commercial winner
The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition commercial grand prize winner by RSP Architects. 

The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition recognized seven outstanding projects that represent the competition’s goal of honoring commendable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design.

Now in its 22nd year, the competition is sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission. 

An international jury of design industry experts reviewed and evaluated the projects, ultimately selecting three winners and four honorable mentions—including two that received special recognition for exterior cladding.
The finalists were announced at Coverings in Orlando, Fla., where they received a prize of $4,000 as well as a five-day trip to Bologna, Italy to attend Cersaie.
Residential winner: DKOR Interiors; Natalie Kraiem Interiors and Tectonic Design received honorable mention
•Commercial winner: RSP Architects; Alexander Gorlin Architects received honorable mention
•Institutional winner: Shinberg Levinas Architects; Gertler & Wente Architects received honorable mention.
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