Entries were judged by a panel of 40 CBC members on the basis of the following criteria:
Distinctive, functional, or innovative design; Quality of Construction; Impact of the project upon the community; Safety Record.
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"For its creative reuse of an abandoned structure and its creation of a new focal point for community health issues, JGMA is the 2014 winner of the Second Place Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Excellence in Community Design, for its Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy."
Studio JGMA hosted professor Peter Exley's 1st year graduate level architecture students from the School of the Art Institute for their semester final review. Juan Moreno, Jason Nuttelman and Cosmin Vrajitoru contributed as guest jurors.
JGMA-designed UNO Soccer Academy was voted best project in the Institutional - Kindergarten, Elementary, High School category in the 2013 Architizer A+ Awards.
JGMA has moved its office to 218 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL, 60604.
JGMA has been awarded third prize in the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Architectural Excellence. As part of the nomination, the Driehaus Foundation produced a short video highlighting the architectural features of the JGMA-designed UNO Soccer Academy.
UNO Soccer Academy has been featured in STEEL chapter of the new book Materials in Architecture.
Juan Moreno has been elected to serve as AIA Illinois Delegate to the 2013 AIA Chicago Board.
Instituto del Progreso Latino received an honorable mention for the Chicago Architecture Foundation's "Patron of the Year" award for the JGMA-designed Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy.
JGMA President, Juan Moreno presented transformative JGMA projects, including the Harris Bank Building Transformation, IHSCA and the UNO Soccer Academy in Pecha Kucha's 20x20 format.
JGMA was awarded a Gold Medal in the Institutional category from the Association of Licensed Architects for the new UNO Soccer Academy.
JGMA was awarded a Merit Award in the Unbuilt category from the Association of Licensed Architects for the the San Jose Obrero Mission concept.
Northeastern Illinois University held its ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday, November 8, 2012 for the JGMA-designed El Centro Campus. Attendees included Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Iris Martinez, Alderman Rey Colon and NEIU President Sharon Hahs..
JGMA-designed Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy was published in an international book entitled K-12 Educational Architecture.
JGMA has begun work on a building transformation project for Three Corners Development in Hammond, Indiana. The project re-purposes the former Harris Bank Building and has been designed to re-invigorate downtown Hammond, Indiana.
JGMA recieved a Design Excellence Merit Award for Interior Architecture of the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy. JGMA accepted with the Instituto del Progreso Latino the AIA Chicago DesignNight Awards.
ABC7 News joined JGMA president Juan Moreno on a tour of two JGMA-designed schools and also paid a visit to the JGMA office to discuss upcoming projects.
JGMA-designed UNO Soccer Academy was published in an international book entitled School Architecture: Design for Elementary and Secondary Schools.
The San Jose Obrero Mission is embarking on a campus unification project to include training, education and housing facilities and has selected JGMA to design the project.
Metalmag awarded JGMA best Education Retrofit for work on the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy High School.
Green Building and Design Magazine featured JGMA-designed UNO Soccer Academy in "The Story of Chicago's Soccer Academy."
Columbia College invited JGMA's president, Juan Moreno, to discuss the new Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy and the UNO Soccer Academy.
JGMA has been selected by El Valor to design its new inclusion center in Chicago. The facility will be open to the community and focus on enriching and empowering people with disabilities. The project will also seek LEED Platinum status.
The Center for Changing Lives breaks ground on its new Logan Square location. JGMA worked closely with the center to program and design the interior of this new facility, which will serve to support and empower community residents who seek stable housing.
JGMA will begin to design and restore spaces for the Chicago Human Rhythm Project, located in the historic Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue.
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, presented by I am Logan Square, selects JGMA to design graphics, branding and identity. JGMA will also attend the festival to showcase new and existing projects.
JGMA is proud to announce that Kevin Meyer will join the team at JGMA as Project Designer. Kevin received his Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois-Chicago.
JGMA has been selected by the Little Village Chamber of Commerce to re-think and restore the historic Little Village Arch, an icon in the near southwest Chicago community.
Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy wins Frank Lloyd Wright Design Award - Citation of Merit. The JGMA office attended the event in Springfield, Illinois to claim the award.
UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy wins Frank Lloyd Wright Design Award - Special Recognition. The JGMA office attended the event in Springfield, Illinois to claim the award.
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association selected the UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy as project of the year.
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association has nominated Juan Gabriel Moreno, President of JGMA for their annual member of the year award. HACIA interviewed Moreno at the JGMA office.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has selected JGMA as Architect to renovate the interior spaces of the Photography Department.
Design Bureau interviews JGMA president, Juan Moreno, on the designs of the UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy and the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy High School.
Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy High School is covered in the March/April issue of Chicago Architect Magazine.
UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy is covered in the March/April issue of Chicago Architect Magazine.
JGMA designed UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy featured on World-Architects.com, and was named "project of the week" on American-Architects.com.
A design team led by JGMA will be designing a new El Centro campus for Northeastern Illinois University.
