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2004 AEC Caddies

14 May, 2004 By: Laracella Sheridan

Congratulations to this year?s AEC CADDIES Image Award winners.


2004 AEC Caddies

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS year’s AEC CADDIES Image Award winners. As usual, competition was fierce and judges had a tough time choosing the winners.

Cadalyst CaddiesWe received more than 100 entries this year, and the design work continues to improve. Judge Richard Buday says it well: “I’m very impressed with the overall technical quality and artistic diversity of images. Many professional illustrators seem to be reaching toward artistic interpretations of building exteriors. The best interior renderings, on the other hand, have the science of photorealism down to art.” A big thank you to our judges, who spent valuable time poring over the images: Richard Buday, Bill Burchard, Michael Dakan, H. Edward Goldberg, and Mark Middlebrook.

Watch next month for the Mechanical winners.

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PROFESSIONAL EXTERIOR
1ST PLACE
Young Rhee designed the striking Dubai Fisheye using Autodesk VIZ 4, Bentley MicroStation, and V-Ray on a Pentium 4 with dual 2.4GHz processors.

2nd: Wayne Harney, Prugh & Lenon Architects, Powder Day.
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3rd: Paolo Bertolotti, BB Group, Midtown Sunset.
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PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR
1ST PLACE
Ready for a trip to the mountains? Randall Beardsley’s Just Add Your Favorite Recipe looks like the place to stay. He created this design to “explore making textures for use in AutoCAD and for the fun of it.” He used AutoCAD 2000 and Adobe Photoshop 4 on an IBM IntelliStation Z Pro with a 2.8GHz Xeon processor, 2GB RAM, and a 3DLabs Wildcat 4 7110 graphics card.

2nd: Lon Grohs, Neoscape, Channel Center Loft.
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3rd: Mark Van Haitsma, Tin Cactus Studios LLC, Arizona Dining Room.
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FULL-TIME FACULTY/GRADUATE STUDENT
1ST PLACE
Hector Camps, a student at New Jersey Institute of Technology, completed this design of Uffizi Gallery for his graduate studio course, mainly using discreet’s 3ds max.

2nd: Akekarach Palbulkulsiri, New Jersey School of Architecture, Study in Light.
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3rd: Hyunsuk Kim, New Jersey School of Architecture, Museum on the Arno.
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UNDERGRADUATE
1ST PLACE
Tom Senger designed the Venetian Glassworks building as part of his undergraduate studies at New Jersey School of Architecture. He used discreet’s 3ds max 5 and Lightscape.

2nd: Victor Keto, New Jersey School of Architecture, Venetian Glassworks.
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3rd: Cezar Nicolescu, senior, Ramsey High School, New Jersey, Gothic Glass Dome.
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Special thanks to our 2004 sponsors:

  PREMIER

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  SILVER

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  BRONZE

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