The following winners were decided by a panel of climate change (& gingerbread) experts and by dollars from generous donors, and people who voted with their "likes" on our Facebook album!
All funds raised directly support the work of the BSA. We so appreciate your support!
This year's gingerbread jury consisted of the following panel of experts:
Managing Director at the Stone Living Lab
Susan C. Blomquist AIA, NOMA, LEED AP
Associate Principal at Payette
Climate Change & Environmental Planning Project Manager at the City of Boston Environment Department
Judges' Choice Award: A Re-imagined Chinatown for Regenerative Healing by CannonDesign
Jury comments: This is the only entry that focused on heat resilience. Chinatown was actually in the heat resilience plan from the City earlier this year so it resonates with policy right now! Very creative and beautifully executed.
The Golden Whisk Award, for most amount of money raised goes to ICA Prepared by Array Architects
This creation raised a total of $1,610 from 28 individual contributions
The Golden Spatula Award, for most number of contributions goes to Elevated Winter Wonderland by MASS Architect
This creation raised a total of $1,035 from 71 individual contributions
The People's Choice Award, for most number of likes on Facebook, goes to Love that Dirty Water by Leanna Femia and Bianca Rosado
Honorable Mentions (award categories and awardees determined by the judges)
Honorable mention for most multi-dimensional:
Harborwalk-ing in a Winter Wonderland!
by Flansburgh Architects
Jury comments: This entry was both metaphorically and literally multi-dimensional with 3D and 2D elements—beautifully documented in section as well. Appreciation for the comprehensive rendering of the seawall. Bonus points for the name!
Honorable mention for best layered approach to sea level rise:
NO MORE GINGERLY PACE - Climate Action Now
by East Side Studio Architects with Katelin Caldwell
Jury comments: The craft was so clean and well executed! There are many components here—elevated harbor walk, elevated building, solar panels, berms... Love that you can read it in section as well.
Honorable mention for nature based approach:
Gummy-bear Park: Nature Based Solutions for a Resilient Coastal Ginger-scape
by CBA Landscape Architects
Jury comments: Impressive use of gingerbread to create all the topography. Love the strong embrace of a nature based approach and diversity of materials to create biodiversity.
Honorable mention for best architectural detailing:
Chart House Urban Pedestal
by Leonardi Aray Architects with Anne McKinnon, Jeffrey Ferris & Diva DeOliveira
Jury comments: The level of detail is truly incredible—from the cobblestone to the roof shingles—everything is expertly crafted. It looks exactly like the iconic Chart