The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing 12 exceptional designs with its 2019 Small Project Awards. Complete details for each of the awarded projects can be reviewed on AIA’s website.
Now in its 16th year, the AIA Small Project Awards program--established by The Small Project Practitioners (SPP)-- recognizes small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work. The program also aims at raising awareness about the value and design excellence that architects can bring to projects, no matter their size or scope. Award recipients are categorized in three groups:
Category 1 could include small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art or an architectural design element that costs up to $150,000 in construction.
Category 2 could include small project construction that could cost up to $1,500,000 in construction.
Category 3 could include small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art or an architectural design that is under 5,000 square feet.
The following are recipients of this year’s Small Project Awards by category:
-Forest Park Bridges, Portland, Oregon | Fieldwork Design & Architecture
-Klein A45, Catskill Mountains, New York | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
-Northside Boys and Girls Club, Fort Worth, Texas | Ibanez Shaw Architecture
-Jarrett Street 12, Portland, Oregon | Architecture Building Culture
-Prayer Space - Redemption Gilbert, Gilbert, Arizona | Debartolo Architects
-Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn, Paso Robles, California | Clayton & Little Architects
-South 5th Residence, Austin, Texas | Alterstudio Architecture
-Squirrel Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
-Sugar Shack Residence, Austin, Texas | Alterstudio Architecture
-Michigan Loft, Chicago | Vladimir Radutny Architects
-Longs Peak Toilets, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado | ColoradoBuildingWorkshop and the University of Colorado Denver
-The Evans Tree House at Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs, Arkansas | Modus Studio and the University of Arkansas
Visit AIA’s website for more information on the Small Project Awards program.
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