2016 AIA Honor Awards

2016 Collaborative Achievement Award: George Smart

2016 Collaborative Achievement Award: George Smart

The Institute recognized George Smart, founder of nonprofit organization North Carolina Modernist Houses, based in Durham, N.C., for taking public knowledge of modern architecture from a local to national level.

2016 AIA Thomas Jefferson Award: Hans Butzer

2016 AIA Thomas Jefferson Award: Hans Butzer

The architect is a director of the Oklahoma City practice Butzer Architects and Urbanism.

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Architecture

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Architecture

Eleven projects were recognized across ten states as well as Hong Kong.

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture

Five projects were recognized for interiors that inspire.

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Regional & Urban Design

2016 AIA Institute Honor Awards: Regional & Urban Design

Forward-looking proposals for feeding the growing population of an Arkansas city and for increasing accessibility to one of the nation's biggest cultural institutions took top honors in the AIA's Regional and Urban Design Awards.

2016 AIA Twenty-Five Year Award: Monterey Bay Aquarium

2016 AIA Twenty-Five Year Award: Monterey Bay Aquarium

Designed by San Francisco-based EHDD, the jury heralded the beloved museum as "a benchmark and role model for aquariums everywhere."

2016 AIA Gold Medal: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

2016 AIA Gold Medal: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

The Philadelphia-based icons of Postmodernism are the first pair to win the Institute’s top honor.

LMN Architects

2016 AIA Architecture Firm Award: LMN Architects

The Seattle-based firm, known for its civic projects, is the 53rd recipient of the Institute’s highest honor for an architecture firm.

2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award: R. Steven Lewis

2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award: R. Steven Lewis

The practicing architect is associate vice president for engineering firm TRC and president of the architecture consulting firm Thinking Leadership.

2016 Edward C. Kemper Award: Terrance Brown

2016 Edward C. Kemper Award: Terrance Brown

The New Mexico architect, who has served in a number of capacities with the AIA and is known for work in disaster recovery, wins this year’s top honor for service.

2016 AIA Topaz Medallion: Douglas S. Kelbaugh

2016 AIA Topaz Medallion: Douglas S. Kelbaugh

An innovator in passive-solar and transit-oriented design, the author, educator, and practitioner brings environmentalism into architectural education.

2016 AIA Young Architects Award

2016 AIA Young Architects Award

The 12 winners, licensed for no more than 10 years, hail from seven states.

Projects

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

Oberholz Mountain Hut Oberholz Mountain Hut

Peter Pichler Architecture

Giacomo Zanella Primary School Giacomo Zanella Primary School

Giulia de Appolonia

De Maria Pavilion De Maria Pavilion

Gluckman Tang Architects

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