Denver, Colo. (Oct. 17, 2017) – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Western Mountain Region recognized the design achievements of Colorado architects during the 2017 AIA Western Mountain Region Design and Honor Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Each year, the Western Mountain Region Design and Honor Awards programs honor members’ long-standing volunteer commitments to AIA and the community at-large, and the well-designed spaces that impact the region and beyond. Awards are given to regional members and their firms from the AIA State Components of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

The 2017 AIA Western Mountain Region Design Award winners include:

  • Fo Shou Sugi by PUNCH Architects (Las Vegas, Nev.) – Merit Award for Unbuilt Architecture
  • Little Art Studio by Chen + Suchart Studio (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Barnone by debartolo architects (Phoenix, Ariz.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • The Aerie by WORKSHOP8 (Boulder, Colo.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Tempe Architects Studio by Jones Studio (Tempe, Ariz.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Rio Grande Park Restrooms by Charles Cunniffe Architects (Aspen, Colo.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Princeton University Lakeside Graduate Housing by Studio MA (Phoenix, Ariz.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Prairie Raptor Residence by Jones Studio (Tempe, Ariz.) – Merit Award for Built Architecture
  • Manati Prima Zona Total Health Project by TreanorHL (Denver, Colo.) – Honor Award for Built Architecture
  • The Stanley Marketplace by WORKSHOP8 (Boulder, Colo.) – Honor Award for Built Architecture
  • Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center by Jones Studio (Tempe, Ariz.) – Honor Award for Built Architecture

The 2017 AIA Western Mountain Region Honor Award winners include:

  • The Silver Medal – Jeffrey Sheppard, AIA of Roth Sheppard Architects (Denver, Colo.)
  • Architectural Firm of the Year Award – CCY Architects (Basalt, Colo.)
  • Young Architect Award – Dan Clevenger, AIA (Phoenix, Ariz.)
  • Twenty-Five Year Award – Boyce Thompson Arboretum Visitor Center by Line and Space, LLC (Tucson, Ariz.)

To learn more about AIA Western Mountain Region, visit www.aiawmr.org.

 

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About AIA Colorado

Celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year, AIA Colorado is the voice of the architectural profession in Colorado. As a membership organization for architects, those working towards licensure and allied industry professionals, AIA Colorado provides education, advocacy and resources for its members and tools for the public to find and work with architects. With more than 2,300 members statewide, AIA Architects are dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and performance. AIA Colorado is a state chapter of the national American Institute of Architects. www.aiacolorado.org.