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April 2019
Recent Recognition of Firm Projects

Award season is upon us and we’re celebrating! Multiple Keast & Hood firm projects have recently received recognition from various organizations and groups including the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, the Community Design Collaborative, and the Society for College and University Planners.

Richards Medical Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania has received a 2019 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award. Learn more about this multi-phased project that was originally designed by Keast & Hood in 1962 for famed architect, Louis Kahn, and visit the project page HERE.

The Community Design Collaborative presented an Outstanding Team Award for the Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church: Conceptual Design for Facility Improvements and Museum Expansion, 2019. The structure is a National Historic Landmark that Keast & Hood collaborated with AOS Architects and MEP Engineers Bruce E. Brooks & Associates on for the project.

The Society for College and University Planners has honored the Korman Center at Drexel University with a SCUP 2019 Excellence in Architecture Merit Award. The project included an addition to and transformation of the existing 1958 building to complement the recently renovated Korman Academic Quad for Drexel University. Learn more about the project HERE.

The American Concrete Institute’s Eastern PA and Delaware Valley Chapter awarded the Philadelphia, PA Mormon Temple Complex and its two story underground garage with an Excellence in Concrete Award. Learn more about the project that occupies an entire city block HERE.

Lastly, the recently completed 3675 Market Street has been nominated as one of 13 finalists for the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia 2019 Rouse Awards for Excellence. The awards celebrates, superior development projects in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware that capture the ULI mission of, “pushing the standard of excellence in real estate and land use and creating sustainable, thriving communities.”

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