Alex Anmahian to give lecture at San Sebastian’s International Architecture Biennial on Thursday, January 18th

January 16th, 2018

The lecture will explore the nature of boundaries—self-imposed, disciplinary boundaries, as well as those imposed by externalities and contingencies—as inspirational and generative to the design process.


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Gemma American-Architects Building of the Year

January 3rd, 2018

Gemma Observatory named a finalist for American-Architects Building of the Year 2017. Click on the link below to vote.


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Gemma Observatory featured in AD Architectural Digest Germany

December 13th, 2017


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AW ranked in Top 10 for Design in this years ARCHITECT 50

November 13th, 2017





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Ankara Office Tower and Gemma Observatory win AAP Awards

October 28th, 2017

The American Architecture Prize honors designs in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture with the goal of advancing the appreciation of architecture worldwide.

Ankara Office Tower was recognized in the Tall Buildings category, and Gemma Observatory was recognized in two categories, Institutional Architecture and Green Architecture.


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AW’s “Left of Passage, Right of Passage” selected for Amman Design Week’s 2017 Hangar Exhibition

October 9th, 2017

The 2017 Hangar Exhibition includes works by local and regional designers in response to this years theme of “movement”.

“Left of Passage, Right of Passage” – designed by Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr and Aaron Bruckerhoff – explores the idea of movement through the lens of this complex historical and geological site.


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Mazen Sakr to teach Boston University’s first design studio for Architectural Studies majors

September 12th, 2017


Nick Winton will teach a combined Brown University/RISD design studio this fall, focusing on the Accessory Dwelling Unit as a micro-housing prototype

September 7th, 2017

This will be Brown’s first advanced studio within its emerging architecture concentration and is Nick’s fourth advanced studio at the Rhode Island School of Design.


Mazen Sakr serves on design jury for 2017 Metal Architecture Design Awards

July 27th, 2017

The three-judge panel reviewed architectural projects from throughout the US, awarding civic, institutional, and private projects for their creative use of metal in a variety of applications.


Gemma Observatory wins 2017 AZ Award for Best Architecture Under 1,000M2

June 26th, 2017


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