Kate Orff, Founder & Partner, receives American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture
National Planning Achievement Award for Environmental Planning / “Living Breakwaters”
ACEC NY Engineering Excellence Award / “Living Breakwaters” w/ Parsons Brinckerhoff
NY AIA Honor Award / Urban Design Category, "Beijing Horticultural Expo Masterplan & Pavilions" w/ WORK Architecture Company, SLAB, and Studio Zhu-Pei
NY ASLA Award / “Glen Oaks Branch Library”
NY ASLA Award / “Cove Co-Habitat”
NJ ASLA Award / Site Design, “DMAVA Park and Hudson River Walkway” w/ Langan
“Living Breakwaters” named Buckminster Fuller Challenge Winner
“Living Breakwaters” awarded 60M in funding for implementation as a Winning Proposal for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) “Rebuild By Design” Competition
NY ASLA Award / Collaborative Design Category, "Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) Coastal Protection Plan"
NY ASLA Award / Unbuilt Category, "Deconstructed Salt Marsh"
Built by Women New York City Winning Site, “103rd Street Community Garden”
The Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award, “Glen Oaks Branch Library,” w/ Marble Fairbanks
American Architects 2014 Building of the Year, “Glen Oaks Branch Library,” w/ Marble Fairbanks
NYC DDC Design Excellence Project, "Glen Oaks Branch Library,” w/ Marble Fairbanks
2014 National AIA Committee for Architecture on Education Design Award, “PAVE Academy,”
w/ Mitchell/Giurgola Architects and Civic Builders
Citation of Excellence Award in the Learning by Design Magazine, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton
Bronze Award of Honor, Society of American Registered Architects NY Chapter, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton
Kate Orff named National Academician
National ASLA Award / Communications Category, "Petrochemical America"
AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture, "Milstein Hall", w/ OMA and KHA Architects
AIA Houston Design Awards, "Blaffer Art Museum", w/ Work AC and Gensler
Judge’s Choice Award, School Planning & Management Magazine’s Education Design Showcase – Sustainability + Innovation, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2013
Combined-Level School Citation Award by American School and University Magazine, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2013
SCAPE selected to lead U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan’s "Rebuild By Design" Initiative, as one of 10 teams chosen from an international pool of over 140 entrants to explore innovative design responses to Hurricane Sandy
[Competition] Honorable Mention and exhibition selection (one of 6 total winners, 117 entries) "Co-Habitat" for FARROC: Toward a Resilient Far Rockaway, International Competition, w/ LOT-EK
[Competition] Reviving Town Branch, Winner
Zumbotel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment; honorable mention in the research & initiative category
"Emerging Voices" the Architectural League of New York, 2012 This award spotlights individuals and firms with a distinct design voice that has the potential to influence the discipline of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.
Kate Orff Named United States Artist Fellow
NY ASLA Award / Collaborative Design Category, "East Harlem Community Garden"
NY ASLA Award / Planning, Analysis, Research & Communications Category, "Confluence: Portal to the Point"
[Competition] Portal to the Point, w/ The Living
Kate Orff - Named Elle Magazine "Inspirational Woman, The Planet Fixers: 9 for All Mankind", June 2011
[Competition] Kaohsiung Maritime Culture and Popular Music Center, 3rd Prize, w/ Studio Gang Architects
Kate Orff - Named AZURE Magazine "Front Runner: 25 Young Designers Leading the Pack"
Kate Orff - Named one of "TED Women: Reshaping the Future"
National ASLA Award / Communications Category, "Safari 7"
Art Commission City of New York Award for Excellence, "Zerega Avenue EMS Station", w/ Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architect
[Competition] World Expo 2012 International Design Competition, Winner, w/ SAMOO
[Competition] This is Newark, w/ MTWTF
Kate Orff - Named Dwell Magazine "Design Leader"
Kate Orff - Named One of 50 H&G International "Tastemakers"
NY ASLA Award / Planning and Communications Category, "Bird Safe Building Guidelines"
The Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award, "Coney Island Aquarium Perimeter Vision Design", collaboration w/ Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects
Elena Brescia-President’s Leadership Award / NYASLA
Art Commission City of New York Award for Excellence, "Glen Oaks Branch Library", w/ Marble Fairbanks Architects
[Competition] Paterson Great Falls Park Competition, Finalist, w/ RLAPC
[Competition] Ford Calumet Environmental Center Competition, Winner, w/ Studio Gang Architects
Elena Brescia-NYASLA Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions & Accomplishments
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