People’s Choice 2014 Awards
For the People’s Choice Awards, the public serves as jury, and everyone participates in the selection process. This award program provides an opportunity for the public to vote on which architectural projects are of most appeal in a range of categories.
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Your favorite RESIDENCE.
Sellars Lathrop Architects, LLC, Westport, CT
Description: The library view toward feature window; custom new construction.
Your favorite COMMERCIAL / INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING.
West Haven Commuter Rail Station, West Haven, CT
Gregg Wies & Gardner Architects, LLC, New Haven, CT
Description: New Metro North Commuter Rail Station and Transit Hub located on the historic New Haven Rail Line. Project includes station facility; pedestrian bridge overpass; high level platforms and canopies; surface parking and bike storage lots; sustainable stormwater rain gardens; placemaking artwork; and public plaza.
Your favorite EDUCATIONAL / RELIGIOUS BUILDING.
Black Rock Congregational Church, Fairfield, CT
Wiles + Architects, Bridgeport, CT
Description: Black Rock Church is a 55,000 sq. ft. new and renovated non-denominational church located in Fairfield CT, which incorporates many existing modified and adapted elements into newly imagined spaces.
Your favorite place for RECREATION.
Nathan Hale Homestead Visitors Services Renovation, Coventry, CT
Pirie Associates Architects, LLC, New Haven, CT
Description: Conversion of original ell portion of Homestead into a multi functional Visitors Services facility characterized by a vaulted gift shop/classroom space with exposed original timber framing, to serve the thousands of museum visitors, school children, Revolutionary War re-enactors and visitors to the famous Coventry Farmers Market.
Your favorite CONNECTICUT TREASURE.
Nathan Hale Homestead, Coventry, CT
Deacon Richard Hale, Architect
Description: Built 1777 – This Revolutionary Era house, exhibiting the sparse detail and straightforward composition of the times, was built on the ground where Nathan Hale was raised.