Winners of the AIA Chicago 2014 Small Projects Awards
The winners of the 2014 Small Projects Awards were announced in a ceremony and reception at Architectural Artifacts in Chicago on Friday, May 9.
A crowd of nearly 400 was on hand to witness 13 firms take home awards during the fourth annual Small Projects Awards event. Four firms were awarded Honors, eight were given Citations of Merit and one project was distinguished with an Honorable Mention.
The Small Projects Awards is presented by the AIA Chicago Small Practitioners Group with a goal of raising public awareness of the value that architects bring to small projects and to promote small practitioners as a resource for design excellence. All firms in the competition fewer than nine licensed architects and architectural interns.
This year’s winners include:
dSPACE Studio’s The Wave – Honor Award
Johnson & Lee Architects and Planners’ Ping Tom Park Boathouse – Honor Award
Searl Lamaster Howe Architects’ Harbert Cottage – Honor Award
Paul Preissner Architects’ Two Barns – Honor Award
Bureau of Architecture and Design’s Little You – Citation of Merit
Dirk Denison Architects’ Cell Table – Citation of Merit
dSPACE Studio’s Atrium House – Citation of Merit
Kuklinski + Rappe Architects’ Woodland Dune Home Citation of Merit
Lawton Stanley Architects’ Grace Restaurant – Citation of Merit
Longo Park Design Workshop’s Onward Reception Wall – Citation of Merit
Vinci | Hamp Architects’ The Club for Modern Fashions – Citation of Merit
Wrap Architecture’s Safe House – Citation of Merit
IIT’s Barnsworth Exhibiton Center – Special Recognition
Every year, a jury of acclaimed practitioners and experts in design and architecture review the submitted works.
This year’s jury included:
Chris Cooper, AIA – Cooper Joseph Studio, New York, NY
Carolyn Armenta Davis, Hon. AIA – Architectural historian and writer, Chicago
Chris Force – Editor/publisher of Design Bureau and Green Building + Design, Chicago
Mark Peters, AIA – Studio Dwell, Chicago
Vladimir Radunty, AIA – SIDE Architecture, Chicago