reSAWN is humbled to share that PI.KL architecture design studio in Baltimore Maryland chose our custom shou sugi ban charred Accoya® on their Broadway Market project.
2019 AIA Excellence in Design Awards
Broadway Market was recognized with two awards at the 2019 AIA Baltimore Excellence in Design Awards:
- AIA Baltimore Excellence in Design Award Honorable Mention
- AIA Baltimore Good Design = Good Business Award
It was included amongst so many deserving projects of all scales. We’re so happy to be a part of such an important community revitalization.
“The design team did a fantastic job updating the 200-year-old market to better support business and the community. They showed great attention to detail—the doorways are amazing. You can tell a lot of care went into restoring the market. The jury was impressed with the take on the “black box”—by providing a layer of glass between the box and the facade of the brick structure, the design acknowledges the history of the building and the woodshed structure. The jury appreciated how the shou sugi ban treatment draws the user to see the difference between old and new”. – AIA Baltimore
Urban Land Institute Awards
At the Urban Land Institute’s awards event in Baltimore, Broadway Market won:
- Wavemaker Award
- People’s Choice Award
ULI’s Wavemaker awards recognize developments that show exceptional quality, sustainability, vision, sense of place and potential to make waves in the community.
After a 10-year delay in redevelopment, the north shed of the 200-year-old Baltimore landmark, the Broadway Market, was transformed into a contemporary community eatery housing 10 local vendors and varied interior and exterior gathering spaces. As one of the longest continuously-operating public markets systems in the country, the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation sought to reestablish the prominence of the market space by rethinking how people shop, eat and interact in the city.
The project involved the complete renovation of the existing brick structure by reinstating the blocked-in arches in order to let natural light in the space, as well as renovating the north addition into a contemporary wood-clad structure (reSAWN’s custom shou sugi ban charred Accoya®) that contrasts the existing historic context of the Fells Point neighborhood. The introduction of an outdoor patio and bar energize the previously vacant block and serve as the community living room while the operable arched openings provide a direct connection between the market and the surrounding businesses. Food and furnishings at Broadway Market embody the work of a creative community of local chefs, makers, artists and entrepreneurs who engage actively in reimagining Baltimore.
Thank you to PI.KL for specifying our shou sugi ban building materials.
Photos courtesy Evan Woodard Photography, PI.KL & reSAWN TIMBER co.