October 2016

k YODER design wins Docomomo Modernism in America Award

Docomomo US announced ten winners of its 2016 Modernism in America Awards program, including the conservation of Louis Kahn's Margaret Esherick House by k YODER design.

"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 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.

Read the award coverage: Architect | Curbed | Philadelphia Magazine | Philly Voice

 

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