AIA Connecticut 2012 Design Awards

Celebrating the accomplishments of Connecticut architects and the excellence of Connecticut architectural projects.

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Single Family Residence

Honor Awards

Pond Hollow Lodge, New Preston, CT Halper Owens Architects, Washington Depot, CT

Photographer: Phillip Ennis Photography

Pond Hollow Lodge, New Preston, CT
Halper Owens Architects, Washington Depot, CT

Jury comments:
The jury liked the rustic quality of this nicely crafted, simple, austere residence with it clarity of structure and design of spaces.

Structural Engineer: The DiSalvo Ericson Group, Structural Engineers, Inc. – Ridgefield, CT; Mechanical Engineer: Kohler Ronan Consulting Engineers LLC – Danbury, CT; Landscape Architect: Cummin Associates – Stonington, CT; General Contractor: Northern Lights Construction, LLC – Litchfield, CT

South Cove Modern (Residence), Essex, CT Point One Architects, Old Lyme, CT

Photographer: Warren Jagger Photography Inc.

South Cove Modern (Residence), Essex, CT
Point One Architects, Old Lyme, CT

Jury comments:
The architects were true to the system that was set up; the jury liked the sculptural quality of the pure, Modern House, especially the east elevation. The jury appreciated the consistency and handsomeness of this bold Modern house.

Structural Engineer: GNCB Consulting Engineers, Inc. – Old Saybrook , CT; Mechanical /Electrical Engineer: Consulting Engineering Services – Middletown, CT; Civil Engineer: Angus McDonald/Gary Sharpe Associates, Inc. – Old Saybrook, CT; Landscape Architect: J. Richard Staub, AIA – Old Lyme, CT; General Contractor: Caulfield & Ridgway – Centerbrook, CT


Merit Awards

Lake Residence, Greenwich, CT Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Photographer: Timothy Schenck

Lake Residence, Greenwich, CT
Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Jury comments:
This is a disciplined, nicely detailed transformation of the original house. It is elegant, with fair lines, and a simple choice of materials. It strength comes from its austere exterior.

Structural Engineer: Edward Stanley Engineers, LLC – Guilford, CT; Landscape Architect: Joeb Moore Architects – Greenwich, CT; General Contractor: JB Construction, LLC – Greenwich, CT

Modern House Renovation, Woodbridge, CT Dean Sakamoto Architects, New Haven, CT

Photographer: Victoria Sambunaris

Modern House Renovation, Woodbridge, CT
Dean Sakamoto Architects, New Haven, CT

Jury comments:
This remodeling project keeps the spirit of the original building. The changes that were made were sympathetic and respectful to it.

Lighting Consultants: Atelier Ten – New York, NY; General Contractor: The Westmount Group, LLC – West Haven, CT

Long Island Sound Residence, Greenwich, CT Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Photographer: David Sundberg / Esto

Long Island Sound Residence, Greenwich, CT
Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Jury comments:
The additions show a great sensitivity to the original and to the site. It works as a total composition and sits very well in the landscape.

Structural Engineer: Robert Silman Associates, Structural Engineers – New York NY; Mechanical/ Electrical Engineer: Altieri/Sebor/Wieber LLC, Consulting Engineers – Norwalk, CT; Civil Engineer: SE Minor – Greenwich, CT; Landscape Architect: Reed Hilderbrand – Watertown, MA; General Contractor: Kais Custom Builders – Norwalk, CT

Pool House, Sharon, CT Resolution: 4 Architecture, New York, NY

Photographer: Resolution: 4 Architecture

Pool House, Sharon, CT
Resolution: 4 Architecture, New York, NY

Jury comments:
This modular guest house is simple, neat, and well done. The jury appreciated its elemental quality. It shows the potential for pre-fabricated buildings.

Structural Engineer: Greg Sloditskie – Walnut Creek, CA; Mike Tomko, Design Tech, Inc. – Goshen, IN; General Contractor: D. Scott Reeve Construction – Norfolk, CT

White Fall Pavilion, New Canaan, CT Elizabeth Jahn Architecture LLC, Westport, CT with Anne Nixon Brooklyn Office

Photographer: David Heald

White Fall Pavilion, New Canaan, CT
Elizabeth Jahn Architecture LLC, Westport, CT with Anne Nixon Brooklyn Office

Jury comments:
The jury liked the extension of stone, the stone walls, with the setting ordering openness, on a podium looking out. The building is beautifully detailed, with a handsome choice of materials.

Structural Engineer: Cuoco Engineers – Fairfield, CT; Landscape Architect: Devore Associates – Fairfield, CT; General Contractor: Canaan Construction – Wilton, CT

AMP Studio, Fairfield, CT Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Photographer: AM Photography

AMP Studio, Fairfield, CT
Joeb Moore Architects, Greenwich, CT

Jury comments:
This project is beguiling in its simplicity. Its one move is well done.

Electrical Engineer: Chestnut Electric Corporation – Wilton, CT; General Contractor: JB Construction, LLC – Greenwich, CT