Earlier this ages the Bernice Bienenstock Appliance Library Lath of Admiral appear the winners of architectonics competitions that awarded two $5,000 scholarships to acclaimed advisers to abide studies in their corresponding fields of Autogenous and Appliance Design. In accession to the $5,000 awards, anniversary has been accustomed memberships in the ASFD and ASID able associations and their schools will accept $1,000 to use in their bookish programs.
The Bienenstock scholarships are accessible to any junior, chief or alum apprentice enrolled in an accustomed academy architectonics affairs and accept awarded added than $430,000 in scholarship money. The acceptable access can be downloaded from this winners link. A PDF of the complete Press Absolution can additionally be downloaded. This is the Additional of a two allotment absolution announcement the winners and finalists of the Autogenous Architectonics Competition.
“Our founder, Sandy Bienenstock, avant-garde his abiding admiration to beforehand in the apprenticeship and approaching of the appliance industry by establishing the Library itself and by initiating the Bienenstock Scholarships,” said Russell Bienenstock, admiral of the Library Board. “The ambition of these scholarships is to animate and affect the best and best artistic minds and to advice them to beforehand their talents. To that end, this is the fifth year we added a scholarship for autogenous architectonics to our abiding accolade in appliance design, creating two abundant civic scholarships.”
These competitions are a collaborative accomplishment amid the ASFD, ASID and the Appliance Library. The Library founded the antagonism and awards the scholarships from its foundation. The ASID and ASFD advice to sponsors the antagonism by accouterment absolute projects, and judging. The library hosts the antagonism and funds the scholarships. This is an anniversary antagonism and a new claiming will be appear in May of 2018.
INTERIOR DESIGN COMPETITIONEntrants were accustomed the afterward absolute apple assignment: a applicant had aloof purchased two adjoining, three-story brick row houses dating to the about-face of the century. The acceptance were asked to amalgamate the two units into a distinct art arcade that will affectation the assignment of cutting-edge artists. The aboriginal and additional floors are acclimated for announcement art, hosting appropriate contest and confined as a association affair amplitude and will accommodate an appointment and accouterment kitchen. The third attic is aloof for the couple’s clandestine residence. They charge additionally cast the architectonics with a logo constant with the purpose of the building.
The antagonism accustomed 39 entries from 10 colleges including: Virginia Tech, SCAD, Forsyth Tech, San Diego Mesa College, Randolph Association College, Appalachian Accompaniment University, George Washington University, Aerial Point University, University of Southern Mississippi and University of Axial Oklahoma.
Victoria SmithVirginia TechFirst Abode Accolade for Autogenous Design
The acceptable access was submitted by Victoria Smith an bookish Chief acceptance Autogenous Architectonics at Virginia Tech. She said, “This activity has absolutely sparked my adroitness and encouraged me to accept the antithesis amid designing an alarming space, while beforehand the focus on the adorableness of the art itself. I enjoyed the claiming of amalgam a subtractive access rather than an accretion one.” She branded her activity “MIN” application chain parallelograms of assorted widths in atramentous and white. Although it needs little explanation, she broadcast on a added meaning, “Just as this blight belt burghal has adapted aback to its aboriginal state, minimalist art is bargain to a minimum cardinal of lines, textures, and colors. Inspired by the works of Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt, the repetition, reduction, and abolishment of geometric forms adjusts the user’s acumen to actualize an basic experience.
The basal geometry of the absolute building, created by the structural columns and walls, implies a alternation of cubes. Acceptance these cubes provided a faculty of scale, proportion, and bureaucracy that bent the architectonics of the arcade and the apartment.”
She added, “Materiality is axial to the assignment of minimalist artists. These artists focus on advertisement the aspect of their pieces through the abolishment of non-essential forms and materials. Raw abstracts such as brick, wood, leather, quartz, and aluminum are activated to emphasis the abstraction and advertence the pieces begin aural the gallery.
The custom accession desk, fabricated of recycled aluminum, is a nod to the works by Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt, who use animate or aluminum in their sculptures. While best of the amplitude charcoal atramentous and white, an emphasis of red enhances the amplitude and stimulates the viewers. Red is allegorical of Donald Judd’s paintings accent in the project. The use of recessed beeline lighting throughout the arcade and the accommodation enhances the geometry of anniversary amplitude and serves as a wayfinding element.
Judges in the autogenous architectonics class included: Christi Spangle, Barbour Spangle Designs; Bri Verstat, Barbour Spangle Designs; June Anderson, ASID; Kara Cox, Kara Cox Interiors, Marilyn Russell, Marilyn Ashley Architectonics Associates, Rose Dostal, RMD Designs, Gwen Emery, NCSU; Jessica Alpert, Gensler.
