View the Video: Kentucky's Favorite Architecture by Popular Vote (7:51)
View the Video: Top 50 Finalists (10:27)
View the Video: KET's 10 Buildings That Changed Louisville (30:00)
View Photos - Nov. 21, 2013 Anniversary Celebration with KET
AIA Kentucky and Kentucky Educational Television (KET) along with our partners joined forces in 2013 to celebrate and recognize Kentucky Architecture that has influenced the way Kentuckians live, work, and play.
In celebration of AIA Kentucky's 50th anniversary, the influence architects have had on life in Kentucky, and the awareness of how a building can impact an individual and/or a community, Kentuckians were invited to nominate significant, memorable and functional buildings of all sizes and styles online.
Over 170 buildings were nominated and 50 were chosen for our online competition. Over 5,000 voters cast over 13,000 votes. The people have spoken! In addition,earlier this summer, "10 Buildings That Changed Louisville" were selected in a juried competition. Winners of both competitions were announced at a grand reveal celebration on November 21, 2013 in Louisville.
Kentucky's Favorite Architecture Top 10 (by online popular vote; based on total number of votes received)
"Ten Buildings That Changed Louisville" (in alphabetical order; selected in juried competition)
Architects: Designing a Better Kentucky
Architects create buildings and spaces where Kentuckians live, work and play. Schools, hospitals, churches, office buildings, government buildings, museums, shopping centers, parks, transportation hubs, courthouses – virtually every habitable building that you visit in daily life has been designed by an architect to meet very specific requirements. Building on the vision of public and private owners and developers, architects create functional, safe, sustainable, beautiful and healthy environments for those who occupy these places.