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Master of Architecture graduates awarded Heintzelman, Kremer prizes

Friday, June 2, 2017

"Atlanta Bazaar" by Tara Sears

"Atlanta Bazaar" by Tara Sears, 2017 winner of the Heintzelman Prize, will be on display with other entries for the Heintzelman and Kremer prizes through mid-August in the Chang Gallery on the first floor of Seaton Hall. | Download this photo.

 

MANHATTAN — Outstanding design work by fifth-year students in the architecture program at Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, has been recognized with the Heintzelman and Kremer prizes.

The Heintzelman Prize is presented annually for outstanding individual design achievements by students in the final semester of the professional Master of Architecture degree program. One overall winner was selected from three nominees.

The Kremer Prize is awarded for outstanding collaborative design achievements by students in the final semester of the professional Master of Architecture program. This year's winning project was "Waldo Affordable Housing," conducted in the fifth-year architectural design+make studio led by David Dowell, el dorado inc., Kansas City, Missouri. Also nominated for the Kremer Prize was the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study," conducted in the fifth-year architectural design studio led by Vladmir Krstic, professor of architecture, at the Kansas City Design Center.

Entries for both the Heintzelman and Kremer prizes will be on exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through mid-August in the Chang Gallery on the first floor of Seaton Hall.

The following 2017 Master of Architecture graduates were winners or nominees for the Heintzelman Prize or Kremer Prize:

Jason Barker, Junction City, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Michael Twitchel, Kansas City, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Brock Traffas, Medicine Lodge, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Wade Byers, Topeka, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; and Tara Sears, Valley Center, winner of the 2017 Heintzelman Prize for her project "Atlanta Bazaar," which was completed in the fifth-year architectural design studio led by Nathan Howe, associate professor of architecture.

Doan Pham, Westminster, California, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Eric Janes, Breckenridge, Colorado, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; Zach Pritchard, Johnstown, Colorado, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Jacob Pivonka, Newark, Delaware, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Andrew Schopen, Lincolnshire, Illinois, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project; Kaitlyn Portner, New Ulm, Minnesota, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project. 

From Missouri: Hannah Hackman, Chesterfield, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; Jessica Carson, Kevin Madera, Courtney Minter, Kylie Schwaller and Travis Snell, all Kremer Prize nominees for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study," and Emily Whitty, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project, all from Kansas City; Sarah Kershner, Lee's Summit, Heintzelman Prize nominee,for the project "Center for Torture Survivors," completed in the studio of Susanne Siepl-Coates, professor of architecture; Julia Guerra, Raymore, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; Isaiah Navies, St. Louis, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; Andrew Lindsey, Springfield, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; and Lannie Cowden, Wentzville, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project.

Connor Privett, Hendersonville, Tennessee, Kremer Prize nominee for the project "Scarritt Renaissance Vision Study"; and Taylor Rice, Renton, Washington, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project.

From out of country: Thomas Crane, Perth, Australia, Heintzelman Prize nominee for the project "LA Food Hub," completed in the studio of Jay Siebenmorgen, visiting professor of architecture; and Chenyu Lou, Yiwu, China, winner of the 2017 Kremer Prize as a member of the "Waldo Affordable Housing" project.

"Once again our annual Heintzleman-Kremer awards program was accompanied by a stellar jury and the presentation of exceptional work," said Matt Knox, professor and department head for architecture. "The projects presented were deeply thoughtful, well designed and presented with clarity and craft. The efforts over the year by faculty and students manifest what makes K-State a place where students are asked to think while developing in pragmatic detail exceptional architecture. Congratulations to all involved."

The Heintzelman Prize is named after J. Cranston Heintzelman, a longtime educator in the university's architecture department. After earning a Master of Architecture from Columbia University, Heintzelman began his distinguished career teaching architectural design, sculpture and design theory at K-State in 1947. The faculty has awarded the Heintzelman Prize each year since his retirement in 1983.

The Kremer Prize is named after Eugene Kremer, a former longtime faculty member and head of the architecture department. As an educator and adviser, Kremer fostered in thousands of students a passion for learning and a desire to achieve excellence in all areas of responsibility. While working throughout his tenure to promote strong and lasting relationships between practicing architects and the college's students, Kremer also created opportunities to engage students in collaborative activities, both on and off campus.

The Heintzelman-Kremer jury included Susan Jones, principal of atelierjones in Seattle, Washington; Mason White, founding partner of Lateral Office of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Rosalie Genevro, executive director at the Architectural League of New York; and Goncalo Byrne, 2016-2017 Victor Regnier distinguished visiting chair. The hosting of jurors and related events is underwritten each year by College of Architecture, Planning & Design alumnus John Davidson Jr. with Davidson Architecture + Engineering, Lenexa.

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Megan Labarge
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meganlab@k-state.edu 

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