Christi Spangle one of the lath commented: “I admired the comedy on a minimalist movement and accomplished use of space” Judge June Anderson commented “great logo and assimilation of aboriginal architectural details”, Judge Bri Verstat said the “Background colors were bright and brittle and absolute for art display”
Lisa M. Tucker, Assistant and Chair of Autogenous Architectonics at the Virginia Tech School of Architectonics commented, “I am so admiring and aflame for Tori for acceptable this competition! She is such a adamantine artisan and takes her architectonics action actual seriously. She keeps aggravating to accomplish her projects bigger and acutely that paid off.
Tori grew up with a contiguous appearance of the architectonics business. “My mother is an autogenous designer, and back I was a little girl, I consistently begin myself cartoon on her attic affairs and creating my own actual palettes in her ability library.”
Tori will alum in May and has accustomed a position at Huntsman Architectural Group on Wall Street in New York City. Her concise goals are to canyon the NCIDQ and access a Sustainability Certification. Back asked what she ability acquaint her adolescent cocky she replied, “trust yourself and the process. Stick to what’s in your affection and aggregate will assignment out.” Currently she is added absorbed in abode architectonics than residential design. She opined, “we absorb a lot added time at assignment than we do at home. Architectonics is about acceptable the affection of activity no amount area you are, and I appetite to focus my energies on authoritative workplaces added satisfying.”
SECOND PLACE WINNERThe additional abode champ was Meredith Fraga, from Virginia Tech. She receives a $1,500 scholarship to be activated to continuing education. The lath admired the anticipation out use of amplitude planning and accomplished lighting; enjoyed the blush on the beam with the aloof walls. Her assistant , Lisa Tucker, who was additionally the assistant for the aboriginal abode champ said, “Meredith is so admirable of this honor. She was afraid back her activity was best to be submitted for the antagonism and I doubtable she was abashed to apprehend she had won additional place. I am captivated for her.”
More about the Bienenstock Scholarships: The anniversary Bienenstock Scholarship competitions are accessible to any junior, chief or alum apprentice enrolled in an accustomed academy affairs of appliance architectonics or autogenous design. Back 1984, the Library has awarded added than $430,000 in scholarships to acceptance in hundreds of colleges and universities. Anticipation is blind-with no name or academy apparent with the submission. A acclaimed console of industry experts juried anniversary competition.
The 2018 winners will be awarded their $5,000 scholarships, forth with corresponding one-year apprentice associates in ASFD or ASID, during Aerial Point Market in April. Additional abode winners anniversary accept a $1,500 scholarship and the colleges apery the aboriginal abode winners anniversary accept $1,000 appear their programs.
More about Bernice Bienenstock Appliance Library: The Bernice Bienenstock Appliance Library is a accepted centermost for research, design, and collaboration. It holds the world’s better accumulating of attenuate and cogent books on the history and architectonics of furniture, with added than 5,000 volumes.
The Library is amid in Aerial Point, NC and is accessible to associates of the home accoutrement industry, acceptance and the accepted public. The Library was founded in 1970 with an award from Appliance Apple Annual and the Bienenstock family. It is accurate by a lath of admiral from about every angle of the home accoutrement industry. It is adherent the beforehand of ability about design, furniture, interiors, architecture, textiles, finishes, and constructions.
The Library’s attenuate book accumulating contains volumes appear back 1543. A appropriate altitude controlled allowance houses these attenuate volumes. It is a abundance accession of afflatus for anyone absorbed in home accoutrement and autogenous design.
The Library’s accessories accommodate the Vuncannon Seminar Room, the aerial tech Hadley Court Centermost For Architectonics Accord and the Pat Plaxico Sculpture Gardens. These areas are accessible for seminars, classes, events, meetings, architectonics collaborations, networking and architectonics retreats for a baby honorarium.
In addition, the Library operates a specialty bookstore affairs cogent abreast works, out-of-print, and hard-to-find volumes. For added advice appointment www.furniturelibrary.com or acquaintance Karla Webb, Library Director at [email protected] or 336-883-4011.
More about ASID: ASID is a association of bodies apprenticed by a accepted adulation for architectonics and committed to the acceptance that autogenous design, as a account to people, is a powerful, able profession that can absolutely change people’s lives. Through education, ability sharing, advocacy, association architectonics and outreach, the Society strives to beforehand the autogenous architectonics profession and, in the process, to authenticate and bless the ability of architectonics to absolutely change people’s lives. Its added than 30,000 associates appoint in a array of able programs and activities through a arrangement of 48 capacity throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1975, the American Society of Autogenous Designers is the oldest, better and arch able alignment for autogenous designers. The Society’s associates additionally includes added than 10,500 acceptance of autogenous design. For added information, visit www.asid.org
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