The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Knowledge Community (TAP) serves as a resource for AIA members, the profession, and the public in the deployment of computer technology in the practice of architecture. TAP leaders monitor the development of computer technology and its impact on architecture practice and the entire building life cycle, including design, construction, facility management, and retirement or reuse.
2015 TAP Innovation Awards Program
Category: Stellar Architecture Award Recipient
Emerson College Los Angeles
A truly remarkable entry. A home for undergrad housing program to expand the social aspect of education outdoor screening area connection to weather data optimization of minimal waste used colocation live/work aspect 2030 Challenge/ LEED Gold. It exemplifies Stellar Architecture and possesses several innovations in addition to a solid high performance building portfolio. The exciting elements that should be noted are the two types of skin elements, the folded panel solar screen, and the kinetic shading system. A clear winner with extraordinary building technologies.