Post Date:2020-05-27 21:05:00
CONGRATS FAMU M.Arch. Alum Daphne M. Florán-Meléndez, AIA, a Phase I Winner and Finalist for the 2021 Forge Prize. The Forge Prize competition recognizes visionary emerging architects for designs that embrace steel as a primary structural component and capitalize on steel’s ability to increase a project’s speed. Florán-Meléndez of Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, (Houston, TX)). designed a pedestrian multi-purpose complex that would rejuvenate an abandoned Tallahassee site, using steel-framed housing units that are stackable so the complex can grow vertically as needed.