Aug 31, 2021
The recently unveiled design of the world’s headquarters of Novavax, aimed to attract the world’s top scientific minds to growing Maryland’s bio innovation corridor, won AIA Northern Virginia Merit Award in Conceptual | Unbuilt Architecture category.
The design proposes a forward-looking corporate campus for Novavax, which will support innovation, attract top scientific talent, and create opportunities for the merging of science, nature, and social interaction for researchers, scientists, and visitors in an engaging, open, and sustainable environment. KGD Architecture leads the design for the expansion of world headquarters of Novavax, a global biotechnology company which is at the forefront of next-generation vaccine development. Following the approval by Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council of the company’s expansion plans the campus design was unveiled by the Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on June 10.
Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia design submission receives AIA Northern Virginia Award of Excellence in Conceptual | Unbuilt Architecture category.
This Master Plan and design solution aims to set an international benchmark in heritage conservation, adaptive re-use, sustainable urbanism, high-quality architecture and urban design, adding to a legacy of award winning public buildings and spaces in Melbourne. The power of this master plan lies in its ability to create a highly functional and well-integrated multi-modal transportation hub, as well as, a wonderful new urban cultural center and neighborhood.