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legend award vision quest Designer, educator, community activist, leader, and lady, Eva Maddox is honored with Contract magazine’s Legend Award By Jean Nayar If you ask anyone who has worked closely with Eva Maddox what her most salient qualities are, you’re likely to hear phrases like “unassuming,” “good listener,” “team player,” and “Southern lady.” But none of these adjectives really offers a clear clue about the inner workings and vision that have enabled this talented designer to amass an incredibly vast body of accomplishments over the course of her diverse and illustrious career. You wouldn’t know, for example, that this unassuming Southern lady has designed millions of square feet of office, showroom, healthcare, museum, and institutional space nationally and internationally; has garnered more than 100 awards for her work; or has founded an innovative design graduate school in inner city Chicago that serves as a model for community and social development. Nor would you necessarily imagine that this teamplaying good listener frequently lectures at universities and institutions around the globe, serves on the boards of numerous institutions, and was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the “change agents… designers and dreamers who are creating your future.” Yet, in the view of her colleagues and friends, these understated character traits rank high among the attributes that have enabled 42 contract january/february 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - January/February 2011

Contract - January/February 2011
Editor’s Note
Exhibition: Orgatec
Corporate Philanthropy
The 32nd Annual Interiors Awards
Designers of the Year
Legend Award
Large Office
Public Space
Historic Restoration
Adaptive Reuse
Environmental Design
Designers Rate
Ad Index

Contract - January/February 2011