Interesting to see the Standard from this perspective….
The Standard, New York is a recipient of the 2012 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture. The Institute Honor Awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architecture practice.
To read more, visit: http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2012/architecture/
Read the interview with Christine Gachot here