Today, ikon.5 architects was recognized by two global design publications, New York-based Architizer magazine and London-based World Architecture News, as one of the best global design practices.

The firm received an A+ Award from Architzer magazine in the cultural buildings category for its McGee Art Pavilion at the New York State College of Ceramics in Alfred, New York.

It also was long-listed in World Architecture News’ “21 for 21” Awards program, which recognizes the best architecture firms in the world; specifically the 21 firms to watch in the 21st century.

In a press release announcing the winners of the A+ Awards, Marc Kushner, AIA and CEO of Architizer, said “This is an unparalleled honor. With entries from over 100 countries, your work truly represents the best of architecture worldwide.”

These two honors come on the heels of the studio being named last October as the 4th Best Design firm in the country by Architect magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects.

About Architizer

Launched in 2009 and founded by the award winning architect, Marc Kushner, Architizer is the largest platform for architecture and design online hosting 54,434 projects from across the globe. Now in its second year, the Architizer A+ Awards are “the definitive global architecture awards program with 60+ categories and over 200 judges.

About World Architecture News

Launched in 2005, the London-based World Architecture News was founded by Richard Coleman, former head of the Royal Fine Arts Commission, and Michael Hammond, a respected journalist and author of several architecture books. Since its founding, WAN has developed into the world’s largest community for architecture. Its website delivers over 10.8 million page views a month and its weekly News Review reaches over 147,000 desktops in 210 countries. WAN has been firmly rooted at Google No 1 for ‘architecture news’ since March of last year.


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