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The National Building Museum
National Building Museum
promotes excellence in architecture, engineering, construction, planning, and design. In furtherance of that mission, the Museum instituted an annual HONOR AWARD in 1986 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made important contributions to the U.S.'s building heritage. Recipients are selected from a wide variety of backgrounds to call attention to the many factors that determine the form and quality of the built world. Past recipients include ex-First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
Lady Bird Johnson
, who was honored in 1995 for her lifetime leadership in beautification and conservation campaigns. Michael Eisner
Michael Eisner
and The Walt Disney Company were honored in 2001 in recognition of their commitment to architecture, commissioning postmodernist architects such as Michael Graves , Robert A.M. Stern , Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry
, and Arata Isozaki
Arata Isozaki
. In 2010, Perkins and Will became the first architecture firm ever to receive the prize for "designing buildings that promote the health of occupants, conserve resources, and unify communities," in the words of Museum executive director Chase W. Rynd. The National Building Museum
National Building Museum
also bestows two other major awards: the Vincent Scully Prize to recognize exemplary practice, scholarship, or criticism in architecture, historic preservation, and urban design and the Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology .

LIST OF HONOR AWARD WINNERS

YEAR RECIPIENTS

2011 "Celebrating Our Past, Building Our Future: 25 Years of the Honor Award"

2010 "A Salute to Civic Innovators": Perkins + Will , the founders of New Orleans Habitat Musicians\' Village , The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

2009 "A Salute to Visionaries in Sustainability": S. Richard Fedrizzi and the U.S. Green Building Council ; Richard M. Daley
Richard M. Daley
and the City of Chicago
Chicago
; Majora Carter , founder of Sustainable South Bronx ; Louis R. Chênevert and United Technologies Corporation

2008 Associated General Contractors of America

2007 Related

2006 Clark Construction Group, LLC

2005 Forest City Enterprises

2004 General Services Administration
General Services Administration

2003 Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
and the National Football League
National Football League

2002 DuPont
DuPont

2001 Michael Eisner
Michael Eisner
and The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company

2000