Star Apartments has been selected as one of seven finalists for the prestigious Mies Crown Hall America’s Prize (MCHAP) 2014/2015 Awards.  MCHAP is a biennial prize that acknowledges the best built works of architecture in the Americas.  Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture Dean Wiel Arets, MCHAP Director Dirk Denison, and MCHAP 2014/15 Jury President Stan Allen announced the finalists at an event held in Museo Tamayo, Mexico City on June 23, 2016.

The seven selected finalists represent built works of architecture in the Americas realized from January 2014 through December 2015.  Review of the final projects included a tour with members of the MCHAP Network of architects, academics, and schools, and is part of a strategy to build a vibrant network that unites architects working in the Americas to open a discourse with others around the world.

The MCHAP 2014/15 Jury includes Jury President Stan Allen, architect and former Dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture (New York); Florencia Rodriguez, editorial director of Piedra, Papel y Tijera publishers (Buenos Aires); Ila Berman, Professor of Architecture, University of Waterloo (Toronto) / Dean, UVA School of Architecture (Charlottesville); Jean Pierre Crousse of Barclay & Crousse (Lima), and Dean Wiel Arets (Chicago).