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Docomomo-US Modernism in America Awards 2016

September 2016

Docomomo-US announced ten winners of its 2016 Modernism in America Awards program, including the Margaret Esherick House Conservation by k YODER design. Awards were presented 22 September 2016 at the Design Within Reach Studio in New York City.

“On behalf of our team and clients, we are extremely honored to be recognized again for the collaborative conservation effort,” said kYd Principal Kevin Yoder, AIA, LEED AP. The Esherick House was recently honored with a Preservation Achievement Award.

Docomomo-US recognized the Esherick House with a Design Citation of Merit. The organization honored all of the projects as “exemplary of the efforts going on all over the country as the awareness of the importance to advocate, restore, and celebrate the architecture, landscapes, and typologies of postwar society in the United States continues to expand.”

The jury commented on the Esherick House that it is, “a rare residence by the master architect Louis I. Kahn, this house has been restored by owners who painstakingly sought to have the genius of Kahn shape their approach to the restoration.”

See all of the 2016 Modernism in America winners.

View media coverage of the awards:


Curbed Philadelphia

Philadelphia Magazine

Philly Voice

Pictured, left to right: Esherick House homeowner Daniel Macey, interior designer Louise Cohen of Louise Cohen Interiors, homeowner Paul Savidge, Kevin Yoder, and structural engineer Tom Normile, PE, of Keast & Hood