For the eighth time, the annual CODAawards have been announced, celebrating the most successful integrations of commissioned art into architectural spaces and landscapes, both public and private.
The jury was composed of 18 noteworthy architects, designers, and art leaders, including Frances Bronet, President of Pratt Institute, Frances Bronet, Director of Times Square Arts, and Hansoo Kim, Studio Director, Design Director, and Principal at Gensler.
Here is this year's full list of winners with jury comments included for the superlative winners in each category.
Evolve 17 by Gensler
Juror Comment: “I absolutely love this project as it is otherworldly, sublime, and visually compelling.” — Gareth Brennan, CEO and President, Eventscape
Eon by Landmarks
Juror Comment: “Amazing digital commission that celebrates place and engages the viewers.” — Daniel Tobin, Founder, UAP
SOLA (Tunnel of Light) by Squidsoup
Juror Comment: “Absolutely amazing. Totally lifts the spirit.” — Annette Ridenour, President, Aesthetics, Inc.
Changsha Insun International Cinema by One Plus Partnernship, Ltd.
Juror Comment: “The design presents a seamless integration of creative and interactive elements which underscore the concept of cinema in an immersive way.” — Gary Wheeler, CEO, ASID
Agent Chrystalline by Marc Fornes/THEVERYMANY
Juror Comment: “In a strong, out-reaching stance, this installation seems to be either in conversation or dancing with the adjacent building. To me, this is a joyous melding of architecture and art.” — Ilene Shaw, Producer, New York By Design: Architecture
Better Place Forest - Point Arena by David Fletcher
Juror Comment: “Artworks thrive when the process and implementation embrace and reflect the values of the intended mission.” — Thierry Boissel, Glass Artist
All Saints Church by Derix Glasstudios, Ursula Jüngst
Juror Comment: “The beauty of this glass art is that it IS the architecture — not merely an additional adornment nor window decoration, but an essential structural element – glorious, translucent, strong and self-supporting.” — Ilene Shaw, Producer, New York By Design: Architecture
Tucson’s January 8th Memorial: The Embrace by Rebecca Mendez
Juror Comment: “This project connects us across time and space. A haunting memory is transformed into a fluid, elevating, poetic experience.” — Frances Bronet, President, Pratt Institute
Ivan Navarro, The Ladder by Keehn On Art
Juror Comment: “Simply stunning integration of art in a way that also heralds place as art.” — Kim Boganey, Director, Scottsdale Public Art
Sea Change by Jill Anholt Studio
Juror Comment: “A beautiful and transformative way to bring light to a location that needed it.” — Kim Boganey, Director, Scottsdale Public Art
YU Seafood Yorkdale Mall by Dialogue 38 Inc.
Juror Comment: "A poetic experience welcomes all guests and visitors.” — James Carpenter, Founder, James Carpenter Design Associates
Windows for the Cathedral Saint Eccehomo of Valledupar, Colombia by Daniel Castillo
Juror Comment: "The use of colors integrate so well into the environment, resulting in a visually stunning structure that reinforces the calm nature that it is nestled in.” — Jean Cooney, Director, Times Square Arts
Mezzo by Artello
Chase Center Chandelier by Studio 1Thousand
Please Be Seated by UAP | Urban Art Projects
Cleveland State University Science Building - Commissioned Sculpture by Virginia Kistler
Transition Mirrors by Marisa Ferreira
GOLDEN SPIRAL by WOWHAUS
Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital by Dimensional Innovations
Harmonic Grove: OLOLCH by Christopher Janney
Flower Tail by Kana Tanaka
SFC Shangying Cinema Luxe by One Plus
Middle House Hotel, Shanghai by Alison Pickett Corporate Art & Sculpture Consultants
The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino: Transmigrations and Slat City
Menokin Remembrance Structure by REID architecture PLLC
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach by Brett Phares
3i019 Site-Specific Installation at Museo Amparo by MAGDALENA FERNANDEZ ARRIAGA
Electric Desert by Klip Collective
Approach by Daniel Winterich
Golden Ramhorn by Jessica Bodner
Falls of the Ohio by Guy Kemper
Stained Glass Windows for the Cathedral of Saint Eccehomo of Valledupar, Colombia by Daniel Castillo
Anri Sala, Time No Longer by Weingarten Art Group
Olafur Eliasson, Seeing Spheres by Keehn On Art
Selfie Panda by UAP | Urban Art Projects
Bawuwan by UAP | Urban Art Projects
Sculpting an Expression of a Movement by Dale Gago
The Avery Dining Room by Michael Curry Mosaics
O'Hare International Airport, Multi Modal Terminal by Ross Barney Architects
Falin Mynd by fuse*
Salt Lake City International Airport – The Canyon by Gordon Huether + Partners, Inc.
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