During its annual National Convention in Miami, held June 10 – 12, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of its 2010 Small Project Awards Program. Now in its sixth year, the awards program recognizes small-project practitioners for excellence in design.
Ten awards were given in three categories: Architecture in the Public Interest, Small Project Objects (up to $50,000 construction budget), and Small Project Structures (up to $500,000 construction budget).
The 2010 Small Project Award winners are:
Architecture in the Public Interest
- Art as Shelter, Raleigh, N.C., by Tonic Design, Raleigh
- SplitFrame, Portland, Conn., by North Studio at Wesleyan University
Small Project Objects
- Shadow Pavilion, Ann Arbor, Mich., by PLY Architecture, Ann Arbor
- plug-in satellite office – Arizona State University, Phoenix, by mark ryan studio, Phoenix
- Prospect.1 Welcome Center, New Orleans, by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, New Orleans
- Puptent, New York, by Slade Architecture, New York
Small Project Structures
- East Village Studio, New York, Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Salve Staff Canteen, Milwaukee, by Johnsen Schmaling Architects, Milwaukee
- Kevin Mundy Memorial Bridge, Bozeman, Mont., by Intrinsik Architecture, Bozeman
- [Wide]Band – Nomadic Cafe, Los Angeles, by Griffin Enright Architects, Los Angeles
The Small Project Awards jury members were: Tom Howorth, FAIA, Howorth & Associates; Kevin Harris, FAIA, Kevin Harris and Associates; Camilo Parra, AIA, Parra Design Group Ltd.; Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Design; and David Miller, FAIA, The Miller Hull Partnership.
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