The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected Goettsch Partners (GP) as its 2013 Firm of the Year. The award recognizes a single practice’s outstanding achievements, consistent excellence, and ongoing contributions to the advancement of the architectural profession.
“The principles and mission of GP are clearly stated and executed with unwavering conviction and consistency across every design challenge,” according to jury comments. “Bold ideas reinforced by an obsessed attention to detail have been a hallmark of the firm since its inception. GP has set the bar high for this significant recognition and is well deserving of this honor.”
The jurors commended the firm, which also has offices in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, for its international reach and impact on the profession.
Pictured: Sowwah Square in Abu Dhabi, designed by Goettsch Partners. Photo courtesy of Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure.