Show Us Your RECORD Collection

According to our latest reader survey, 65 percent of Architectural Record readers have a substantial archive of past issues. We asked you to photograph your RECORD Collection and upload an image to our gallery for a chance to win an iPad. We chose winners in three categories: Most Creative Presentation, Oldest Single Issue, and Largest Collection. Check out the winners—and a few noteworthy runners up—below.

Most Creative Presentation
Most Creative Presentation Winner

Winner: James R. Kirkpatrick, FAIA, of Denton, Texas-based Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio photographed his collection of Architectural Record issues going back to October 1972 surrounded by all of the staff members at his firm born since then.

Most Creative Presentation: First Runner Up

First Runner Up: Randy Nishimura, AIA, of Eugene, Oregon took his collection out for some fresh air and then wrote a blog post about our contest: My Architectural Record Collection 

Most Creative Presentation: Second Runner Up

Second Runner Up: An architecture and planning student in West Covina, California, Roland Escalona photographed himself dozing while reading issues from his collection.

Oldest Single Issue
Oldest Single Issue

Winner: Milan Liptak of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania submitted a photo of 395 issues from his collection, including an edition from 1891. His image also featured copies of RECORD from 1918 and 1956 as well as 1991’s centennial issue.

Largest Collection
Largest Collection

Winner: Jonathan Haas of Birmingham, Alabama’s Davis Architects submitted an image of firm president Neil Davis with the office collection of every Architectural Record issue going back to 1939.


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