JGMA is part of design team for the "Glass Cube" at the Westfield Old Orchard Mall in Skokie, Illinois. The team includes Westfield, Thornton Tomasetti, MESA, KGM, Cross Engineering and Syska Hennessy.
President of JGMA, Juan Moreno, spoke at the Chicago Architecture Foundation presenting the UNO Elementary School/Soccer Academy and the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy through the lenses of Framework, Form, Function, & Fruition.
Brown Electric selects JGMA to reinvigorate its headquarter campus in Quincy, Illinois.
JGMA selected to envision the new PACE Transit Center at Toyota Park in Bridgeview Illinois.
JGMA designed, UNO New Elementary School wins the Chicago Architecture Foundation's "Patron of the Year" award.
The inspiring Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy opens with speeches from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Danny Solis, and JGMA President Juan Moreno
WBEZ article “New school is a numero UNO of great design” covers JGMA's design for the UNO New Elementary School.
The inspiring New UNO Elementary School opens with speeches from Governor Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Ed Burke, Senator Martin Sandoval and JGMA President Juan Moreno. Check out more at Facebook and Youtube
APL selects JGMA as Lead Architect for Shanghai Operations.
JGMA delivered the Conceptual Design for the New Buffalo Hotel and Conferencing Center. The gleaming tower of thirteen floors will consist of 250 hotel rooms, 30 hotel suites, restaurant and bars, swimming pools, fitness center and conferencing center.
JGMA to provide architectural and design services for gated residential community in Chennai, India.
JGMA is part of the winning team selected to perform the first phase of planning for the future Cermak Creative Industry District. Also on the team are FitzGerald Associates, Hitchcock Design Group, Vinci Hamp Architects, Primera, Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago, Fulton Street Collective, Goodman Williams Group, Camins Tomasz Kritt and Artspace.
The JGMA office was proud to host an Ecuadorian delegation visiting in Chicago and present to them the design of Exploration Instituto.
As construction continues, the time-honored tradition of placing the highest piece of steel was observed at JGMA's new UNO Elementary School.
JGMA is proud to announce that Jason Nuttelman has joined the team at JGMA as Vice-President. Jason brings his international project experience, most recently in the Middle East, and his understanding of complex projects of varying scales.
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, presented by I am Logan Square, selects JGMA to design graphics, branding and identity.
At an annual fundraiser for Tabula Rasa, JGMA unveiled the concept design for the future Tabula Rasa Transitional Living Center
JGMA president Juan Moreno selected to serve on American Institute of Architects Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee.
St. Augustine selects JGMA to develop concept for future college campus & community center.
Humboldt Park Social Services selects JGMA as architect and for their new Center for Changing Lives to open on Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago.
Archdaily features JGMA's design for Instituto's Health Sciences Career Academy.
Check out some of the news coverage on the ground breaking for UNO's New Elementary School.
The Middle East Conflicts War Memorial committee has selected JGMA as Design Architect to expand their memorial in Marseilles, Illinois which commemorates fallen solders from the conflicts in the Middle East.
The AIA Chicago's "Chicago Architect Magazine" publishes JGMA's design concept for UNO's New Elementary School and announces launch of JGMA.
The Weiss Family has selected JGMA to develop a zero-energy concept for their new residence at Serosun Farms.
Instituto Health Science Career Academy selects JGMA as sustainable consultant and interior designer for their new high school.
Serosun Farms has selected JGMA as Master Architect for Sustainable Development in Hampshire, Illinois.
The French Embassy trade office selects JGMA president, Juan Moreno to moderate a panel on urban mobility. Panelists include French and American design industry leaders and closing remarks given by Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley.
The United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) selects JGMA to participate in ground breaking ceremony that includes business and political leaders in Chicago.
The United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) highlights work of JGMA and Juan Moreno during short film.
The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) selected JGMA president, Juan Moreno, to present designs for UNO and IHSCA.
Tabula Rasa has selected JGMA as architect for their new transitional living facility in Chicago.
JGMA design for new high school highlighted in Chicago Sun Times article.
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning selected JGMA to display their designs for UNO and IHSCA as a part of their 2040 Invent the Future gala at the Harris Theater.
Latin Rhythms has selected JGMA to design their new dance studio in Chicago.
Vervelife has selected JGMA as architect for their new office headquarters in Chicago.
BCMI has selected JGMA to develop a master plan for the Peoria Riverfront.
JGMA selected to present their design for the Exploration Institute to the Ecuadorian youth ambassadors during their visit to Chicago.
JGMA participated in Tabula Rasa's 5K Fun Run. The event helped raise money for Tabula Rasa's efforts to help out at-risk youth.
The United Neighborhood Organization [UNO] has select JGMA as the design architect for their new elementary school which is to open in the fall of 2011.
The Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy has selected JGMA as design architect for their new high school scheduled to open fall 2011.
Causes for Change has selected JGMA as architect for their Exploration Institute in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The Resort 1080 (ten-eighty) has selected JGMA as the architect for their new extreme sports park & hotel.