AIA Connecticut Announces Its 2019 Design Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(OCTOBER 7, 2019, NEW HAVEN, CT) The Connecticut American Institute of Architects is pleased to announce 18 recipients in its annual, comprehensive, 2019 Design Award program that recognizes design excellence in projects in Connecticut or by Connecticut architects in the following categories:

ARCHITECTURE – THE ENCOMPASSING ART AWARDS: A special, inclusive award that celebrates the multitude of design aspects that underpin the overall building design.
UNBUILT AWARDS: Unbuilt architectural designs, for which there is no current intent to build, of any project type, including purely theoretical, visionary projects, with or without a client.
BUILT AWARDS: Built Project categories that recognize design excellence in various kinds of built architectural projects – Commercial, Institutional, Educational, or Multi-family, Interior Architecture, Adaptation, and Residential Design.

This year the selection jury of Bradford Perkins FAIA, MRAIC, AICP, Co-Founder and Chairman Perkins Eastman, NYC;  Alan Ricks, AIA, Founding Principal & Chief Design Officer MASS Design Group, Boston; and Maryann Thompson, FAIA, Founder and Principal Maryann Thompson Architects, Cambridge, convened at on September 26th  at AIA Connecticut New Haven office and adjudicated 9 projects for Excellence and 9 projects for Merit from a pool of 103 submissions.

Detailed information on the winning projects, including photographs and jury comments, may be seen at https://aiact.org/aia-connecticut-design-award/

The 2019 recipients of the Built Awards, Commercial, Institutional, Educational, or Multi-family Residential Design:
Award of Excellence

Hancher, University of Iowa / Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, CT
Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons / Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT

Award of Merit:
ATCO Campus / Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT
The Bridge Golf Teaching Facility / Roger Ferris + Partners, Westport CT
Goldring/Woldenberg Complex, Tulane University / Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, CT
Farmhouse Education Center – Stamford Museum and Nature Center / TSKP Studio, Hartford CT
Wintrust Arena / Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, CT
Yale NUS College / Pelli Clarke Pelli, New Haven, CT

The 2019 recipients of the Built Awards in Residential Design:
Award of Excellence
East Branch House / Turner Brooks Architects, New Haven, CT
Pavilion House / Laura Kaehler Architects, LLC, Darien CT
Pool House / Roger Ferris + Partners, Westport CT

The 2019 recipient of the Built Award for Interior Architecture:
Award of Excellence
Pioneer / Beinfield Architecture, South Norwalk CT
Award of Merit
Summer Street Lobby / Atelier Cho Thompson, New Haven, CT

The 2019 recipient of the Built Award Adaptive Reuse:
Award of Excellence
Greenwich Historical Society Reimaged Campus / David Scott Parker Architects, Southport CT

The 2019 recipients of the Unbuilt Awards:
Award of Excellence
Mill River Park Discovery Center / JCJ Architecture, Hartford CT
Award of Merit
Challenge Museum / TSKP Studio, Hartford CT

The 2019 recipients of the Architecture: The Encompassing Art:
Award of Excellence
Staircase / Saniee Architects, LLC
Award of Merit
Clinica Verde / Amanda Martocchio Architects

Award presentations will be made at the 2019 Gala Dinner on December 9th at ARIA in Prospect, Connecticut for the above awards as well as the 2019 Alice Washburn Residential Awards, Connecticut Emerging Architects, Connecticut Treasures, The Elizabeth Mills Brown Historic Preservation Awards, and the AIA Connecticut Business and Public Service awards.

About the American Institute of Architects, Connecticut (AIA Connecticut)

About AIA Connecticut: Since 1905, AIA Connecticut has served the architectural profession, encouraging design excellence, working to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments.  AIA Connecticut serves as a resource to architects and the public. Our membership of over 1,500 is comprised of architects, architectural designers working towards licensure, students, and professionals in allied fields.

For more information, visit AIA Connecticut’s website at https://aiact.org/