Actual Architecture Co. wins 3 2019 AIA Central States Design Awards

Announced in St. Louis on October 11, 2019, Actual Architecture Co. won 3 AIA Central States Region Design Awards. Hexad won a Distinguished Award in the Unbuilt category, Cochran Park Bench\Sign won a Merit Award in the Small Projects category, and The Grocery, a collaboration with FACT, won a Merit Award in the Unbuilt category. … Continued

Jeffrey L. Day is elevated to Fellowship in the AIA

On June 7, 2019 Jeff was invested as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the convention in Las Vegas. The AIA elevated 115 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. The fellowship program was developed to elevate … Continued

Houzz publishes two stories about Actual Architecture Co.

The design platform Houzz recently published two stories about Actual Architecture. “Design Detail Q&A: Architect Jeffrey L. Day” is a broad-ranging interview about Actual Architecture and the future of architecture, while “Design Detail: An Architect Explains His Use of Slotted Cutouts” focusses on a particular detail motif a at the Bucktown House. Both articles were … Continued

The Grocery wins a 2019 P/A Award

The Grocery, a collaboration with FACT, is winner of a 2019 Progressive Architecture Citation Award from Architect Magazine, and the cover feature. This is the first P/A Award for Actual Architecture Co. and FACT, and the first major award for The Grocery. The project was one of 10 selected from over 200 submissions. Annually the … Continued

Groundbreaking announced: Santee Sioux Nation Family Resource Center

The Santee Sioux Nation Family Resource Center will celebrate an historic groundbreaking on January 10, 2019.  A collaboration of Actual Architecture Co. and PLAIN design-build (a parallel program with FACT at the University of Nebraska College of Architecture), the SSFRC facility encompasses a Child Advocacy Center and a Services and Support Center for residents and members of … Continued

AVA © wins AIA Nebraska Design Award

The American Institute of Architects, Nebraska chapter conferred an award for “Excellence in Architectural Detail” to AVA ©, a produce of our furniture line, MOD. AVA © is a stackable display system to highlight collections, books, and other precious possessions. The unit’s recursive geometry allows for multiple stacking options from the simple and repetitive to the … Continued

Artist Lofts wins AIA Central States Region Design Award

The Artists Lofts on Lake Street, a design collaboration with SO-IL, won a Merit Award in the “unbuilt” category from the AIA Central States Region. The award was announced on Friday, October 12 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is one of 43 awards given in the central US region. See the Artist Lofts on Lake Street … Continued

Soft Stones at Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

MOD’s Soft Stones are featured in Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone at the Museum of Design in Atlanta (MODA). Curated by John Cary and based on his book Design for Good, the show features work by several important architects and offers people-driven, real-world stories about buildings that are designed and created with and for the people … Continued

New FACT website launches is now live! The site features current and past FACT (Fabrication And Construction Team) projects with information about external partners and student participants.  The home page highlights selected projects, news and an Instagram feed affording students an opportunity to promote work in progress as well as completed FACT projects. FACT will add more work to … Continued

Archinect profiles Actual

As part of its ongoing feature series “Small Studio Snapshot” the popular architecture website Archinect has published an interview with Jeffrey L. Day and a profile on Actual Architecture Co. Check out the story here.