Gallery: Steven Holl Wins the 2011 AIA Gold Medal!

 

Steven Holl, sculptor of air and light and principal at Steven Holl Architects was just named the 2011 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal Winner for his innovative designs and contributions to architecture. Holl who was born sixty-four years ago today is known for his attention to relationships between light, reflections, space and time. His structures span the world from Kauai, Hawaii to Hensinki, Finland to Seoul, South Korea and are all marked by a careful consideration for the relationship between space, light, reflection and time. Holl integrates sustainable building techniques into his designs, which often take advantage of natural lighting and ventilation. He molds structures that fit their surrounding environment and work with the environment to lower their impact.

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