The architecture firm responsible for designing the Beloit College Powerhouse redevelopment project has been recognized with a top prize at the World Architecture Festival, according to Beloit College officials.

According to an announcement by the international festival ahead of the event later this month, Studio Gang Architects netted the top overall prize among “2018 Future Projects” for its work on the former generating station soon-to-be student union and event space in Beloit.

“We had aspired to develop a facility that was among the best in higher education in America, but we overachieved,” said Beloit College President Scott Bierman.

In September, Studio Gang won first place for the festival’s re-use category for the Powerhouse plan.

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This article was originally published in the Beloit Daily News.