2018 Excellence in Design Awards
Zuni Pueblo Housing Needs Assessment
Firm: Atkin Olshin Schade
Architect: Shawn Evans AIA
The most innovative of the projects and highly deserving of recognition: this truly innovative design for a mobile computing app and database on living conditions for the Zuni tribe utilizes skills architects have to improve lives. This project demonstrates that architecture can be about design thinking, smart technology and collaboration, not just about aesthetics. This projects gives self-sufficiency and self-determination to members of the tribe.
Category: Single Family Residential
Firm: Unger Associates Architects PC
Architect: Kim Unger AIA
General Contractor: Unger Corporation
Photographer: Peter Ogelvie
A nicely organized plan integrating intermediary buffer zones in the entry and gallery spaces. Proportion and placement of glazing is well balanced from the outside. From the inside, openings nicely frame views while carefully controlling natural light. The reflectiveness of the interior plaster walls creates luminous interior spaces.
Category: Interior Architecture
Architect: Alexander Dzurec, AIA
Owner: Barker Property Management
Photographer: Alexander Dzurec
The clean articulation of the metal conference room 'box' plays nicely off of interior wood finishes. Balance between solid and light is enhanced by the skylight. Interior light is nicely filtered from the skylight through the trusses.
2018 Design Jury
Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter FAIA Chair
Mark Lahmon, AIA
Catherine Johnson, AIA
Rebecca Rudolph, AIA