The 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards Announced

Annual Design Award Honor Connecticut Architecture and Firms

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(October 15/NEW HAVEN, CT) AIA Connecticut is pleased to announce 25 recipients in its annual, comprehensive, 2018 Design Award program that recognizes design excellence in projects in Connecticut or by Connecticut architects.

This year Jurors, Stephen White, AIA, Dean and Professor, Roger Williams University, School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation, Bristol, RI; Celia Imrey, Imrey Studio, Planning & Design, New York, NY; and Robert Gurney, FAIA, Robert Gurney Architect, Washington, DC, adjudicated 13 projects for Excellence awards and 12 projects for Merit from a pool of 140 submissions. Detailed information on the winning projects, including photographs and jury comments, may be seen at https://aiact.org/aia-connecticut-design-award/

In the Commercial, Institutional, Educational, or Multi-family category, the Excellence Awardees:

  • Slover Library, Norfolk, Virginia, Newman Architects, New Haven, CT
  • Salesforce Transit Center, San Francisco, CA, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, New Haven, CT
  • University of Connecticut – Innovation Partnership Building, Storrs, CT, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, NY
  • Salesforce Tower, San Francisco, CA, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, New Haven, CT

Merit Awardees:

  • CREC Discovery Academy, Wethersfield, Connecticut, Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
  • Devon Energy Center, Oklahoma City, OK, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT
  • Snyder Sanctuary, Boca Raton, FL, Newman Architects, New Haven, CT
  • Symmetry Partners, Glastonbury, CT, Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
  • Loft Building for the Arts, Turner Brooks Architect, New Haven, CT
  • Wellness Center, Houston, TX, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT
  • Cold Spring School Community Building, New Haven CT, Turner Brooks Architect, New Haven, CT

In the Residential Design category, the Excellence Awardees:

  • Adirondacks House, Gray Organschi Architecture, New Haven CT
  • Grove House, Bridgehampton, NY, Roger Ferris + Partners, Westport, CT
  • T(EA) House and Gardens, CT, Joeb Moore & Partners, Greenwich, CT

Merit Awardees:

  • Fox Run, Greenwich, CT, Khanna Schultz, Brooklyn, NY
  • Beachside, Roger Ferris + Partners, Westport, CT

In the Preservation, Restoration, Adaptation category the Excellence Awardees:

  • River House, Joeb Moore & Partners, Greenwich, CT
  • Round House Renovation, Wilton, CT, Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Atlanta, GA

Merit Awardees:

  • John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor, NY, Newman Architects, PC, New Haven, CT
  • Hoyt Barnum House, Stamford, CT, Christopher Williams Architects LLC, New Haven, CT
  • Mid-Century Modern Revived, Quogue, NY, Austin Patterson Disston Architects, Southport, CT

In the Interior category, the Excellence Awardees:

  • Tree Rooms Conferencing Suite, Tecton Architects, Hartford, CT
  • 465Pa, , Joeb Moore & Partners, Greenwich, CT

In the UnBuilt category, the Excellence Awardee:

  • UBER Sky Tower, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, CT

In the Architecture: The Encompassing Art category, the Excellence Awardee:

  • 1001 Nights Room, Duo Dickinsion Architect, New Haven, CT

Award presentations will be made at the 2018 Gala Dinner on December 3 at The Waterview in Monroe, Connecticut for the above awards as well as this year’s Alice Washburn Residential Awards, the 2018 Drawing Awards, Connecticut Emerging Architects, Connecticut Treasures, and the AIA Connecticut Business and Public Service awards.

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About AIA Connecticut:

AIA Connecticut, a statewide chapter of the American Institute of Architects, serves the architectural profession, encourages design excellence, and works to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments. Members commit themselves to the highest standards of practice and code of ethics that addresses responsibilities to the public, clients, the building industry, and the art and science of architecture.  AIA Connecticut serves as a resource to architects and the public. Its membership of over 1,500 is comprised of architects, associates working towards licensure, students, and professionals in affiliated fields.

For more information, visit AIA Connecticut’s website at www.aiact.org