The Washington, D.C. chapter of the AIA (AIA|DC) will present 30 awards celebrating the year’s outstanding achievements in architectural design at its annual Chapter Design Awards ceremony. Selected from a pool of 181 entries produced by 80 firms, the awards recognize exemplary work in four categories including architecture, interior architecture, historic resources, and urban design/master planning, the latter of which was added this year. Presidential Citations will be awarded in universal design and and sustainable design.
The ceremony and reception, which will take place on Dec. 16 at the District Architecture Center, is hosted by AIA|DC president Sean Nohelty, AIA, over hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. The evening also marks the premiere of The Showstoppers! 2014 Chapter Design Awards exhibition, on view and free to the public in the SIGAL Gallery, from Dec. 12-Jan. 3.
A panel of distinguished jurors from the architectural, design, and planning communities include:
Architecture: Michael Graves, FAIA, Michael Palladino, FAIA, Collette Creppell, AIA
Interior Architecture:Dirk Denison, FAIA, Hunter Tura, Lee F. Mindel, FAIA
Historic Resources: Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA, Russell Keune, FAIA, Robert Miklos, FAIA
Master Planning/Urban Design: Barbara Wilks, FAIA, Ray Gindroz, FAIA
“Our latest Chapter Design Award winners show the outstanding quality of work being done in Washington by local and international firms, and the great work our members do across the country. The jurors were quite impressed,” said Mary Fitch, executive director of the AIA|DC, in a press release.
For more information on each of the Honor Award winners below, please follow the link to its ARCHITECT Magazine Project Gallery page.
WINNING PROJECTS | Presidential Citations and Awards of Excellence
Presidential Citation in Universal Design
Gallaudet University Residence Hall Renovations, Washington, D.C., Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Presidential Citation in Sustainable Design
Dunbar Senior High School, Washington, D.C., Perkins Eastman, Moody Nolan
Harvest Home, Washington, D.C., Team Capitol DC
Presidential Citation in Urban Design
Arts Walk at Brookland Works, Washington, D.C., Maurice Walters Architect with KTGY.
The African Union Mission Headquarters, Washington, D.C. Group Goetz Architecture
Cardozo High School, Washington, D.C., Hartman-Cox Architects with Grimm+Parker Architects
Birch Bayh Federal Building and US Courthouse, Indianapolis, EYP.
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Quinn Evans Architects
Eastern Market Metro Park, Washington, D.C., Weinstein Studio/Esocoff & Associates
Charlottesville Strategic Investment Area Plan, Charlottesville, Va., Cunningham|Quill Architects
The Yards at Southeast Federal Center Master Plan for the Former Washington Navy Yard Annex Southeast, Washington, D.C., Shalom Baranes Associates, Perkins+Will, Robert A.M. Stern, and Stantec