River Ranch in Blanco, Texas, by Jobe Corral Architects
Casey Dunn River Ranch in Blanco, Texas, by Jobe Corral Architects

Following the announcement of its 2023 Regional & Urban Design Award winners, The American Institute of Architects introduced the winners of its 2023 Interior Architecture Awards, recognizing eight projects that "celebrate the most innovative interior spaces," according to a press release from the organization. This year's class of honorees—all projects located in the United States—were evaluated "based on design achievement, including sense of place and purpose, community access, ecology and environmental sustainability, and history," continues the release.

The jury for the 2023 Interior Architecture Awards comprised chair Rudabeh Pakravan, AIA, Sidell Pakravan in Berkeley, Calif.; Rebecca Brady, AIA, Clark Nexsen in Virginia Beach, Va.; Joyce Selina Love, AIA, DesignLoveStudio in Memphis, Tenn.; Alejandra Menchaca, Thornton Tomasetti in Boston; and Melanie Ray, AIA, Hord Coplan Macht in Baltimore.

The Winning Projects

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800 Fulton Market in Chicago, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Trent Bell

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., by OTJ Architects and Mecanoo

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Mount Auburn Cemetery Bigelow Chapel and New Crematory in Cambridge, Mass., by William Rawn Associates

Casey Woods

River Ranch in Blanco, Texas, by Jobe Corral Architects

Chipper Hatter

Student Success District, University of Arizona in Tucson, by The Miller Hull Partnership and Poster Mirto McDonald

Matthew Millman Photography

Three Gables in Napa, Calif., by Aidlin Darling Design

James-Steinkamp Photography

Southwest Public Library in Washington, D.C., by Perkins&Will

Garrett Rowland

Willis Tower Repositioning in Chicago, by Gensler, SkB Architects, and Olin

See more winners of the 2023 AIA Awards here.