Design Award of Excellence, Civic/Institutional
Originally designed by landscape architect Simonds & Simonds and architect Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square is known to be one of the nation’s oldest modern urban plazas. The restored park is built on top of a parking garage and overlooks a busy downtown street.
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building
Design Award of Excellence, Commercial
The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance building has been integral to the Los Angeles community since its original completion by architect Paul Revere Williams. Its history with the African-American community and South Central Los Angeles was heavily taken into account.
Frederick and Harriet Rauh Residence
Design Award of Excellence, Residential
The Frederick and Harriet Rauh Residence underwent a full restoration and is now used for lectures to spread awareness to preserve modern architecture.
Design Award of Excellence, Advocacy
The Michigan Modern project raised awareness of the state’s modern resources and design heritage. The photograph of the lobby of the Design Building at General Motors Technical Center by Eero Saarinen serves as the cover for the book Michigan Modern.
Margaret Esherick House
Design Citation of Merit, Residential
The historical home by Louis I. Kahn was celebrated for maintaining its original detail and style.
The Met Breuer
Design Citation of Merit, Civic/Institutional
The renovated efforts maintain Marcel Breuer's iconic masterpiece.
The Shepley Bulfinch Architecture Firm Office
Design Citation of Merit, Commercial
This project by Shepley Bulfinch and The Phoenix Midtown Center Limited Partnership. The Shepley Bulfinch Architecture Firm Office was awarded a Citation of Merit for its restoration which showed the value in salvaging and using original materials.
Houston: Uncommon Modern
Citation of Merit, Survey/Inventory
The AIA Houston exhibition was celebrated for presenting lesser-known modern projects around the city. Curated by Delaney Harris-Finch and Anna Mod, the exhibition was complimented with a catalog featuring hundreds of distinct sites.
United Nations Headquarters Campus Renovation of Facades
Citation of Technical Achievement
With unrepairable wall assemblies, the building required intense research to ensure that the final result was as historically accurate as possible. The restoration achieved that in addition to meeting today's standards for energy use and security.
Tower of Hope, Christ Cathedral
The original building by Richard Neutra successfully upgraded for seismic activity. The jury felt that this project could serve as a model for other historical buildings facing the same challenge.