We are delighted to announce that the European Centre for Architecture and Design in Dublin, Ireland and The Chicago Athenaeum Museum have selected the Monmouth Battlefield State Park Visitor Center to receive an International Architecture Award. As part of that, the project was exhibited in Istanbul, Turkey in October 2014 at “The City of the World” conference, which explores the challenges of contemporary architecture in the New World Era of a Renewed Economic Order.

Monmouth Battlefield State Park Visitor Center
Five time award-winning project Monmouth Battlefield State Park Visitor Center, Manalapan, N.J.

In the press release announcing the honor and the exhibition, the European Centre called ikon.5 “One of the world’s most important architecture offices”. A link to the full announcement can be found here. http://bitly.com/1eAmL50

About ikon.5 architects

Formed in 2003 and located in Princeton, NJ, ikon.5 architects is a broad-based practice in architecture, planning, landscape and interior design with a portfolio of projects serving higher education, non-profit organizations, cultural institutions and business global business corporations. A national practice, the firm has been recognized with more than 50 international, national and state design awards for creative solutions that contribute to the enrichment of the built environment.

About the European Centre

Located in Dublin, Ireland, The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies is dedicated to public education concerning all aspects of the built environment - from entire cities to individual buildings - including the philosophical issues of arts and culture that ultimately give the final shape to design. Its mission is to improve all aspects of the human and urban experience by promoting greater public awareness and the broader appreciation and importance of architecture, design, art, and urban planning.

About The Chicago Athenaeum

The Chicago Athenaeum is an International Museum of Architecture and Design, appropriately based in the world's first city of modern architecture and design—Chicago. The Museum is dedicated to the Art of Design in all areas of the discipline: architecture, industrial and product design, graphics, landscape architecture, and urban planning. The Museum's mission is the advancement of public education about the value of Good Design and how design can positively impact the human environment. As The United States’ only independent Museum of architecture and Design, The Chicago Athenaeum has demonstrated leadership and innovation in bringing the subject of design and its impact on the quality of life before a national and international audience.


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