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Lassonde Studios named Most Innovative Idea from the State of Utah


FastCo named Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah, the Most Innovative Idea from the State of Utah, in their nationwide survey of innovation in 2017. 

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Lassonde Studios wins International Design Association Award


The Intermountain Chapter of the International Design Association (IDA) recently recognized Lassonde Studios with a Best (Brilliantly Executed Spaces and Thinking) Award in the LEARN category.

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Lassonde Studios recognized with SXSWedu Learn by Design award


Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah was the winner of the Learn by Design, Physical category award at SXSWedu. The inaugural awards focused on the "design of physical learning spaces and how they have potential to impact learning outcomes." The Lassonde Studio project, designed by the Yazdani Studio in association with EDA Architecture and opened Fall 2016, was selected from over 200 projects worldwide.

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Lassonde Studios featured in Fast Company


Lassonde Studios at the University of Utah was featured in a recent Fast Company article, "A $45 million Experiment to Turn Donors into Incubators".

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Lassonde Studios named one of 9 best New University Buildings by Architectural Digest


"...Lassonde Studios is part of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business, and its innovative design was made to attract the brightest young entrepreneurs to the university. The structure is built on a grid system, which will allow rooms to be easily reconfigured as demands for the space fluctuate."

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