Announcing the 2016 AIA|DC Chapter Design Award Winners

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards! This year we had a single jury look at all of the submissions to make their final selections. Out of the 205 submissions, 16 were chosen in a total of 4 categories: Urban Design/Master Planning, Historic Resources, Interior Architecture, and Architecture. 

And, announced January 15, congratulations to the People's Choice Award winner: STUDIOS Architecture for One Franklin Square Building Enhancements.

2016 AIA|DC Chapter Design
Awards Jury

Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, Ross Barney Architects
Clive Wilkinson, FAIA, Clive Wilkinson Architects
Kulapat Yantrasast, wHY Architects
Philip Chen, AIA, Ann Beha Architects
Wendy Pautz, AIA, LMN Architects, Seattle, WA

Merit Award in Urban Design/Master Planning

Augusta Georgia Housing, Suzane Reatig Architecture
Photography: courtesy of the architect

Excellence Awards in Urban Design/Master Planning

Constitution Gardens, Rogers Partners and PWP Landscape Architecture
Washington, DC
Photography: courtesy of the architects

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center Master Plan, HOK
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Photography: Alan Karchmer Photographer

Merit in Interior Architecture

Bloomberg, LSM
Washington, DC
Photography: Hedrich Blessing and LSM

Covington, LSM
Washington, DC
Photography: Richard Bryant/Arcaidimages.com, Prakash Patel Photography, Hedrich Blessing, and LSM

People's Choice Award Winner
One Franklin Square Building Enhancements, STUDIOS Architecture
Washington, DC
Photography: bilyana dimitrova photography

Sherber + Rad, David Jameson Architect
Washington, DC
Photography: Paul Warchol Photography

Merit in Historic Resources

Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, SmithGroupJJR
Washington, DC
Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie Architectural Photographer

Excellence in Historic Resources

Restoration of the Historic Watchbox, Washington Navy Yard, EYP Architecture and Engineering
Washington, DC
Photographer: Spielmann Studio

Merit in Architecture

Woodside Residence, David Jameson Architect
Woodside, CA
Photographer: Bruce Damonte Photography

Eagle Academy Public Charter School, Shinberg.Levinas Architects
Washington, DC
Photographer: Alan Karchmer Photographer

Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building, HDR Architecture
Washington, DC
Photographer: Ari Burling Architectural Photography

Snyder Sanctuary, Newman Architects
Boca Raton, Florida
Photography: Courtesy of Robert Benson Photography

University of Pennsylvania, Neural and Behavioral Sciences Building, SmithGroupJJR
Philadelphia, PA
Photographer: Alan Karchmer Photographer

Excellence in Architecture

Fletcher's Mill, Richard Williams Architects
Woodville, VA
Photography: Tom Arban Photography Inc.

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center Community Mosque, HOK
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Photography: Alan Karchmer Photographer and A.D. Alolyan Photography


Presidential Citations

ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar
bestudio, LLC
Photography: Dim Sum Media
Presidential Citation for Urban Catalyst

American Society of Interior Designers Headquarters
Perkins+Will
Photography: Eric Laignel Photography
Presidential Citation for Design & Wellbeing

Roosevelt Senior High School
Perkins Eastman
Photography: Joseph Romeo
Presidential Citation for Sustainable Design


Voting for the People's Choice Award has closed

How to vote:

Have Facebook? Like the AIA|DC Facebook page and then like your favorite photo in the 2016 Chapter Design Awards album! Please like only one photo, multiple likes will be disqualified.

Don't have Facebook? Vote using our online survey!

Voting will close at 12:00 PM EST December 15. The likes from the Facebook album will be tallied along with the votes from the online survey. Join us for the awards reception on the evening of December 15 at the District Architecture Center as we announce the winner of the 2016 Chapter Design People's Choice Award.