Mercato Gentiloni, Saltillo, September 2017
  • Bernardo Hernández [AM30] + Emilia Sartoris [AM30] + Stephane Arriola, EC House, Atemajac de Brizuela, October 2017
  • Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, Orchid Educational Pavilion, Oaxaca City, October 2017
  • Traditional huave´s knowledge in collaboration with Cooperación Comunitaria, Social reconstruction of habitat in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Reinforced traditional kitchen, San Francisco del Mar, November 2017
  • Estudio Macías Peredo, Punta Caliza Holbox Hotel, Lázaro Cárdenaz, December 2017
  • Fernando Ituarte, Art Collection Warehouse and Gallery, Mexico City, December 2017
  • Michel Rojkind, Foro Boca Concert Hall, Boca del Rio, December 2017

PANAMA
  • Patrick Dillon, House for a Violinist, Playa Destiladeros, Pedasi, September 2017

PERU
  • ​Sandra Barclay - Jean Pierre Crousse, Learning Landscape - Piura University, Piura, April 2016
  • 51-1 Arquitectos, Tudor House, Lima, June 2016
  • Leonmarcial Arquitectos, Alcanfores Building, Lima, June 2016
  • Sandra Barclay - Jean Pierre Crousse, Site Museum of Paracas Culture, Paracas, July 2016
  • Coordinadora de la Ciudad (en Construcción) - CITIO (Ciudad Transdisciplinar), Cultural Center - Comunal Kitchen "San Martín del Once", Lima, March 2017
  • Enrique Santillana, Jorge Draxl, Cynthia Seinfeld, Juan Carlos Burga and Jonathan Warthon, Academic Building Complex PUCP, Lima, November 2017

UNITED STATES
  • Elizabeth Whittaker, Grow Box, Lexington, January 2016
  • Kai-Uwe Bergmann, The Grove in Grand Bay, Miami, January 2016
  • Studio Gang, Writers Theatre, Glencoe, February 2016
  • FXCollaborative, 35XV, New York, March 2016
  • Santiago Calatrava, World Trade Center Transportation Hub, New York, March 2016
  • Antón García-Abril & Débora Mesa: Ensamble Studio, Structures of Landscape @Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, April 2016
  • Desai Chia Architecture with Environment Architects, Michigan Lake House, Northport, April 2016
  • Marlon Blackwell, Harvey Pediatric Clinic, Rogers, May 2016
  • OMA New York, Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, New York, May 2016
  • David Leven and Stella Betts, LEVENBETTS, Square House, Stone Ridge, June 2016
  • Stephen Van Dyck, LMN Architects, Voxman Music Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, August 2016
  • Ivan Terry, Alex Terry, Skyline House, Oakland, June 2016
  • Michael Maltzan, FAIA, Crest Apartments, Van Nuys, July 2016
  • WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, Kent State Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent, Ohio, September 2016
  • Lorcan O’Herlihy / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, Mariposa1038, Los Angeles, October 2016
  • Steven Holl, Visual Arts Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, October 2016
  • Höweler + Yoon Architecture, Downtown Crossing Amphitheater and Plaza, Boston, November 2016
  • Lawrence Scarpa, The SIX Affordable Veterans Housing, Los Angeles, November 2016
  • James Goettsch, Joachim Schuessler, 150 North Riverside, Chicago, January 2017
  • Lawrence Scarpa, Angle Lake Station, Seatac/Seattle Airport, January 2017
  • Michael Maltzan, FAIA, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, February 2017
  • de Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, The Owsley Brown II History Center, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, March 2017
  • KPMB Architects, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, March 2017
  • KPMB Architects, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University, Princeton, April 2017
  • EC3, True North, Detroit, June 2017
  • Oyler Wu Collaborative, The Exchange, Columbus, August 2017
  • Preston Scott Cohen & Carl Dworkin, A. Alfred Taubman Wing of the Art and Architecture Building, Ann Arbor, August 2017
  • Barkow Leibinger, TRUMPF Smart Factory, Hoffman Estates, Chicago, September 2017
  • Marion Weiss, Michael A. Manfredi, The Bridge at Cornell Tech, New York, NY, September 2017
  • WORKac, Kew Gardens Hills Library, Queens, September 2017
  • Worrell Yeung Architecture, Ancram Barn, Ancram, September 2017
  • Marlon Blackwell Architects, The Lamplighter School Innovation Lab, Dallas, September 2017
  • Steven Holl, Lewis Arts Complex, Princeton University, Princeton, October 2017

URUGUAY
  • BVO/ARQ, Grupo Santander Corporate Offices, Parque Batlle Heritage District, Montevideo, February 2016
  • Fábrica de Paisaje, Viña Edén Winery, Pueblo Edén, December 2016
  • Ferrando - Goyos - Martirena - Olascoaga - Souto, TE+A - "Torre Ejecutiva" Annex Building, Montevideo, August 2017 
  • Marcelo Gualano, Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco, Montevideo, August 2017 

VENEZUELA
  • NMD NOMADAS, Guaparo House, Valencia, August 2016
  • Alejandro Haiek Coll, Gyroscopic House, Barquisimeto, April 2017

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