DescriptionBillie Tsien delivered the annual Peter Rice Lecture at Architecture at Queen's and conducted reviews in M.Arch. The event was kindly sponsored by ARUP's. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects are a husband-and-wife architectural firm founded in 1986, based in New York. Tod and Billie began working together in 1977. Their studio focuses on work for institutions: museums, schools, and not-for-profits—organization. Williams and Tsien are the recipients of more than two dozen awards from the American Institute of Architects. They received a 2014 International Fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects and the 2013 Firm of the Year Award from the American Institute of Architects. In 2013, each were awarded a National Medal of Arts from President Obama. They have also received the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Brunner Award, the New York City AIA Medal of Honor, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, the Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture, the Municipal Art Society’s Brendan Gill Prize, and the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design.
|14 Sept 2016
|Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects (United States)
|Degree of Recognition