This annual honor seeks to recognize “the single most beautiful building or other structure” built in the metropolitan Boston area in the past 10 years.
This program is co-sponsored by the City of Boston.
Yugon Kim, founding owner and partner, IKD; associate and director, TSKP Architects Boston
Karin Goodfellow, director, Boston Art Commission
Cynthia Smith FASLA, vice president and principal, Halvorson Design Partnership
Anne-Sophie Divenyi AIA, senior capital project manager, Harvard University, Office of Physical Resources and Planning
Malia Lazu, president, EpiCenter Community
Lee Moreau AIA, principal, Continuum
Alexa Pinard, urban designer, Boston Planning & Development Authority
Dante Ramos, Ideas editor, The Boston Globe
Kishore Varanasi, principal, CBT Architects
Richard A. Yeager AIA, assistant director of planning and design, Boston College
Nominations are invited for the 2017 Harleston Parker Medal, which is presented to “such architects as shall have, in the opinion of the Boston Society of Architects... completed the erection for any private citizen, association, corporation, or public authority, the most beautiful piece of architecture, building, monument, or structure within the limits of the City of Boston or of the Metropolitan Parks District” (Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Braintree, Brookline, Cambridge, Canton, Chelsea, Dedham, Dover, Everett, Hingham, Hull, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Milton, Nahant, Needham, Newton, Quincy, Revere, Saugus, Somerville, Stoneham, Swampscott, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, Weston, Weymouth, Winchester, Winthrop, and Woburn).
To be eligible, a project:
You may nominate your own or any other that work you believe merits consideration. Projects that have been honored in past years and work by jurors or by their firms are ineligible. Nominated projects from prior years that have not been recognized will continue to be considered by subsequent juries until these projects are ruled out by the 10-year-from-completion eligibility requirement.
To nominate a project:
Please send your nomination (see below) to email@example.com with “Harleston Parker” in the subject line. Please include the folowing:
All submissions are due by 4:00 pm EST on March 10, 2017.
For more information contact the BSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-391-4026.
Voting was held for the People’s Choice Award Poll at bostonmagazine.com/peopleschoice up until the day of the award ceremony. This year's People's Choice Award winner was Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, Mecanoo Architecten with Sasaki.
View winners from 1923 to 2000 on the Harleston Parker Medal Wikipedia page.