Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners Named

Bologna, Italy, June 10, 2014 -- The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Commission, has named its winners.

Awardees receive $4,000 as well as a trip to Bologna, Italy to attend Cersaie, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, Sept 22-26.

RESIDENTIAL WINNER
Firm: D.I Group + Adeet Madan
Project: 355 Mansfield
Location: Los Angeles, California
Tile Manufacturer: Refin Ceramiche
Distributor: D.I Group
Contractor: Rami Madan

RESIDENTIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Narofsky Architecture
Project: Chabra Residence
Location: Port Washington, New York
Tile Manufacturer: Lea Ceramiche
Contractors: John Gushue-Metropan; Rocco Tile
Distributor: Lea Ceramiche

RESIDENTIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Mario Bolivar Study of Architecture and Design
Project: Isla de Fuego
Location: Cancun, Mexico
Tile Manufacturer: Provenza
Contractor: Maline Tiles
Distributor: Maline Tiles

COMMERCIAL WINNER
Firm: Corgan Associates
Project: Plaza of the Americas
Location: Dallas, Texas
Tile Manufacturer: Cotto d’Este
Contractor: Kenma Tile
Distributor: Horizon Tile

COMMERCIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Mojo Stumer Associates
Project: Luxottica Headquarters
Location: Port Washington, New York
Tile Manufacturer: Mirage
Contractor: J.T. Magen & Company
Distributor: Cancos Tile Corporation

COMMERCIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Leo A Daly
Project: Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort
Location: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Tile Manufacturer: Unicom Starker
Contractor: Raider Construction
Distributor: Concept Surfaces

INSTITUTIONAL WINNER
Firm: MGA Partners
Project: Morgan Hall, Temple University
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tile Manufacturer: Mirage
Contractor: Belfi Brothers
Distributor: High Style Stone & Tile

INSTITUTIONAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Gow Hastings Architects, Inc.
Project: Paul H. Cocker Architecture Gallery, Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tile Manufacturer: Laminan
Contractor: Gaydor Flooring, Inc.
Distributor: Stone Tile International, Inc.

INSTITUTIONAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: HDR Architecture
Project: The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children’s
Hospitals & Clinics
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Tile Manufacturers: Atlas Concorde, Ceramiche Caesar
Contractor: Grazzini Brothers & Company
Distributor: RBC Tile and Stone



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