“Although the West Coast has amazing designers, I think credit has to be also given to amazing clients, oftentimes entrepreneurs, who embrace risk-taking and value the conceptual intent of the designer.”—Jennifer Morla, Judge
"The first ever Mayor’s Neighborhood Design Awards focused on the outstanding contributions made to the life and vitality of the City of Madison." -Urban Land Interests
"Like a painting by a cubist artist after a visit to Hampton Court, an arts centre by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates is an angular abstraction of the medieval aesthetic." -Jane Szita, Mark Magazine
"These new collaborative spaces are meant to emulate the latest in business work environments." -Matthew Messner, Architect's Newspaper
BizTimes discusses the collaboration involved in creating Milwaukee's newest addition to it's skyline.
"Like the institution it serves, the new early childhood learning center of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools is anything but ordinary" -Blair Kamin
“A very modern, tight insertion into an old building. It draws you upstairs” – AIA Chicago Juror
"As corporations are thinking more like college campuses, this college was designed to appear more like a business." -Edward Keegan, AIA
"The taut metal skinned building forms that shift inward and outward to reveal the expressive structural frame are intentionally daring and honest, a real “Chicago” building."
Randy Mattheis receives a designer award in the institutional leader category.
"The building and grounds are syncopated, composed-music, art, and study manifested." —2016 jury
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates has promoted four of its Chicago staff members.
Architect Magazine includes VDT in its list of top 50 design firms
The 'Building Chicago: Architectural Masterworks' book features the Doblin House, 1401 S. State St, the Godfrey Hotel & Earl Shapiro Hall.
"Developed by CA Ventures and designed by architect Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, the glassy tower will contain 102 high-end rental units, three levels of parking (31 stalls), and new ground floor retail. " -Jay Koziarz, Curbed
"Chicago’s Merchandise Mart is positioning itself to be a building at the forefront of workplace design for years to come." -Amanda Schneider, Huffington Post
"Media Objectives (M-O), an environments and branding studio within Chicago-based Valerio Dewalt Train Associates (VDTA), has produced an installation in homage to a former YMCA. The YMCA was located where the recently finished NEWCITY lifestyle center on Chicago’s near North Side." -Matthew Messner, Architect's Newspaper
"The 85-year-old Merchandise Mart—re-christened the MART—recently received its most extensive rehab in four decades, completed just in time for NeoCon." -Interior Design Magazine
"The third installment of Interior Design’s annual recognition program HiP at NeoCon (Honoring Industry People and Product) kicked off this evening, with designers and manufacturers receiving their awards before the magazine’s Giants celebration." -Interior Design Magazine
CS Modern Luxury Interiors looks at our recent renovation of the award-winning Doblin House.
"Troy-based Kresge Foundation showed off the new addition to its headquarters Tuesday, demonstrating how a leading philanthropic institution blends modern design, environmental sustainability and the arts to create a showcase for its ideals." -John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press