The American Institute of Architects today released the winners of the 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture. This year's program recognized 11 projects—the same number as last year—across ten states as well as Hong Kong.
The jury included: chair Josiah Stevenson, FAIA, of Boston's Leers Weinzapfel Associates; José Alvarez, AIA, of New Orlean's Eskew+Dumez+Ripple; Brad Cloepfil, AIA, of Portland, Ore.–based Allied Works Architecture; Roberto de Leon, AIA, of Louisville, Ky.–based De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop; Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, of Santa Monica, Calif.–based Koning Eizenberg Architecture; Julie Engh, Assoc. AIA, of New York's Highland Associates; Elizabeth Hallas, AIA, of Golden, Colo.–based Anderson Hallas Architects; Danielle Jones, AIAS Representative from Zelienople, Pa.; and Christian Zimmerman, of New York's Prospect Park Alliance.
Click on the links below to read more about each of the 11 winning projects in ARCHITECT's Project Gallery.
Jury: "This is a fine example of an exceptional restoration of a modern building."
Asia Society Hong Kong Center by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners
Jury: "Capitalizing on the setting, rather than building over it is such a smart and radical move in Hong Kong."
Case Inlet Retreat by MW|Works
Jury: "A modest scaled project yet full of a richness in the material and details."
Jury: "The openness of the ground level to the street is unique for a ballpark and it allows passers by to witness a community event."
Jury: "The school is deftly woven into the neighborhood with welcoming indoor and outdoor spaces."
Mariposa Land Port of Entry Expansion and Modernization by Jones Studio
Jury: "Interesting, simple in its organization, excellent detailing of the metal."
Perot Museum of Nature and Science by Morphosis Architects
Jury: "The feel of connection of concrete to nature was a great use for a nature and science museum."
Pterodactyl by Eric Owen Moss Architects
Jury: "Important aspect of what architecture does for expression in everyday life."
St. Patrick’s Cathedral Conservation, Renovation and Systems Upgrade by Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects
Jury: "They did an excellent job of coordinating and weaving systems without allowing them to be seen. Minimal alterations to the original fabric."
U.S. Land Port of Entry by Snow Kreilich Architects, Robert Siegel Architects
Jury: "A modern contextual response to a small border town - pastoral and well scaled."
WMS Boathouse at Clark Park by Studio Gang
Jury: "There is a wonderful informal relationship between building, river and the park where it sits."
Visit ARCHITECT's Project Gallery to view more projects recognized in the 2016 AIA Honor Awards.