American Institute of Architects (AIA) Look Up Film Challenge Winners Selected, Public Vote to Commence

Film Challenge Highlights Impact Architects Have on Communities

Chicago – October 3, 2015 – The winners of The American Institute of Architects (AIA)  Look Up Film Challenge have been announced at the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.  A jury comprised of architects and media professionals selected three top prize winners and recognized seven additional films in themed categories. The public can view and vote on their favorite video to win the Public Choice Award here:  ilookup.org/filmchallenge. Public voting will be open until November 1st.  

Film Challenge Winners: 

Grand Prize: “ My City Listens,” filmed in downtown Los Angeles, the film looks at how discovering a city is tied to personal identity and observing the interplay of textures and surfaces by Andrew Jeric and Soha Momeni.

Second Prize: “ The RED Office,” about a San Diego-based real estate development company by the same name, and their multifaceted business model that incorporates architecture into the pursuit of a more livable city by Jeff Durkin and Dragan Radoicic.

Third Prize: “ Mixed Plate Hawaii,” by Kaoru Lovett, Graham Hart, and Ronald Ribao, a film about how Hawaii’s diverse cultural heritage has proffered a diverse built environment over time or, as Lovett says, “life in four dimensions.”

The jury also recognized seven additional films in six themed categories:

The jury assessed each entry against a rubric that included storytelling (50%), prominent placement of architecture (30%), and technical merit (20%).  A total of 176 individuals from the United States comprising 35 teams registered for the competition, and 26 teams ultimately submitted entries.  The film challenge launched earlier in 2015 as a continuation of the Institute’s multi-year  public awareness campaign, iLookUp, which rolled out in late-2014 on social media and became the basis of a television advertisements and a series of web advertisements, as well as “ An Architect's Story: Chris Downey” about Bay Area architect Chris Downey, AIA, who lost his sight and continues to practice. 

The public is encouraged to vote on their favorite video and learn more about the film challenge at  ilookup.org/filmchallenge .

About The American Institute of Architects

Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit  www.aia.org.


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