Press and Awards / by Christopher Maurer


2014 Cleveland Plain Dealer - Article on design/build studio, July 7 

2014 Daily Kent Stater – Article on design/build studio, March 5

2013 Architectural Record – Article on Butaro Doctors’ Housing, March (MASS)

2012 Architectural Record – Article on Girumbuntu School, March (MASS)

2011 Oculus- article on Raising Malawi Academy for Girls Vol. 72 No4 (MDA)

2010 Architectural Digest- article on Raising Malawi Academy for Girls, October (MDA)

2007 New York Times- Wednesday December 5th – Article on BAM Arts Tower (MDA)



2015  Activism Award - AIA Cleveland

2014    Arnold W. Brunner Grant – Center for Architecture AIANY

2014    Architizer A+ Award Finalist Butaro Doctors Housing (MASS)

2013    Curry Stone Award (MASS)

2012    SEED Award, Nyanza Maternity Center (MASS)

2007    NYNH Legacy Project -Honorable mention, (MDA and Behnisch Architekten)

2007    City of New York –First Prize for the BAM Arts Tower, (MDA and Behnisch Architekten)

2004    MOCA Cleveland Design Competition Winner: master’s thesis project


Public Presentations

2015:  Fostering Resilient Communities: AIA OVR Convention, Columbus, Ohio 

2014:   Preserving Legacy Neighborhoods: design[re]build studio cleveland

            Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities” conference Cleveland State University

2014:   design for the re/developing world: humanitarianism at home and abroad

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

2013:   Architecture of Impact

Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

2012    Affordable Housing and Rwanda’s Future

CSS Zigama Kigali, Rwanda

2012    MASS Design Group: Design for Dignity

Aficana Hotel Kasese, Uganda

2010    Malawian Venacular as Sustainable Design

ADL House Lilongwe, Malawi